Product Line Manager (PLM) – Palo Alto, CA

Job code: PLM-12152015

Location: Palo Alto, CA

This position reports to the VP Product Management. The Product Line Manager will be responsible for all aspects of Pica8’s networking software.


  • Product strategy
  • Product roadmap
  • Pricing
  • Cross-functional team leadership
  • Launch readiness and code release process
  • Partner ecosystem technology requirements


  • In-depth practical and theoretical knowledge of Layer-2 switching and MPLS
  • Knowledge of core routing protocols, including OSPF, BGP, and ISIS
  • Deep understanding of emerging SDN ecosystem, standards, and vendors
  • Familiar with white-box switches and commercial switching ASICs
  • Experience with of customer networking environments
  • Track record working with multi-site engineering and QA teams
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Self-starter but enjoys working with a team

Education and Experience:

  • BS / BA or equivalent
  • Product experience with data-center class switches
  • Proven track record of customer and partner relationships
  • Experience running a product management process
  • Hands-on product experience a plus
  • 5+ years in the networking industry

If you’re interested in in this position, submit your resume to