Product and Technology Strategist - 2088

Kioxia - San Jose, CA 95134 (North San Jose area)
$124,380 - $207,300 a yearFull-time

Company Description

KIOXIA America, Inc. is the U.S.-based subsidiary of KIOXIA Corporation, a leading worldwide supplier of flash memory and solid state drives (SSDs). From the invention of flash memory to today’s breakthrough BiCS FLASH™ 3D flash memory technology, KIOXIA continues to pioneer innovative memory, SSD and software solutions that enrich people's lives and expand society's horizons. The company's innovative BiCS FLASH™ 3D flash memory technology is shaping the future of storage in high-density applications, including advanced smartphones, PCs, SSDs, automotive, and data centers.

Job Description

We are looking for an individual who wants to make a difference and bring their SSD products development and storage system architecture knowledge to assist in determining the needs of the future and aid in developing the future technologies of our SSD product roadmap. You will be responsible to help us expand and strengthen our current and new business by leveraging your deep expertise.

Your skills and background will help drive the following activities:

  • Technology Feasibility– Conceptualize new technologies and develop value proposition of a concept and articulate. Work closely with Architects and Engineering in global time zone to elaborate on architectural details and create a proof of concept development plans. Project manage and drive cross-functional teams to successfully complete feasibility studies. Gain traction with customers on new technologies, concepts and explore in creating value for them, motivate customers to invest in proof of concept development efforts.
  • Technology Innovation– Apply your in-depth Data storage systems experience and knowledge to come up with new concepts, features and solutions. Define system level use cases and articulate how the concept improves system.
  • Reference Architecture – Analyze and develop reference architectures for new technologies adoption and understand technology trends and landscape of Enterprise, Clouds and Clients SSDs. Articulate the concepts to gain consensus with your assessment of the potential technology and strategic issues.
  • Product Prioritization – Strong product development experience and customer interactions. Identify innovative opportunities for new product introductions in Product Roadmap. Conduct analysis for prioritization of product portfolio including resource, competitive, strategic analysis and strategies.


Education & Experience Necessary for Success

  • 10+ years of Technology Development and management or Product Management in data storage or related industries
  • In-depth Architectural and system understanding of SSDs usage in storage and server systems in Enterprise and Data Center environments
  • Must have an in-depth understanding of storage system architectures and technologies in Compute, Networking, and Storage
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and work in a fast-paced environment with cross-functional global teams in multiple time zones
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are must, including excellent presentation and public speaking capability
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering is a must; MBA is a plus

Additional Information

Req# 2088; #LI-JV1

The expected salary for this position is $124,380 - $207,300

At KIOXIA, we value the following:

  • Investment in you
    • Offering opportunities for career growth and personal development training
  • Open-minded management
    • Empowering employees by listening and responding to ideas, issues, and approaches
  • Flexible work-life balance
    • Offering a generous PTO allotment, holiday shutdown, and flexible work options
  • Diversity of cultures, perspectives, backgrounds and experiences of all our team members
    • Through our diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives, our focus is to strengthen our company culture to create more inclusion and belonging for all
  • Benefits for our team members
    • Excellent medical and non-medical benefits, 401(k) matching, pet insurance

KIOXIA America, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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