Akamai Technologies, Inc Senior Product Manager in Santa Clara, California

Senior Product Manager

Santa Clara, United States

Product Management

Sep 21, 2018 Post Date

014491 Requisition #

Overview

We are looking for an experienced Senior Product Manager who is passionate about building products that customers love. You will join a dynamic and fast-paced environment and work with cross-functional teams to design, build and roll-out products that deliver the company’s vision and strategy.

As a Senior Product Manager you will be responsible for:

  • Connecting product vision with engineering feature delivery to ensure the product has the right capabilities at the right time to meet sales objectives

  • Identify product requirements and drive the product roadmap from both end customer and channel led routes to market for Akamai’s Enterprise application access

  • Identifying key market adoption milestones and managing teams to accomplish those milestones

  • Selling your vision of product strategy to company executives and across functions within company

  • Helping product marketing to develop effective business and market communications that emphasize our unique product value

  • Helping business development teams to identify and implement partnerships for offering Akamai customers a complete solution

  • Representing Akamai at conferences and other events

About the Team

The Enterprise Business Unit is a group of industry leading professionals dedicated to owning and driving the innovation and adoption of Akamai’s business application, hybrid network and cloud platform products. You will join an extremely bright and driven group of product managers tasked with growing Akamai to the next level in the cloud market place.

Required Education and Experience

Applicants must meet one of the following education and experience requirements:

  • 12 years of relevant experience and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related technical field or its equivalent or

  • 8 years of relevant experience and a Master’s degree or

  • 5 years of relevant experience and a PhD

Required Skills

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related technical field (MBA desired)

  • 5+ years prior experience as a product manager for a product sold into the Enterprise IT market in one of the following areas or similar: Remote Access, Cloud security, Identity management, Networking, Firewall, Application Delivery Controllers, Infrastructure as a Service solutions

Desired Skills

  • Ability to engage in deep technical conversations with development engineers

  • Solid verbal and written communications skills and ability to translate technical features into business benefits

  • Ability to influence outcomes and defend your professional opinions to others particularly when you are in the minority

  • Prior experience with agile software development

  • Experience managing cloud services sold to enterprise customers

  • Understanding of enterprise security best practices and technologies.

  • Situational fluency, ability to influence and motivate others, and perseverance to handle challenging business situations.

  • Experience working in a fast-paced agile environment with multiple remote teams

  • Desire for on-going challenges and interest in continuously learning about new business practices and technologies.

  • Passion and vision around current trends and market evolution in Enterprise IT

  • Familiarity with Akamai products and services

Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength that diversity brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, race/ethnicity, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status.

About Akamai Technologies

Akamai secures and delivers digital experiences for the world's largest companies. Akamai's intelligent edge platform surrounds everything, from the enterprise to the cloud, so customers and their businesses can be fast, smart, and secure. Top brands globally rely on Akamai to help them realize competitive advantage through agile solutions that extend the power of their multi-cloud architectures. Akamai keeps decisions, apps and experiences closer to users than anyone - and attacks and threats far away. Akamai's portfolio of edge security, web and mobile performance, enterprise access and video delivery solutions is supported by unmatches customer service, analytics and 24/7/365 monitoring. To learn how Akamai is shaping the future of digital transformation, visitwww.akamai.comand follow @Akamaijobs onTwitter,Facebook,LinkedInandInstagram.

Akamai is a growing, and evolving, company with offices and operations around the world. As such, we strive to foster inclusive and representative workplaces where all employees are wholly welcome, and enabled to share and benefit from each other’s diverse contributions, as one global team. Our commitment to diversity reaches beyond our corporate offices, to our business partners and suppliers who share the same principles, and whose employees we value as integral to the Akamai business family. Learn more atwww.akamai.com/diversity.

Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. If you'd like more information about EEO rights under United States law, please clickhere.

Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer that values the strength diversity brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, race/ethnicity, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status.