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IT Product Manager - Cloud & Datacenter Hosting

Location: Austin, Texas US


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Job Number: 27942

Position Title: Principal Project Manager

External Description:

IT Product Manager Cloud & Datacenter Hosting

Informatica IT is looking for an experienced Technical Product Manager with a track record of building and delivering best-in-class products and services. This is an opportunity to help define and deliver products and services that contribute directly to the company’s bottom line.

As the IT Product Manager supporting enterprise cloud & datacenter hosting services, you will be working cross-functionally to drive our technology strategy and increase the effectiveness of business intelligence and operational reporting capabilities. Experience with datacenter management, AWS cloud, Azure cloud, GCP cloud and cloud management technologies is essential.

This role requires a tenacious and visionary professional that can drive the development life cycle of products and services from cradle to grave. You will work closely with a diverse set of internal and external stakeholders to create a vision and roadmap that will help all of your stakeholders succeed. Crucial to your success will be your ability to manage multiple/conflicting, priorities, define and sell your vision, deliver services and capabilities on-time while still being customer-centric and your ability to influence colleagues across the enterprise.

Major Responsibilities

Product Management
Business Relationship Management
Domain Knowledge
Driving Capability Delivery
Business Analysis
Leadership Level Communication

Specific Responsibilities

The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated, proactive contributor and subject matter expert on cloud & datacenter hosting; including familiarity with different cloud vendors such as AWS, Azure and GCP, Cloud management technologies, cloud governance and best practices
Understand business value of the product and use data creatively to communicate product vision, ideas, concepts to influence stakeholders and delivered business value
Understand user and stakeholder needs and define a vision and roadmap for the product; working across the enterprise to create and realize vision
Influence and manage stakeholder expectations via clear, proactive and consistent messaging across multiple channels
Clearly define and communicate trade-offs and work around organizational constraints to drive product decisions; proactively manage issues and risks to resolution
Taking the lead and driving product release planning; including story definition, backlog refinement, acting as a customer proxy, and providing support for testing
Work closely with Process Improvement Team, Enterprise Architects, user-base, key stakeholders and IT leadership to realize the vision and business value of the product
Develop a strong understanding of process and technology to identify improvements
Validate and/or create project budget and track internal and external project costs
Integrate user research, usability studies, analysis and prototyping into requirement gathering to enhance user adoption and satisfaction

Required Qualifications

Experience working in datacenter management and providing datacenter hosting services
Experience working directly with cloud services and solutions using AWS and Azure clouds
10+ years of professional experience including a minimum of 5 years as a Product Manager or Service Owner for end-user facing data products
Minimum of 5 years project management experience using agile techniques such as SCRUM
Very strong written and oral communication skills along with presentation, and interpersonal skills
Demonstrated experience in rolling out new system capabilities, and new processes
Proven ability to set direction for technology teams, prioritizing development activities, and driving new product development investments in an organization
Ability to clearly articulate and present the product value proposition internally and externally with stakeholders and partners
Ability to manage and adhere to plans, budgets, and variances within the IT function

Preferred Qualifications

Excellent listener; able to engage credibly with both business user and end-user roles with a passion for creating shared understanding
Excellent organizational and analytical skills with strong technical abilities and an extreme attention to detail and ability to self-audit work
Excellent verbal and written communication, presentation, conflict resolution, negotiation, customer-service and negotiation skills
Ability to deliver high quality results in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with competing priorities
Ability to be flexible and adaptable to changing business models and Organization structures
MBA or master’s degree in Cloud Computing or Computer Science or related discipline preferred

City: Austin

State: Texas

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Company Profile:

Who We Are

Informatica empowers the world's most progressive companies to realize data-driven digital transformations that are changing the world.  To do this, we live by our We "DATA" values. We Do Good, Act As One Team, Think Customer First, and Aspire For The Future. Together, we are conquering the impossible with data and changing what was once unimaginable into what’s now common—making lives richer, businesses stronger, and our world better.

Unleash Your Potential

A career with Informatica gives you all the opportunities and benefits that can only come from working for the trusted industry leader.  By joining our team, you'll be able to solve real-life problems, make a difference, have a global impact, and join a supportive group of globally diverse teammates.  We encourage you to be yourself, grow with us and unleash your potential.

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Navigating COVID-19 and Beyond

  • Since March 2020, our INFA Team have been working remotely to do our part to slow the spread of COVID-19
  • During this time, work-life balance and the well-being of our team has been a priority for us. In lieu of not being in the office, our teams are actively participating online via video chats. You'll find groups connecting for online games, virtual break rooms, online training, yoga, morning coffee, and so much more!
  • We're also offering all teammates the ability to expense home office items (monitor, chair, desk, etc…) to ensure that you're as comfortable as possible

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

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Travel Requirement: Limited

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