Principal Product Manager - Remote

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Description and Requirements

We are looking for a technical oriented product manager to help shape and define the BMC Innovation Lab DataOps initiatives.  If you are customer obsessed, agile, smart and analytical, strategic yet execution focused individual who is passionate about the new innovations and how to bring these to life, this opportunity will appeal to you.

In this role you will be responsible for driving various innovation projects from ideation, through market validation, customer design partnerships, POC and development.  You will work with enterprise customers as well as BMC’s R&D, Sales and Marketing teams to identify areas of opportunity, kick off and run internal VC funded projects with a high likelihood of creating additional products for BMC to market and sell. You’ll be responsible for assessing customers’ needs, running market research and validation, identifying and prioritizing requirements, and working closely with engineering team in leading the product lifecycle end to end. 

  • Self-starter that requires minimal oversight yet demonstrates consistent involvement with flexibility and good follow-through skills  
  • Enthusiastic about managing challenging projects across multiple teams and locations 
  • Comfortable marshaling large amounts of data to make decisions and build business cases 
  • Shares BMC's passion for the customer
  • Embraces change and works well in a fluid environment
  • Ability to operate and communicate at all business levels
  • Expects, requires and demonstrates continuous innovation
  • Results oriented
  • Ability to think big and to inspire passion in others

Primary Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Understand the challenges that face enterprise organizations in delivering and operating data pipelines for achieving business outcomes
  • Work with customers to understand their needs and deliver solutions to solve these challenges
  • Work with solutions marketing, development and QA, sales and pre-sales, and support teams to ensure proper investment and execution of strategy, that solutions are delivered to plan, the sales teams are enabled, and customers are satisfied 
  • Lead the effort to enable rapid product experimentation and development
  • Lead our internal process to help define the product requirements, roadmap, and delivery timeline
  • Conduct business-level verification and market testing of new offerings
  • Support the sales teams at key events and customer meetings. This role may involve some public speaking opportunities
  • Plan product deliveries including documenting detailed requirements, creation and management of project schedules, and publishing roadmaps 

Must-have experience/criteria for role:
  • 5-7 years of Product Management experience at a technology company
  • 3-5 years experience in Product Strategy and Roadmap development in the Data Management market
  • 3-5 years experience in Data & Analytics roles such as Data Engineer, Data Analyst, Business Analyst and/or Data Scientist
  • Knowledge in the challenges of building and optimizing data pipelines, architectures and datasets.
  • A successful history of manipulating, processing and extracting value from large disconnected datasets.
  • Experience with the processes supporting data transformation, data structures, metadata, dependency and data pipeline management
  • Experience with big data systems: Hadoop, Spark, Cassandra, Hive, etc.
  • Experience with data pipeline and orchestration management tools: Airflow, Prefect, Luigi, etc.
  • Proven ability to develop a clear strategy and business rationale for solutions that enhance and expand our product reach into the enterprise
  • Ability to distil complex business and technical requirements into masterful, clear, concise PRD's and Jira issues, unambiguously prioritized 
  • Experience of agile development concepts and practices

  • B.S. in computer science or engineering discipline
  • 3-5 years software development experience
  • Experience with BMC Software’s Control-M product family
  • Experience in the DataOps and/or MLOps market segments
  • Experience in developing and releasing enterprise solutions to market 
  • Experience in Machine Learning products 
  • Knowledge of cloud architectures and modern data science methodologies

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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