• Data Center Product Line Manager

    Micron Technology, Inc.Folsom, CA 95630

    Job #1026468632

  • Req. ID: 144277

    Micron Technology's vision is to transform how the world uses information to enrich life and our dedication to people, innovation, tenacity, teamwork, and customer focus allows us to fulfill our mission to be a global leader in memory and storage solutions. This means conducting business with integrity, accountability, and professionalism while supporting our global community.

    As a Product Line Manager for the Storage Business Unit Datacenter SSD Marketing Team, you will be responsible with executing Micron's storage vision. Working cross functionally with engineering, sales, and factory teams, you will define leading storage solutions around the use of Solid State technologies that help our customer's reshape their storage operating model to radically increase efficiency, reliability and performance.

    The successful candidate will have extensive technical domain expertise (with a focus on storage and solid state devices), combined with strong eye for business, allowing the candidate to provide deep analysis of new Datacenter hardware/software technologies and architectures while simultaneously judging the market potential of those emerging solutions. Candidates should have a consistent 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 Datacenter SSD storage solutions. This influential role requires outstanding skills in analytics, market understanding, the ability to drive related SSD marketing & planning initiatives within Micron, outreach to Micron's customer base, and represent Micron at key industry events. This position is available in either Folsom, CA or San Jose, CA.

    Major Functional areas

    Roadmap and business case

    • Define Micron's long term roadmaps for Datacenter SSD products, services, and solution offerings

    • Produce the financial business cases that support the roadmap decisions

    • Figure out and how we'd bring the proposed solutions to market

    Customer Needs Analysis and Outreach, Industry Trend Analysis

    • Drive customer outreach activities and relationships in order to author world-class customer-driven Marketing Requirements Documents and time-to-market products for placement on the Micron Datacenter SSD roadmap

    • Drive relationships with industry analysts, developing and communicating Micron's storage direction

    • Attendance and presentation at key Datacenter computing industry events

    Market Trends and Analysis

    • Understand the current & future trends in the Datacenter computing space and evaluate which trends make commercial and economic sense for Micron to pursue including; business models, technologies, application areas, etc

    • Partner with leading Datacenter computing Eco-system providers to understand key technology and innovation trends, and provide analysis to determine the best fit for Micron's product plans

    • Analyze the competitive landscape and accurately position Micron Datacenter products vs the competition

    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 Advanced Engineering organization to ensure Datacenter needs are represented in the R&D process

    • Align and coordinate strategies across Micron's product, services, and sales divisions

    • Establish a clear demand profile for your product(s) that encompasses a deep understanding of the storage market's TAM, SAM, and SOM down to a customer level.

    Required Skills

    • 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 customers and Micron senior management.

    • Demonstrated eye for business and critical thinking skills.

    • Experience leading cross-functional teams and working across multiple locations.

    • Ability to travel both domestically and internationally.


    A BS or BA degree in Engineering or Business/Marketing, MBA (Preferred) and 8+ years combined of product development, marketing, and customer experience in storage or technology-related field. Solid State Drive experience is preferred.

    About Us

    As the leader in innovative memory solutions, Micron is helping the world make sense of data by delivering technology that is transforming how the world uses information. Through our global brands - Micron, Crucial and Ballistix - we offer the industry's broadest portfolio. We are the only company manufacturing today's major memory and storage technologies: DRAM, NAND, NOR and 3D XPointâ„¢ memory. Our solutions are purpose built to use the value of data to unlock financial insights, accelerate scientific breakthroughs and improve communication around the world.

    Micron Benefits

    Employee Rewards Program, Healthcare, Paid time off (Combined Sick and Vacation Time), Retirement savings plans, Paid maternity/paternity leave, Employee Assistance Program, Professional development training, Workplace wellness programs, Micron Health Clinic (Boise only), Fitness Center / Activity rooms (Boise only), Tuition Reimbursement, Micron Corporate Discounts, Casual Dress attire.

    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 ~~~ (or ~~~).

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