Sr. Product Manager, BitTorrent/Ã?ÂµTorrent Client BitTorrent
BitTorrent is the world?s largest peer-based technology company. We?ve created a globally recognized ecosystem of technology protocols, consumer software, and electronics devices that help people find, share and move digital media. Our technologies are used by hundreds of millions of people around the world and drive between 20% and 40% of global Internet traffic.
We are a profitable, multi-national company that is backed by some of the world's leading investors, including Accel Partners (Facebook, Groupon, Dropbox, AdMob, etc.) and DCM (About.com, Foundry Networks, Sling Media, Clearwire, etc). Our company is led by a team of proven entrepreneurs that have generated billions of dollars in shareholder returns. We're looking for talented and motivated people to join our rapidly growing team.
BitTorrent offers a unique and compelling work environment. We are proponents of the open Internet and we serve one of the largest user demographics in history. We take these responsibilities seriously and hire accordingly. We work with only the brightest engineers and the most talented business people we can find. Everyone on our team is here to do meaningful work with broad reaching impact. We have a fun yet challenging work environment that fosters diversity, creativity and teamwork. Our team members receive industry leading salaries, stock options, premium benefits, and state-of-the-art offices in San Francisco?s SOMA district.
Please contact us if you think you?re a fit.
This position is for the PM leader of the BitTorrent and uTorrent clients, among the most popular consumer software products in the world. This product carries the revolutionary file delivery technology we invented to solve a problem all of us ? consumers and businesses ? shared: how to deliver large, popular files efficiently and reliably where servers fail. The Product Manager will continue the wild success of this product by preserving its fundamental character while evolving it to suit the
company?s ambitious goals of leveraging this technology in new ways that fundamentally reinvent how artists and their fans interact in mutually beneficial ways. This role is critically important to the company.
Ideal candidates will posses a strong combination of the following experience
Experience developing strategy for evolving a successful, popular product without damaging it
Strong ability not only to lead your own team, but to coordinate among the many teams that leverage your client, giving them what they need while protecting the essense of the product
Ability to communicate and get buy-in from your team as well as the executive team
Experience working within an agile (scrum) environment
Ability to take products to market by working with marketing, PR, comm, and company leadership
At least four year?s experience designing and managing successful consumer interfaces and products
Strong ability to self-manage, explore, remove hurdles and drive initiatives forward
BS in Computer Science or a related technical field (MBA is a plus)
Clear understanding of and passion for technology in general, and BitTorrent technologies and ecosystem in particular
Understanding of technology and internet business models and the competitive landscape
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work well in a team environment
Track record of success in fast-paced, dynamic, uncertain operating environments
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