Openstack Senior Product Manager

  • Location:
    San Jose, California, US
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Software
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Cloud and Data Center
  • Job Id

What You'll Do

As a senior product manager/owner, you will lead the product definition for enabling container and cloud networking in Cisco’s next generation cloud platform across containers, bare-metal and virtual machines. You will define product requirements, development roadmap, work closely with architects and engineering teams to solve hard technical and business challenges as you work through the implementation aspects. You will be also responsible for creating technical content and demonstrations to inform and engage with Cisco field as well as customers and partners.

Who You'll Work With
Are you ready to be part of a dynamic startup culture, with the resources of a global giant ? This is your chance to be part of the team that includes members from ContainerX (acquired by Cisco) and inventors of Contiv – Cisco sponsored open source container networking. We combine Cisco technologies (UCS, ACI etc) with the best open source technologies (Docker, Kubernetes, OpenStack etc) to build and operate a world class cloud.

Who You Are

- BS or MS in Computer Science or Equivalent
- 10+ years experience building/defining/scoping product roadmaps

- Been a developer in the past and are ready to be a technical hands-on PM

- In depth knowledge of container technologies like Docker & Kubernetes
- Experience working with distributed engineering teams
- Writing product definition and product requirements documents (PRDs)
- Analyzing market trends and creating Market Requirements Documents (MRDs)
- Training sales teams on technology & product details
- Gathering requirements from the field & customers
- Participating in customer conversations, for product pitches & feedback gathering

Desired Skills:
- MBA from a top school
- Analyst & Press briefing experience
- Higher level product strategy definition experience


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