Job Description :
As the Fiber Asset Strategy Owner at QTS, your will serve as the primary liaison between the customer, internal teams and fiber asset engineering team. You will handle end-to-end customer support, solutions, planning and implementing fiber connectivity solutions. This role may also include assistance to others in the Product Management organization to identify quality improvements and revenue and margin optimization opportunities. You will lead the development and execution of our Fiber Optic product strategy, prioritizing features, building consensus, and coordinating product schedules with a team of project managers and engineers to create high-quality product

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES includes the following.

Other duties may be assigned.
Specialized in new Fiber Optic Deployments and Long Haul Fiber Strategies.

Building and driving Fiber and Long Haul Strategy relationships with our current, potential new networks and our fiber providers. 
Coordinate with internal teams to ensure Fiber Build In and installation and training schedules are synchronized with new Data Center deployment.

Manage Fiber and Network Partner interactions, sales relationships and expectations on new product roll outs
Primary liaison between Sales, Marketing, Operations, Legal, and in some cases, the end client.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent professional experience
3 or more years of experience with Carrier Relationships
5-7 years of experience in Product Marketing/Management is required.
Fiber Asset Engineering and Strategy background

Knowledge of Fiber Assets, Fiber Connectivity, Regional Fiber Connectivity and Networking products.
Existing knowledge of current enterprise fiber and network provider assets, AT&T, Verizon, CenturyLink, Zayo, XO, etc. 

Experience with Fiber Build out and Fiber Infrastructure (Carrier/Datacenter)
Product management experience working with information technology vendors such as Cisco, Ceina and Internet Providers
Experience with use of remote collaboration tools

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Fiber Optics background is preferred.
Excellent communications skills and attention to detail are required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Excellent interpersonal skills (Communication, Conflict Resolution, Negotiation, etc when dealing with internal and/or external audiences at all levels of management Punctual and dependable
Knowledge of financial modeling to include ROIC and IRR modeling
Strong negotiation skills are desired.
Ability to lead cross-functional teams is critical.
Strong leadership skills and the ability to drive/manage growth in a fast growing/fast moving environment.

We conform to all the laws, statutes, and regulations concerning equal employment opportunities and affirmative action.  We strongly encourage women, minorities, individuals and disabilities and veterans to apply to all of our job openings.  We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, age, disability status, Genetic Information & Testing, Family & Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.  We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to