Product Director

United States - Remote

Full Time Executive-level / Director
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Overview:Rackspace Technology is the leader in helping customers accelerate the benefits of the cloud
The Data Solutions team’s mission is to provide end-to-end data solutions that help businesses increase the speed of innovation, lower TCO, and derive value from data faster Data Solutions is a critical focus area for Rackspace
We are aggressively investing in capabilities and expertise to match increasing demand for everything from database management to database migrations, and from data strategy and design to machine learning model productization
We are on the cutting edge solving the most challenging problems, including scaling some of the world’s largest NoSQL database implementations to solving difficult machine vision and IoT problems
We support businesses of all sizes, providing a mix of managed services and professional services for leading technologies on major public clouds and in data centres across the globe
We all wear a number of hats, so we’re looking for someone that does 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
We are looking for a product manager to own a portion of the Rackspace Data Services product portfolio

You Will:

  • You will manage the end-to-end product strategy and roadmap and feature set of the ObjectRocket platform, a highly scalable and best-in-class database-as-a-service platform built to support high-growth businesses with their most challenging database needs
  • You will act as the day-to-day manager and P&L owner for the product

  • 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
  • Building a roadmap based on customer feedback, support feedback, industry trends, and other research
  • Analyzing business metrics to evaluate the success of your product
  • Ensure existing customers can effectively scale on the platform
  • Supporting sales on customer calls to help win deals and gather customer feedback
  • Manage a small number of strategic partnerships to support the business
  • Build strong channels of collaboration with engineering and SRE teams
  • Generating and reviewing content to promote the company and product both internally and externally
  • 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
  • Able to collaborate effectively with stakeholders and act as a strategic partner in product portfolio decisions
  • 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 delivering results without having to be asked

You Have:

  • 6-10 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

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required. A degree in a technical/data-related field or MBA desired

About Rackspace TechnologyWe 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.  More on Rackspace TechnologyThough 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.  Position is available for remote work in the following states unless otherwise specified. Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming.
Job region(s): North America
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