Sungard Availability Services LP Senior Product Manager in Thornton, Colorado

Senior Product Manager ID: 16187 Location: Houston TX - 757 North EldridgeAlternate Location(s): Thornton CO - 550 E 84th Ave Suite E-5, WaynePA - 680 E Swedesford RoadOur Vision is to be the IT solutions provider of choice to ensure theavailability of our customers' business operations. Do you want to make adifference in one of the world's leading IT services companies? SungardAvailability Services offers careers that combine the independence of workingin a small entrepreneurial environment with the depth of resources of aFortune 500 technology company.At Sungard Availability Services, we provide operations support toorganizations that need to ensure business viability by keeping missioncritical information and applications up and running. With the recent launchof our Enterprise Cloud Services, Sungard continues to invest in newtechnologies to stay in the foreground of technology innovations that solvebusiness challenges.Unlike other companies that offer individual technology services, SungardAvailability Services is focused on providing responsive and integrateddisaster recovery, managed services, IT consulting and business continuitymanagement software solutions, to help organizations keep criticaltechnology and applications available.At Sungard Availability Services, we know that people our people are ourgreatest assets; we work hard to develop our employees and rely on them tomake wise choices. The result is a challenging and rewarding work environmentthat fosters growth and encourages professional development. That's why over3000 dedicated professionals chose Sungard Availability Services as theirplace of employment. DescriptionSenior Product ManagerPermanentLocations: Houston-TX, Thornton-CO, Wayne-PAOpportunity:As the Senior. Product Manager, Data Protection Services, you will developand deliver next generation of Sungard AS data protection services includingmanaged backup, vaulting and data replication servicesAbout You:You are a hardworking, competitive type that is driven to succeed.Self-starter with a reputation for being an effective change agent.Have a solid understanding of the data protection space and exposure tomultiple backup, vaulting and data replication technologiesResponsibilities:You will use client input, market knowledge, and practical experience todefine product requirements. The key responsibilities are described in moredetail as follows:Develop, maintain and lead effort to establish industry leading Backup anddata replication product strategy and roadmapDefine, develop product requirements and partner with engineering to deliverproducts to meet customers' data protection and data recovery requirementsDemonstrate Subject Matter Expertise in product areas specified and drivecross functional teams to deliver agreed upon resultsTrack and maintain performance metrics for new products and servicelaunches, and manage product line life cycle from strategic planning totactical activities for Recovery Services.Specify market requirements for current and future products by conductingmarket research supported by visits to prospective and existing customers.Lead efforts to increase revenue and profits and reduce costs associated withproduct lines, and develop product forecasts, pricing, and operational models.Develop and maintain value-based pricing frameworks for product offerings,and lead strategic projects for assigned lines of business.Drive product solution sets across development teams (primarilyDevelopment/Engineering and Marketing Communications) through marketrequirements, product contract, and positioning, and work with ProductMarketing to maintain and provide content for product related collateral andsaWork with Marketing Communications to define the go-to-market strategy,helping them understand the product positioning, key benefits, and targetcustomers.Participate in various sales support activities, including product andservices training, seminar and documentation development, and pre- andpost-