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Product Manager (Commercial)

CoolIT Systems

CoolIT Systems

Product
Calgary, AB, Canada
Posted on Friday, February 2, 2024
About Coolit Systems Inc.

Founded in Calgary, Alberta in 2001, CoolIT Systems is the leading Direct Liquid Cooling technology provider for data centers, supercomputers, and desktop computers. We design and manufacture solutions used by the largest tech companies globally.

Recognized as one of “The Americas’ Fastest Growing Companies 2023” by Financial Times and honored with the Deloitte Fast 50 Clean Technology award in 2022, as well as the Deloitte Fast 500 distinction in both 2021 and 2022, CoolIT's rapid growth is capturing global attention.

As demand for generative AI, high performance computing and cloud solutions rapidly expands, there has never been a more exciting time to join our team.

Role

WHAT YOU’LL DO:

An exciting and challenging position exists as a Product Manager at CoolIT Systems, reporting to the Director, Product Management (Commercial).

As a Product Manager, you will be responsible to bring together CoolIT’s business objectives, customer & market requirements, and technology & innovation to drive the strategic direction of CoolIT’s Advanced Cooling Product Portfolio for our commercial high performance computing business. You will oversee product lifecycles from ideation through to end-of-life.

Your team embodies the CoolIT Vivid Vision and ensures our continued position as the innovation beacon, authority, and educator to industry.

Responsibilities

  • Oversee product management of assigned CoolIT commercial categories that may include: coolant distribution units (CDUs), coldplates, components, manifolds, and software.
  • Manage strategies for high performance computing, including: identifying gaps & opportunities, incorporating features, technologies & innovations, setting pricing & margin targets, timing product launch dates, etc.
  • Engage with customers and data center end-users to identify product needs, gaps and opportunities.
  • Work with the internal Advanced Technology and Engineering groups to stay current available innovations and technologies that can be incorporated into CoolIT products.
  • Provide guidance and decisions to internal development teams during new product introductions (NPI).
  • Work closely with the Business Development and Professional Services teams to ready them for product launches
  • Review and control product change management in sustainment and to end-of-life.
  • Develop and maintain product training and documentation.
  • Manage and monitor product forecasts, inventory, pricing, costs and margins that align with corporate revenue and profitability growth targets.
  • Support the Director, Product Management (Commercial) with development and implementation product management tools and processes as required.
  • Global travel required up to 25%

Who You Are

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5+ years combined experience in customer-facing roles for hardware product development and product management.
  • Strong understanding of hardware product lifecycle management, including ideation, new product introduction, sustainment, and end-of-life
  • Influential and collaborative cross-functional team player with a proven track record of engaging with multi-disciplinary internal and external stakeholders to identify gaps and opportunities, and drive product direction in high growth markets.
  • Advanced technical and business degree(s), or equivalent experience
  • Direct experience in data centers and advanced cooling considered an asset

Skills

  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated high level of initiative, attention to detail and accuracy.

WHY COOLIT?

We strive to be an employer of choice and as such we believe in rewarding our employees with career and development opportunities that will maintain and strengthen our culture while aligning to our vision and values.

Benefits

We are a company that is full of vibrant, innovative people who love what we do. Our comprehensive benefits package includes:

  • Vacation and flex days, and paid company-wide shutdown during the holiday season.
  • Comprehensive benefits including Dental, Drugs, Optical, Paramedical and Health Spending. These costs are covered by CoolIT and are enacted from your first day.
  • Dress for your day – in a casual yet professional environment.
  • Retention rewards like “The Big Coffee Break” that reward tenure with additional vacation time and a monetary bonus.
  • Employee ownership program.

We thank every candidate in advance, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Successful candidates for this position will be required to undergo background checks including criminal records check and education.