Product Planner V (CIP)

Date: Jul 23, 2024

Location: Richardson, TX, US, 75082

Company: Fujitsu Network Communications, Inc.

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. For more information, please see, connect with us on LinkedIn at, and follow us on Twitter @FujitsuFNC.


Req ID: 16020 


Fujitsu Network Communications, Inc., is a leading provider of digital transformation solutions for network operators, service providers, and content providers worldwide. We combine best-in-class hardware, software, and services with multivendor expertise to enable cost savings, faster services delivery, and improved network performance. Working closely with our customers and ecosystem partners, we design, build, operate, and maintain better networks for the connected world.




We are looking for an experienced optical networking professional in the Cloud Infrastructure Provider (CIP) market space who is energetic, articulate, and motivated; who understands optical networking and design; who has a history of CIP optical network deployment (either working for a CIP or a system supplier to CIPs); and who wants to work in a dynamic, multi-cultural environment.  Past roles defining new products and management of field-deployed products within a CIP are beneficial.  In addition, the candidate should have experience development business cases, developing strategy, and supporting Sales and Marketing activities.



  • Define a portfolio of products for deployment in CIP optical networks and document in product specifications

  • Act as customer advocate, providing customer application and market driver information to support feature prioritization and technical development

  • Assist in creation of successful business plans, with both technical and business financial strategies, to gain project development commitment and customer adoption

  • Provide technical input to RFP creation

  • Communicate and provide technical training of product capabilities to internal teams, customers and industry events

  • Develop & present customer messages for resolution of faults, field issues, or new feature requests

  • Assist Account Management with P&L financial analysis of customer deals that may be considered periodically

  • Provide Competitive Intelligence into Planning on  technologies and products of interest to the CIP market, Optical component market trends, and competitor capabilities



  • Bachelor’s Degree in technical area, advanced degree beneficial in technical role

  • 10 years industry experience in optical networking with direct experience in optical network deployment, optical system development, and/or Product Line Management

  • Deep understanding of Cloud Infrastructure Provider optical networks and trends 

  • Understanding of Operational Support Systems and Open standards concepts is beneficial

  • Customer Presentation Skills and Experience

  • Good project management, teamwork, marketing, and communications skills

  • Able to travel as necessary, at least 25% of the time


Fujitsu salaries are aligned to the specific geographic location in which the work is primarily performed. ​ It is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range for their role and compensation decisions are dependent on the circumstances of each situation. The pay range for this role takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to: specific skills, qualifications, experience, and comparison to other employees already in this role. The pay range for this position is estimated at $141,186.50 to $201,695.00 USD. Additionally, this role may be eligible for a short-term incentive based on company results and individual performance.


As a technology company, Fujitsu recognizes that human resources are its most important capital. To create an environment where all employees can work positively and healthily, both in mind and body, we offer a full range of health, 401K, and other benefits.​



All 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.

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Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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