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Senior Product Manager

 

About ScaleArc

Recently named one of only three Gartner Cool Vendors, ScaleArc is the leading provider of database load balancing software. Our software inserts transparently between applications and databases, creating an agile data tier that provides continuous availability and increased performance for all apps. Our customers also gain instant database scalability and a new level of real-time visibility for their application environments, both on premise and in the cloud. ScaleArc customers include Microsoft, Dell, Virgin America, Autodesk, and Nasdaq.  Recently we helped our customer Sazze handle Black Friday traffic of 4 Million Users and 3 Billion queries for their eCommerce application. More information at http://www.scalearc.com.

 

Job Description:

As the Senior Product Manager you are responsible for managing product lifecycle for existing and new product development and enhancement initiatives. You translate marketplace needs and engineering innovation into cohesive short and long term plans and own the tactical and strategic implementation of the plans. As part of your role, you serve as the internal and external product expert and provide detailed information to support sales and customers.

 

Responsibilities

Knowledgeable about various applications and database protocols preferably MySQL/SQL server/Oracle used in enterprises
Work closely with engineering on execution of the roadmap and product releases
Identify new opportunities for application specific acceleration. Drive product success into vertical markets addressed by these applications
Define and manage the roadmap for ScaleArc software
Influence the engineering team and executive management, drive product priorities and lead cross-functional product teams
Write product requirements documents (PRDs), working closely with sales and customers to validate the product definition
Work with customers and sales to drive successful introduction of the product(s) to the market
Develop collateral to communicate product value proposition to customers/analysts

 

Must Have Requirements:

8+ years engineering and/or product management experience, with demonstrated success in product definition activities for successful database, networking, storage, network security product company, or similar
Experience working with various database, networking, distributed computing, storage products and applications, for example, Oracle, Symantec, TCP proxies, load balancers, SSL VPN
Experience working HA technologies, Connection management, Load balancing, Caching
Experience with MySQL/SQL Server/Oracle/Postgres is necessary, NoSQL experience would be a plus
Experience working on DBaaS, cloud hosting including AWS, Azure, Rackspace etc.
High degree of flexibility and willingness to do whatever is required to help ensure our success
Ability to think on your feet, and quickly make well-reasoned decisions even with a lack of data
Ability to effectively interact with, and establish immediate credibility with, the sales force, customers, CTO and the engineering team
Travel between India and US locations may be necessary
Enthusiasm for the startup environment; Excellent written & verbal communication skills
BE/BS in Engineering (Computer Science or equivalent). MBA or MS is highly desirable.

ScaleArc employees are valued and empowered, collaborative and team oriented, innovative in their approach and passionate about their work. ScaleArc is a high-energy start-up, with a very open work culture, and is looking for people who thrive in that environment.

We offer competitive salary and an attractive benefits package.

 

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