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RedHat Senior Principal Product Manager - Technical in Massachusetts

Job summary

The Red Hat OpenShift Product Management team is looking for a Senior Principal Product Manager to work on our Kubernetes container platform. In this role, you will be responsible for specific Red Hat OpenShift subsystems and work with our Engineering and Product teams responsible for building and delivering them to market. You will be responsible for planning and delivering product content for new releases and launches of our offerings, prioritizing, and communicating product requirements to guide development, supporting the field team in advanced sales opportunities, performing competitive reviews and analysis, and working with partners. You will actively contribute to the overall company strategy and work closely with Engineering, Marketing, Support, Sales, and Field teams to ensure the success of our offerings. You are also expected to engage with open source communities that support our container initiatives including Kubernetes, other Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) projects, CoreOS, Fedora, and more. You’ll need to have great communication, teamwork, and persuasion skills. This is a great opportunity to work on a fast-growing offering alongside some of the brightest minds in open source.

This is a US Remote role OR the candidate can choose to work out of our offices in Boston (or Westford) MA, or Raleigh, NC or other select US locations. Successful applicants must reside in a locality where Red Hat is registered to do Business.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Collect and document input from Red Hat OpenShift users, customers, community members, and other stakeholders to understand customer needs; develop strategy and roadmap for our offerings

  • 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

  • Prioritize and document requirements, epics, and user stories for new releases of our offerings

  • Guide major enhancements of our offerings by working cross-functionally with core teams across our Engineering team and the upstream open source community

  • Work with the OpenShift Engineering team and the overall Product team to manage releases and updates of our offerings and bring new Red Hat OpenShift solutions to market

  • Work with our Sales teams to respond to customer inquiries; deliver customer presentations and demos and support the overall sales process

  • Support sales and marketing activities including creating presentations, blogs, demos, and other technical collateral for our offerings

  • Review and provide feedback on the documentation for our offerings

Required skills

  • 10-15 years of enterprise software industry experience working in product management, technical marketing, or a similar technical product or customer-facing role

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

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

  • Extensive knowledge of the CNCF ecosystem of open source solutions

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

  • Practical experience

  • Bachelor's or graduate degree preferably in computer science, engineering, or a related discipline

  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills

  • Willingness to travel up to 25%

  • Familiarity with the public cloud infrastructure services and APIs is a plus


About Red Hat

Red Hat ( is the world’s leading provider of enterpriseopen source ( software solutions, using a community-powered approach to deliver reliable and high-performing Linux, hybrid cloud, container, and Kubernetes technologies. Red Hat helps customers integrate new and existing IT applications, develop cloud-native applications, standardize on our industry-leading operating system, and automate, secure, and manage complex environments. Award-winning support, training, and consulting services make Red Hat a trusted adviser to the Fortune 500. As a strategic partner to cloud providers, system integrators, application vendors, customers, and open source communities, Red Hat can help organizations prepare for the digital future.


  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage

  • Flexible Spending Account - healthcare and dependent care

  • Health Savings Account - high deductible medical plan

  • Retirement 401(k) with employer match

  • Paid time off and holidays

  • Paid parental leave plans for all new parents

  • Leave benefits including disability, paid family medical leave, and paid military leave

  • Additional benefits including employee stock purchase plan, family planning reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, transportation expense account, employee assistance program, and more!

Note : These benefits are only applicable to full time, permanent associates at Red Hat located in the United States.

Red Hat is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. We review applications for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, veteran status, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Red Hat does not seek or accept unsolicited resumes or CVs from recruitment agencies. We are not responsible for, and will not pay, any fees, commissions, or any other payment related to unsolicited resumes or CVs except as required in a written contract between Red Hat and the recruitment agency or party requesting payment of a fee.

Posting Location : Location Remote US MA

Posting date 2 weeks ago (6/2/2021 6:11 AM)

Job ID 87140

Category Product Management