Position Description: This role provides the opportunity to drive a high-velocity, growing business, built around established products plus new products that you will bring to market. It offers the chance to innovate with a talented, cross-functional team. Unitrends seeks an experienced Product Manager who will be responsible for product business planning, product life-cycle management, and product plan execution for Backup and Disaster Recovery. Successful candidates will be strategic, entrepreneurial in spirit, hands-on, research-savvy and analytically-driven, with proven experience operating in a software business. Essential Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities: Work with the VP of Product to create, maintain and communicate a living vision and overall strategy for your productsUnderstand and build the product roadmap, including new target market and features, design the go-to-market strategy and product value propositionAnalyze relevant market, competitive, as well as buying trends to define attainable testing market share, growth and profitabilityConduct research to understand and analyze customer needs and solutions, and incorporate Voice of the Customer into your productsManage and prioritize backlog and workflowWork closely with system architect and UX designers to plan, scale and sequence storiesEngage closely with cross-functional teams including marketing and engineering to bring products to market in a timely mannerManage product P&L and develop business case for product themes and epicsServe as a representative for your products in marketing and sales efforts as well as external, analyst and press interactionsFollow agile methodology to establish proper documentation and acceptance criteriaMonitor achievement against forecast to identify and report on KPIs by quarter Position Qualifications: Strong analytical skills & methodical, data driven, approach to business opportunitiesExcellent written and verbal communication skillsStrong aptitude for business strategyProficient in financial modeling, ROI, product P&L, pricing strategyAbility to work well with teamsStrong organization skills, exhibits excellent time/priority managementSelf-motivated, high energy, results orientedExperience creating product management collateral (Competitive Analysis, SWAT)Strong negotiating skillsExperience in relationship building (alliance/partner management)Experience with RFIAbility to demonstrate a passion for technologyAbility to travel 10% of the time Education and/or Experience:Bachelors’ degree from an accredited college/institution in Engineering, Business, Marketing or related field and 5-7 years of experience in a similar strategic role or a combination of skills, training, knowledge and abilities.Unitrends is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, ancestry, national origin, color, religion, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.Upon conditional offer of employment, candidates are required to complete a criminal background check and drug test per Unitrends employment policy.
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Unitrends offers data protection appliances that provide the lowest total cost of ownership (TCO) in the industry in terms of protecting and restoring critical data and systems. Our family of disk-to-disk (D2D) data protection appliances provides unmatched backup and rapid recovery of lost systems, applications, and unstructured, and structured data as well as disaster recovery protection. Our on-premise Data Protection Units (DPUs) for local backups, our disk-to-disk-to-disk (D2D2D) rotational archiving appliances, and Data Protection Vaults (DPVs) for off-site data vaulting (replication) eliminate the need for multi-vendor software and hardware and coupled with our world-class customer support provides an integrated, simple, and elegant solution that is designed from the ground-up for small- and medium-sized enterprises. Unitrends was created from the ground-up to serve small and medium businesses. Our focus is on people that must have data protection that simply and elegantly works without having to constantly pay attention to the care and feeding of the underlying advanced technology. Our customers value the ability to retain data and restore it quickly, reliably, and on demand. Our customers value being able to grow their data protection incrementally without fork-lift upgrades. Our customers realize immediate and long-term operational cost by protecting heterogeneous platforms - whether it's Windows Server 2008 or Windows NT 3.5, whether it's a production server, or a sales rep's notebook, whether it's a SAN, NAS, or simply a directly-attached disk drive to a PC. Our customers demand to be dazzled by support.