Senior Technical Product Manager

Equinix

4.7

(51)

Warsaw, Poland

Why you should apply for a job to Equinix:

  • 4.7/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.8/5 in supportive management
  • 92% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 94% would recommend this company to other women
  • 100% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Temporary & Long-term Disability Insurance
  • Internship Programs with Universities by partnering with local universities all over the world
  • Education, Training, Tuition & Certification Reimbursement
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    Position summary

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    Senior Technical Product Manager

    Our Equinix Virtual Data Center (VDC) Product team is looking for an experienced Senior Technical Product Manager with a track record of leading engineering scrum teams and delivering customer-centric automation and DigitalTwin services and capabilities. This is an opportunity to help define and advance how enterprises around the world observe, orchestrate, and interact with next-generation data center infrastructure.

    The role requires someone responsible for ensuring stakeholder needs and use cases are deeply understood, translated into functional and technical specifications, and managed through a development life cycle from start to finish. You will serve as an Agile coach and work closely with a diverse set of internal and external stakeholders, building and managing relationships and product roadmaps. A strong understanding of product development, relationship management skills, and experience developing colocation and IoT products in a high-technology, dynamic environment is crucial to your success.

    Responsibilities

    Product Lifecycle Management

    • Play a leading role in formulating and executing on product strategy, collaborating with key stakeholders, and execute on the committed roadmap

    • Involve engineers, designers and others to create a shared vision and clear goals for the product, including a well-defined product roadmap

    • Lead engineering scrum teams tasked with delivering world-class digital infrastructure experiences and APIs

    • Gather, document, design and test the best possible customer experience and incorporate the voice of the customer into the product roadmap

    • Work with Product Managers to define good confidence release deliverables for any given release

    • Be comfortable and effective in working in a fast-paced, collaborative, matrixed environment, and work closely with customers, partners, and internal stakeholders

    • Serve as the subject matter expert and evangelist for the product

    Business Case Development

    • Create and collaborate on the financial business models and conduct compelling business opportunity reviews with the leadership team

    • Understand the business value and verify that the team delivers business value

    Product Performance

    • Define metrics that will be used to inform product success and help drive user experience improvements

    • Identify improvements to existing product processes; develop a strong understanding of processes and technology

    • Evaluate incoming product-related issues from internal and external customers to determine the severity and response

    • Triage production software issues and follow up with cross-functional teams until fixes are tested and deployed

    Cross Functional Collaboration

    • Design product training curriculum; lead cross-functional trainings and meetings

    • Work with the user experience teams and facilitate the development of user interface workflows aligned with functional objectives

    • Complete ad-hoc assignments that assist in the development of product strategy and roadmap

    • Collaborate with product engineering, capacity management, sales and ops teams to understand needs and agree business processes

    • Manage stakeholder expectations within and/or across functions

    New Partner Identification and Engagement

    • Identify and collaborate with partners to enhance the product

    • Partner with and deeply listen to customers - capacity, sales and operations teams, and other stakeholders to identify unmet needs and new use cases

    • Validate ideas with customers before, during, and after development

    Backlog Prioritization

    • Help prioritize items to move forward among many candidates based on an analysis of the business opportunity vs. level of effort

    • Bring a rigorous and strategic mindset to evaluating and prioritizing competing requirements, including features, bugs, and tech debt

    • Collaborate closely with technology teams

    Test Case Definition and UAT Coordination

    • Lead definition of allowable configurations, test cases and execute UAT

    • Lead triage of issues across UAT cycles and manage defect resolution

    UAT Stakeholder Management

    • Manage stakeholder expectations within and/or across functions

    • Identify and proactively include correct stakeholders and communicate effectively

    • Utilize effective methods of communication with stakeholders, varying approach accordingly

    Required Qualifications

    • A Bachelor's degree in engineering, computer science, or a related technical field (or equivalent)

    • 10+ years of prior experience as a Technical Product Manager or a Software Engineer

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; presentation, customer service, business, and negotiation skills

    • Business process development experience

    • Trained in Agile development methodology with experience as product owner/backlog owner

    • Experience with and ability to work with a global team across global time zones

    • Excellent organizational and analytical skills with strong technical abilities and extreme attention to detail, and ability to self audit work

    • Ability to deliver high-quality results in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with competing priorities

    • Be a highly motivated proactive contributor and subject matter expert on the product. Have familiarity with business issues or the ability to quickly learn

    We offer

    • Hybrid work 2 days in the week from the office in Warsaw Spire OR fully remote with rare visits in office
    • Possible employment for contract of work or B2B
    • Rich package of benefits for employees - Lux Med, Multisport, lunch card, group insurance, IP rights, parental leave and more
    • Equinix employees are eligible for annual bonus and RSU's (Equinix's stocks units)

    Why you should apply for a job to Equinix:

  • 4.7/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.8/5 in supportive management
  • 92% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 94% would recommend this company to other women
  • 100% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Temporary & Long-term Disability Insurance
  • Internship Programs with Universities by partnering with local universities all over the world
  • Education, Training, Tuition & Certification Reimbursement