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RedHat Product Manager - Technical in Brno, Czech Republic

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 Management Business team is looking for a Product Manager to join us in Brno, Czech Republic. In this role, you’ll help guide the definition and delivery of Red Hat management portfolio of offerings. The Red Hat management portfolio includes multiple offerings, such as Red Hat Satellite, Red Hat CloudForms, Red Hat Insights, Red Hat Certificate Server, Red Hat Directory Server, and Red Hat Ansible Automation. You’ll work across the portfolio, aligned to high-customer adoption offerings and use-cases. You’ll be a point of contact responsible for business unit strategy, enterprise customer usage, and Brno-based engineering talent. Working at the intersection of a large cross-functional team, you will synthesize inputs from customers, layered product and field teams, competitive analysis, and market research to generate product roadmaps, plan portfolio integrations, lead release planning, and continually engage with the development to ensure successful product releases. You’ll be a representative of the overall product team, and must create confidence and excitement among customers, internal stakeholders, and the broader product team. As a Product Manager, you’ll provide accountability and leadership within the cross-functional program team, making difficult decisions and striving to achieve the best possible outcomes.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain a strategic roadmap and delivery plan in support of solving market and customer problems

  • Prioritize technical activities of the product team, including driving feature and defect grooming processes

  • Be responsible for overall business and execution aspects of software delivery for the product unit

  • Work with other program stakeholders to track and coalesce customer feedback, market data, and competitive solutions to ensure the creation of a differentiating offering with a solid market fit

  • Define market problems and opportunities and promote customer personas, user stories, and business cases

  • Document and socialize with internal and external stakeholders

  • Collaborate to align strategic and tactical roadmaps with Red Hat objectives, portfolio opportunities, and peer product strategies

  • Create and deliver product demonstrations and roadmap briefings to a wide range of audiences in various forums

  • Work closely with the Product Marketing team to develop positioning and go-to-market strategies

  • Serve as an evangelist to inform and educate the user community

  • Ensure cross-functional collaboration with engineering, support, documentation, marketing, and other teams to deliver high-quality solutions on time and on budget

Required skills

  • 2+ years of experience within product management, product marketing, program management, or development in the software industry

  • 2+ years of experience in IT Infrastructure software including Linux and other operating systems, virtualization, and container technologies

  • Ability to think strategically and tactically to deliver product releases on time

  • Proven record of persuading others without having direct authority over them

  • Ability to cultivate team flexibility under changing conditions

  • Solid written and verbal communication skills with the ability to author blogs, develop and deliver presentations, and serve as a product spokesperson

  • Outstanding interpersonal skills to work with cross-functional teams and motivate others

  • Familiarity with and previous participation in agile development processes is a plus

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Job ID 68808

Category Product Management, Software Engineering, Technical Support