Dir, Product Marketing & Planning

US-CA-Sunnyvale
Job ID
2017-5829
Category
Marketing

Overview

At Rambus, we are turning incredible possibilities into everyday reality by helping to deliver the innovations that greatly impact the world we live in.

As a dynamic organization, we are always seeking to hire exceptional talent to join some of the brightest inventors and engineers in the world to explore their passions to develop products that have real-life impact. As well, Rambus benefits are among the most comprehensive and competitive in the market today.

Our business is rooted in developing technologies and solutions that serve the needs of the market from the Data Center to the Mobile Edge. From our foundation in memory and interfaces, we leverage our history of high-speed circuit design leadership to create high-performance, low-power memory and serial link interface chips and IP cores to meet the needs of increasingly complex Data Center requirements.

Description:

We are seeking a dynamic, experienced and results oriented product marketing and planning director to lead our server memory buffer product roadmap definition, customer engagements and design wins with world-wide server OEMs and Hyperscale data center (HDC) customers and ecosystem partnerships.

This seasoned and high-energy person will be responsible for defining our next generation buffer product line roadmap and ecosystem strategy. In addition, he/she will own the assigned server OEM and Hyperscale data center customer pull strategy for our memory buffer product line and will work closely with cross-functional teams internally (sales, engineering) and externally to develop and execute the strategy. The product line will span across DDR4, DDR5 and new generation technologies.

As a Buffer products product marketing and planning director, you will work in tight partnership with sales to drive design wins at the customers and ensure our memory buffer product line secures a leading market share position for every platform generation at each of the Tier 1 server OEMs and HDCs.

Responsibilities

 

  • Lead definition of a world class next generation buffer product line and ecosystem enabling strategies and execution.
  • Lead and drive all memory buffer product line engagements and design wins with all assigned Tier 1 server OEM and Hyperscale Data Center (HDC) accounts in North America and China
  • Present product roadmap and evangelize our memory buffer product line values to all customers
  • Understand Tier 1 server OEM and HDC platform roadmaps: engineering development, qualification, launch and sustaining qualification timelines
  • Develop strong customer relationships with the key memory buffer-related personnel at each of the assigned Tier 1 server OEM and HDC accounts.
  • Direct business unit engineering support priorities to secure technology leadership position and resolve any open customer issues in expedited manner
  • Determine customer requirements and key features for buffer product line and drive feedback into internal cross-functional teams including executive staff
  • Work with Sales to develop customized Tier 1 server OEM and HDC account plans and strategies to drive Rambus-based memory module qualifications and increase overall buffer product line market share

 

 

Qualifications

 

  

  • Minimum of 8 years of marketing experience
  • Engineering degree; MBA is a plus.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong initiative and self-starter attitude with ability to handle fast pace and pressure environment
  • Experience engaging & working with Tier 1 server OEM and HDC customers; preferably promoting products
  • Team player with experience in cross-functional team (sales, marketing and engineering) setting
  • Preferably possesses experience working with sales teams to develop positioning, messaging, and winning account strategies
  • Familiarity with memory market trends and key eco-system players such as Intel, Samsung, Micron and SK hynix

 

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Rambus offers an extremely competitive compensation package, which includes a strong base salary, bonus, equity, matching 401(k), employee stock purchase plan, comprehensive medical and dental benefits, time-off program and gym membership.

Rambus creates innovative hardware and software technologies, driving advancements from the data center to the mobile edge. Our chips, customizable IP cores, architecture licenses, tools, software, services, training and innovations improve the competitive advantage of our customers. We collaborate with the industry, partnering with leading ASIC and SoC designers, foundries, IP developers, EDA companies and validation labs. Our products are integrated into billions of devices and systems, powering and securing diverse applications, including Big Data, Internet of Things (IoT), mobile, consumer and media platforms. At Rambus, we are makers of better. For more information, visit rambus.com.

 

For additional information on life at Rambus and our current openings, check out rambus.com/careers/.

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