Senior Product Manager - Streaming
Akamai Technologies - Cambridge, MA

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About the Job
We are seeking a highly self-motivated, experienced, Senior Product Manager to own and drive Akamai's Media Publisher and Workflow strategy and products. This person will be responsible for defining strategy, target markets, product requirements, pricing and financial models, managing product launches, and providing management updates on their product. The role will involve working closely with customers, management, as well as engineering, and a full cross-functional team including product marketing, sales, channels, service and support, network and operations, integration services, customer care, and billing.

About the Team
The media product management team is a group of industry leading professionals dedicated to owning and driving the innovation of digital media products at Akamai. Our products are used by the world's top Media and Entertainment businesses to manage, store, and deliver digital media such as audio and video to a wide array of digital devices.

Responsibilities
  • Define and implement a product strategy and roadmap for Akamai's Streaming products initially focused on Flash, including P&L management.
  • Define and drive the business plan, strategy, and positioning of the products working closely with Product Marketing to define the go to market plan.
  • Define and drive appropriate strategic partnerships.
  • Drive the roadmap working closely with engineering and a full cross-functional team including product marketing, sales, channels, service and support, network and operations, integration services, customer care, and billing.
  • Manage products through launch and follow-on releases.
  • Interact with customers and prospects to define market requirements, and translate these requirements into product requirements that the engineering team can deliver within specification, on time, and within budget.
  • Create and deliver sales training for the direct sales force as well as channel partner sales forces and technical services and support teams.
  • Write and develop product collateral such as product descriptions, presentations, sales tools and technical white papers.
  • Represent Akamai at conferences and other events.
Basic Qualifications
  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Computer Science or Engineering.
  • 5+ years of experience with product management, product marketing or product development.
  • 2+ years of experience with Internet related technologies and streaming.
Desired Qualifications
  • Interest and knowledge of current digital media industry and trends.
  • Situational fluency, ability to influence and motivate others, and perseverance to handle challenging business situations.
  • Ability to gather data from the market and customers to analytically determine business priorities.
  • Desire for on-going challenges and interest in continuously learning about new Internet technologies.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to articulate complex technical concepts to a broad range of technical and business audiences.
  • Must be a team player.
Other Information
  • Is relocation available for this position: Yes
  • Is US Citizenship required: Yes
  • Is a Security Clearance Required: No
If yes, applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation & must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

About Akamai
Akamai provides market-leading managed services for powering rich media, dynamic transactions, and enterprise applications online. Having pioneered the content delivery market more than a decade ago, Akamai's services have been adopted by many of the world's most recognized brands across diverse industries. Since its start in 1998, Akamai has grown from a research “big idea” into one of the world’s most successful technology companies, with consistent profitability and inclusion as an S&P 500 company. With more than 1,800 employees and over 65,000 servers located around the globe, Akamai is committed to innovation in technology and service. Akamai has transformed the Internet into a more viable place to inform, entertain, advertise, interact, and collaborate. Akamai - Powering a Better Internet.

Other Information
  • Is relocation available for this position: No
  • Is US Citizenship required: No
  • Is a Security Clearance Required: No
If yes, applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation & must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer (M/F/D/V) that values the strength that diversity brings to the workplace.

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