Red Hat Product Manager - Technical 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 JBoss Middleware product team is looking for a Product Manager to join us in Westford, MA. In this role, you will be responsible for the key feature and functionality definition within Red Hat Process Automation Manager and Red Hat Decision Manager. You’ll collaborate closely with senior members of the product management and product marketing teams to shape customer needs and market information into requirements for our offerings. As a Product Manager, you will work with Product Development and Engineering teams to determine priorities, plan releases, and define feature road maps for our offerings.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Conduct market research and competitive analysis and collect customer requirements

  • Analyze market dynamics and requirements and develop requirements for our offerings

  • Collaborate with product managers and product marketers to identify areas for further analysis and definition

  • Prepare technical content, e.g., presentations and whitepapers, to facilitate go-to-market activities

  • Work within a multidisciplinary product team to efficiently deliver releases of our offerings

  • Support launching releases of new offerings to the market in close collaboration with the Product Marketing team

  • Provide sales support for advanced sales opportunities

  • Provide technical training for our offerings to professional services consultants, sales engineers, and solutions architects

  • Communicate with the upstream, open source communities that drive Red Hat Middleware solutions

Required skills

  • 2-4 years of experience working in product management roles within commercial software companies

  • Experience with and appreciation for working on teams with diverse opinions and perspectives

  • Ability to synthesize qualitative and quantitative information into recommendations and requirements

  • Understanding of marketing strategy and positioning for our offerings

  • Solid understanding of software and application development processes

  • Good written and verbal communication skills and presentation skills

  • Bachelor's or master's degree, preferably in computer science or engineering; MBA is a plus

The following are considered a plus:

  • Experience with business rules, business process management (BPM), or complex event processing (CEP) technologies

  • Experience with Java programming and with open source community processes

  • Experience as a software developer or architect

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Job ID 66416

Category Product Management