Product Manager, Systems Management, Network Appliance, Silicon Valley
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Job Title Product Manager, Systems Management
Job Summary As the product manager for system management, this person will
be responsible for developing and maintaining the definition and directions
of the ApplianceWatch software suite as well as the core system and data
management interfaces requirements for NetApp storage appliances, throughout
all phases of a product life cycle.
Essential Functions From a product management perspective, this person's
responsibilities will include working with customers to enhance device and
system level solutions, understand and prioritize integration requirements
from independent software vendors. This person will create market and
product requirements and communicate prioritized requirements to
engineering. From a product marketing perspective, this person will promote
the product benefits/features to the market through the creation of
effective sales tools (presentations, white papers, FAQs) including sales
programs, and provide direct sales and technical support to the sales field.
This person will be expert in market trends, market opportunities and
competitive positioning in the area. He or she will work with sales,
technical support, marketing, R&D and key partners to define the roadmap and
vision for assigned products and technologies.
Requirements Minimum of 5-7 years experience as a product manager for
network, system or backup management software solutions for open systems.
Strong industry knowledge including major enterprise system management
applications or technologies, and/or storage resources management or storage
backup applications. Strong SNMP familiarity (knowledge of other management
standards a plus. Ability to quickly get familiar with new technologies and
standards and understand their role and benefits among in the industry (fast
learner). Expertise in management solutions at the device and system level,
with both graphical and command line user interfaces. Familiar with
technical and business challenges related to the integration between
software applications and networked devices. Experience in the storage
networking arena a plus. Proficiency in both inbound and outbound product
marketing functions. Able to identify the key issues and goals and pursue
them to advantageous results. Demon!
strated customer and field success in the storage arena a plus.
Education BS and MBA
If you are interested in this position, pass on your resume to Cindy Cui at
Network Appliance via email at cui@....