Product Manager V

Product Management San Antonio, Texas Austin, Texas Remote, United States


Job Description Summary

Rackspace is the leader in helping customers accelerate the benefits of cloud! Product Management for Rackspace is responsible, end to end, for the portfolio across our private and hybrid cloud offers, including strategic planning, roadmap and prioritization, launching products, managing lifecycle events and reporting out on the health of the business. This role requires cross functional engagements across the company including Executives, Sales, Operations, Partners, Finance, and Supply Chain. Driving key business results for the storage portfolio is critical. The ideal candidate will leverage their deep industry knowledge of IT services and cloud technologies, and align to the overall Rackspace strategy and drive the business. This is in a fast paced work environment, ideal for candidates with entrepreneurial spirit and a ‘get it done’ attitude.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY: Ensures achievement of strategic revenue objectives for assigned products or product family. Provide regular updates on business results against key indicators including recovery/acceleration plans as appropriate. Researches market trends and needs. Articulates results in the form of product requirements.  Plays a proactive role in product planning and design to ensure the product is differentiated from competitors in the marketplace. Develops content for marketing collateral and sales training to ensure successful product launches.  Involved throughout the entire lifecycle of the product, working closely with development teams from product initiation, to delivery, to eventual product retirement. Works directly with customers to understand pain points, strategies, business and strategic needs, cost/value point, etc. Also directly involved in engaging with key partners to drive joint sales efforts, roadmap and planning, requirements and inputs, etc.

About Rackspace
We accelerate the value of the cloud during every phase of digital transformation. By managing apps, data, security and multiple clouds, we are the best choice to help customers get to the cloud, innovate with new technologies and maximize their IT investments. We have been honored by Fortune, Forbes, Glassdoor and others as one of the best places to work. Join us on our mission to build the world’s best technology services company.

More on Rackspace
Rackers aren’t all alike. We look different. We think uniquely. We are from many places and our beliefs & backgrounds vary. But, being a Racker — a valued member of a winning team on an inspiring mission – is what connects us all. Rackers are encouraged to bring their whole self to work every day, as we know that unique perspectives fuel innovation and enable us to best serve our customers & communities around the globe. We welcome you to apply today and want you to know that we are committed to offering equal employment opportunity without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender reassignment or identity or expression, genetic information, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity status, military or veteran status, nationality, ethnic or national origin, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or any legally protected characteristic. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.