Senior Principal Product Manager - OpenStack Compute

Location US-MA-Remote
Posting date 1 month ago(1/23/2018 8:54 AM)
Job ID
60873
Category
Product Management
Remote base
US-MA-Westford

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 build the next generation of server virtualization in the Red Hat OpenStack Platform and the rest of the Red Hat solutions portfolio. The Red Hat Product Management team is looking for a Senior Principal Product Manager to join us in Westford, MA or remotely anywhere in the U.S. or the Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) region. In this role, you will work across Red Hat's entire infrastructure portfolio, including our Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), container, and management offerings. Your goal will be to evaluate, develop and implement various server virtualization options and product portfolio integration based on sound and nuanced customer, market, and partner use cases. You'll help define the overall server virtualization roadmap, integration, and release planning for our offerings and go-to-market strategies while getting inputs from customers, analysts, the open source community, and internal stakeholders to promote the delivery of innovative solutions to the market. As a Senior Principal Product Manager, you will closely work with the upstream Red Hat OpenStack Nova projects, as well as other relevant upstreams. You’ll also define market problems to be solved, personas, use cases, and market-based requirements and solutions for enterprise-level offerings. Finally, you will adjust product teams' roadmaps to include your requirements. Successful applicants must reside in a country or state where Red Hat is registered to do business.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Lead strategy and delivery of Red Hat OpenStack Nova and other relevant projects across Red Hat’s technologies with a focus on the Red Hat OpenStack Platform use cases
  • Develop and maintain a strategic roadmap and delivery plan in support of solving market and customer problems
  • Lead strategy and delivery of Red Hat OpenStack Platform Compute components
  • Develop and maintain a strategic roadmap and delivery plan in support of solving enterprise and telco market and customer problems
  • Gather suite and solutions use cases across multiple Red Hat’s offerings based on competitive analysis, customer interviews, and partner inputs
  • Define and document market problems and opportunities and promote persona, user stories, and business cases as part of the specification and socialization process of our offerings
  • Inspire and collaborate with other product managers to align their roadmaps to ensure suite and solutions success
  • Collaborate with the Product Engineering team to determine priorities for our offerings, plan their releases, and maintain their 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 Sales, Professional Services, Quality Engineering, Documentation, and Customer Support teams

Required skills

  • 5-10 years of experience as a product manager for open source and enterprise software offerings
  • Experience in Infrastructure software including virtualization, containers, private cloud, cloud management platform, and replicated storage
  • Proven record of persuading others without having direct authority over them
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with Red Hat OpenStack Platform, KVM, QEMU, VMware, or other enterprise-level virtualization solutions is a big plus
  • Prior success in impacting cross-product integrations is a big plus


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