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Director, CXL Product Management

Micron

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Job Overview:

Our vision is to transform how the world uses information to enrich life for all. Join an inclusive team passionate about one thing: using their expertise in the relentless pursuit of innovation for customers and partners. The solutions we build help make everything from virtual reality experiences to breakthroughs in neural networks possible. We do it all while committing to integrity, sustainability, and giving back to our communities. Because doing so can fuel the very innovation we are pursuing.

As a Director of Product Management for the Compute and Networking Business Unit (CNBU), you will manage a team that is charged with defining and executing the strategy for a key Micron memory portfolio category that will position Micron for success in the dynamic and growing memory industry. Your team will lead cross-functional efforts across multiple engineering, marketing, and operations teams to develop portfolio strategies, optimize the business case of each product, drive products through each stage of Micron’s Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) process, and direct development activities of new products by specifying the requirements, setting priorities, and resolving tradeoffs.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Collaborate with the leaders of relevant engineering, marketing, operations, manufacturing and other organizations to promote the achievement of product goals
  • Evaluate and authorize product proposals and stage gate reviews
  • Engage with customers and industry partners to gain insights on market requirements
  • Define, organize, optimize, and lead product-focused initiatives and operating frameworks
  • Recruit and cultivate top technical and business talent for Product Manager roles
  • Ensure that the team is delivering on the following responsibilities:
    • Product strategy creation, including product positioning, customer plans, and pricing
    • Development and continued optimization of the business case for each product in your portfolio, including unit cost, capex, revenue, R&D, opportunity cost and return on investment analysis
    • Drive key corporate processes and participate in process improvement initiatives
    • Direct and indirect interface with customers to identify product features, priorities, schedule and other requirements
    • Direct interface with key external development partners and suppliers
    • Monitor and drive for a comprehensive understanding of competitor products and strategies
    • Oversee the full product development process by acting as the key CNBU contact that provides product guidance to engineering, program management, operations, and manufacturing groups
    • Ownership of the product lifecycle process from concept to end of life for your product portfolio, including the timely preparation and presentation of all stage gates and key product decisions
    • Manage the key activities required to launch new products into the market (NPI, new product introduction)
    • Internal spokesperson to represent CNBU product strategies and requirements to all relevant stakeholders
    • Oversight of personnel resource, manufacturing, and development plans
    • Evaluate and productize new technologies and drive product enhancements
    • Develop models, methodologies and criteria for evaluating product concepts and tradeoffs

Qualifications:

  • 10+ years product development or engineering with significant experience in both technical and business topics in a semiconductor or a computing systems company
  • Deep knowledge of computer architecture, memory solutions, and relevant industry consortia (JEDEC, CXL) is preferred
  • Direct experience in product management or marketing roles, preferably including experience as a people manager
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Experience leading cross-functional teams across multiple sites
  • Proven track record of strategy development
  • Demonstrated business acumen
  • Ability to travel both domestically and internationally

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or a related field
  • MBA or alternative Master’s Degree in management is preferred

About Micron Technology, Inc.

We are an industry leader in innovative memory and storage solutions transforming how the world uses information to enrich life for all. With a relentless focus on our customers, technology leadership, and manufacturing and operational excellence, Micron delivers a rich portfolio of high-performance DRAM, NAND, and NOR memory and storage products through our Micron® and Crucial® brands. Every day, the innovations that our people create fuel the data economy, enabling advances in artificial intelligence and 5G applications that unleash opportunities — from the data center to the intelligent edge and across the client and mobile user experience.

To learn more, please visit micron.com/careers

Micron is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.


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