Director of Product Management

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United States





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Travel Amount

up to 25%

Description and Requirements

The BMC product management team defines the future vision for the product line, analyzes business opportunities, specifies and prioritizes customer requirements, engages with product development teams, defines pricing, and supports successful commercial outcomes throughout the product lifecycle.

As Director of Product Management for our application development portfolio in our Intelligent Z Optimization and Transformation business unit, you will take responsibility for defining the strategy and execution plan across a team of Product Managers. You will understand and communicate business strategy and work with the product managers to create compelling, high value product roadmaps.  This position has responsibility for a portfolio of products in the mainframe application development market with a focus on helping customers transform to DevOps approaches.  You will work with solutions marketing, development and QA, sales and pre-sales, and support teams to ensure that solutions are delivered to plan, the sales teams are enabled, and customers are satisfied.

To be successful with us you'll need serious and significant enterprise/B2B software product experience; polished and confident communications skills; a strong technical background; and be willing to travel up to 25% of the time. Knowledge of application development market, DevOps, agile methodologies are required.  It may be beneficial to have mainframe experience or knowledge, but this is not required.

Product management skills and experience

  • At least 5 years software product management experience in enterprise/B2B software
  • A deep understanding of the application development life-cycle and related methodologies
  • Passion for engaging with customers and understanding their problems
  • Experience with complex sales processes, working with sales and presales staff
  • Experience collaborating with marketing staff to ensure clear internal & external messaging

Great communication skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Fluent English
  • Confidence in presenting to different types of audience externally and internally
  • The ability to distil complex business and technical requirements into masterful, clear, concise requirements unambiguously prioritized

A great attitude

  • the perseverance, energy, and understanding required to effect change in multiple areas
  • a can-do attitude
  • a strong customer service ethic
  • the ability to move seamlessly between the 'big picture' and very low levels of technical and business detail

From core to cloud to edge, BMC delivers the software and services that enable over 10,000 global customers, including 84% of the Forbes Global 100, to thrive in their ongoing evolution to an Autonomous Digital Enterprise.
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