Senior Product Marketing Manager (JB ID1826)

Location: Santa Clara, CA

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

Senior Product Marketing Manager

Want to be part of the next big thing? Join Big Switch Networks! We’re seeking a smart, talented, and fun person to be a Senior Product Marketing Manager in Santa Clara, CA.

Why join Big Switch?
• Externally recognized as one of the top start-ups and consistently ranked as one of the top ten networking start-ups, we’re dedicated to building a great product and a great company (and having some fun in the process!).

• We hire smart, creative, energetic people, game changers at the top of their respective fields. We are a small group of innovators who believe we can make a big difference.

• We offer competitive salaries and great benefits including generous Medical, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending Accounts, Commuter and 401(k) plans; we also contribute to a Health Savings Account for our employees.

• We have a bright, friendly office in Santa Clara with a huge kitchen stocked with goodies, and provide 2 breakfasts and 3 lunches per week free of charge to employees. 

• Big Switch Networks is the best funded pure-play SDN technology company. 

Job Overview:

This Manager of Product Marketing role is a critical and highly visible role in the company.  The ideal candidate must be proactive with excellent problem solving and judgment skills in a fast-paced startup environment. This individual is expected to have ability to collaborate cross-functionally, strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills, and ability to engage with customers and press. The individual will be expected to be fast on their feet, apply common sense and execute tasks with minimal direction.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

  • Responsible for product/solution launch materials, presentations, white papers, webinar content, and videos. 
  • Develop product positioning and messaging for different market segments, products and solutions.
  • Create and manage product marketing collateral for both internal and external audiences.
  • Create website content for all products, solutions, use cases and customer case studies. Internal and external communications focusing on customer success/references, white. papers, and blogs
  • Collaborates cross-functionally on competitive selling, pricing, market development and field solutions. 
  • This position will be based out of our office in Santa Clara
  • Must have the ability to travel about 20% of the time and on short notice.

Qualifications / Experience:

  • 5+ years of product marketing experience, 10+ years of IT/networking industry experience
  • Strong understanding of Networking Principles & Protocols (e.g. Ethernet, IP Routing, TCP/IP)
  • Deeper knowledge of OpenStack, VMware solutions, security tools and/or network packet broker (NPB) is preferred
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Requirement to provide an online or links to vlogs, white papers, launches, etc. completed.
  • A four-year technical degree is required; Master’s degree is highly recommended

ABOUT BIG SWITCH NETWORKS

Big Switch Networks is the market leader in open software-defined networking solutions for enterprises. Leading international banks and high-tech companies are using our open SDN architecture to build their next-generation data centers. Based in Santa Clara and funded by some of the best venture capital firms in Silicon Valley, the Big Switch Networks team comprises industry veterans who led the SDN revolution, renowned experts in virtualization and networking, and researchers from Stanford University.  For more information visit www.bigswitch.com. 

Big Switch Networks, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a proactive program of affirmative action and diversity development. Big Switch Networks, provides equal opportunity in all of our employment practices to all qualified employees and applicants without regard of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military, veteran or VEVRAA protected veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state, and local laws.

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