Offering Manager Blockchain: IBM Tech Re - Durham

Company: Aspera Inc.
Location: Durham , North Carolina, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 05.DEC.2018

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Job Description IBM's Tech Re-Entry program is looking for talented technical professionals who are looking to restart their careers after a...

Description

Job Description
IBM's Tech Re-Entry program is looking for talented technical professionals who are looking to restart their careers after an absence from the workforce of two years or more. This paid 12 week returnship will enable you to work on projects that match your expertise, interests, and abilities and could lead to full-time employment. During your IBM Tech Re-Entry returnship program, you will have the opportunity to update your skills in a contemporary work environment. You will have access to the latest tools and technologies available and work alongside a multi-disciplinary teams to hone your expertise and deliver on client-critical solutions. You'll be able to experience the breadth of IBM resources while developing new skills and relationships.

IBM Blockchain is looking to hire an Offering/Product Manager within the IBM Blockchain Platform team to continue developing the capabilities and features of the world's leading Blockchain platform for both SaaS and distributed Software which is the core of our Multi-Cloud strategy. This entails and end-to-end responsibility, from tracking customer & market needs, developing the pricing strategy, defining features, roadmaps and tracking offering metrics.

Responsibilities:
• Own and deliver portion of a complex, large scale platform involving multiple squads, releases and deployments.
• Partner with Sales, Services, Support, Marketing, and other stakeholders to drive market adoption and revenue growth. Work in collaboration with the cross functional teams, including design, engineering, documentation, and business leaders.
• Manage development, launch, go-to-market and ongoing improvements, including packaging, pricing and marketing collateral
• Define and prioritize features by working with existing users, speaking with target customers conducting user research through surveys, usability testing and other methods
• Establish goals and review metrics to identify opportunities for sales growth
• Clarify and drive project commitments as well as establish and maintain clear chains of accountability
• Drive effective teamwork, communication, collaboration and commitment across disciplines. Execute product delivery using agile practices including maintaining product backlog, planning sprint cycles, running daily scrum etc.
• Creating presentations, attending and presenting to industry analysts at analyst events
• Conduct training and outreach to internal support teams as well as external customers

Requirements:
• 3+ years product management or strategic planning at top tier companies - A proven track record of shipping products in a technical environment and working with developers on a day-to-day basis.
• Advanced understanding of blockchain technology and market
• Excited to get into the details and become technical expert of Hyperledger Fabric protocol and Cloud Infrastructure
• At least 1-year experience in Cloud, SaaS and/or Software product development
• Demonstrated ability to lead cross-functional projects
• Experience with Agile methods & delivery
• Excellent communication skills especially in communicating technical concepts to a non-technical audience
• BSc/BA required Preferred fields include Economics, Computer Science, Engineering or related field
• Proficiency in AHA, Github and other product management tools

In order to qualify for this returnship, you must have been out of the full-time workforce for a minimum of 2 years. Upon acceptance of the offer you are required to attend a 3 day orientation in HQ Armonk, NY
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Required Technical and Professional Expertise

• BSc/BA required Preferred fields include Economics, Computer Science, Engineering or related field
• Proficiency in AHA, Github and other product management tools

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

• MSc in Computer Science or Engineering, a Master of Business Administration (MBA) is a plus.
• Experience with SaaS, PaaS, IaaS, Software or enterprise-level products and pricing.
• Experience working with Public Cloud infrastructures, including architecture, etc (AWS, Azure, GCP)
• Track record of leveraging data to build models and frameworks to make decisions
• An entrepreneurial spirit and passion for blockchain!

EO Statement
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.

Preferred Education:Master's Degree

 
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