22 days old

Product Manager/Offer Manager, Cloud Brokerage Services

Austin, TX 78701
  • Job Code
    253840BR
Introduction
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Your Role and Responsibilities
Product Managers/Offer Managers at IBM Cloud Brokerage Services act as an entrepreneur, strategist, technical visionary, cross-functional team leader, and client advocate. They have two primary responsibilities: (1) defining the new product to be built; and (2) managing its development, launch, and ongoing improvement. To fulfill these responsibilities, this role leads a cross-functional team. Typically, however, none of the team members report directly to the Product/Offer Manager. This role influences the actions of diverse cross-functional team as the market authority, acting as a "General Manager" for their scope of the business.

In this role you will
  • Define epic-level requirements in an Agile-based development framework for the Brokerage Cost and Asset Management (BCAM) product offering
  • Meet regularly with customers to document target persona use cases and pain points
  • Prioritize and groom epic backlog regularly in all stages of development based on business unit priorities
  • Present leadership level status dashboards showing development Key Performance Indicators
  • Establish roadmap for BCAM solution and present it to customers and business leaders
  • Provide regular competitive updates and white papers with feature comparisons and differentiation
  • Stay current on the latest multicloud cost metering, asset management, Billing and supporting technologies
  • Present sales tools and demonstrations showing the differentiated value proposition of your product

Qualifications
You possess professional knowledge of the Product Management function and understand organizational resources, priorities, needs and policies. You can adapt communications and approaches to conclude negotiations with various partners, resulting in common agreements. You analyze complex/new situations, anticipate potential problems and future trends, assess opportunities, impacts, and risks. You can Influence people and organizations, including executive management, when issues are complex/difficult and require considerable diplomacy. You have a high degree of latitude in responsibilities to define and decide on tools, processes, priorities and resources following general business unit directives. You are recognized as a subject matter expert in your area of product responsibility.

We believe you are a good fit for this role if you:
  • Have an expert understanding of IT Finance Director and CFO personas, technologies, & tools used in a SaaS/Cloud delivery model
  • Are experienced in an Agile based development process
  • Expert at documenting business requirements based on customer use cases and competitive assessment for your product category
  • Experienced at prioritizing requirements for development teams to build product roadmaps
  • Understand key business elements related to your product, value proposition, and competitive differentiation
  • Skilled at building and presenting to various level of executives and customer audiences

Who Youll Work With
Youll have the opportunity to work with dynamic and independent team within product management, engineering, customer support, sales and marketing organizations to extend current product features, usability, documentation and related items. We come to work thrilled knowing it will never be the same day twice. This variety enables us to be innovative convergent thinkers who juggle competing requirements with agility.

What is the Cloud Brokerage Services Group?
Delivered as a as-a-Service (including software and managed services), IBM Cloud Brokerage Services enables clients to adopt a new hybrid IT and multi-sourced operating model by brokering hybrid public and private cloud services from multiple providers throughout hybrid clouds using a single dashboard. In short, our group builds solutions to bridge the gap between customers business / technical needs and functionalities of current Cloud Brokerage products. and were hiring. Join us.

Keywords
#Product Manager #PaaS @IBMCloud #CI/CD #API #XaaS #JIRA #SCRUM #microservices #sso #Kubernetes #SaaS #IBMCTS_IIB #AWS #Cloud #SaaS



Required Professional and Technical Expertise
Demonstrated Experience with;
  • Proven, tenured (5+ years) of SaaS product management experience targeted at enterprise customers
  • Exceptional presentation and written communication skills, high degree of comfort with executive and technical audiences
  • AWS, Google, Azure, and IBM Public and VMware Private Cloud-based services and software delivery such as; Containers, PaaS, Tagging methodology
  • Target customer environment based on direct experience, working with, or delivering cloud based solutions to a Finance, CTO, CFO and IT Operations organizations
  • Software and Agile based product development



Preferred Professional and Technical Expertise
None

About Business Unit
At Global Technology Services (GTS), we help our clients envision the future by offering end-to-end IT and technology support services, supported by an unmatched global delivery network. It's a unique blend of bold new ideas and client-first thinking.If you can restlessly reinvent yourself and solve problems in new ways, work on both technology and business projects, and ask, "What else is possible?" GTS isthe place for you!

Your Life @ IBM
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About IBM
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Location Statement
For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

Being You @ IBM
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

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Posted: 2019-08-25 Expires: 2019-09-24

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