Director, Product Management

Santa Clara, CA 95050
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Job Description

Come join our creative team of dedicated individuals in bringing the next generation switch products to market. Intel is seeking highly qualified candidates to join the BXD (Barefoot Switching Division) in our Network and Edge Group (NEX) as Director of Product Management. You will be a key member in the success of our Ethernet Switching portfolio. We're a strong, vibrant, cross-site team that helps drive Intel's programmable switching technology and products to position Tofino as the switching platform of choice for Cloud and Data Center network deployments.

In this role, you will own a network switch ASIC product.  You will collaborate closely with the cross-functional teams to ensure success of the product. 

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Help define the business plan, product and GTM for network switch ASICs

  • Understand ecosystem and customer requirements and translate them into detailed product requirements that deliver competitive solutions

  • Drive strategic discussions to secure design wins

  • Work across internal teams (hardware, software, manufacturing, marketing, sales, CE) to get products to market

  • Develop launch strategies and plans, ensuring demos and proof points are available to drive product demand

  • Understand and react to competitive developments, finding wedges to effectively position our products in the market while identifying risks, mitigations and contingencies associated with the roadmap

  • Interacting with customers to understand usage and requirements

  • Collaborate with experts of various domains within Intel to further enhance Intel product offerings

The ideal candidate will have the following skills in addition to the qualifications listed below:

  • Must be a team player, with a demonstrated ability to technically influence others

  • A leader that can pull together teams to work towards strategic goals with minimal inputs

  • Strong problem-solving skills

  • Strong communicator with excellent written, verbal and presentation skills


In this position you will gain invaluable experience which will allow growth and expanded opportunities within this business group as well as future possible opportunities with other business groups within Intel.

The Connectivity Group (CG), to which BXD resides, drives new product technologies in the areas of Programmable switching devices, and Smart NICs, Silicon Photonics for data center fabrics. The BXD team is driven by deep engineering skills and a love of cutting-edge projects. We are building the world's fastest switches that are also fully programmable, ensuring the network can adapt to meet the emerging needs of applications and empower users to write solutions rapidly, and to innovate broadly. We believe that when the network is fully programmable-that is, both the control plane and data plane are under the control of the end user- the networking industry will enjoy the same innovative explosion as we have seen in software.


You must possess the below minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position Preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates.

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • Product management in network switch or related products

  • Bachelors degree in related field

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters degree

  • 7+ Experience in networking industry

  • 5+ years of experience in product management

  • Experience with hyperscale data center operators

  • Experience leading teams

Inside this Business Group

The Data Center Group (DCG) is at the heart of Intels transformation from a PC company to a company that runs the cloud and billions of smart, connected computing devices. The data center is the underpinning for every data-driven service, from artificial intelligence to 5G to high-performance computing, and DCG delivers the products and technologiesspanning software, processors, storage, I/O, and networking solutionsthat fuel cloud, communications, enterprise, and government data centers around the world.

Intel Corporation will require all new U.S. employees to be fully-vaccinated for Covid-19 as a condition of hire unless they have an approved accommodation in place under applicable law. Newly-hired employees will be required to provide proof of vaccination prior to their start date.

Posting Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by local law, regulation, or ordinance.

Position of Trust

This role is a Position of Trust. Should you accept this position, you must consent to and pass an extended Background Investigation, which includes (subject to country law), extended education, SEC sanctions, and additional criminal and civil checks. For internals, this investigation may or may not be completed prior to starting the position. For additional questions, please contact your Recruiter....

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