Senior Product Line Manager

Micron Technology, Inc. Boise, ID
Req. ID: 120432

As a Senior Product Line Manager for Micron Technology's Storage Business Unit, you will be responsible for defining and executing Micron's strategy in order to win in the component NAND OEM/enterprise market segments. Working cross functionally with the engineering, sales, operations and manufacturing teams, you will utilize your knowledge of the OEM/enterprise markets to define leading storage solutions around the use of NAND flash memory that help our customer's reshape their storage operating model to radically increase efficiency, reliability and performance.

The successful candidate for this senior level position will have extensive knowledge of target OEM/enterprise customers, and at least basic knowledge of NAND flash memory features and benefits and customer use models. This, combined with strong business acumen, will enable the candidate to develop NAND requirements and business cases, which will allow Micron to be the market leader in this segment. Candidates should have a proven track record of defining complex and cross-functional product strategies, along with extensive customer-facing experience.

Day-to-day responsibilities will center on leading cross-functional efforts to define Micron's winning NAND roadmap, product requirements and business strategies. This influential role requires outstanding skills in analytics, market understanding, the ability to develop/leverage relationships with industry analysts, outreach to Micron's customer base, represent Micron at key industry events, and driving related planning initiatives within the organization.

Major Functional areas:

Market Trends and Analysis

* Understand the current & future trends in the cloud/hyperscale flash space and evaluate which trends make commercial and economic sense for Micron to pursue including: business models, technologies, application areas, etc.

* Collaborate and partner with leading cloud/hyperscale ecosystem providers, including software providers and NAND flash controller manufacturers, to understand key technology and innovation trends, and provide analysis to determine best fit for Micron's product plans

* Analyze the competitive landscape

Roadmap and business case

* Define Micron's long term roadmaps for cloud/hyperscale NAND solutions

* Develop business cases that support the roadmap decisions

* Determine go-to-market strategies for the products targeting this segment

Customer Needs Analysis and Outreach, Industry Trend Analysis

* Drive customer outreach activities and relationships to ensure customer-driven roadmap/product requirements are developed

* Drive relationships with industry analysts, developing and communicating Micron's storage vision

* Attendance and presentation at key industry events

Internal Stakeholder Analysis

* Work with Micron's sales and business development teams to understand customer demand and market segmentation to drive applicable forecasts to support the product line

* Develop cohesive go-to-market plans in conjunction with product marketing and other cross-functional teams for new product introduction

* Align with the advanced engineering and architecture organizations to ensure the cloud/hyperscale technical trends are properly represented in the product development process

* Align and coordinate strategies across Micron's product, operations, manufacturing and sales divisions

* Work with outbound marketing and marketing communications teams to define our market message for the cloud/hyperscale segment and corresponding initiatives

Required Skills

* Bachelors in Business/Marketing required, technical degree and/or MBA a plus

* At least 5 years of experience in the OEM/enterprise storage industry and/or flash memory for this market segment

* Ability to grasp complex financial, technical, and marketing information to develop product plans and strategies

* Proven experience writing marketing requirements documents that bridge customer/technical needs into clearly defined features and benefits

* Strong communication and presentation skills including to senior management

* Demonstrated business acumen and critical thinking skills

* Experience leading cross-functional teams and working across multiple locations

* Ability to travel both domestically and internationally

We recruit, hire, train, promote, discipline and provide other conditions of employment without regard to a person's race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, veteran's status, or other classifications protected under law. This includes providing reasonable accommodation for team members' disabilities or religious beliefs and practices.

Each manager, supervisor and team member is responsible for carrying out this policy. The EEO Administrator in Human Resources is responsible for administration of this policy. The administrator will monitor compliance and is available to answer any questions on EEO matters.

To request assistance with the application process, please contact Micron's Human Resources Department at 1-800-336-8918 (or 208-368-4748).

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