Red Hat Senior Program Manager - Technical in Westford, Massachusetts
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.
The Red Hat Software Engineering team is looking for a Senior Program Manager to join our Program Management team to join us in Westford, MA. In this role, you will be an integral part of an engineering team responsible for planning, developing, testing, releasing, and maintaining Red Hat's open source Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) solutions. You'll work with geographically dispersed teams focusing on different projects and coordinate their project deliverables and schedules. You'll also develop and nurture key relationships with team leads and managers from engineering, product management, and other relevant functions across the company. You will need to have expertise in program management to understand the requirements and business drivers for a variety of Red Hat's solutions and projects, and use this to facilitate collaboration. This position is a great opportunity to make a difference in both new and existing Red Hat programs and solutions.
Primary job responsibilities
Successfully manage and coordinate complex, multi-phased programs by guiding cross-functional teams to define, scope, plan, and deliver high-quality software
Ensure that supported versions of released offerings maintain the level of quality and responsiveness expected of Red Hat
Oversee all aspects of existing, supported programs or projects from start to finish
Develop and maintain the master plan, schedule, and status for multiple product releases and milestones
Develop and nurture relationships with key stakeholders while fostering an environment of collaboration, trust, and accountability within and across departments
Coordinate and lead recurring team meetings
Identify risks, issues, and problems in software engineering processes and develop detailed recovery or mitigation plans
Actively identify and escalate issues and potential obstacles
Bachelor's degree in a related field
5-10 years of experience delivering technology or software-related services or products
Ability to work in a fast-paced, cross-functional, internationally dispersed environment and effectively use traditional and virtual communications
Experience with multiple software development and project management methodologies, tools, requirements management, and defect tracking systems
Practical expertise with open source software and Linux is a plus
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Job ID 62722
Category Program Management
Remote base US-NC-Raleigh