This position is based in Littleton, MA or San Jose, CA.The successful candidate must have exceptional technical skills, communication skills, strong business judgment, and demonstrated relevant experience with Data and AI products and / or services.
We are looking for a proven ability to execute both strategically and tactically, and someone who is excited to take on new, ambitious projects that will be industry defining & trend setters.
This position requires a solid business and technical background, and the candidate should be customer-focused with a passion for delivering compelling user experiencesWhen considering applicants for this role, we look for education and background in areas such as innovation, entrepreneurship, engineering, computer science, market / user research, design thinking, technology commercialization, business, and go-to-market practices.
We look for candidates who exhibit the aptitude and experience relevant to product management. As the voice of the business and users, the Product Manager must have the experience and the ability to : Define markets, research users, and analyze competitive landscapeArticulate market problems to the broader product teamDevelop and execute roadmaps, business models and go-to-market plansDrive customer validation through beta programs and customer meetings, confirming requirements are addressed by the delivered solutionAct as change agents and champion strategic initiatives, and partnerships.
Research and identify new opportunities for Cloud Pak for Data to innovate on behalf of our customers.Innovate with established & emerging technology software, hardware, and servicesDrive the technology strategy and roadmap execution for Cloud Pak for DataWork collaboratively with development leaders, product architects, product designers, and key customers to appropriately package features into offering releases and ensure offering designs reflect business objectives (e.
g., by creating quarterly roadmaps, monthly release plans)Regularly participate in overall functional program planning (e.
g., for offering content, usability, schedule, and quality)Collaborate closely with design and engineering to ship offeringsTeam with IBM and non-IBM technology partners as it relates to their technology being leveraged as part of Cloud Pak for Data ecosystemWork with customers, offering management and sales leadership around the world to understand and track the health and adoption of services and gather feedbackDrive product launch, public relations, and analyst relations effortPartner with and enable sales, marketing, finance and legal.
Define pricing, packaging, positioningEstablish goals and review metrics to plan and deliver success, and then measure (everything)Drive business review on a regular cadenceSome of the skills we are looking for : Self-starter with proven record to deliver customer and business outcomesExperience conducting primary and secondary research regarding your service areas with prospects and customers.
Knowledge of how to keep a regular pulse on the market needs.Proven ability to lead cross-functional teams to achieve aggressive business objectivesProven ability to synthesize complex issues and opinions into simple storiesAttention to details, ability to analyze quantitatively, problem-solve, and scope business requirementsAbility to deliver initiatives from conception through completion in an iterative wayAbility to meet tight deadlines and prioritize workloadsExcellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to influence others internally and externallyWe are seeking candidates located in or willing to relocate to our primary work locations in Littleton, MA or San Jose, CA.
Candidates must be willing to travel up to 25%, including international travel.