Product Manager at Rackspace, Inc. in Austin, Texas

Posted in Other 4 days ago.

Type: Full Time

Job Description:


United States - Austin /
Product Management /
Full - Time
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Job Description Summary:
We are looking for a product manager to own a portion of the Rackspace Data Services product portfolio. You will manage the roadmap and feature set of one or more database or advanced analytics products in the portfolio, assist the marketing team with collateral generation, launch activities and marketing assets, engage with prospects and customers to gather insights, and act as the day-to-day manager for your product.

Job Description:
What will you be doing* You will be focused on becoming the Subject Matter Expert for your product and driving the product forward including:
Managing the backlog and Agile SCRUM processes for your product.
Performing market research to inform the roadmap and understand the competition.
Supporting sales on customer calls to help win deals and gather customer feedback.
Analyzing business metrics to evaluate the success of your product.
Generating and reviewing content to promote the company and product both internally and externally.
Building a roadmap based on customer feedback, support feedback, industry trends, and other research.
Develop a build/buy/partner framework for evaluating how to fill product gaps.
Develops business cases for new offerings.
Driving requirements back to other teams that support your product.
Inspiring and motivating the other members of the team to deliver the greatest possible product. About You/Requirements:
5-8 years of product management experience, with a proven track record of product ownership and success in growing products..
SaaS, IT, database, or computer hardware/software product experience.
Experience working in and with Agile/SCRUM development environments.
Independent and Responsible You love to be given a task and OWN IT without continuous oversight. You love the responsibility of being the owner of a product and consistently deliver results without having to be asked..
Flexible We all wear a number of hats, so we re looking for someone that do perform whatever tasks are needed to ship the product whether it s officially their job .
You love to learn We re always looking for new ways to solve customers data problems, new products to offer, and different ways to improve our products. Whether you re a database expert or not, you will love the challenge of exploring new technologies, techniques, and tools..
Able to collaborate effectively with stakeholders and act as a strategic partner in product portfolio decisions.
Bachelor s Degree required. A degree in a technical/data-related field or MBA desired.

We are the multicloud solutions experts. We combine our expertise with the world s leading technologies across applications, data and security to deliver end-to-end solutions. We have a proven record of advising customers based on their business challenges, designing solutions that scale, building and managing those solutions, and optimizing returns into the future. Named a best place to work, year after year according to Fortune, Forbes and Glassdoor, we attract and develop world-class talent. Join us on our mission to embrace technology, empower customers and deliver the future.

Though we re all different, Rackers thrive through our connection to a central goal: to be a valued member of a winning team on an inspiring mission. We bring our whole selves to work every day. And we embrace the notion that unique perspectives fuel innovation and enable us to best serve our customers and communities around the globe. We welcome you to apply today and want you to know that we are committed to offering equal employment opportunity without regard to age, color, disability, gender reassignment or identity or expression, genetic information, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity status, military or veteran status, nationality, ethnic or national origin, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or any legally protected characteristic. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.
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