Red Hat Program Manager - Technical in Brno, Czech Republic

Job description

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 Software Engineering team is looking for a Program Manager to join our Program Management team in Brno, Czech Republic. In this role, you will be an integral part of the Engineering team and be responsible for planning, developing, testing, and releasing Red Hat's open source storage software offerings. You'll work with geographically distributed engineering teams focusing on different offerings and projects and coordinate their deliverables and schedules. As a Program Manager, you’ll need to have expertise in both program management and business analysis to understand the requirements and business drivers for Red Hat's storage offerings. You'll also need to apply your skills and experience to facilitate collaboration with your teams and be motivated and accountable for your own commitments and deliverables. This position is a great opportunity to make a difference in both existing and new Red Hat offerings, programs, and processes.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Successfully manage and coordinate a complex, multi-phased program by leading cross-functional teams to define, scope, plan, and deliver high-quality software

  • Oversee all aspects of new and existing programs or projects from start to finish

  • Serve as the single point of contact for all program activities, schedules, and status updates

  • Develop and nurture key relationships with leadership in key cross-functional teams including product management, development, quality engineering, release engineering, and documentation

  • Coordinate and lead weekly team meetings

  • Foster an environment of collaboration, trust, and accountability for departmental and cross-functional teams

  • Identify and escalate issues and potential obstacles

Required skills

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field

  • Technical knowledge of and experience with software development

  • 5+ years of experience delivering technology-related services or offerings; open source experience is a plus

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with team members distributed across multiple countries and time zones

  • Excellent risk mitigation and change management skills

  • Dynamic and effective virtual meeting facilitation skills over the phone and internet

  • Familiarity with different project management methodologies, tools, and defect-tracking systems

  • Experience working in a cross-functional, collaborative environment; ability to bring different groups of people together to collaborate in a community setting

  • Agile product development methodology experience is a plus

  • Practical expertise using and good understanding of operating system(s) and related technologies is a plus

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, uniformed services, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Job ID 57668

Department Software Engineering

Location CZ-Brno

Posting date 6/16/2017

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