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Lumen Sr Lead Product Manager - Ethernet in Columbia, South Carolina

About Lumen

Lumen is guided by our belief that humanity is at its best when technology advances the way we live and work. With 450,000 route fiber miles serving customers in more than 60 countries, we deliver the fastest, most secure global platform for applications and data to help businesses, government and communities deliver amazing experiences. Learn more about Lumen’s network, edge cloud, security and communication and collaboration solutions and our purpose to further human progress through technology at news.lumen.com, LinkedIn: /lumentechnologies, Twitter: @lumentechco, Facebook: /lumentechnologies, Instagram: @lumentechnologies and YouTube: /lumentechnologies.

The Role

The Ethernet Sr Lead Product Manager is an overall owner for a set of service offerings that solve Adaptive Networking requirements for Enterprise, Government, Mid-Market, and International customers. This position is focused on managing, evolving, and expanding the Lumen Ethernet portfolio of products and supporting the sales channels to maximize sales, revenue, and margins. This product management professional is able to understand segmented customer requirements, the landscape of competitive options each customer may consider, and articulate where Ethernet is the ideal solution among other Lumen Adaptive Networking alternatives. The Product Manager and his/her distributed, cross-functional team of operational and, in some cases, IT development resources must insure the product features and functionality, which can drive growth, are fully supported to achieve positive User and Customer Experiences so as to facilitate a profitable portfolio of services for the company.

The Main Responsibilities

  • Ensure Ethernet product alignment with cross functional stakeholders including development, operations, sales, marketing, legal, regulatory, etc.

  • Maintain and evolve Sales and .com documentation as living documents

  • Maintain and communicate prioritized backlog and roadmap for product, features, and service offerings

  • Drive portfolio execution to attain its goals as set forth in company strategy and financial forecasts

  • Support sales and marketing resources with information regarding customer benefits, market differentiation, and overall value proposition

  • Support field sales and engineering for qualified opportunities by assessing customization or feature feasibility

What We Look For in a Candidate

  • Entrepreneurial "can do" attitude, willingness to be creative, flexible, and ability make an impact

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience defining and executing go-to-market strategies

  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills

  • 5+ years in a product management role or equivalent experience working with related technologies

  • Bachelor's degree in a technology, business, or engineering discipline or equivalent work experience, MBA is a plus

What to Expect Next

Requisition #: 266232

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EEO Statement

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, citizenship, national origin, religion, veteran status, disability, genetic characteristic or information, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, family status, pregnancy, or other legally protected status (collectively, “protected statuses”). We do not tolerate unlawful discrimination in any employment decisions, including recruiting, hiring, compensation, promotion, benefits, discipline, termination, job assignments or training.

NOTE: Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.


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This position is eligible for either short-term incentives or sales compensation. Director and VP positions also are eligible for long-term incentive. To learn more about our bonus structure, you can view additional information here. (https://jobs.lumen.com/global/en/compensation-information) We're able to answer any additional questions you may have as you move through the selection process.

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This information reflects the base salary pay range for this job based on current national market data. Ranges may vary based on the job's location. We offer competitive pay that varies based on individual experience, qualifications and other relevant factors. We encourage you to apply to positions that you are interested in and for which you believe you are qualified. To learn more, you are welcome to discuss with us as you move through the selection process.