Director, Product Management - Infrastructure

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New York City, NY, United States
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powertofly approved What Packet Has to Offer:

Packet empowers developer-driven companies to deploy physical infrastructure at scale. Recently acquired by Equinix, they are on a mission to protect, connect, and power the digital world with infrastructure that moves at software speed. Packet knows it's important to live a balanced life so they take care of their team with some great perks:

  • Insurance coverage for full health, dental, & vision
  • Transparency regarding business/financial health metrics
  • Flexible vacation policy
  • 401k + up to 6% contribution matching
  • Employee choice of computing hardware
  • Cell phone stipend
  • Packet, an Equinix Company, is looking for a highly experienced and motivated individual to lead its Infrastructure Product team and create the world’s best delivery model for compute, network and storage infrastructure technology. This role can be remote or based in one of our office locations.

    With a fast-evolving platform capability within Equinix (the world’s largest leading colocation and interconnection provider), Packet works closely with the leading digital businesses in the world.

    As the Director of Product Management, Infrastructure, this role is responsible for the design and implementation of our hardware delivery model and all bare metal infrastructure across Equinix’s footprint of 210+ global data centers in 55 markets.

    What You’ll Do

    As the Director of Product Management for Infrastructure you will have accountability for:

    • Designing and launching the entire infrastructure product roadmap, including all compute, network and storage solutions and the associated end-to-end delivery model.
    • Ensuring that the infrastructure roadmap is aligned and in service to both internal and external customers.
    • Developing a strategy to drive competitive differentiation with our Infrastructure Products.
    • Representing the voice of the customer in Product creation and roadmap execution.
    • Serving as a spokesperson internally and externally, building support with colleagues, customers, vendors and partners for our vision.
    • Building trusted, sustainable relationships with suppliers, partners and the ecosystem.
    • Developing a culture of collaboration across Engineering, Design, Product Marketing, Operations, Business Development and Sales.
    • Implementing metrics to guide product development and go to market cycles.
    • Developing strategies and models for deploying CAPEX efficiently.
    • Identifying opportunities for new infrastructure products, features, and approaches.
    • Recruiting and managing a world class team of Product Managers that are aligned with Packet’s product vision, values and goals.
    • Working with all stakeholders to ensure products are within budget and required timelines.

    Who You Are

    • You have 15+ years building all aspects of internet infrastructure at scale.
    • You have deep industry knowledge, including trends and history of the cloud infrastructure market and supply chain, and strong connections to the OEM/ODM community.
    • You have a proven track record of creating disruptive infrastructure product solutions that are profitable, secure and meet the needs of digital service providers, hyperscalers, and Enterprises.
    • Your superpower is designing solutions that are efficient, effective and integrated into all aspects of the business, from CAPEX deployment to operations and maintenance.
    • You have a history of being a public figure for infrastructure via written, verbal, and visual communications. You are comfortable in the boardroom, on the big stage, and with customers.
    • You have deep experience in both product management and people management.
    • You have a unique ability to engage, collaborate with, and influence cross-functional teams with direct and indirect authority.
    • You design with sustainability as a guiding principle.
    • You have a passion to challenge the status quo.
    • You are analytical with the ability to prioritize and make calculated tradeoffs.
    • You are community minded, and understand the value of open source and collaboration.
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    Director, Product Management - Infrastructure