• Principal Product Manager - Technical ‐ Networking

    Location IL-Raanana
    Posting date 1 month ago(1/15/2019 8:29 AM)
    Job ID
    Product 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 Cloud Platforms team is looking for a Principal Product Manager to join us in Ra'anana, Israel. In this role, you will be responsible for Red Hat Cloud platforms networking product management. You will work with a cross-functional team on developing and implementing a roadmap for cloud networking, container-native virtualization, and related initiatives that form the basis of Red Hat's vision to deliver the ultimate hybrid cloud. As a Principal Product Manager, you'll help define roadmaps, solutions integration and release planning, and go-to-market strategies while getting input from customers, analysts, the open source community, and internal stakeholders to promote the delivery of innovative solutions to the market. You'll also define market problems to be solved, customer personas and use cases, and market-based requirements and solutions for enterprise-level offerings.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Guide the strategy and delivery of Red Hat OpenStack Platform networking solutions
    • Develop and maintain a strategic roadmap and delivery plan in support of solving enterprise, Telco market, and customer problems
    • Gather suite and solution use cases across multiple Red Hat’s offerings based on competitive analysis, customer interviews, and partner inputs
    • Define and document market problems and opportunities and promote customer personas, user stories, and business cases as part of the specification of our offerings and the socialization processes
    • Collaborate with other Red Hat Cloud portfolio product managers to coordinate their roadmaps to ensure suite and solution success
    • Collaborate with the Product Engineering team to determine solutions priorities, plan releases of our offerings, and maintain related roadmaps
    • 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
    • Maintain solid relationships and stay in regular communication with Sales, Professional Services, Quality Engineering (QE), Documentation, and Customer Support teams
    • Present Red Hat Cloud networking roadmap and strategy in industry and open source community events

    Required skills

    • 5-10+ years of experience as a technical or business product manager for open source or enterprise software offerings
    • Experience with infrastructure software including virtualization, containers, private cloud, cloud management platform, and cloud networking
    • Knowledge of one or more communications service provider (CSP) markets
    • Specific knowledge of the software-defined networking (SDN) area and Telco network functions virtualization, including benefits, technologies, key vendors, use cases, etc.
    • Understanding of advanced networking concepts like VLANs, OpenVPN, iptables, load balancing, tunneling, overlay networking, and OSI Layer 4-7 services
    • Proven record of persuading others without having direct authority over them
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
    • Bachelor's or master's degree, preferably in computer science or engineering; MBA is a plus

    The following are considered a plus:

    • Experience with Red Hat OpenShift, Red Hat OpenStack Platform, Red Hat Virtualization or other enterprise-level virtualization and network functions virtualization (NFV) solutions
    • Familiarity with technologies like Open vSwitch, Open Virtual Network (OVN), OpenFlow, ML2 OVS, OpenDaylight (ODL), and Kuryr SDN
    • Familiarity with cloud network services such as Red Hat OpenStack Platform, namely OpenStack Neutron; Amazon Web Services, namely Elastic Load Balancing and Amazon Route 53; VMware NSX or Microsoft Azure
    • Prior success in shaping and delivering cross-portfolio and ecosystem integrations
    • Previous experience working with agile methodologies and on a remote team

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