Product Mktg Spec/Mgr 1 at Infinera Corporation
Gurgaon, IN

Imagine being part of a team that is fundamentally changing the way people communicate, the way they collaborate, the way they watch TV and explore the universe through the internet. Utilizing our uniquely differentiated technology, we have created an Intelligent Transport Network with more speed, capacity and scalability than ever before. Imagine a world with unlimited bandwidth. The network of tomorrow will allow for content and creativity limited only by the imaginations of its users.

If this is something that interests you, that excites you, come take a look at a team not bound by large company obstacles and bureaucracy, where an idea today can be set in motion tomorrow. Come take a look at Infinera!

Infinera is currently seeking an engineer with optical networking experience (preferably Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing) with a desire to learn product marketing to join the Infinera marketing team. This individual will be both the project leader and a key contributor in describing, positioning, and marketing Infinera’s products for RFI/RFPs (request for Information/proposals) from telecom operators around the world.

Education /Qualification: Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Science or Business, advanced degree a plus. Job-related equivalent experience will be considered.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Working with Sales on determine which products/solutions to propose
  • Organizing the headquarter resources as needed to respond to customer questions
  • Developing the positioning and value proposition of the Infinera product and solutions proposed for each RFI/RFP
  • Both using the various corporate knowledge bases and interfacing with Infinera Marketing, Engineering, Sales, and other departments to answer customer questions
  • Providing face-face marketing support for customer meeting
  • Creation of product-centric collateral, such as presentations and applications notes, used by the Infinera Sales team to describe the features and unique benefits of an Infinera solution
  • Analysis of competitive products and technologies and development of attack/defend counter-positioning
  • Present about Infinera and its products at industry tradeshows and technical conferences

Experience Necessary for Success:

  • 5+ years’ experience in optical/packet transport systems and applications (SONET/SDH, WDM, Ethernet, IP)
  • Good team-working skills with the ability to reach out and identify support resources across a wide range of company organizations
  • Strong program management experience, with ability to simultaneously manage activities and deliverables across a range of projects and work with various groups to collect and track required deliverables
  • Ability to work in a multi-task environment across organizational boundaries
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Strong presentation skills, both written, visual (e.g., PowerPoint) and verbally
  • Works with minimal supervision. Independently identifies complex issues and resolves complex problems
  • Basic Windows PC proficiency including MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Experience in responding to customer queries or tenders is desirable
  • Experience in creating technical papers and presentations is desirable

We offer:

  • A high pace in development of new products.
  • Tight cooperation with other disciplines and an agile organization
  • Short product development cycles, real results of your work, you will see how it affects our products and sales.
  • International possibilities of development and internal advancement
  • Social and wellness activities and clubs
  • A friendly and helpful atmosphere
  • Highly competent and motivated colleagues