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Director, Product Management

Date: Jun 10, 2022

Location: San Jose, California, United States

Company: Super Micro Computer

Job Req ID: 18277

About Supermicro:

Supermicro®, the leading innovator in high-performance, high-efficiency server technology, is a premier provider of advanced server Building Block Solutions® for Data Center, Cloud Computing, Enterprise IT, Hadoop/Big Data, HPC and Embedded Systems worldwide. Supermicro is committed to protecting the environment through its “We Keep IT Green®” initiative and provides customers with the most energy-efficient, environmentally-friendly solutions available on the market.

Job Summary:

The Product Management Director is responsible for the product planning, inventory monitoring component status auditing, and execution throughout the product life cycle, including: promotion, gathering and prioritizing product and customer requirements, defining the product vision, and working closely with engineering and purchasing, CM, vendors, sales, marketing and support to ensure revenue and customer satisfaction goals are met. The Product Management Director’s job also include ensuring that the product supports for the company’s overall strategy and goals.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• 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 Supermicro 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

• Able to travel based on business need up to 20%


• Bachelor in Electrical or Computer Engineering or equivalent experiences; Master's degree in engineering discipline or business is highly preferable

• 15+ years of extensive product leadership, planning, communication, organization, and people management and influence skills preferred

• In-depth knowledge in server products its architecture, and product roadmap

• Must have business acumen and ability to build business cases, communicate effectively with professionally done presentations and write-ups, influence others, and measure success

• 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

• Aptitude to develop and maintain satisfactory working relationships with both the client and internal staff members and to deal effectively with conflicts

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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