Red Hat Product Management Internship in Westford, Massachusetts

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 Cloud Platforms Product Management team is looking for a Product Management Intern to join us in Westford, MA in Summer 2019. In this role, you will get a fantastic opportunity to learn how a product management tea, works from a strategic standpoint and how tactics are implemented on the product side of the business. You'll join an experienced team within a fast-paced environment, supporting a number of key open-source projects and offerings. This opportunity will provide you with insight into and experience within a wide range of product activities across Red Hat’s Products and Technologies (PnT), while engaging with open source communities that support our container infrastructure initiatives including Kubernetes, Open Containers, Kuryr, Red Hat OpenStack Platform, and many more.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Collect and document input from Red Hat users, customers, community members, and other stakeholders to understand customer needs and develop a strategy and roadmap for the offering

  • Research competitive solutions, both commercial and do-it-yourself alternatives, documenting their relative strengths and weakness to develop competitive positioning and collect input for new releases

  • Document requirements, epics, and user stories for the offering for new releases

  • Guide enhancements to the offering by working cross-functionally with core teams across the Red Hat Cloud Platforms Engineering teams and the upstream open source community

  • Work with the Red Hat OpenShift and Red Hat OpenStack Platform Engineering teams and the overall product team on updates of the offering to support new Red Hat’s solutions to market

Required skills

  • Ability to work during Summer 2019 in Westford, MA

  • Familiarity with virtualization, distributed systems, resource management solutions, storage technologies, software-defined networking (SDN), enterprise logging, and monitoring solutions

  • Familiarity with Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Red Hat OpenStack Platform or similar cloud or application management solutions

  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills

  • MBA degree, preferably in marketing, computer science, engineering, or a related discipline

The following are considered a plus:

  • Familiarity or experience with popular runtimes and application frameworks

  • Linux skills and direct experience with Linux container technologies and Kubernetes

  • Experience with open source technologies and business models

  • Experience with the agile development process

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Job ID 65135

Category Program Management

Remote base Boston