Senior Product Manager - Microsoft Azure

Product Management San Antonio, Texas Remote, United States


Description

We are seeking a Product Manager with a strong Microsoft cloud and server technology background to join a dynamic high-impact team that delivers great products and services to our customers. The successful candidate will work closely with other product managers and our Customers across Rackspace both domestically and internationally. We will work globally to drive strategic product management initiatives, evaluate business performance, develop product strategy, and craft concise, data-driven recommendations and execute on a product roadmap. You must be results-oriented and be able to lead relationships with stakeholders across our global organization, partnering with leaders from M&A, Finance, Operations, Support, Sales, Marketing and IT. You must have a solid business understanding, strong technical background in Microsoft cloud and/or virtualization stacks, be detail-oriented and have the ability to think strategically. You will need to translate high-level questions and needs into product strategy. You must have extensive product management experience and able to drive execution of your roadmap across functional groups.

Responsibilities: 

  • Complete lifecycle management of the product line
  • Analyze the health of our global storage business and proactively identify, develop and drive longer-term strategies and initiatives that will deliver retention, growth & superior execution
  • Partner with key business units to ensure alignment of strategy and direction
  • Drive internal and external communication to maintain awareness of your portfolio
  • Identify and lead go to market opportunities - acquisition and install based
  • Take high-level business goals and define strategies, presentations, and reports/dashboards that track progress, influence organizational behavior, drive forward-looking strategy and identify areas of improvement
  • Develop project timelines, defining proper phases (scope and extent of integration required) to deliver on priorities amidst changing requirements
  • Drive rigorous operational execution and oversight, ensuring complete business transparency

Desired Skills/Experience: 
  • 8+ years in product management or equivalent function with significant exposure to service teams
  • 5+ years working directly with Microsoft cloud technologies such as Hyper-V, Windows Server, Azure and Azure Stack /or virtualization technology stacks
  • Strong senior executive engagement and influence skills
  • Demonstrated leadership in delivering results with large-scale, cross-functional teams
  • Demonstrated ability to strike a good balance between big-picture planning and detailed level execution tracking
  • Flexibility and ability to adjust on the fly to new demands; sense of urgency
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Assertiveness and directness
  • Ability to travel as needed


Experience/Education:

Bachelor’s degree required, plus seven (7) years related experience (technology and/or product management).  BS in Technology or Business preferred.  MBA preferred. 



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