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Product Manager, MB

Date: Nov 18, 2021

Location: San Jose, California, United States

Company: Super Micro Computer

Job Req ID: 16256

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:

The Product Manager, MB utilizes technical skills to research vertical-based customer solutions. This position will be a leader for this technology and create aggressive go-to market plans, manage development of product with cross-functional teams (based on customer feedback), and develop product roadmaps. In addition, this position is a core member of Motherboard Product Management team and engages in technical, product development, marketing, and pre/post-sales support activities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Execute in-depth research about customer applications and provide feedback to engineering teams on how to optimize products

• Manage products through their entire lifecycle until product EOL

• Create product roadmaps and develop strategies for successful product deployments based on deep understanding of customer requirements

• Coordinate operational activities from product kick-off to product launch; Ensure TTM launches with strong project management skills

• Drive product quality improvement during design and manufacturing stages

• Create positioning statements, marketing and sales training materials, product specifications

• Present training materials to internal sales force as well as externally

• Travel periodically to visit customers and attend trade shows

• Conduct competitive analysis and develop ecosystem with partners in the industry

• Drive technical issues to closure by arranging resources and engaging with other engineering teams to duplicate and debug

• Serve as third level technical support and provide pre/post-sales support

• Manage critical support situations


• BS in EE preferred

• 5+ years of engineering experience preferred

• Linux expertise a plus

• Excellent knowledge of server systems, PC systems, and computer peripherals is required

• Strong initiative and ability to work in a self-directed environment

• Effective organization and planning skills

• Demonstrated experience working in cross-functional organizations

• Creative thinker, to develop new strategies and solutions

• Ability to lead extended teams and meet deadlines

• Strong understanding of market trends and customer needs

• Strong analytical, negotiation and problem solving skills

• Solid communications skills, both verbal and written

• Ability to travel up to 15% of the time

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:

• Able to sit for long periods of time.

• Able to input data into a computer and work with a computer screen for long periods of time.

• Occasional bending and standing.

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

• Lift, carry, push and pull up to 15 pounds.

Work Environment:

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

• Primarily works indoors in an office setting with controlled climate conditions

• May be susceptible to outdoor weather conditions (i.e., cold, heat, rain, and/or wind)

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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