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Director, Product Management

Date: Apr 3, 2021

Location: San Jose, California, United States

Company: Super Micro Computer

Job Req ID: 11763

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:

Supermico is seeking for Director with superior knowledge, leadership, analytical, strategic, and mentorship skills to be part of our fast-growing IoT team.  This individual will work with external clients and feedback to the internal teams to lead and drive the development and improvement of in-house IoT and server products. Additionally, the candidate will take the lead in create aggressive go-to market plan, and develop product road map, strategically place Supermicro IoT and server solutions in the market to expand business opportunities.

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

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Job included but not limited to:

  • Lead cross-functional team throughout the entire product lifecycle, manage in-house server products from Proof-of-Concept to End-of-Life
  • Analyze market and business trends, develop tactics and programs to grow market share through strategically positioned in-house IoT and server products to maximize competitiveness
  • 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


  • Bachelor in engineering, business, or with equivalent experiences; Master's degree is highly preferable
  • Minimum 15 years of record-proven product leadership, planning, communication, organization, and people management and influence skills
  • In-depth knowledge in IoT and/or server products with strong business acumen to penetrate and develop new business opportunities
  • Superb communication and interpersonal skills, must be able to collaborate, influence and develop complex relationship with both internal teams and external clients
  • Develop, install, and evaluate new and revised methods, procedures, and performance standards to meet established goals and objectives
  • Ability to be self-motivated towards the achievement and measurement of established goals
  • Leadership – able to lead a global, multi-functional team to drive for product excellence and business success

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
  • kOccasionally 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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