Product Manager

Product Manager

We have an exciting opportunity for a Product Manager to join our core product team. Reporting to the VP of Product Management, you’ll spearhead product definition and road-mapping, playing a significant role in the strategic direction of the product while applying your passion for delivering highly innovative software solutions to market.

As the Product Manager – Edge Architecture, you will take the lead on product development and implementation, communicating the product vision, business strategy and customer insights to the development team. You will be the voice that represents both the buyer and the user throughout the software development process, working closely with the development teams to deliver a high quality product that addresses real customer needs.

You possess a unique blend of business and technical savvy; a ig-picture vision, and the drive to make that vision a reality. You enjoy spending time in the market, gaining an understanding of their problems, and finding innovative solutions for the broader WAN Optimization and Network Performance markets.

What you’ll do:

  • Manage the entire appliance product line life cycle from strategic planning to tactical activities
  • Gather and drive customer requirements for product hardware back into product management and engineering
  • Own requirements, evaluation, prototyping for hardware and future could and virtual platforms
  • Build and maintain vendor relationships with OEMs and Manufacturers
  • Work closely with supply chain to deliver high quality products and maintain supply
  • Collaborate on defining the product vision and future product strategy
  • Collaborate on product portfolio, rationalization, pricing and positioning
  • Appliance customization and branding
  • Specify market requirements for current and future products by conducting market research supported by on-going visits to customers and non-customers
  • Develop and implement a company-wide go-to-market plan, working with all departments to execute

Desired Skills & Experience

  • 7+ years of product management experience
  • 3+ years of enterprise hardware product management experience
  • Excellent leadership skills and ability to lead cross-functional teams (without formal authority) to solve complex problems
  • Experience with enterprise servers, storage and networking
  • Experience with hardware solution design, pricing and GTM
  • Experience working with channel partners to develop and bring products to market
  • Excellent business analysis skills
  • Previous success in making timely decisions using imperfect information
  • Ability to analyze and communicate market and technology requirements as well as product capabilities
  • Ability to negotiate, communicate and influence cross functionally and across projects/programs
  • Outstanding communications skills, both written and oral


  • Computer Science or Engineering degree or applicable work experience a strong plus
  • An understanding of the Network Management Segment
  • Experience within the Wide Area Network market
  • Knowledge of the enterprise infrastructure (routing, switching, wide area networks, firewall, traffic management)

    Date Posted:
    Nov 10, 2015 3:12 PM PST

    Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

    At Exinda, our mission is to help enterprises, educators and service providers effortlessly exceed their WAN service level agreements (SLAs). We do this through an innovative approach called WAN Orchestration and our award winning product, Exinda Network Orchestrator. Our unique solution is designed to coordinate all users, apps, devices, and activities across all your network locations. more