• Program Manager - Technical

    Location US-MA-Westford
    Posting date 2 months ago(10/9/2019 2:50 AM)
    Job ID
    Program Management
  • 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 Software Engineering team is looking for a Senior Program Manager to join our Program Management team in Westford, MA. In this role, you will be an integral part of an engineering team responsible for the development of Red Hat’s flagship offering Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), working on planning, developing, testing, and releasing of a software offering. You'll work with geographically distributed engineering teams focusing on different projects and coordinating project deliverables and schedules. You'll also develop and nurture key relationships with product management, development management, and quality engineering (QE) management.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Manage and coordinate complex, multi-phased programs by guiding cross-functional teams across multiple products to define, scope, plan, and deliver high-quality software
    • Oversee all aspects of new and existing programs or projects from start to finish
    • Develop and maintain the master plan, schedule, and status for complex program
    • Develop and nurture relationships with key stakeholders, while fostering an environment of collaboration, trust, and accountability within and across departments
    • Coordinate recurring team meetings
    • Identify risks, issues, and problems in software engineering processes and develop detailed recovery, mitigation, and scaling plans

    Required skills

    • Bachelor's degree in a related field
    • 5+ years of experience delivering technology-related services or products
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced, cross-functional, internationally distributed environment and effectively use traditional and virtual communications
    • Experience with multiple software development and project management methodologies, tools, and requirements management and defect tracking systems
    • Practical expertise with open source software and Linux is a plus

    Red Hat is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. We review applications for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, veteran status, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

    Red Hat does not seek or accept unsolicited resumes or CVs from recruitment agencies. We are not responsible for, and will not pay, any fees, commissions, or any other payment related to unsolicited resumes or CVs except as required in a written contract between Red Hat and the recruitment agency or party requesting payment of a fee.


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