Support Product Manager

Location: San Diego, California US


This position is no longer open.

Requisition Number: 205008

Position Title: Services Product Manager IV

External Description:

Location: San Diego

Teradata’s Global Support Organization is looking for an experienced Support Product Manager to join the Client, Analytic Apps, and Utilities team. Ideally, you have Product Support Planning and/or Product Management experience in enterprise analytical ecosystem and demonstrated abilities of data-driven problem-solving, business acumen, effective collaboration with multiple teams, and leadership in driving cross-functional results.

You will drive product supportability features and customer support practices making Teradata software solutions easier to deploy, operate, support, and ultimately, enable our customers to quickly and successfully deliver business outcomes. We’re looking for someone who is highly motivated, independent, and creative who is ready to contribute to Teradata's success.

Roles, Responsibilities, & Deliverables

Technology: Quickly learn and understand technologies as developed and released by Engineering

Develop a product support philosophy based on the competitive market place, industry trends,
competitive benchmarks, and product positioning (support & services focused)

  • Liaison to provide input to Teradata tiered services portfolio and offerings
  • Define and drive product supportability requirements in the product roadmap
  • Provide thought leadership on improving product deployment and shift to early detection, predictive, and preventative – i.e. installation, upgrade, migration, and back-down
  • Represent and align CS stakeholders in the product release process
  • Develop product support plan in concert with market, competitive, and technology/customer trends including a supportability risk assessment with releases.

Quality: First-hand knowledge of installed base customer experience through incident and quality data analysis

  • Leads prioritization of quality issues in the product roadmap through backlog alignments leveraging the first-hand view of customer experience
  • Review and approve quality and user acceptance test plans for releases

Support Practices

  • Identify and evolve product support documentation requirements and ensure successful knowledge transfers
  • Identify and evolve support practices specific to your product
  • Identify and drive requirements for diagnostic tools and parts replacement
  • Provide thought leadership to leverage greater service analytics and automation to shift to early detection, proactive avoidance (predictive), and preventative maintenance.

Business Model: Work closely with service offering team to develop, own, and communicate all support costs to Product Management, Service Offering, and Support leadership. Support costs will include costs of personnel, tools, parts, issue impact on revenue, etc.

  • Telemetry: Define and evolve IoT and backend requirements for break/fix and performance issue detection and automated diagnostics and resolution

Analytics: Define, monitor, and evolve analytics and KPIs to drive continuous improvement in incident resolution velocity, quality, support costs, and supportability requirements

  • Identify proactive and prescriptive support opportunities


  • Requirements Gathering – 35%
  • Realization & Deployment – 40%
  • Lifecycle Management – 25%

Your Background

  • BS/MS or equivalent experience required
  • Experience in Enterprise Software Product Management, Product Support Planning, Customer Support, and/or Program Management
  • Proven ability to understand and solve complex business problems, leveraging your analytical skills and ability to dive deep to create effective strategic plans and tactical countermeasures
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills. Comfortable with both business and technical discussions
  • Experience in building trusting relationships and leading through emotional intelligence
  • Ability to organize and lead teams who do not directly report to you
  • Strong desire to take ownership and deliver customer-first solutions
  • Agile/Scrum development experience
  • Demonstrable track record of success


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City: San Diego

State: California

Community / Marketing Title: Support Product Manager

Job Category: Customer Support

Company Profile:

Considering COVID-19, we are still hiring but conducting virtual interviews to keep our candidates and employees safe. Many roles will be temporarily remote or work from home to comply with current safety regulations. These roles will be required to be in the office once it is safe or restrictions are lifted. Read more on our response here: Teradata Response to COVID-19 

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