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Product Manager V (Fiber Channel HBAs)

Company: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP
Location: Spring
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Product Manager V (Fiber Channel HBAs)This role has been designated as 'Edge', which means you will primarily work outside of an HPE office.Job Description:Hewlett Packard Enterprise is the global edge-to-cloud company advancing the way people live and work. We help companies connect, protect, analyze, and act on their data and applications wherever they live, from edge to cloud, so they can turn insights into outcomes at the speed required to thrive in today's complex world. Our culture thrives on finding new and better ways to accelerate what's next. We know diverse backgrounds are valued and succeed here. We have the flexibility to manage our work and personal needs. We make bold moves, together, and are a force for good. If you are looking to stretch and grow your career our culture will embrace you. Open up opportunities with HPE.At HPE, we bring together the brightest minds to create breakthrough technology solutions and advance the way people live and work. Our legacy inspires us as we forge ahead dedicated to helping our customers make their mark on the world. We're solving the world's most complex challenges, and our people are at the forefront of progress.We are seeking a Senior Product Manager for HPE's Fiber Channel HBA business. The right candidate must have a deep understanding of storage networking technologies, and experience in defining, developing, launching and managing products. You should also master how Fiber Channel HBAs fit into solutions covering both Storage and Compute.This role requires a profound understanding of storage connectivity, and you will need to apply market and customer insights and requirements along with vendor brand loyalty to define the offering, ensuring the launch of the right product at the right time at the right cost for Compute in a way that maximizes ROI to HPE. You will drive the definition of a product family/portfolio through R&D and Solutions teams, and characterize the design, pricing, value proposition, messaging, and whole product strategies (packaging, warranty, service, support), forecasting through product introduction, and manage life cycle.What You'll Do:

  • Synthesize industry, technology, and customer knowledge in the Product Requirements Document (PRD), and closely collaborate with platform and solutions teams to define the optimal portfolio.
  • Intimately integrate with the core team, be time to market with the right portfolio compatible with the right platforms and manage the offering during the entire life cycle.
  • Drive operational superiority from concept to retirement by executing on a Compute platform-centric forecasting model that quickly responds to demand changes; obsess on cost and price excellence, and effectively and proactively manage Excess and Obsolescence (E&O).
  • Support efficiency initiatives as Mainstream options SKU strategy/rationalization, SKU simplification and multi-sourcing.
  • Excellence in tracking the business metrics to drive success of the Fiber Channel HBAs portfolio, promptly responding to demand changes. Cost tracking and price superiority (GM, contra tracking, and "in time" pricing).
  • Actively manage E&O, assess forecast accuracy, and partner with Strategic Sourcing.
  • Conduct a portfolio that is closely aligned to our solution offerings, collaborating on marketing them with the optimal offering that supports market transition to the Edge, as well as Corporate As A Service strategy.Responsibilities:
    • Drive sell-out activity to consume inventory and keep E&O under control.
    • Based on a strong knowledge of trends in the industry, affect the strategy/direction of the product line/line of services or solutions. Suggest changes internally and with external partners.
    • Gather and assess requirements internally at HPE to ensure our Fiber Channel HBA portfolio aligns to platform requirements.
    • Lead projects that involve cross-functional coordination to provide integrated solutions and mapping to support key workloads.
    • Close collaboration with core team to ensure buy-in and alignment of cross-functions.
    • Establish as a Master in the whole FC HBA portfolio that is regularly called on for customer, partner, or internal discussions. Be the focal point for strategic vendors.
    • Ensure products meet regional certification/regulation specifications.Knowledge and Competences:
      • Expert team skills and ability to cross-functionally drive/influence work through others, and lead to achieve results for complex, ambiguous projects.
      • Master abilities for cost-efficient solution building, financial performance metric creation, and analysis.
      • Accomplished business acumen and productivity tools mastery.
      • Demonstrated capabilities to create, drive and track sales enablement tactics and tools.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.
        • At least 8 years as a Product Manager in the IT industry.
        • Profound technical understanding and knowledge of storage networking technology and ability to provide product-specific technical training.#productmanagement #excess #obsolescence #compute #HBAWhat we can offer you:Extensive benefits, a competitive salary and participation in the shared values and purpose that make Hewlett Packard Enterprise one of the world's most attractive employers! At HPE, our goal is to provide equal opportunities, flexible work-life balance, and constantly evolving career growth.If you are looking for challenges in an exciting, supportive and international work environment, then we definitely want to hear from you. Continue the conversation by clicking apply now below, or directly via our Careers Portal at www.hpe.com/careers.Join us and make your mark!Find out more about us and follow us on:https://www.facebook.com/HPECareershttps://twitter.com/HPE_CareersHPE is an Equal Employment Opportunity/ Veterans/Disabled/LGBT and Affirmative Action employer. We are committed to diversity and building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We do not discriminate and all decisions we make are made on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need. Our goal is to be one global diverse team that is representative of our customers, in an inclusive environment where we can continue to innovate and grow together.Job:EngineeringJob Level:MasterStates with Pay Range RequirementCOLORADO/NEVADA ONLY:We are legally required to provide the following information for candidates seeking to staff this role in Colorado or Nevada. The Colorado/Nevada expected salary/wage range for this position is listed immediately below, although we reserve the right to offer above this range for exceptional candidates. Actual offer may vary from this range based upon geographic location, work experience, education, and/or skill level. Bonus, commission, and/or equity may also be offered. Information about employee benefits offered can be found at https://ah-prod.com/hpebennav/newhire.html.Annual Salary: $181,900.00 - $238,300.00Hewlett Packard Enterprise is EEO F/M/Protected Veteran/ Individual with Disabilities.HPE will comply with all applicable laws related to the use of arrest and conviction records, including the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and similar laws and will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories.

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