Red Hat Principal Technology Product Manager - Containers in Westford, Massachusetts

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

Help define the containers technology strategy for Red Hat. The Red Hat Product Management team is looking for a Principal Technology Product Manager join us in Westford, MA. In this role, you will work closely with the Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) and OpenShift by Red Hat product management teams, engineering, and ecosystem partners to formulate a solid containers roadmap for Red Hat. You'll participate in the overall offering and go-to-market strategies while getting input from customers, analysts, the open source community, and internal stakeholders to promote the delivery of innovative solutions to market. As a Principal Technology Product Manager, you will also define personas, use cases, and market-based requirement solutions for enterprise-level offerings.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Work with product managers to determine market requirements for a successful offering, including conducting competitive analysis, interviewing customers, and documenting use cases

  • Work with the Product Engineering team to develop user stories from the requirements and upstream project activity as part of the specification process for each offering

  • Develop a containers technology roadmap, including containers build, deployment, orchestration and management technologies

  • Work closely with upstream communities and the Product Engineering team to determine the priorities for each offering, plan its releases, and maintain its roadmaps

  • Work closely with the Product Marketing team to develop positioning and go-to-market strategy; serve as an evangelist to inform and educate the user community of the offering

  • Maintain solid relationships and stay in regular communication with the Sales, Professional Services, Quality Engineering (QE), and Customer Support teams

Required skills

  • 10-15 years of experience with enterprise technologies like operating systems and virtualization

  • Working knowledge of Red Hat Enterprise Linux Atomic Host, CoreOS Container Linux, Kubernetes, Docker, Buildah, and OpenShift by Red Hat, as well as application containers and related technologies

  • Solid understanding of upstream dynamics in the container communities

  • Experience working with startups and fast-paced innovators

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including blogging and the use of social media

  • Willingness to travel up to 30%

  • Experience working in an open source company is a plus

  • Prior experience with the agile development process is a plus

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Job ID 62594

Category Product Management