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Product Manager - Media Delivery

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Overview

We are seeking a Product Manager with a passion for UX, strong technical aptitude and business savvy to join the Akamai Media Product Team. Akamai operates the world’s leading CDN delivering more than 80Tbps of video, software and game content at peak. In this role, you will build highly usable products that are relied upon by the leading global media customers. A good understanding of DevOps and CI/CD along with different media workflows will be valuable.

In this role you will be responsible for product requirements, managing product launches and strongly influencing the product strategy. The role will involve working closely with technical partners, marketing, channels, engineering, senior management, as well as a full cross-functional team including, service and support, network and operations, integration services, customer care, and billing.

As a Product Manager you will be responsible for:

* Creating product requirements and clearly communicating through scope documents
* Connecting vision and technology with sufficient detail that engineering teams can build products within the agreed upon time-frame and budget
* Identifying key market adoption milestones and managing the team to accomplish those milestones
* Conducting financial analysis of product usage, revenue and costs including methodical breakdown of segment and regional variances tied back to strategy and market positioning
* Defining and rolling-out positioning of business solutions and creating go-to-market plans
* Identifying and implementing partnerships for offering Akamai customers a complete solution for their business model
* Representing Akamai at conferences and other events
* Defining product strategy and extensively testing and refining with customer segments and sales representatives


Qualifications

Required Education and Experience
Applicants must meet one of the following education and experience requirements:
* 8 years of relevant experience and a Bachelor’s degree or
* 6 years of relevant experience and a Master’s degree or
* 3 years of relevant experience and a PhD

Required Skills
* 5 years of experience in product management or business development with distributing computing technologies, content distribution technologies or equivalent experience
* 3+ years of experience with public cloud platforms

Desired Skills

* Strong knowledge of video formats, codecs, DRM and ad insertion technologies and workflows 

* Familiarity with highly scalable internet infrastructure and networking
* Experience with market segmentation and business analysis of products to markets
* Situational fluency, ability to influence and motivate others and perseverance to handle challenging business situations
* Ability to gather data from the market and customers to analytically determine business priorities
* Desire for on-going challenges and interest in continuously learning about new Internet technologies
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to articulate complex technical concepts to a broad range of technical and business audiences

About Akamai Technologies

Akamai secures and delivers digital experiences for the world's largest companies. Akamai's intelligent edge platform surrounds everything, from the enterprise to the cloud, so customers and their businesses can be fast, smart, and secure. Top brands globally rely on Akamai to help them realize competitive advantage through agile solutions that extend the power of their multi-cloud architectures. Akamai keeps decisions, apps and experiences closer to users than anyone - and attacks and threats far away. Akamai's portfolio of edge security, web and mobile performance, enterprise access and video delivery solutions is supported by unmatched customer service, analytics and 24/7/365 monitoring. To learn how Akamai is shaping the future of digital transformation, visit www.akamai.com and follow @AkamaiCareers on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram.


Akamai is a growing, and evolving, company with offices and operations around the world. As such, we strive to foster inclusive and representative workplaces where all employees are wholly welcome, and enabled to share and benefit from each other’s diverse contributions, as one global team. Our commitment to diversity reaches beyond our corporate offices, to our business partners and suppliers who share the same principles, and whose employees we value as integral to the Akamai business family. Learn more at www.akamai.com/diversity.


Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. If you'd like more information about EEO rights under United States law, please click here

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