Product Manager - SD WAN

Last updated 1 hours ago
Location:Australia
Job Type:Full Time

The Role
Reporting to the VP of Product Management, this role will facilitate the gathering and communication of requirements between stakeholders and the engineering teams. Your main task will be to include performing detailed requirements analysis, documenting processes and communication of findings. To succeed in this role you should have a natural analytical way of thinking and be able to explain difficult concepts to non-technical users.

A large part of this role is working with stakeholders to elicit problem statements and detailed requirements and to be able to communicate this to the engineering teams.

About Megaport
Megaport has transformed the way IT gets connected. We're global leaders in Network as a Service (NaaS), changing the way businesses reach the cloud. We're also a leading partner to Amazon, Microsoft, Google, IBM, Oracle, NYSE, and many other leading technology companies. Megaport is a publicly traded company on the Australian Stock Exchange with a market cap exceeding $2 Billion. We’re a lean, high-achieving team made up of over 230 members globally. While the company is headquartered in Brisbane, Australia, employees are spread out across North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific. Staff enjoy an environment that is collaborative, supportive, and fun.

Our Team Culture
Join a team of globally-positioned industry experts that lead by example. We do not compromise our values for commercial gain; we are all custodians of our culture, and the customer is at the centre of everything we do. Our employees are motivated, adaptable, persistent, hard-working, and dynamic. Our culture permeates everything we do and this, in turn with a global vision, forms a commitment to each other, our customers, and shareholders alike.

What You'll Be Doing

  • Customer advocacy: understand the strategic and competitive position in the marketplace through customer interaction and primary/secondary market research
  • Lead all product management, solution life cycle activities focused on SD-WAN/SASE features and functions
  • Facilitate, manage and prioritize a robust product backlog and roadmap for SD-WAN/SASE
  • Work effectively with product and engineering leaders, peers, and the executive team to develop strategic plans for the Megaport solution including partnerships
  • Drive product delivery and execution. Identify opportunities for growth and competitive differentiation through new solutions; build market requirements and business cases to help commit product delivery plan
  • Formulate plans and execute market positioning by creating field, customer-facing content to highlight the strategic value of the Megaport SD-WAN/SASE solution
  • Coordinate and participate in industry events, customer, prospect, and field webinars regarding product and go-to-market initiatives
  • Evangelize Megaport’s solution, differentiation with press, analysts and at industry events. Articulate Megaport’s solution vision, differentiation to customers, partners, and the market at large. Work closely with corporate marketing and other peers in Marcom, demand generation, lead generation in planning campaigns to target industry verticals to gain customer prospect mind share
  • Work closely with the marketing organization to lead, coordinate, and execute product launch activities, sales training, presentations, sales tools, competitive analysis, and sales support
  • What We Are Looking For

  • 5-10 years of technology industry experience.
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience as a product manager for external customer revenue-generating products, preferably with experience with multiple products.
  • Experience working directly with external customers and the teams that support them, particularly sales and marketing.
  • Prior experience with network technologies, with WAN technologies and software-defined networking a plus.
  • What We Offer

  • Flexible working environments
  • Birthday Leave
  • Generous study and training allowance + development opportunities + 5 days paid study leave
  • Creative, fun, and contemporary workspaces
  • Motivated team of industry experts and new talent
  • Celebrated success with ‘Legend’ and ‘Kudos’ Awards
  • Health and wellness program
  • Opportunities for career growth and potential for global intra-company transfers for interested candidates
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