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Title:  VP, Product Management

In our ‘always on’ world, we believe it’s essential to have a genuine connection with the work you do.

 

At Ruckus Networks, a CommScope BU, we are constantly redefining connectivity to build a smarter, simpler, more connected world. We are a pioneer in the wireless infrastructure market, enabling carriers and enterprises to stay ahead of the exploding demand for high-bandwidth applications and services. With so many growth opportunities, it is critical for the product management organization to chart the right path forward and align market opportunities to product strategy and go-to-market in order to out-execute competitors and grow much faster than the market.

 

How You"ll help us connect the world:

 

We are looking for a Vice President, Product Management for our Wireless products. Someone who is passionate about developing differentiated HW products (Access Points, Controllers, LTE WAN Gateways, IOT) with a compelling SW vision realized through RUCKUS Cloud and our SmartZone network management platform.

RUCKUS has a bold vision of leveraging AI and Cloud to enable autonomous networking where the network can not only derive insights and root causes for any incidents, but increasingly self-heal through automatic mitigating actions. This role will be accountable for driving our product roadmap and evolution towards realizing this vision.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • You will lead all aspects of the portfolio of products and solutions for wireless (Access Points, Network Controllers, LTE WAN Gateways, IOT) in accordance with the company goals and in alignment with key stakeholders such as sales, engineering, and marketing.
  • Lead the portfolio management including product requirements, portfolio prioritization, and new product introductions. This role reports to the BU Leader.
  • Able to drive some of the fastest growing products and in charge for the P&L and manage a team to meet the strategic and financial objectives
  • Effectively engage with the ecosystem players - chip vendors, contract manufacturers, and third-party SW/HW partners to understand technology advancements and integration of their IP into the Ruckus portfolio
  • Responsible for product lifecycle decisions – concept commit, execution commit, New Product Introduction (NPI), Product Growth, End of Life (EoL), etc.
  • Monitor revenue, costs, and sell-through and initiate actions to meet margin targets and achieve lifetime volumes
  • Serve as an external spokesperson and evangelist for Ruckus
  • Work closely with the Marketing and Sales teams to ensure successful GTM campaigns - Field webinars, Sales training, industry events, etc.
  • Lead cross-functional teams to make hard decisions based on limited data

 

Required Qualifications:

 

Experience with WLAN Hardware product development.

Experience with WLAN system development (HW + SW + Cloud)

conducting quantitative and qualitative market analysis

Experience with launching new products and solutions in the enterprise space

Ability to thrive in a fast-pace, dynamic, and sometime ambiguous environment while managing competing priorities

B.S Degree required and/or MBA is preferred along with 15+ years of proven experience in product management with demonstrated market and technical knowledge of networking in Wi-Fi, Security, SD-WAN, and Switching

Ability to challenge status quo

Ability to synthesize information from various sources to form own opinion and gain support from others

Ability to resolve problem in cross-functional situations and to form constructive teaming across the organization

 

Why  Ruckus a CommScopeBU?

 

 

CommScope is on a quest to deliver connectivity that empowers how we live, work, and learn. Our employees push the boundaries of communications technology that enables game-changing discoveries like 5G, the Internet of Things, and gigabit speeds for everyone, everywhere. With our unmatched expertise in copper, fiber, and wireless infrastructure, our global clients rely on us to outperform today and be ready for the needs of tomorrow. 

If you want to grow your career alongside bright, passionate, and caring people who strive to create what's next…..come connect to your future at CommScope.

CommScope is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO), including people with disabilities and veterans. If you are seeking an accommodation for the application or interview process, please contact us to submit your request at talentacquisition@commscope.com. You can also learn more about CommScope’s accommodation process and EEO policy at careers.commscope.com/eeo


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