Product Manager

Product Manager

BACKGROUND & OVERVIEW

The promise of high-performance data storage relies on providing our customers with a robust suite of hardware and software products. We are leveraging the best of class technologies to deliver the OpenDrives full stack platform across all of our products.

OpenDrives is a global, high-performance data storage hardware and software platform combined with a predictive and proactive support experience. With OpenDrives customers can interact and manage their video and imaging workflows in any resolution at scale. The industry-leading performance and comprehensive simplicity of our products and our astonishing support have generated many loyal fans. While we are extremely proud of where we are today with OpenDrives, there is far more we plan to do. We are looking for an exceptional Product Manager to help build the strategy and drive the delivery of the next generation of OpenDrives – continuing our journey as the undisputed leader in video and imaging data storage technology and customer joy.

We are seeking an experienced Product Manager to join our world-class team in making building world-class data storage software. This individual will work closely with software developers and engineers in a fast-paced, agile environment during product development and V&V activities. 

THE SELECTED INDIVIDUAL WILL

The Roll:

  • Define overall product and feature requirements – future product strategy with sustainable and compelling differentiation based on customer needs, competitive analysis, market and technology trends.
  • Drive overall roadmap, feature tradeoffs, prioritization and requirements for data storage hardware and software.
  • Field/Sales – engage key account field sales teams and channel partners. Work with team to support sales process and drive the overall customer engagement model.
  • Foster an active ecosystem of customers and partners – Interface with technology partners and vendors, both from the perspective of understanding their technology/product roadmap and influencing them to align with Pure strategy
  • Oversee competitive materials and SE/Sales support materials as well as customer presentations
  • Customer/Market Research – gather customer feedback to understand key issues/needs and trends in customer base. Conduct market and technology analysis to get a broader sense of the market and competitive product use
  • Work closely with the executive team to establish the scope and goals of the project and provide leadership for the project teams

The Candidate:

  • You don’t give up at the first obstacle – you take on a commitment and see it through to completion.
  • You’re a communicative problem solver; pragmatic and methodical
  • Your programming has accuracy because you keep an eye out for details
  • You’re good in a team, but also fine with being independent
  • You’re curious enough to keep an eye on new technology while never taking the status quo for granted
  • And you’re adept at balancing the priorities of meeting deadlines, with delivering well-designed systems in the long-term
  • Possesses strong interpersonal and technical communication skills.
  • Highly collaborative; able to work effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Self-starter with indefatigable entrepreneurial stamina
  • Passion for building tech companies
SKILLS & REQUIREMENTS
  • 6+ years of combined experience in product management and product development roles
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent, Master’s Degree a plus.
  • MBA strongly preferred
  • Strategic leadership and strong business acumen
  • Deep, technical understanding of one or more of: data storage hardware, storage software application development, cloud application development, container and/or Big Data Analytics
  • Executive presence and excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Critical problem solving
  • Proven track record of developing a vision, strategy and execution plan for a product line
  • Direct and relevant experience in a strong understanding of and experience with product life cycles, release milestones, from concept inception to product end-of-life, with specific experience in product line transitions.
  • Ability to operate in a fast-paced, agile development environment and manage multiple, concurrent priorities and projects
  • Ability to think both strategically and tactically
  • Ability to work in a rapid pace environment with multiple and shifting priorities
  • Proven track record of taking ownership and driving results
  • Must be willing and able to work in an open office, team environment.
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Product Manager

BACKGROUND & OVERVIEW

The promise of high-performance data storage relies on providing our customers with a robust suite of hardware and software products. We are leveraging the best of class technologies to deliver the OpenDrives full stack platform across all of our products.

OpenDrives is a global, high-performance data storage hardware and software platform combined with a predictive and proactive support experience. With OpenDrives customers can interact and manage their video and imaging workflows in any resolution at scale. The industry-leading performance and comprehensive simplicity of our products and our astonishing support have generated many loyal fans. While we are extremely proud of where we are today with OpenDrives, there is far more we plan to do. We are looking for an exceptional Product Manager to help build the strategy and drive the delivery of the next generation of OpenDrives – continuing our journey as the undisputed leader in video and imaging data storage technology and customer joy.

We are seeking an experienced Product Manager to join our world-class team in making building world-class data storage software. This individual will work closely with software developers and engineers in a fast-paced, agile environment during product development and V&V activities. 

THE SELECTED INDIVIDUAL WILL

The Roll:

  • Define overall product and feature requirements – future product strategy with sustainable and compelling differentiation based on customer needs, competitive analysis, market and technology trends.
  • Drive overall roadmap, feature tradeoffs, prioritization and requirements for data storage hardware and software.
  • Field/Sales – engage key account field sales teams and channel partners. Work with team to support sales process and drive the overall customer engagement model.
  • Foster an active ecosystem of customers and partners – Interface with technology partners and vendors, both from the perspective of understanding their technology/product roadmap and influencing them to align with Pure strategy
  • Oversee competitive materials and SE/Sales support materials as well as customer presentations
  • Customer/Market Research – gather customer feedback to understand key issues/needs and trends in customer base. Conduct market and technology analysis to get a broader sense of the market and competitive product use
  • Work closely with the executive team to establish the scope and goals of the project and provide leadership for the project teams

The Candidate:

  • You don’t give up at the first obstacle – you take on a commitment and see it through to completion.
  • You’re a communicative problem solver; pragmatic and methodical
  • Your programming has accuracy because you keep an eye out for details
  • You’re good in a team, but also fine with being independent
  • You’re curious enough to keep an eye on new technology while never taking the status quo for granted
  • And you’re adept at balancing the priorities of meeting deadlines, with delivering well-designed systems in the long-term
  • Possesses strong interpersonal and technical communication skills.
  • Highly collaborative; able to work effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Self-starter with indefatigable entrepreneurial stamina
  • Passion for building tech companies
SKILLS & REQUIREMENTS
  • 6+ years of combined experience in product management and product development roles
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent, Master’s Degree a plus.
  • MBA strongly preferred
  • Strategic leadership and strong business acumen
  • Deep, technical understanding of one or more of: data storage hardware, storage software application development, cloud application development, container and/or Big Data Analytics
  • Executive presence and excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Critical problem solving
  • Proven track record of developing a vision, strategy and execution plan for a product line
  • Direct and relevant experience in a strong understanding of and experience with product life cycles, release milestones, from concept inception to product end-of-life, with specific experience in product line transitions.
  • Ability to operate in a fast-paced, agile development environment and manage multiple, concurrent priorities and projects
  • Ability to think both strategically and tactically
  • Ability to work in a rapid pace environment with multiple and shifting priorities
  • Proven track record of taking ownership and driving results
  • Must be willing and able to work in an open office, team environment.
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