Red Hat Program Manager - Ecosystem Platform in Raleigh, North Carolina

Job description

Company description

At Red Hat, we connect an innovative community of customers, partners, and contributors to deliver an open source stack of trusted, high-performing solutions. We offer cloud, Linux, middleware, storage, and virtualization technologies, together with award-winning global customer support, consulting, and implementation services. Red Hat is a rapidly growing company supporting more than 90% of Fortune 500 companies.

Job summary

The Red Hat Customer Experience and Engagement (CEE) Engineering team is looking for a Program Manager with experience guiding partner ecosystem initiatives to join our team in Raleigh, NC or Westford, MA. In this role, you will work with the team on developing tools and platforms that help partners, customers, and Red Hat realize value from enterprise collaboration. You’ll aid in the efforts of multiple internal teams focused on the ecosystem, as well as stakeholders across the industry. As a Program Manager, you will coordinate diverse needs in this space and define, communicate, and implement the platform roadmap to meet those needs. You’ll need to have solid communication and problem-solving skills in order to manage the needs of a large and diverse set of stakeholders in a fast-paced enterprise environment.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to define a shared strategic vision of ecosystem offerings

  • Define and communicate roadmaps and timelines for platform evolution

  • Manage coordination of delivery schedules across multiple teams using principles of scaled agile methodology

  • Coordinate ecosystem platform development with the business development and strategic objectives of Red Hat’s offerings

  • Meet with partners in the Red Hat ecosystem to collaboratively develop service vision and address concerns

  • Participate in the planning and workflow related to ecosystem needs for operational and development teams

Required skills

  • 5+ years of senior-level project or program management experience, preferably within an enterprise environment

  • Outstanding interpersonal skills; ability to directly interact with globally-distributed stakeholders from diverse cultural backgrounds

  • Software engineering background; experience with RPM-based Linux and Java technologies is a plus

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English; comfortable presenting to both technical and non-technical audiences

  • Effective communication skills for writing reports and proposals, creating and making presentations, and socializing progress and accomplishments

  • Familiarity with Red Hat's solutions portfolio and open source software development

  • Knowledge of DevOps, cloud, containers, Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), and other emerging enterprise IT technologies

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in computer science or other technical discipline or equivalent work experience

  • Familiarity with agile methodologies is a big plus

  • Experience running partner enablement programs is a plus

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Job ID 59196

Department Software Engineering

Location US-NC-Raleigh

Posting date 9/21/2017

Remote base ..