Product Manager V

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


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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.