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Director, Product Management

Date: Nov 7, 2020

Location: San Jose, California, United States

Company: Super Micro Computer

Job Req ID: 10616
About Supermicro:

Supermicro® is a Top Tier provider of advanced server, storage, and networking solutions for Data Center, Cloud Computing, Enterprise IT, Hadoop/ Big Data, Hyperscale, HPC and IoT/Embedded customers worldwide. We are the #5 fastest growing company among the Silicon Valley Top 50 technology firms. Our unprecedented global expansion has provided us with the opportunity to offer a large number of new positions to the technology community. We seek talented, passionate, and committed engineers, technologists, and business leaders to join us.

Job Summary:

Supermicro is seeking for multiple director-level candidate with superior knowledge, leadership, analytical, strategic, and mentorship skills to be part of our fast-growing server department. This person will develop effective product positioning strategy, go-to-market strategy, and will work with cross-functional teams for the development of new blade server products and winning new business. This individual will also work with external customers and provide feedback to R&D team for the development and improvement of SuperBlade and MicroBlade server and networking products.

This position will be based at our headquarters located in San Jose, CA.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Job included but not limited to:

  • Manage SuperBlade and MicroBlade server products through the entire product life cycle Analyze market and business trends, develop tactics and programs to grow market share through strategically positioned Supermicro blade server products to maximize competitiveness
  • Work closely with customers to define and refine the specifications of the products, work closely with cross-functional engineering teams to ensure the products meet the expectation of external clients.
  • Lead research and analysis of technology, customer, and competitor trends to develop platform portfolio strategy and roadmap
  • Work closely with customers and internal teams to represent voice of the customer and field in planning
  • Identify, prioritize, and address requirements of enterprise customers for existing and emerging use cases with evolving datacenter deployment considerations
  • Coordinate with cross-functional teams to drive NPI and go-to market roadmap execution
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering or equivalent experiences; Master's degree in engineering discipline or business is highly preferable
  • 15+ years in rack or blade server product management, engineering, and marketing
  • Excellent communications skills and in-depth knowledge in server products
  • Good understanding of networking products and data center is preferred
  • Good business acumen and ability to build business cases, communicate effectively with professionally done presentations and write-ups, influence others, and measure success
  • Ability to be self-motivated towards the achievement and measurement of established goals
  • Aptitude to develop and maintain satisfactory working relationships with both the customers and internal staff members and to deal effectively with conflicts
Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job:

• Standing, walking, sitting, talking/listening, crouching or crawling, reaching with hands and arms

• Lift, carry, push and pull in excess of 25 pounds

• Occasionally required to stoop, kneel, climb and balance

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job:

• Office, lab or warehouse environment setting shared with other staff members.

• Wet humid conditions, extreme heat or cold (weather), outdoor weather conditions.

EEO Statement

Supermicro is an Equal Opportunity Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population. It is the policy of Supermicro to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or special disabled veteran, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or any other legally protected status.


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