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Senior Product Manager Cloud - Macquarie Government

Sydney or Canberra, NSW, Australia

Ref#: Cloud / Gov

Date published: 10-Aug-2017

About us

We recognise talent, ambition and passion in people and welcome this to our team so that together we can drive innovation and raise the benchmark on service; we make a genuine difference. If this vision and approach resonates with you, then you’ve arrived at the right place. This is a huge opportunity to join a world-leading technology company with entrepreneurial roots and a transformational agenda!

Macquarie Government has over 15 years’ experience in providing Government agencies with secure, reliable and proactive hosting services. We provide secure internet gateway services to 42% of federal government agencies and are a government centric team focussed on increasing our ‘footprint’ in the Government market by providing Secure Cloud services to agencies.

As a result of strong growth and development, we have an opportunity for an experienced Senior Product Manager to join our Product Management team and take charge of growing the Cloud product line of business. This role will have the responsibility for developing Cloud product solutions for agencies thereby helping on their journey to the cloud and in the adoption of hybrid IT.

About the role

As Canberra’s frontline cyber security service, it’s our job to know what the government needs. We are providing cloud services to federal government that are truly cutting edge.

You will recognize a customer need and then design and develop new cloud products and services. You work with the sales team to makes sure they are successful.

We know the right candidate will be big on detail, so we have that for you in our position description which is available on request.

In essence though, you will:

  • Gather and prioritize product requirements from customers and internal Sales & Account Executive stakeholders

  • Development and document Product Requirement Specifications which capture product concepts and business impact

  • Robustly test product concept with stakeholders to ensure acceptance and understanding prior business investment

  • Manage cross functional resources and deliverables within a project team of IT, Engineering, Service Operations, and Service Delivery


About you

You have a genuine passion for cloud and security and are technically literate. Making an impact is what gets you out of bed in the morning and you like to make a difference.

You enjoy customer engagements together with the sales team to ensure your products are successful.  You will be an influencer and strong relationship builder with the ability to work cohesively with lateral teams in the organisation and rally resources through efficient internal coordination and a customer-oriented mindset. Effective stakeholder management, project management, influencing, and internal relationship building skills are essential.

You will need this skill set and background to be successful:


  • 8+ years technical experience in hosting/cloud

  • 5+ years technical experience in either Technical Product Management or Technical Pre-Sales

  • Self-driver with high level of ownership, accountability and persistence

  • Team player, able to motivate and manage cross-functional virtual teams

  • Extensive direct hands-on technical hosting/cloud/services experience or IT/technology degree with extensive product experience

  • Broad and deep understanding of hosting/cloud foundational technologies such as networking, security, virtual machines, servers, OS, database systems



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