Rackspace Sr. Product Manager in Austin, Texas
Overview & Responsibilities
Changing the way the world handles its computing needs is no small task. Organizations are thinking differently about the ways they can manage their technology resources, and we need experts who can build and deliver products that scale as fast as they do. That's where you come in. You know what makes a product great rather than good. You can distinguish which features need to be built and which features don't need to be built. You enjoy being a thought leader and empowering your teams to deliver world-class computing technologies. In other words – you are fanatical. Come join the Rackspace Product team and help us build for the future of Cloud Computing.
What you will do:
Own product strategy, lead product development efforts, and contribute to the growth of the business.
Plan product roadmaps and define product features.
Provide direction in product development and operational support/execution while engaging at a necessary technical level to guide delivery.
Work with senior leadership and product engineering teams to implement new products or features.
Be a subject matter expert on the product's business and determine competitive landscape.
Serve as the product representative to Finance, Marketing, Sales, Support, and other teams within Rackspace.
Serve as the product representative to customers in determining needs, Product planning, and communicating value propositions.
BS/MS in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related field (MBA preferred).
Proven product management experience delivering innovative high-tech products or services, typically demonstrated in candidates with 3-7 years of experience.
Strong understanding of the product development lifecycle.
Demonstrated knowledge and ability to understand the product, competitive landscape, and our business in order to build and execute comprehensive product strategies.
A sense of ownership and willingness roll your sleeves up to accomplish whatever is necessary.
Ability to work in a collaborative and team-oriented environment.
Very strong verbal and written communication skills.
Knowledge of Cloud Computing industry highly preferred.
Req # 33246
Work Location US-TX-Austin-AUS5
Location(s) US - TX - Austin
Category Product Managment