Expedient, one of the nation's leading providers of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) solutions to SMB, enterprise and institutional clients, is seeking to hire a Vice President of Product Strategy and Innovation, to spearhead the ongoing evolution of its multi-cloud hosting platforms and related managed services.
The position will be located in either Pittsburgh, PA or Columbus, OH.
Direct applicants only; sponsorship is not provided.
The successful candidate will lead and provide guidance for the expansion of Expedient's current cloud platform and product suite, so that the company maintains its leading-edge position in the cloud-based IaaS sector. The role will oversee and provide guidance to the company's most senior level technologists, including the solution architecture, principal technologist, and product strategy engineering teams.
The role will work very closely with Vice President of Marketing and the most senior sales team leaders, to set messaging and establish and maintain a differentiated value proposition. The successful candidate will be required to interface with top industry analyst firms, technology vendors and trade media.
Expedient delivers its enterprise cloud and colocation solutions for more than a dozen, strategically located national points of presence, with physical data centers and operations in Baltimore, Boston, Cleveland, Columbus, Indianapolis, Memphis, Phoenix and Pittsburgh. Expedient is a CRN Top 100 Data Center and Solutions Provider, a Top Workplace winner for the past six consecutive years, ranked among the Top 10 Managed Service Providers by Channel Futures' MSP 501, VMware Americas Cloud Partner of the Year in 2018 and is recognized as a key provider of Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) by Gartner.
Respect: open to different viewpoints
Adaptability: embraces change
Aggressive Pace: moves quickly to seize opportunity
Experimental: tries different hypotheses to figure out the most resonance
Leverage: uses the least amount of resources to get the maximum return
Urgency: gets it done now, at scale, and moves on.
8-10 years of successful strategic leadership experience in cloud infrastructure environments and digital transformation initiatives
Minimum bachelor's degree in technology related discipline, post-graduate degree strongly preferred
Demonstrated experience effectively leading highly technical teams
Superior verbal and written communication skills
Must be a seasoned and polished public speaker, comfortable presenting to small and very large groups
Willing to travel to attend events and present on behalf of Expedient to the tech community nationwide
Experience influencing direction for high-value technology projects
Experience & intimate understanding of common technology platforms supporting cloud compute environments, including but limited to;
Cloud Native Applications
Orchestration (Rancher, Elastic)
Dell Storage Platforms
Replications Platforms including Zerto
Networking Platforms including;
BENEFITS TO WORKING FOR EXPEDIENT
We place a high value on learning and staying agile in the technology arena. We make education and training available to our employees through a robust, employee-driven training and tuition reimbursement program. Additional benefits include paid time off, top-tier, affordable medical, dental, vision insurance, 401(k) with a generous match and a paid day off to celebrate your birthday each year. Expedient is committed to providing its employees with an environment that promotes collaboration with both team and individual success.
To apply please submit your resume and a cover letter explaining your interest.
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Expedient is an equal opportunity employer, providing a safe, drug-free work environment. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Expedient is a cloud and data center infrastructure as a service (IaaS) provider with local operations in Baltimore, MD; Boston, MA; Cleveland, OH; Columbus, OH; Indianapolis, IN; Memphis, TN and Pittsburgh, PA. Converged solutions enable Expedient clients to focus on strategic business innovation, while a talented team of experts handles operating the information technology needed to support it. Learn more about us at expedient.com/careers.