Sr. Staff Technical Product Manager – Cloud Adoption

Location: San Diego, California US


Requisition Number: 208960

Position Title: Product Manager (V)

External Description:

Sr. Staff Technical Product Manager – Cloud Adoption

Location: San Diego, California US

Requisition Number:

Job Category: Product Management

San Diego, California US

The Company:

Teradata empowers companies to achieve high-impact business outcomes through analytics. With a powerful combination of Industry expertise and leading hybrid cloud technologies for data warehousing and big data analytics, Teradata unleashes the potential of great companies.  Partnering with top companies around the world, Teradata helps improve customer experience, mitigate risk, drive product innovation, achieve operational excellence, transform finance, and optimize assets. Teradata is recognized by media and industry analysts as a future-focused company for its technological excellence, sustainability, ethics, and business value. 

The Teradata culture isn’t just about one kind of person. So many individuals make up who we are, making us that much more unique. It’s what sets apart the dynamic, diverse and collaborative environment that is Teradata. But even as individuals, there’s one thing that we all share —our united goal of making Teradata and our people, the best we can be.

Our groundbreaking product has been an 18 time leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud Database Management Systems and is a leader in The Forrester Wave: Data Management for Analytics. We power $1.4B in annual recurring revenue and deliver business outcomes for companies with the world’s most complex data and analytics needs.

The thing we value most is delivering outcomes that matter. For our team, our company, and our customers. We work as a team, we are outcome driven, and we are accountable.

About the Position:

Sr. Staff Technical Product Manager – Cloud Adoption

We are looking for an experienced Technical Product Manager to lead a cohesive effort in building Cloud Services strategy and plans on Cloud platforms.

The Technical Product Manager is able to translate business strategy, requirements and product and service offers into a coherent technology framework deployable by customers. You will be responsible for working with sales teams and product teams to develop a target cloud solution and an associated architecture that exceeds customer requirements, helping to win new business for Teradata Cloud and grows the consumption of Teradata with our customers.

As a Cloud Adoption Technical Product Manager, you will be part of a team responsible for the defining the process to onboard customers into Teradata’s Cloud and drive adoption of Teradata’s Cloud. You will work closely with our Sales team to ensure successful solutions are built that will tailor to customers business needs. You will work cross-functionally with Customer Success, Services, Sales and the other organizations within Teradata to ensure a unified customer onboarding experience.

A senior and seasoned technology professional, the Technical PM is a trusted advisor with a broad understanding of digital transformation initiatives, the analytic technology landscape, industry trends and customer motivations. 

You are able to traverse the realms of business, experience design & technology and can rapidly simplify complex topics and communicate effectively at all levels of the organization. You will drive product development, expanding solution capabilities by understanding first hand customer insights and translating business needs to engineering for development. Have solution and customer focused mindset to understand technical market needs, set priorities across functions and help translate market realities into a product roadmap.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide domain expertise around public cloud and enterprise technology.
  • Make recommendations to management on enhancements to existing and new cloud software and architecture or related tools.
  • Partner with other Product Management teams, Architecture, Engineering and Cloud Operations and Support teams to collaboratively develop architectures that ensure Teradata products and processes to support customers while maintaining high standards of cloud practices. 
  • Identify, assess and meet with Cloud Partners to assess opportunities to integrate their products and services into the Teradata ecosystem. 
  • Meet with customers and industry experts to assess and discuss cloud requirements across relevant customer industries and domains, and from this develop relevant action plans for Teradata teams. 
  • Assist Teradata sales and consulting teams to design and implement the Teradata systems for our large, global customers.
  • Develop cloud architecture strategies that align to business strategy for cloud.
  • You will
  • build deep domain experience in cloud platforms and databases.
  • measure everything and make decisions based on data.
  • work with intelligent and dedicated people from around the globe.
  • roll your sleeves up, get your hands dirty, and have fun.
  • drive innovation at a tech company that has been leading the industry for over 40 years.
  • deliver a product that the world’s most well know companies rely on to run their business.
  • have a direct, visible impact on driving Teradata forward.
  • Follow the software development lifecycle from inception throughout design, engineering, testing and deployment
  • Facilitate project meetings, team coordination, issue resolution, and action item tracking.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to present and negotiate complex concepts to management, team members as well as non-technical audiences 
  • Analytical thinking and creative ability to work outside the box to solve problems
  • Excellent written, verbal communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills 
    Involves a limited amount of travel (<20%) 


  • US Permanent Residence or citizenship
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, MIS, Business or related technical field or equivalent of education and experience
  • Have at least 5+ years hands-on experience in architecting, designing, delivering or optimizing Data Warehouse and/or Data Lake solutions
  • 4 - 6+ years of Product Management experience in a Software technology business
  • Have a background in technology consulting and relevant pre-sales experience;
  • Have experience of architecting, designing and implementing Cloud-based solutions;
  • Knowledge of Cloud deployment concepts, policy frameworks and best practices. 
  • Track record working with network infrastructure / Software Defined Networks, virtualization technologies, operating systems, database and web applications. 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Comfortable making hard decisions using a blend of quantitative and qualitative inputs
  • Deep understanding of Public Cloud Platforms such as AWS, Azure & GCP
  • Deep understanding of Cloud Service market place
  • Experience working in an agile product development environment
  • Excellent project management and time management skills

CountryEEOText_Description: Teradata invites all identities and backgrounds in the workplace. We work with deliberation and intent to ensure we are cultivating collaboration and inclusivity across our global organization. ​ We are proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, color, ancestry, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related conditions), national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, medical condition, genetic information, gender identity or expression, military and veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

City: San Diego

State: California

Community / Marketing Title: Sr. Staff Technical Product Manager – Cloud Adoption

Job Category: Product Management

Company Profile:

We’re conducting virtual interviews to keep our candidates and employees safe. Many roles will be temporarily remote or work from home, while others will remain remote. Read more on our response here: Teradata Response to COVID-19.

Teradata helps businesses unlock value by turning data into their greatest asset.  We’re the cloud data analytics platform company, built for a hybrid multi-cloud reality, solving the world's most complex data challenges at scale. Collectively, we endeavor to serve equal parts innovator and contributor. Because our mission isn’t just about the collection of data – it’s about revolutionizing the future of transportation to save lives, optimizing energy costs to make the planet a cleaner place, and using data to predict and identify cancer risks.

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