Product Manager - Cloud Recovery
SunGard Availability Services
Houston, TX
35d ago

Our Vision is to be the IT solutions provider of choice to ensure the availability of our customers’ business operations.

Do you want to make a difference in one of the world's leading IT services companies? Sungard Availability Services offers careers that combine the independence of working in a small entrepreneurial environment with the depth of resources of a Fortune 500 technology company.

At Sungard Availability Services, we provide operations support to organizations that need to ensure business viability by keeping mission critical information and applications up and running.

With the recent launch of our Enterprise Cloud Services, Sungard continues to invest in new technologies to stay in the foreground of technology innovations that solve business challenges.

Unlike other companies that offer individual technology services, Sungard Availability Services is focused on providing responsive and integrated disaster recovery, managed services, IT consulting and business continuity management software solutions, to help organizations keep critical technology and applications available.

At Sungard Availability Services, we know that people our people are our greatest assets; we work hard to develop our employees and rely on them to make wise choices.

The result is a challenging and rewarding work environment that fosters growth and encourages professional development. That’s why over 3000 dedicated professionals chose Sungard Availability Services as their place of employment.

Job Type : Permanent

Location : Houston-TX, Thornton-CO, Wayne-PA

Opportunity :

As a Product Manager, Cloud Recovery Services, you will develop and deliver next generation of Sungard AS cloud recovery services

About You :

  • You are a hardworking, competitive type that is driven to succeed.
  • Self-starter with a reputation for being an effective change agent.
  • Have a solid understanding of the data protection space and exposure to multiple backup, vaulting and data replication technologies
  • Responsibilities

  • You will use client input, market knowledge, and practical experience to define product requirements. The key responsibilities are described in more detail as follows :
  • Develop, maintain and lead effort to establish industry leading recover services product strategy and roadmap
  • Define, develop product requirements and partner with engineering to deliver products to meet customers’ data protection and data recovery requirements
  • Demonstrate Subject Matter Expertise in product areas specified and drive cross functional teams to deliver agreed upon results
  • Track and maintain performance metrics for new products and service launches and manage product line life cycle from strategic planning to tactical activities for Recovery Services.
  • Specify market requirements for current and future products by conducting market research supported by visits to prospective and existing customers.
  • Lead efforts to increase revenue and profits and reduce costs associated with product lines, and develop product forecasts, pricing, and operational models.
  • Develop and maintain value-based pricing frameworks for product offerings and lead strategic projects for assigned lines of business.
  • Drive product solution sets across development teams (primarily Development / Engineering and Marketing Communications) through market requirements, product contract, and positioning, and work with Product Marketing to maintain and provide content for product related collateral and sales tools.
  • Work with Marketing Communications to define the go-to-market strategy, helping them understand the product positioning, key benefits, and target customers.
  • Participate in various sales support activities, including product and services training, seminar and documentation development, and pre-
  • and post-sales customer visits.

  • Analyze potential partner relationships for product gaps, and develop and maintain channel, delivery, and technology partner relationships.
  • Requirements :

  • Bachelor’s or foreign equivalent degree in Computers or Engineering, plus two-five years of progressive experience in IT product design and development or a Master’s or foreign equivalent degree in Computers or Engineering, plus two years of experience in IT product design and development.
  • Experience with backup, restore and recovery technologies.
  • Experience developing Cloud, SaaS, or Managed Services products.
  • Experience with Product Development Life Cycle (PDLC) or New Product Development (NPD) process, Stage Gate, and concept of Design, Build, Transfer, Operate.
  • Experience developing business cases, market requirements documents, and product / service requirements documents.
  • Position requires travel to current and potential customer locations throughout the U.S. and to Sungard AS locations throughout North America and Europe.
  • Other :

  • Sungard Availability Services offers a high growth environment with excellent compensation and immediate eligibility for our 401(k), health / dental insurance, educational assistance, and more.
  • Sungard AS is an equal opportunity employer. Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran

  • Ability to meet the physical demands of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Employment is contingent upon successful completion of the background investigation and pre-employment drug screen.
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