Product Manager IV

United States - Remote

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Job Description Summary: Rackspace Application Solutions is looking for a product manager to own and rapidly evolve our services and product portfolio for Observability and Testing Solutions in line with the overall direction and strategy of the organization.  This role will be critical to building new, flexible offers focused on both Application Performance Monitoring (APM) and Testing Services along with how they can be leveraged together to enhance Dev cycles and reduce issues.  This role will also play a part in building and evolving our partnerships with Observability/APM and Testing software vendors. With your peers, including other product managers and architects, you will act as a business and subject matter leader, managing the roadmap, feature set, and overall business results for your product area.  This includes working with product engineering, delivery, and development, assisting the marketing team with collateral generation, launch activities, and marketing assets, engaging with prospects and customers to gather insights, understanding customer issues, supporting customer success, and engaging with sales in enablement and pursuit as well as any other activities needed to execute on product business strategy. Job Description:·       Build and manage Observability and Testing related offers (including resale) based on overall solution strategy, customer feedback, industry trends, and other research, coordinating with Product Management peers as required·       Own the execution of the roadmap, coordinate with internal engineering and delivery teams as well as selected partners·       Define product requirements and use cases·       Build and enhance partnerships and go to market strategies with Observability/Testing software vendors·       Build relationships and coordinate with mass scale providers such as AWS, Microsoft, and Google as well as Rackspace’s partner leaders to define solutions for Cloud Native applications and leveraging Cloud native technology·       Develop a build/buy/partner framework for evaluating how to fill product gaps·       Work with Engineering to manage and prioritize product backlog·       Collaborate with delivery to build capacity and skill set planning models·       Perform market research to inform the roadmap and understand the competition·       Coordinate with marketing on GTM planning and collateral development·       Support sales on customer calls to pursue deals and gather customer feedback·       Enable sales with training appropriate to positioning and supporting the product·       Work with marketing to develop appropriate collateral, perform PR, and communicate bi-directionally with analysts·       Develop business cases for new offers and releases Requirements:·       7-10+ years of product management, or equivalent, experience in the Observability/APM industry with a proven track record of product ownership and success growing products and services·       Significant exposure and knowledge of Observability and Testing market·       Experience with one or more of the following solutions: o   AppDynamics, New Relic, Datadog, Dynatrace·       Ability to define and launch innovative services products·       Experience working with Agile engineering teams·       Experience working with partners in the development and delivery of service products·       Demonstrated ability to communicate with stakeholders clearly, experience communicating with industry analysts·       Ability to own execution without continuous oversight·       Demonstrated flexibility to wear multiple hats as required·       Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s preferred·       Ability to work within a remote team

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.
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