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Sr. Director, Product Management

Date: Jul 19, 2021

Location: San Jose, California, United States

Company: Super Micro Computer

Job Req ID: 9296
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 an experienced Sr. Director with superior knowledge, leadership, analytical, strategic, and mentorship skills to be part of our fast-growing product management team. This individual will be holding accountable to manage the expectations of our clients and feedback to internal engineering teams to drive the development and improvement of Supermicro storage solutions. Additionally, the candidate will take the lead in create aggressive go-to market plan, and develop product road map, strategically placed the storage solutions in the market to maximize visibility.

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

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Job included but not limited to:

  • Partner with sales, marketing, and cross-functional engineering teams to engage with clients on pre-sales meetings and conferences
  • Represent Supermicro and lead the promotion inquiries of in-house storage solutions to win enterprise businesses
  • Collaborate closely with customers to define and enhance the specifications of the products, work together 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
  • Establish and communicate business strategies, lead cross-functional teams to ensure their day-to-day work is aligning with the strategies
  • Recruit and build a team, mentor and coach team members to adopt changes in fast-paced and ever-changing environment
  • Lead and guide the team on process improvements
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering discipline; Master’s degree is a plus
  • 15 years of working experience in OEM/ODM environment with at least 8 years of experience leading a team
  • Expert knowledge in storage applications and uses cases, architectures, algorithms, frameworks, head node, and datacenter components
  • Experience engage with tier one clients to enable storage solution is a plus
  • Excellent analytics and problem solving skills, ability to lead the team to resolve complex issues with high level of ambiguity
  • Solid interpersonal skills in verbal, written, and presentation with outstanding organization skills to lead cross-functional teams to 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

• 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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