Principal Product Manager Skytap
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Skytap is seeking a highly technical and results-oriented product manager who has the instincts for making decisions that lead to products that delight customers and accelerate business success. If you are passionate about building easy to use, innovative cloud computing products for developers with a world-class startup team this is the job for you. Experience building products that use AWS or past PM experience with AWS services will put you at the top of the consideration list.
This position will serve as a key thought leader on the product management team and report to the VP of Products. As Principal Product Manager you will work closely with the Skytap engineering team defining new capabilities; with the product marketing team to translate these capabilities into meaningful customer benefits; and with the Skytap sales team working with customers directly to understand their requirements and communicate innovations and product roadmap.
The Principal Product Manager will be responsible for having a deep understanding of customers? use cases and requirements. You will prioritize and define compelling, differentiated features that help our customers succeed. Specific responsibilities will include:
Develop a deep working knowledge of Skytap?s product including all new product releases
Champion Skytap's users and their experience with our web-based cloud computing service
Gather direct customer feedback by studying customer support incidents, administering user surveys, organizing user groups, hosting focus groups, and visiting customers to study product interaction in their natural environment.
Build strong internal relationships with an experienced engineering team. Write product specifications that drive optimal implementation solutions
Establish relationships and credibility with Skytap cloud solutions architects and marketing teams as a technical product expert
Measure and analyze customer and feature usage. Identify opportunities to innovate and improve customer experience.
Participate in defining Skytap?s strategy and product roadmap
Contribute to Skytap?s overall company success as a senior leader on the product management team
QUALIFICATIONS AND CHARACTERISTICS:
The successful candidate will be a product owner with deep technical skills, great instincts, and a passion for delivering easy to use products that exceed customer expectations. You thrive in a start-up environment where you wear many hats, do what it takes, work hard and smart, adapt, innovate, and deliver. Key attributes of the successful candidate will include:
Ownership ? you feel a strong personal sense of product ownership, are self motivated, and you sweat the details.
Passion ? you are passionate about customer success and winning as a business; you are an enthusiastic technical champion of Skytap with employees and customers.
Technical ? you are a technically deep, fast learner who is driven to learn new things.
Delivery oriented work ethic ? you deliver results doing what it takes to get things done on time.
Proven success ? you have a proven track record of success working closely with engineering, sales engineers, and customers on highly technical products
Flexible and agile ? you able to thrive in a fast-paced environment and deal with ambiguity
Communication ? you have demonstrated strong presentation, written communication, and speaking skills
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
A Bachelor?s degree in computer science (or equivalent technical experience) is required
4+ years of product management experience delivering products for developer audiences
2+ years of product management experience with software as a service delivery models
Excellent understanding of some cloud computing technologies, or related areas such as virtualization, networking, or large scale distributed systems
Experience with AWS EC2, VPC, and EBS a strong plus
Salary to be negotiated commensurate with experience
Stock options in an early-stage, private company
Medical, dental and vision benefits
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