Position Description :
Lenovo is not just another technology company. We make the technology thatpowers the world’s best ideas. We are looking for entrepreneurial and drivenleaders who thrive in a truly global company and culture.
This is a great opportunity to join Lenovo’s Data Center Group as we build outour Telco organization. We’re looking for skilled Product Managers seeking arole with high visibility, impact and is on the cutting edge of newtechnology.
We are seeking an individual contributor that is both a technologist andunderstands business aspects well to drive Lenovo’s Communications ServiceProvider software solutions portfolio management strategy.
The selectedcandidate will leverage a deep technical competency, creativity, and a drivefor results attitude to build an effective business model and innovativevalue to best serve the world’s leading Communication Service Providers.
Thisis a lead Product Management role who is expected be innovative, detail-oriented, team-oriented, self-directed and adaptable to changing businessrequirements.
Be accountable for Lenovo software business success in CSP (Telco)accounts.
Establish credibility and build strong relationships with global customers,partners and Lenovo Sales in order to fully represent the needs of allinternal and external customers.
Define market requirements for current and future software products andsolution offerings by conducting market research with customers and extendedsales / partner teams.
Develop clear product and solution requirements (MRDs, PRDs, Product epics&User Stories) using analysis of market dynamics and trends, understandingcustomer needs, consumption models and landscape.
Work with R&D team to evaluate new telco relevant software technologies and / or product & solution opportunities.
Work effectively with cross functional peers in Engineering, Architecture,Operations, Services, Supply Chain, Quality, and Sales Geographies toeffectively plan and deliver products and solutions to fulfill customer andbusiness needs.
Position Requirements :
Required Qualifications :
8+ years of software product management or solutions architectureexperience
Including 5+ years of experience in the data center or enterprise space withsubject matter expertise on Cloud & Virtualization technologies (Linux. KVM,etc.)
2+ years experience with NFV, containerization, open source technologieslike OpenStack, k8s,
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or similar
Strong writing and communications skills, comfortable presenting tocustomers and diverse audiences
Preferred Qualifications :
Telco or Telco Equipment Manufacturer (TEM) supplier experience is highlypreferred
Understand software architecture and modern (agile) development processwell
Detailed knowledge of RedHat and VMWare ecosystems
Good understanding of CI / CD and DevOps / Automation
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against anyemployee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age,religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basisof disability or any federal, state, or local protected class.