• Managed Hosting Portal Product Manager

    Location(s) US-TX-San Antonio
    Req #
    39323
    Category
    Product Managment
  • Overview & Responsibilities

    Rackspace Technology and Engineering Services – Managed Hosting Portal Product Manager

     

    This position offers a unique opportunity to expand our internal API’s and tools to allow our customers to interactively control and manage their physically hosted Rackspace resources through best in class portals and UI surfaces.

     

    The ideal candidate has several years of experience building consumer portals and dashboards with a detailed understanding of hosting and enterprise service delivery.

     

    We are seeking self-motivated visionaries who are capable of joining our team to lead existing product journeys for legacy to innovative game changers.  Our team is focused on non-revenue internal and external products as part of the unified support platforms that make Rackspace Fanatical Support award winning.

     

    As a product manager on our dynamic and driven team, you will be responsible for owning the vision, organizational alignment and delivery of new products releases by conducting market research, managing backlogs, conducting user studies and creating product timeframes and plans, and crafting launch plans for new products.

     

     

     

    Product Manager Job Duties and Responsibilities

    • Coordinating enterprise and executive stakeholders
    • Own and drive several functional areas or product lines
    • Write product requirement documents and feature specifications
    • Keep track of competitors’ offerings
    • Work closely with engineering throughout the development cycle
    • Develop and maintain the vision and product roadmap for your area of responsibility
    • Engage with customers to collect product feedback
    • Partner with product marketing on messaging and positioning
    • Assist sales with customers and prospects
    • Clearly communicate vision and goals of existing and new products
    • Lead and participate in planning meetings and provide advice and guidance on direction of products
    • Manage cross-functional teams in business, product, design, and engineering
    • Demonstrate functionality of completed products to internal team members and other stakeholders
    • Develop metrics to assess the success of products and features and determine necessary enhancements
    • Collaborate with customers, team members, and outside influencers to ensure a solid and well-rounded understanding of products and developing needs
    • Maintain in-depth knowledge of products, solutions, and company offerings
    • Create: High Level Business Requirements, Status Reports and Communications to customers and internal stake holders
    • Guide external client advisory panels and sessions as needed.

     

    Qualifications

    Product Manager Job Requirements and Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field
    • 5+ years of product management or other relevant experience
    • Experience working directly with designers to design and iterate on products
    • Knowledge of consumer marketing analytics
    • Ability to be creative, strategic, analytical, and think outside the box to solve problems
    • Strong project management and time management skills
    • Interpersonal skills with keen ability to explain complex concepts across the organization and to large audiences
    • Detail-oriented with a high sense of quality
    • Strong written and oral communication skills
    • Ability to work between Agile and Waterfall projects
    • In depth tool experience required: MS Office suite, Jira, Confluence, Roadmunk or Aha, Service Now
    • Desired Skill: 5+ years of experience in an Executive Business Consulting Capacity
    • Desired Skill: 3+ years of experience in Software Engineering

     

     

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