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Sr. Product Manager, Bare Metal

Addison, TX 75001, USA Req #870
Monday, April 20, 2020

About Cyxtera Technologies, Inc.

 

Cyxtera Technologies combines a worldwide footprint of best-in-class data centers with a portfolio of modern, cloud- and hybrid-ready security and analytics offerings – providing more than 3,500 enterprises, government agencies and service providers an integrated, secure and resilient infrastructure platform for critical applications and systems.

Cyxtera is the secure infrastructure company.  By combining a modern, hybrid-ready information security fabric with an uncommonly diverse and distributed footprint of 63 world-class data centers, Cyxtera delivers a secure platform for connecting and protecting dedicated infrastructure, private clouds and public clouds.

For enterprises, government agencies and service providers, Cyxtera offers powerful, secure IT infrastructure capabilities paired with agile, dynamic software-defined security. 

Simply put, we’re a new kind of data center company—one with security integrated as a core service offering into the facilities that sit at the nexus of enterprise IT and the cloud. And we’re a new kind of security company—with solutions built for the way we run our applications today

Cyxtera’s secure infrastructure portfolio includes:
 

  • 63 world-class data centers
  • A context-aware, identity-centric access control solution that surpasses outdated hardware-defined and perimeter-centric approaches to infrastructure security with a “software-defined perimeter” that increases resilience, simplifies management complexity and reduces costs
  • Specialized fraud prevention and authentication services for specific verticals including financial institutions and government agencies
  • Advanced investigative and network analytics to help better predict, prevent and detect threats

Senior Product Manager, Bare Metal

The Bare Metal Product Manager is the “CEO” of his or her products and works closely with Architecture, Engineering/Development, Marketing, Sales, and Finance teams, to set strategy for, define, design, and directly manage nearly all aspects of end-to-end customer experience and their impact on our business. The Bare Metal Product Manager will take a lead role in managing the product lifecycle strategies for Cyxtera’s Bare Metal products. This will include the management of existing products and services as well as creating new products or services as customer and market needs change. The Bare Metal Product Manager will have the critical role of leading and driving the product definitions for Bare Metal products and will help shape the product roadmap while driving new features based on this vision.

The Bare Metal Product Manager will create aggressive go-to market plans and manage development of products with cross-functional teams to meet product schedules and quality goals. Additional duties include managing multiple products, engaging in technical, product development, marketing, and pre/post-sales support activities, and provide the engineering/development team with product requirements.

In this role, the Bare Metal Product Manager will need to conduct margin analysis, compile market research, and establish product analytics that determine demand, viability, and profitability. The Bare Metal Product Manager will create formal business cases and product descriptions and work as a facilitator between various internal organizations to ensure product policies and processes are documented and executed accurately.

Responsibilities

  • Act as the Subject Matter Expert for the Bare Metal Product portfolio
  • Manage the entire product life cycle from strategic planning to tactical activities
  • Research market trends for IT infrastructure and develop strategies to ensure Cyxtera’s Bare Metal offering meets customer needs as trends evolve
  • Define product requirements and translate into actionable items for the engineering/development team
  • Work across functional teams to continually improve the customer experience
  • Lead and manage new product launches
  • Identifying and retiring products that have reached end-of-life
  • Communicate across the organization, including to executive teams, on health of products in the Bare Metal portfolio
  • Participate in training development and delivery for Bare Metal products across the organization
  • Work with the sales organization on strategic customer engagements


Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Computer Information Systems or a related field
  • Master in Business Administration (MBA) preferred
  • 5+ years in a Product Management Role
  • 2+ years in Bare Metal industry
  • Experience with compute/server hardware, software, and virtualization technologies
  • Experience in Cloud, Hosting, Managed Services, and Colocation/Data Center markets
  • Demonstrated experience shipping multiple iterations of commercially successful products with hardware, software, and service dependencies
  • Experience leading cross-functional teams to deliver products and projects on tight deadlines
  • Experience simultaneously coordinating multiple complex product development cycles and software development schedules
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills, and an ability to effectively communicate with both business and technical teams
  • Proven problem-solving skills, project management skills, attention to detail, and exceptional organizational skills
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and competing objectives in a fast-paced environment

Cyxtera is an equal opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation or national origin.

Other details

  • Job Function PRODUCT MANAGEMENT
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
  • Job Start Date Monday, May 11, 2020
  • Addison, TX 75001, USA