Red Hat Business Strategy Internship - PnT in Raleigh, North Carolina

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 improve planning within the Products and Technologies (PnT) team. The Products and Technologies Operations (PNT Ops) Investments and Planning team is looking for a Business Strategy Intern to join us in Raleigh, NC. In this role, you will help us support the PnT Business teams, Office of the CTO, and Engineering, Customer Experience and Engagement (CEE), and PnT Ops teams, which lead and support Red Hat's evolution of open hybrid cloud computing. As part of our team, you will also connect the PnT team to the Sales, Marketing, and Services teams and the enterprise.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Report into and support the PnT Ops Investments and Planning team

  • Define and facilitate planning processes, beginning with the Business team’s creation of market strategies

  • Provide practical advice to PnT leaders about implementing long-term, portfolio, operational, and budget planning

  • Differentiate strategic investments from other work so that PnT can react with flexibility and speed to market opportunities

  • Create alignment between PnT and the Sales, Marketing, and Services go-to-market plans through the alignment of goals and clear repeatable planning processes that result in actionable operational plans

  • Cascade Business team’s strategy and goals into a well-defined set of R&D investments, incorporating engineering, recruiting, facilities, DevOps, and other needs into a unified PnT operational plan

  • Build financial management capabilities by empowering cost center managers with data that increases cost transparency and fiscal accountability

  • Build trusted, productive partnerships across Red Hat that reduce the iterations and difficulties associated with planning

  • Increase collective expertise about how to collaborate and align across teams, to make our everyday work rewarding and enjoyable

Required skills

  • Currently working toward an MBA

  • Ability to think creatively, blending quantitative assessments and qualitative inputs and to create a vision for potential future alternatives

  • Demonstrated ability to deal with ambiguity

  • Open-minded to multiple points of view; critical thinker

  • Solid written and verbal communication skills

  • Very detail-oriented and thorough

  • Ability to work on your own and as part of a team

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Job ID 65578

Category Software Engineering