Product Manager - Storage for Data Resiliency
At IBM, work is more than a job – it’s a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you’ve never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world’s most challenging problems? If so, lets talk.
Your Role and Responsibilities
IBM Product Managers deliver business results by bringing high-quality products to market by defining the strategy and execution plans while continuously innovating to achieve market leadership. Product Managers are experts at market and business analysis, product definition, product roadmap, pricing, ecosystem, channel strategy, strategic planning, competitive analysis, innovation and leading cross-functional teams. They manage the product lifecycle from inception through growth, maturity, and end of life stages and define partnership and ecosystem strategy for product execution. Product Managers maximize internal and external relationships interfacing with design, product marketing, ecosystem partners, analysts, engineering, sales and services teams to deliver a successful product with defined routes to market. They are experts in the field and are recognized as a credible voice in the market. Influences Functional Strategy.
-Environment:Professional knowledge of function, business unit or country operations. Understand organizational resources, priorities, needs and policies.
-Guide other professionals. Adapt communications and approaches to conclude negotiations with various partners, resulting in common agreements.
-Analyze complex/new situations, anticipate potential problems and future trends, assess opportunities, impacts, and risks. Develop and implement solutions.
-Leads multi-functional teams, or conducts special projects, or manages department(s) (national or international). Has vision of functional or unit mission. Influences people and organizations, including executive management, when issues are complex/difficult and require considerable diplomacy. Considerable latitude in responsibilities to define and decide on tools, processes, priorities and resources following general business unit directives. Recognized as an expert in their field. Often no precedent exists.
Impact on Business/Scope:
-Accountable for projects or programs involving multi- functional, country-wide or regional teams. Responsible for overall functional program success. Activities are subject to business measurements, impact customer satisfaction, and impact functional, business unit, or country costs or expenses.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
- Solid communications skills to keep stakeholders aligned.
- Ability to prioritize based on business and client value.
- Balance competing priorities.
- Ability to grasp technical concepts and evaluate tradeoffs.
- Collaborative learning mindset.
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
- Analytical skills and ability to analyze spreadsheets and present data to drive decisions.
- One of the following: Cyber Security, Artificial Intelligence, Data Security or Data Protection.
- MBA, Computer Science or Electrical Engineering Degree not required but highly desirable.