Red Hat Principal Product Manager - Technical in Raleigh, North Carolina
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Work on our Kubernetes container platform alongside some of the brightest minds in open source. The Red Hat OpenShift Product Management team is looking for a Principal Product Manager to join us in Raleigh, NC. In this role, you will be responsible for specific OpenShift by Red Hat subsystems and work with our Engineering and product teams responsible for building and delivering these to market. You’ll be involved in the planning and carrying out of releases and new launches of our offerings, prioritizing and communicating requirements for our offerings in order to guide development, supporting the field organization in advanced sales opportunities, performing competitive reviews and analyses, and working with partners. As a Principal Product Manager, you will actively contribute to the overall company strategy and work closely with engineering, marketing, support, sales, and field teams to ensure the success of our offerings. You’ll engage with open source communities that support our container initiatives including Kubernetes, open containers, OpenShift Origin, CoreOS, Fedora, CentOS, and more. You’ll need to have great communication and teamwork skills.
Primary job responsibilities
Collect and document input from OpenShift by Red Hat users, customers, community members, and other stakeholders to understand customer needs and develop strategy and roadmaps for our offerings
Research competitive solutions, both commercial and do-it-yourself alternatives, documenting their relative strengths and weakness in order to develop competitive positioning and collect input for new releases
Prioritize and document requirements, epics, and user stories for our offerings for new releases
Guide major enhancements to our offerings by working cross-functionally with core teams across Red Hat Engineering team and the upstream open source community
Work with the OpenShift Engineering team and the overall product team to manage releases and updates for our offerings and bring new OpenShift by Red Hat solutions to market
Work with Red Hat’s sales teams to respond to customer inquiries, deliver customer presentations and demos, and support the overall sales process
Support sales and marketing activities including creating presentations, blogs, demos, and other technical collateral for our offerings
Review and provide feedback on the documentation for our offerings
5-10 years of enterprise software industry experience in product management, technical marketing, or a similar technical product or customer facing role
Linux skills and direct experience with Linux container technologies and Kubernetes
Experience with distributed systems, resource management solutions, storage technologies, software-defined networking (SDN), enterprise logging, and monitoring solutions
Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Heroku, or similar cloud or application management solutions
Ability to perform light scripting
Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
Bachelor's or graduate degree, preferably in computer science, engineering, or a related discipline
Willingness to travel up to 25%
The following are considered a plus:
Familiarity or experience with popular runtimes and application frameworks
Experience with open source technologies and business models
Experience with the agile development process
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Job ID 62559
Category Product Management