Designs, plans, develops and manages a product or portfolio of products throughout the solution portfolio lifecycle : from new product definition or enhancements to existing products;
planning, design, forecasting, and production; to end of life.
Leads and drives the end to end strategy and operational product roadmap for a product for key OEM customers
Synthesizes market requirements (MRD) into marketing / customer details through having intimate customer knowledge and business, financial and industry market acumen
Advises key stakeholders on the portfolio strategy across all phases of the lifecycle (e.g., planning, development, launch, management, exit)
Creates goal alignment and collaborates across value chain partners to optimize margins and enable success of product per plans across the product lifecycle.
ie. Engineering : product development, Supply Chain : SKUs, inventory and Marketing : marketing and pricing strategies and Go To Market Plan)
Education and Experience Required :
Bachelor's degree or equivalent in computer science, engineering or related field of study. MBA or advanced degree in computer science or engineering preferred.
4+ years of work experience in related field.
Technical understanding and knowledge of the relevant industry.
Knowledge and Skills :
Demonstrated ability to develop product strategy and lead teams to achieve results.
Demonstrated skills in cost efficient solution building, financial performance metric creation and analysis.
Demonstrated business acumen and knowledge of root cause analysis and problem detection.
Technical understanding and knowledge of the relevant industry and ability to provide product specific technical training to the team.
New Product Introduction
Compile and articulate market requirements and business cases to ensure inclusion of OEM customers' requirements needs into existing or new products into and through the product development process
Promote OEM customers' needs into Product Approval Committees as needed
Participate in relevant product core team meetings
Identify gaps in development teams that may prevent successful implementation of OEM customers' requirements
Identify product issues or lifecycle changes in servers and options that may impact fulfillment of OEM customers' business;
identify alternatives and / or escalate to address any gaps
Participate in regular meetings with OEM customers to understand any technical issues, identify appropriate owners, and work with them to ensure those issues get addresses
Identify gaps in product teams that may prevent resolution of OEM customers' issues
Keep informed on upcoming HPE product plans to help anticipate how those might impact OEM customers
Conduct regular meetings with OEM customers to provide them roadmap updates around relevant products with depth appropriate to time horizon
Provide roadmap feedback from OEM customers to appropriate product teams
Understand OEM customers' business and importance to HPE to be an effective advocate for them among product groups
Be available to help build relationships with product teams, field teams, and others to help drive OEM customers' business on HPE products
HPE is an equal opportunity employer / Female / Minority / Individual with Disabilities / Protected Veteran Status