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Senior Manager, Global Product Management & Colocation

  375 riverside parkway, Atlanta
Back to vacancy overview Last updated: 22-11-2022

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Position Title:  Senior Manager, Global Product Management - Colocation

Your role

Digital Realty looking for an experienced Senior Manager, Global Product Management to help lead the acceleration of colocation space and power services across our global portfolio of data centers.  The Senior Manager, Global Product Management will blend technical and business expertise to champion cross functional efforts to develop colocation specific solutions.  The role requires a customer focus, a desire for constant improvement and a predisposition to action. 

The successful candidate will be a forward-thinker responsible for turning strategic direction into tactical plans with a history of accomplishing stated objectives.  S/he will be expected to conceive, prioritize, and communicate solutions based on their extensive experience, understanding of market trends, customer needs and the competitive landscape overall.  The candidate must be organized, adept at planning and managing multiple activities concurrently, and possesses exceptional collaboration, interpersonal, and communication skills.   

The Senior Manager, Global Product Management – Colocation will:

  • Define, refine, and maintain space, cooling, electrical power, and related support services (hands and eyes, storage, etc.) product standards globally.
  • Act as a subject matter expert on all elements of colocation space and power services for inquiries from Sales, Sales Engineering, Commercial Management, Engineering, Operations, Finance, Legal, et al.
  • Work with regional leaders to understand customer needs, data center capabilities, and operational abilities in order to craft and manage a unified product offering.
  • Manage and/or represent Product Management in various committees and initiatives.

If you are looking for an opportunity to showcase your potential, to take on additional responsibilities and advance within our growing organization, we would like to talk to you.

What you’ll do

The Senior Manager, Global Product Management – Colocation key responsibilities will include:

  • Becoming an expert in and owning the Quote to Report (QTR) for the colocation space & power offerings.
  • Assessing existing colocation space and power offerings including feature sets, product definitions, SLA, etc. and then leading cross functional teams to develop and/or harmonize said offerings (people, processes, and systems).
  • Developing global product sets in order to capture great market share, drive revenue and margin uplift and/or satisfy other company objectives
  • Managing relationships and executing key initiatives leveraging your own technical aptitude, marketing experience, and project management skills.
  • Analyzing data to determine, measure, and communicate program effectiveness while adapting as needed to ensure success.
  • Establishing and/or enforcing selling and solution policies within a culture of sales enablement and customer first balanced against a framework of business objectives and risk management.
  • Supporting internal teams’ understanding of our product offering, benefits, and features.
  • Providing: training, deal support, exception review, document management/updates, and pricing input.

What you’ll need

To be a good fit as the Senior Manager, Global Product Management – Colocation, you will have:

  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • 10+ years of product management experience in the multi-tenant data center space.
  • Direct experience with data center buildings, data center services and data center related business.
  • Direct experience with data center space, power and cooling infrastructure.
  • Strong understanding of data center figures and metrics including but not limited to revenue and utilization per square foot or meter, watts and kilowatts, and Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) .
  • Strong financial acumen.
  • Strong Excel and analytical skills.
  • Detail-oriented organizational skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to develop and deliver both very detailed explanations and high-level executive communications.
  • Independence, motivation, and a strong sense of ownership.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to work throughout the company to ensure critical business execution.

You also will need to be willing and able to travel 10% to15% of the time.

A bit about us

Digital Realty supports the world's leading enterprises and service providers by delivering the full spectrum of data center, colocation and interconnection solutions. PlatformDIGITAL®, our global data center platform, gives customers a reliable foundation for scaling their digital business and efficiently managing data gravity challenges. The size and scale of our business puts us in a unique position to offer customers access to 290 facilities in 50 metros across 26 countries and six continents.

A bit about our Digital team

Technology & Innovation

Our Technology & Innovation team strives to innovate alongside our customers and empower their businesses to thrive. We work closely with our customers to develop insights-based, data-driven technical solutions and differentiated value propositions on PlatformDIGITAL® across the world. Operating in almost 50 cities globally means we understand how rapidly the world is evolving, so we’ve built a best-in-class development model to qualify, package; and enable cloud to core to edge hybrid IT solutions. Our deep technical heritage, combined with our global footprint, means the Technology Innovation team can create and deploy services and solutions that are at the heart of the digital economy.

What we can offer you

Our rapidly evolving business sector offers the opportunity to be part of a courageous and passionate team who work together to understand and meet the changing needs of our global customers.


Join us and you’ll be part of a supportive and inclusive environment where you can bring your whole self to work. As part of our team, you’ll get to work with people from different business areas, challenge the way we do things and put your ideas into action. We’ll also give you plenty of development opportunities so you can build a rewarding and successful career with us.


This is an exciting time to join our business so apply now and make your mark on our future.




The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.


Digital Realty offers a highly competitive compensation package, excellent benefits, and an environment that recognizes and rewards your contributions.


Digital Realty is an equal opportunity employer, EOE/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or protected veteran status, or other status protected by law or Company policy.


Digital Realty cares about the health and safety of its workforce, customers, and vendors. Digital Realty encourages all new hires to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated by their start date. Employees who are not fully COVID-19 vaccinated may need to comply with our weekly COVID-19 testing requirements if required per your job requirement, work location and customer obligations, subject to applicable workplace accommodation requirements



Digital Realty is a publicly traded company (NYSE: DLR) with investment grade ratings from all three major ratings agencies.


Please do not forward unsolicited resumes to any employee of Digital Realty and its subsidiaries. Digital Realty is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited referrals.



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Natalie Lucas

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