Senior Product Manager


(New York, New York)
Full Time
Job Posting Details
About DigitalOcean
DigitalOcean, the cloud for developers, is a dynamic, high-growth technology company that serves a passionate community of technologists around the world. We want to simplify cloud computing for every developer and are working on some of the most challenging and interesting problems in cloud computing.
We are looking for a passionate, results oriented, and motivated self-starter to lead product within our Compute, Storage and Network products and services. Reporting to the Director of Product, the Senior Product Manager will lead a matrixed cross-functional team including Product Design, Engineering and Infrastructure to define build products and features supporting the core vertical they are in. This role is a great opportunity for experienced Product Managers with expertise in IaaS, PaaS, SaaS or B2B Software development who want to have a real impact, both within the company and in the developer community at large, and launch products that are used and loved by thousands of developers worldwide. In joining our team, you'll enjoy a competitive salary, great benefits, a creative and comfortable work environment, and the exciting opportunity to be part of a fast-paced and growing technology company.
**What You’ll Be Doing:** * Develop the vertical product strategy and vision and translate it into creative, high quality, simple features. * Define performance criteria across the suite of products. * Work with internal and external stakeholders to gather requirements and create user stories. * Develop business cases and model unit economics for new products and features. * Act as Product Owner in the development process, creating epics and user stories, and prioritizing and grooming the product backlog. * Drive a high-performance culture within your team that iterates frequently and learns continuously without sacrificing product quality. * Enable the sales team with product training and collateral. * Create and drive a community engagement plan. **What We’ll Expect From You:** * Leadership: ability to lead a matrixed cross-functional Product Development team * Customer Focus: a solid understanding of the challenges that face developers when selecting an infrastructure platform, and a vision for how great products can help * Technical Knowledge: the ability to collaborate with engineering teams on a highly technical product, and advocate for a customer base made up of professional developers * Data Driven Approach: ability to articulate user hypotheses in terms of objective measures, and project KPI impact of new features * Verbal and Written Communication: the ability to lead productive meetings, create effective and useful product documents, on a technically sophisticated product
Ideal Candidate
**Minimum Qualifications** * Demonstrated success managing a portfolio of connected products and maintaining alignment across multiple product teams in at least one previous role. * Managed one entire product development cycle from concept to launch. * Demonstrated ability to grasp and learn new technologies. **Preferred Qualifications** * Ability to work in a fast-paced and agile development environment. * Excellent verbal and written communications skills. * Bachelor's degree or higher in a technical field, such as computer science, engineering or mathematics. * Experience talking with developers in their own language to come to the best solution from the beginning (hobby or professional coding experience in any language is a plus). * Experience with B2C product management is a plus. * Past success in shaping software products with an eye on ease-of-use. * Successfully managed a complex technical product. * MBA is a plus.
Compensation and Working Conditions
Benefits Benefits included
Reports to Director of Product

Additional Notes on Compensation

We offer competitive health, dental, and vision benefits for employees and their dependents, a monthly gym reimbursement to keep you fit, and a monthly commute allowance to make your trips to and from work easier.


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