Cloud Product Manager – Paas
To create product offerings around Platform as a Service that are relevant to the business needs of Injazat’s existing and targeted clients. Own the PaaS product offerings across the whole delivery chain, enabling the Sales and Solutioning Teams and ensuring the Operational Delivery is fit for purpose meeting all customer requirements (SLAs and KPIs).
Own the business plan of Injazat PaaS services including; market and competitor analysis, product roadmap, pricing & launch strategies, financial projections and recommendations and actions for improvement.
Lead, Deliver and Evolve Injazat PaaS product strategy based on research, data and industry trends, steering the direction of the requirements for new products and services, product improvements, etc. Ensuring product strategy is market and not resource driven
Consults with business leaders, IT business representatives and service customers to ensure an understanding of requirements and their alignment to future strategic direction of the business/functions. Elicits, documents and manages requirements to ensure that Injazat PaaS line of products meet business needs of Injazat’s existing and new customers
Collaborates with Architects from all domains to understand the impact of current and future architecture on services and the service roadmap
Responsible for developing the PaaS business models, identifying the requirements for products and services to enable Cloud adoption, assisting the sales cycle with customer-oriented solutions, and managing the execution of the solution through deployment, delivery and support phases
Monitor product performance periodically taking corrective action (e.g. pricing review, promotional program, analysis of sales) if product is under performing
Identify opportunities to generate increased sales volume, via focused marketing activity
Responsible for ongoing management of Injazat Cloud services provider partnerships necessary for the development and implementation of successful delivery within Cloud categories.
Works in collaboration with Technical Project Managers on PaaS product delivery and related initiatives
Collaboration and Cross functional departmental support
Works within cross-functional teams and with external partners to gather and share information
Delivers technical presentations to peers, leadership team, sales executives, clients, prospects, etc.
Communicates with Other Product Managers and Technical Architects
Communicates with the Project Manager and provide guidance to Implementation Engineering Technical Teams
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Business Administration or related field.
Certified in in DevOps platform technologies
A minimum of 5-8 years’ experience in a relevant field.
Minimum 5 Years experience in ManageIQ & CloudForms
Job Specific Skills:
Demonstrate deep understanding of Devops technologies and CI/CD pipelines
Deep understanding of Cloud ready applications, Legacy app modernization and automation technologies from a platform perspective.
Ideal candidate to have service provider experience on a multitenant Dev Ops platform.
Solid understanding of different container solutions, Kubernetes, Telemetry and other security solutions required for a complete multi-tenant CI/CD implementation.
Solid understanding of technologies/tools such as Open shift, Anthos, Apigee etc.
Predominantly from an PaaS management and PaaS pre-sales background.
Deep Industry and UAE/GCC market experience
Deep client understanding, design thinking and product strategy
Ability to work at fast paced delivery cycle and deal with rapid change
Strong personal networks and relationships across the UAE (Clients and Suppliers)
Excellent presentation skills.
Experienced leading a multi-disciplined, high-performance team
Ability to author and publish technology articles
In-depth expertise in IT governance, delivery and operations
Knowledge of product domain, relevant technologies and the development processes to develop an overall systems view of the client environment
Ability to juggle multiple complex initiatives