Principal Product Marketing Manager - Technical

Principal Product Marketing Manager - Technical

Job ID 
Product Marketing
Posting date 
Remote base 

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 Middleware applications team is looking for a Principal Technical Product Marketing Manager to join us in support of data, analytics, and Artificial Intelligence (AI) solutions and communities. In this role, you'll guide the Product Marketing team for our platform offerings supporting data science, analytics, and AI solutions. You’ll work closely with the engineering, product management, and product marketing teams, as well as our technical field teams and consultants, to conduct research, craft market strategies, and develop content to support demand generation. As a Principal Technical Product Manager, you will also be in charge of the development of a compelling technical marketing strategy to create success within the global channel.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Collaborate with the Product Management team to understand and prioritize feature and solution definitions
  • Ensure marketing plans align with market directions and support roadmaps for and releases of our offerings
  • Participate in technical aspects of go-to-market (GTM) engagements like roadshows, workshops, webinars, solutions demos, and industry and partner events
  • Support engagements where required in high-touch accounts worldwide by collaborating with field sales and services teams
  • Jointly create technical marketing collateral with field marketing teams, including technical presentations, white papers, and case studies
  • Create and carry out solutions demos for external audiences
  • Guide our technical thought leadership
  • Work with alliance and ecosystem partners to develop joint value propositions
  • Collaborate with other teams to create technical marketing proof points specific to performance benchmarks and reference architectures

Required skills

  • 10-15 years of software industry experience, preferably in an area of application development and middleware software
  • 5+ years of product management experience, consulting or field system engineering roles; solutions engineering or solutions architect experience is a big plus
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or computer science; advanced degree is a plus
  • Familiarity with and participation in relevant industry bodies
  • Domain knowledge and experience with open source projects
  • Record of success in a fast-moving, technical environment
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills and presentation skills
  • Technical knowledge and the ability to explain customer requirements and use cases to engineering teams
  • Experience working in an inspirational, cross-functional environment
  • Ability to be meet deadlines and handle multiple tasks at once in a highly complex environment
  • Ability to communicate the technical value proposition for our offerings and promote our solutions internally and externally
  • Willingness to travel

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