Dell Consultant, Product Management in Reston, Virginia

Job Description:

Dell is a collective of customer-obsessed, industry-leading visionaries. At our core is a commitment to diversity, sustainability and our communities. We offer unparalleled growth and development opportunities for our team members. We believe that technology is essential for driving human progress, and we’re committed to providing that technology to people and organizations everywhere, so they can transform the way they work and live.

Dell EMC's Data Protection division develops a suite of best-in-class cloud, replication, backup, and archive solutions. This division has an exciting opportunity for a Product Management professional to join our small, talented, and highly motivated Ecosystem team. This group is responsible for driving the integration of Data Protections solutions within infrastructure solutions (within and external to Dell).

In this highly visible and key role you will be responsible for leading the product management effort which includes defining and refining product requirements, enumerating and developing use cases, and driving the overall data-protection business through Hyper-converged platforms. You will work closely with engineering, product marketing, program management, finance, services, product PMs and other extended teams to effectively manage every phase of the entire product lifecycle from release through to retirement. You will need to be action-oriented, persistent and a driving force responsible for defining data protection solutions for the targeted infrastructure platforms.

A sample of the type of work you will perform:

  • Prepare and present the business case supporting a particular product or business initiative.

  • Evaluate and drive product release processes (e.g., product positioning and long term strategic business plans) with the objective to assess the right blend of trade-offs to maximize the product impact in the marketplace.

  • Work with Partner engineering teams to support integration efforts.

  • Work with product engineering teams to optimize our products for these platforms.

  • Support product releases with the back-end infrastructure readiness.

  • Collaborate with Product Management, Marketing, Sales, and Program Management in support of the go-to-market plan for a product or business initiative, working with all departments to execute.

  • Collaborate with team members and senior staff on research, development, and presentation of new/existing product and business initiatives to gain timely management approval and handling of issues for product price, packaging, feature/functionality.

Skills/Qualifications that would make you a good fit:

  • Creative thinker with exceptional problem solving skills.

  • Experience with Data Protection products, technologies, and industry.

  • Skilled at being customer focused with strong communication, negotiation and presentation skills.

  • Project and product lifecycle management experience.

  • Strong analytical skills; must be proficient with MS PowerPoint and Excel.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

  • Competent at multi-tasking in a fast paced, dynamic environment.

  • MBA is desired

EMC Values:

When you choose our company, you join a diverse world of innovative thought leaders. At our core is a commitment to workplace diversity, the sustainability of our planet, and community corporate involvement. We offer highly competitive salaries, bonus programs, world-class benefits, and unparalleled growth and development opportunities-all to create a compelling and rewarding work environment.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, genetics, or citizenship status (when otherwise legally authorized to work) and will not be discriminated against on the basis of such characteristics or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We encourage applicants of all ages.

Critical Hiring Criteria:

Functional Area(s):

Engineering - Other


Data Protection

Business Unit:



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