Roles and Responsibilities:
Provides direct and ongoing leadership for a team of individual contributors designing and developing new products, enhancements and updates and coordinating projects for systems software, including operating systems, compilers, networking, utilities, databases, and Internet-related tools.
Manages headcount, deliverables, schedules, and costs for multiple ongoing projects, ensuring that resources are appropriately allocated and that goals, objectives, timelines, and budgets are met in accordance with program and organizational road-maps.
Communicates project status and escalates issues to direct managers, program managers, and internal and external development partners.
Manages relationships with outsourced partners and suppliers, including setting expectations regarding deliverables, product quality, schedules, and costs; ensures that team members are effectively communicating and collaborating with outsourced resources.
Proactively identifies opportunities for process improvement and cost reductions opportunities.
Required Skill Sets/ Experience:
Understanding of Storage performance management and analytics
Good understanding of Data Center Infrastructure management and Virtualization
Ability to understand and ramp up on new technologies and product/solutions
Strong software development experience in the not too distant past
Solid understanding of software development best practices, including verification strategies
Strong leadership skills, including coaching, team-building, and conflict resolution.
Advanced project management skills including time and risk management, resource prioritization, and project structuring.
Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
Ability to manage human capital across geographies to drive workforce development and achieve desired results
Strong verbal and written communication skills, including negotiation, presentation, and influence skills
Advanced business acumen, technical knowledge, and extensive knowledge in applications and technologies
Strong multi-tasking and prioritization skills