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IBM IBM Z Security Offering Manager in Boston, Massachusetts


Ready to re-imagine the product management role? At IBM, as an Offering Manager, you are responsible for the full lifecycle of an offering: from validating need to determining the business model and defining the solution requirements. Going beyond the traditional focus of timetables and budgets, you use your keen insights into what customers want in their own business plan - and work across disciplines to build the best solutions to a problem. If being the CEO of your offering excites you, consider an offering management career at IBM.

Your Role and Responsibilities


The IBM Z and LinuxONE Offering Management organization is seeking a Offering Manager with a specific focus in security who will lead a strategic offering on IBM Z and LinuxONE. The candidate will be responsible for owning one or more strategic focus areas, taking them from concept to GA and working through the offering management process along the way. The candidate will collaborate with design, development, operations staff and fellow OM’s to bring these initiatives to market. The Offering Manager is responsible for owning all business aspects of these initiatives as well as insuring that all technical requirements have been met by the appropriate teams prior to product launch.

Responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring successful execution of the entire Offering Management process from Market Exploration through Sense and Respond.

  • Delivering on offering revenue targets and other success metrics.

  • Driving collaboration with other IBM business units to ensure strategic alignment and offering execution as well as cross-business unit offering integration.

  • Partnering with cross-discipline stakeholders to drive offering success, e.g. Sales, Marketing, Client Experience, etc.

  • Engaging with clients as sponsor users, for ongoing feedback on offerings and validation of strategic direction.

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Preferred locations: RTP, NC and Poughkeepsie, NY

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in offering management

  • Demonstrated experience in enterprise security

  • Demonstrated communication skills in a customer facing environment.

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in (verb)- leading, writing, researching, guiding, managing, etc.

Offering Management expertise

  • Foundational knowledge in enterprise security

  • Experience interacting with clients

  • Ability to think strategically

  • Strong presentation and communication skills

  • Experience presenting to and/or interacting with executives

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

Technical experience or strong knowledge base in Z or LinuxONE

Preferred locations: Raleigh/RTP, NC, and Poughkeepsie, NY

About Business Unit

IBM Systems helps IT leaders think differently about their infrastructure. IBM servers and storage are no longer inanimate - they can understand, reason, and learn so our clients can innovate while avoiding IT issues. Our systems power the world’s most important industries and our clients are the architects of the future. Join us to help build our leading-edge technology portfolio designed for cognitive business and optimized for cloud computing.

Your Life @ IBM

What matters to you when you’re looking for your next career challenge?

Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities – where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust – where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

About IBM

IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

Location Statement

For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

IBM intends this job to be performed entirely outside of Colorado.

Being You @ IBM

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.