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Product Manager

Date: Aug 3, 2019

Location: San Jose, California, United States

Company: Super Micro Computer Inc

Job Req ID: 1165

Job Summary:

The Product Manager, Motherboard 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

• 3+ years of engineering experience

• 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)

About Supermicro:

Supermicro® (NASDAQ: SMCI) 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

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