Technology Strategist - Remote

Basic Information

Country

United States

State

NA

City

Remote

Date Published

15-Mar-2022

Job ID

33218

Travel Amount

up to 25%

Description and Requirements

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. 


BMC is a KKR-backed Enterprise software company seeking a high-caliber corporate technology strategist to join our CTO Ideation team. This role will report to the Vice President – Technology Strategy & Advocacy, and works closely with other parts of the CTO organization and across the company to analyze market and technology spaces to inform BMC’s long-term strategy, to create and vet ideas for innovation, and to educate and influence senior stakeholders on market trends, dynamics and opportunities. This role requires broad technology knowledge and solid business and market analysis skills.


The Ideation team is the “think tank” for BMC’s CTO Office is focused on the following areas: 

  • Corporate technology strategy
  • Market and technology landscapes
  • Customer problem assessment
  • Innovation ideation
  • Corporate Development (i.e., M&A, partnerships) support
  • Business impact assessment


About the role: 

  • As a member of the Ideate Team, the successful candidate will: 
  • Research and create “big picture” views of market spaces – with market-backed data that reveals new market opportunity (TAM, SAM, SOM) and potential winning plays
  • Scan the market, identify companies, and create taxonomies of the market ecosystem
  • Provide competitive analysis to understand the state-of-the-art technology and approaches customers are currently using to solve problems
  • Manage idea campaigns and generate ideas for potential innovation initiatives
  • Evaluate business opportunities based on BMC capabilities and assets coupled with market opportunity
  • Collaborate in a dynamic matrixed organization
  • Communicate, educate and influence a wide range of stakeholders in clear, concise and compelling language and visuals – excellent oral and written communication skills to enable technical and non-technical across various business functions


About the ideal candidate: 

The ideal candidate is analytic, data-driven, and research-oriented. They must be comfortable working with both senior business executives, product technology leads and customers. It is crucial that the candidate be able to see the forest beyond the trees. Generating new insights, ideas and approaches is a critical element, so creativity is a must. Broad technology understanding as well as business acumen is required to successfully identify opportunities.


Qualifications

  • 5-10 years’ experience in corporate strategy, MBB or Big 4 management consulting, technology industry strategic consulting, or a combination of technology background with a transition to business functions
  • Entrepreneurial – inquisitiveness about how technology can transform business and the ability to rapidly evaluate markets and products with data-driven insights
  • Broad experience in the enterprise software industry – with spikes in cloud computing centered around the major hyperscaler platforms (AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform)
  • Exceptional critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Executive level presentation and writing skills – ability to synthesize ideas into top-down, digestible insights
  • Background in technology development, enterprise product management and/or marketing, experience in start-up culture are desirable
  • BA/BS degree in science, engineering, or similar discipline; MBA, MA, or other graduate degree a plus 

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