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Job summary

The Red Hat Storage Business Unit is looking for a Principal Product Manager to join us in Westford, MA, and focus on Ceph and OpenStack for the telecommunications (Telco) market. In this role, you’ll work on both inbound and outbound activities which requires a proven background in software development, ideally in the open source world. We’ll expect you to have a thorough understanding of storage technologies and their application with Network Function Virtualization infrastructure. You will work closely with the upstream development communities, in both the Ceph and OpenStack projects, to define new features and deliver them through to the commercial solutions. Working with partners, you’ll create innovative standalone storage and hyper-converged solutions and take them to the market. This is an opportunity to work with one of the hottest software-defined storage technologies in the market and help change the storage industry.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Build a 3-year roadmap that positions Ceph as the leading storage solution for the Telco and NFV markets
  • Present the Ceph and Hyper-converged roadmap to partners and customers and collect feedback for the product, marketing, and engineering teams
  • Produce market and product requirement documents and work with engineering to deliver new features and capabilities
  • Work with partners to enable them to ship Red Hat Ceph Storage both standalone and as part of hyper-converged solutions with Red Hat OpenStack Platform
  • Work with product marketing to create collateral about Red Hat Ceph Storage and associated offerings

Required skills

  • 5+ years of being the owner of a successful software product, ideally in the storage market, with proven experience of managing the product life cycle, interaction with a development and marketing team, and owning the product roadmap
  • Experience working in or with the Telco ecosystem with an understanding of vEPC, vRAN, and other use-cases
  • Practical familiarity with Linux internals, packaging, and configuration tools
  • Deep understanding of storage protocols like S3, Swift, iSCSI, FC, NFS, CIFS and cloud management platforms like Red Hat OpenStack Platform, Kubernetes, or Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Familiarity with Open Platform for NFV (OPNFV)
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills

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