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Product Manager (Fiber-Optic Telecommunications) (Read 5221 times)
Dale Correa
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Product Manager (Fiber-Optic Telecommunications)
May 04th, 2012, 10:16am
Our client, a designer and manufacturer of affordable high-performance components for high speed communications offering the best in millimeter-wave engineering and high speed digital design is currently seeking a Product Manager at their corporate headquarters in Wine Country, Santa Rosa, CA.

The key responsibilities for this position include gathering and prioritizing market & customer requirements, working closely with Engineering and Operations to deliver winning products, leading customer technical and business interactions, and developing and executing marketing strategies.

As a basis for consideration, all interested applicants must possess the following qualifications:
•      BS/MSEE or equivalent degree plus a minimum of 5 years’ experience performing in a Product Manager or Product Marketing Manager capacity within integrated circuit or fiber-optic telecommunications industries.
•      Technical understanding of RF components and systems fiber-optic telecommunications technology or MMICs including a working knowledge of the following:
o      Transponder optical modulation techniques and system design trends for increased bit rates and lower power
o      IC (CMOS, bipolar, GaAs, InPh) design and fabrication processes, technologies, techniques
o      IC packaging/pcb manufacturing technologies, materials, techniques
o      Reliability/QA practices, tools, techniques
o      Telecom optical transport system architecture and operation
o      Statistical methods related to design of experiments and inferences of a population based on sampling.

•      Demonstrated success influencing and motivating diverse teams without having direct managerial authority.
•      Demonstrated success defining and launching new products.
•      15% international and domestic travel required
•      US Citizen

The Product Manager is responsible for both the product planning and product marketing of components used in fiber-optic telecommunications systems.  Duties include the following:
Product Planning Responsibilities
•      Manage assigned products throughout their lifecycle (Concept to EOL).
•      Provide expertise with regards to customer requirements and future needs.
•      Define and update product line strategies and roadmaps.
•      Deliver MRDs and PRDs with priorities and corresponding justification.
•      Provide expertise with respect to competitive offerings and alternatives.
•      Work closely with Engineering and Operations to deliver winning products.
Product Marketing Responsibilities
•      Lead customer technical and business interactions.
•      Define and update marketing strategies & messaging and drive execution.
•      Develop technical marketing collateral including data sheets, application notes and presentations.
•      Brief and train the sales force.

Interested? If you have any questions please call Dale at 707-820-7900 or via linked-in at

Thank you for your consideration!
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