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Edge Transport Planner & Product Line Manager V

Date: Nov 17, 2022

Location: Richardson, TX, US, 75082

Company: Fujitsu Network Communications, Inc.

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Fujitsu is a leading information and communication technology (ICT) company, headquartered in Japan, offering a full range of technology products, solutions, and services. Approximately 132,000 Fujitsu people support customers in more than 100 countries. We use our experience and the power of ICT to shape the future of society with our customers.

We are a corporate culture that places great value on the pursuit of new possibilities previously unimagined and brings them to fruition has been the foundation of the Fujitsu’s success since its inception.  In an increasingly competitive world, in which the pace of change continues to accelerate, Fujitsu must strive for continuous innovation. Each and every employee will rise to the challenge of creating new value amid changes in the management environment, technology, society and the marketplace. With a spirit of challenge, we are committed to the continuous creation of new value.  Fujitsu wants innovators like you!
Req ID:14020


Job Title: Planner & Product Line Manager V – Edge Transport (5G Transport)


About Fujitsu Network Communications, Inc.

Fujitsu Network Communications, Inc., is a trusted partner to a broad spectrum of customers across all industries, enabling them to realize the maximum value from their communications networks. We are a market-leading U.S.-based manufacturer of network equipment and a top U.S. patent holder in optical networking. Our solutions combine the best wireline, wireless, and software technology with extensive multivendor services expertise to deliver custom, end-to-end network integration and management solutions.


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As overall Edge Transport (5G Transport) business is growing and are seeking optical networking professional who has expertise in 5G technology trends and requirements, ability to understand edge transport market requirements, can interface with sales and external customers, by discussing product requirements and offer up technical ideas to drive incremental business. Should have strong communication skills and presentation skills in order to meet with external customers to ensure customer pain points are understood as well as detailed market requirements and trends. Should have experience in product line management and planning of optical products and/or 5G transport products and has ability to drive technical product requirements based on feedback and interaction with external customers. The candidate will include roadmap planning as well product line management of multiple products within the 5G Edge Transport line of business, working with ecosystem partners where applicable to drive roadmap and product launch deliverables as well as supporting the product post sales experience. The candidate would work with Development, Sales, Strategic Planners, etc. to drive detailed deliverables for product introduction and launch.



Key Responsibilities


  • Planner and Product Line Manager for multiple existing products within Edge Transport portfolio and also new ecosystem partnership product / portfolio releases.
  • Help manage, support and drive new 5G Transport, Private 5G product introductions and business models.
  • Track and analyze emerging technologies in the 5G transport space.
  • Be involved in direct customer engagement, by helping develop business in new markets and for new applications.
  • Support ecosystem partnership engagements, business cases where applicable, day to day collaboration with partners to support onboarding new 5G products.
  • Support and expand customer base by updating value proposition of EDGE transport beyond current carrier customers focusing on growth and market expansion.
  • Seek out potential partnerships to fulfill customer opportunities or improve Fujitsu’s commercial positioning where applicable.
  • Explore business model/commercials, how FNC can add value, creating partnership business models to drive incremental 5G business
  • Keep track of emerging technologies and report back on impact of EDGE transport, such as: Mobile EDGE Compute (MEC), Private 5G, new applications such as network slicing, etc.
  • Knowledgeable in Wireless technologies such as 3GPP standards knowledge and understanding for RAN, Core and Transport. ORAN network architecture and interface requirements understanding and knowledge.  Understanding of packet technologies.
  • Shall be a technologist to engage potential customers, explain edge transport value and gain feedback from customers to drive near and long term 5G transport roadmap expansion.
  • Drive Business Assessment, Business Case creation, Market Sizing analysis for targeted Edge Transport solutions.





  • Bachelor’s Degree in technical area, advanced degree beneficial in either technical or business area
  • 10+ years industry experience in optical transmission equipment and a deep 5G technology exposure / expertise
  • Strategic Planning and/or Product Line Management experience in understanding customer and market technical requirements, driving product to market by managing key product management deliverables.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to work well with internal groups and be point of contact to sales and end customer
  • Strong Customer Presentation Skills and Experience in presenting new product solutions
  • Effective and strong project management, teamwork, marketing, and communications
  • Able to travel as necessary, at least 25% of the time.



At Fujitsu, one of our corporate principles is "We respect human rights." This principle underpins our corporate and individual activities and guides the actions of every Fujitsu Group member. We embrace diversity and equal opportunity. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.  By empowering people, we can unleash our collective strengths to create a better experience for our employees, our customers, and our partners.

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