Product Manager

Kelly Services - San Jose, CA3.9

TemporaryEstimated: $110,000 - $150,000 a year
Kelly Services is looking for a dynamic, take-charge, Product Manager with technical depth and business acumen who will work with internal and external partners to deliver differentiated solutions, develop core messaging, and evangelize the UCS solutions strategy to the field, analysts, and customers. Seeking candidates in the San Jose area. This is a 12-month position through Kelly Services onsite at Cisco.

About Cisco: The Internet of Everything is a phenomenon driving new opportunities for Cisco and its transforming our customers businesses worldwide. We are pioneers and have been since the early days of connectivity. Today, we are building teams that are expanding our technology solutions in the mobile, cloud, security, IT, and big data spaces, including software and consulting services. As Cisco delivers the network that powers the Internet, we are connecting the unconnected. Imagine creating unprecedented disruption. Your revolutionary ideas will impact everything from retail, healthcare, and entertainment, to public and private sectors, and far beyond. Collaborate with like-minded innovators in a fun and flexible culture.

In this role the Product Manager will:
Drive the UCS Scale-out Storage business and solution strategy with a strong understanding of the data center market, customer and partner requirements.
Set business and technical strategy for UCS differentiation in the solution focus areas
Documenting requirements Reviewing requirements and delivery progress with a broad set of business stakeholders including engineering, marketing, executives, and other business units Go-to-market planning and coordination across Cisco organizations
Development of marketing and sales collateral
Lead contract negotiations teams from across Cisco businesses with stakeholders from alliances, legal, finance, manufacturing, product management, support, and services

Qualifications and Skills Required for the Product Manager:
3-5 years (Junior level, okay) of experience in product management for system storage, or product knowlege of storage system (i.e. storage system engineer) a must.
Excellent verbal and written communications skills
Able to synthesize complex technical and market issues, develop insights into and solutions for those challenges, and gain acceptance and commitment from others
Proven ability to manage diverse business goals, collaborate with partners outside the core business, and lead teams across decentralized organizations
Up to 25% travel out of the Bay Area Position (local to San Jose, California) with ongoing presence required in the office for team interaction and customer briefings.
Legally permitted to work in the U.S.
Education/Experience Required

Minimum of a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering /CS or equivalent work experience, MBA a plus.
Why Kelly?

As a Kelly employee, you’ll have access to world-class perks, including:

Kelly-sponsored Affordable Care Act health care coverage available to eligible employees
  • Group insurance options
Service bonus plan
Holiday pay plan
Weekly electronic pay options
Online training campus that provides more than 3,000 free courses to help improve and develop skills
Exclusive online employee community
Employee assistance program available at no cost
Corporate discounts
Transportation Spending Accounts
  • Offered and administered by Leslie & Associates. These plans are not sponsored by Kelly Services.
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  • Important information: This position is recruited by a remote, national, Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. Applicants must be legally permitted to work in the United States.
Why Kelly®?
Kelly puts you in charge of your career, with access to cutting edge projects and technologies in industry leading organizations. Top companies throughout the world have trusted Kelly as a premier source of engineering talent and services since 1965. And engineering job seekers know Kelly as a firm with an unmatched reputation for quality, integrity and professionalism. Whether you seek the variety and flexibility of working on short term project engagements, or prefer contract-to-hire or direct hire placement with our clients, apply with Kelly to explore opportunities that suit your specific professional interests.

About Kelly Services®
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