VP of Product Management Twilio
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED About us:
Twilio is providing a platform for building modern, communications-enabled applications that are cloud-based, scalable, and focused on great user experience.
More than 200,000 developers have signed up to be a part of this disruption, building everything from call centers (Zendesk) to SMS notifications (Uber).
Twilio customers include great brands like airbnb, eBay, Hulu, Intuit, LinkedIn, Quora, Sony, SurveyMonkey, Trulia and WalmartLabs.
Twilio is energizing the $1.3 trillion telecom market. Come help us change communications forever.
About the job:
The VP Product will own development and execution of the strategic product roadmap and tactical delivery of those products through collaboration with engineering, marketing and sales.
You will unlock the creativity that resides in our amazing technical teams to deliver more, better, faster products to market that delight and always exceed customers' expectations.
You will bring critical product strategic and execution capabilities to the senior leadership team.
You?ll get the opportunity to build and mentor an incredible team of product development managers, enhancing our existing products and building the next generation of customer-delight for Twilio.
You?ll report directly to Jeff, our CEO, who has a passion for product and delighting customers. You?ll be a part of the management team of the company, helping to guide strategic direction, critical decisions affecting all aspects of the company?s growth.
You are measured by the success of the product-centered teams - their ability to correctly address customer problems, ship code, work with customers to gain feedback, and repeat.
Success means shipping relevant products that drive adoption and revenue, as well as taking risks with new products and long-term strategy that extends beyond short-term revenue goals.
Ultimately, the management team is measured by the overall success of the company, as measured by customer engagement, revenue and gross margin dollars.
Twilio is a product centered company... everything is a product. This role emphasizes the importance of strong product leaders, since your job is to grow them.
Build an effective team of product leaders, who will understand the needs of their customers and meets those in the ?Twilio way.?
Coach the product management team members and build product talent into long-term company leaders.
Lead and inspire product team members; partner with marketing, sales, and management in development of strategic product roadmap.
Lead short, medium and long-term product roadmap planning exercises. Develop the method by which we develop and communicate these roadmaps across the organization.
Mentor product team in developing an effective product/engineering contract; work with engineering leadership to ensure smooth communication between product and engineering to ship products on time and with the functionality to delight customers.
Evangelize our product mission inside and outside the company, ensuring that all product releases delight customers with the perfect blend of power and simplicity.
Help develop and drive company?s long-term strategy and implementation across the company leadership as a member of the management team.
Gain an intimate understanding of our existing products and how customers use them.
Develop strong relationships with existing product team members and learn how they?ve been approaching product development so far.
Review and grok the current short and medium-term product roadmaps. Ask questions and provide input on tweaks or prioritization changes as needed.
Develop a plan for growing the product management team to meet the engineering and market needs of the company.
Collaborate with engineering leadership to develop the joint R&D (product & engineering) staffing plan.
Get to know engineering leadership members and understand how they view the product development process, both at Twilio and at previous companies.
Learn our existing product/engineering processes; gain an understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of our existing modus operandi.
Work with marketing and sales to learn the drivers of revenue and market dynamics.
You have built a software product from zero, taking complex ideas through development and into the hands of happy customers.
You have worked with and are respected by largish engineering teams to ship complex products.
You have driven or been deeply involved in a product roadmap development process, probably at a larger organization, from product strategy through prioritization, creation and delivery, over and over and over.....
You have changed markets and built revolutionary products that have succeeded (some may have failed, but you had the guts nonetheless).
You have worked to consumerize technology in a consumer context, or consumerization of business software. B2B experience is a plus, but it?s not enough.
You have worked in both small and large companies and know how to get stuff done in both orgs.
You have been a mentor and leader that people want to follow.
You love new ideas. You have a long list of things you'd like to build given the time.
You love people and bringing out the best in them. You can talk extensively about your previous teams and how their members went on to great careers.
Strategic thinking: You facilitate the creation and communication of a compelling and strategically sound vision for products; you are technically brilliant.
Track record: You exceed expectations of employees, peers, customers and shareholders; you can rapidly understand a market, recognize customer needs and net new market opportunities to ensure a consistently game-changing product portfolio.
Mentoring: You successfully coach and teach team members to turbo-boost performance and personal/career growth.
Team building: You create focused, collaborative, results-driven teams. You energize others. You are a talent magnet.
Leadership ability: You initiate needed change. You are highly adaptive and able to inspire the organization to change.
Passion: You have an extremely high energy level. You are fast paced and driven to succeed.
Resourcefulness: You have an impressive ability to find ways over, under, around and through barriers. You create new paradigms.
Communication: You have excellent oral and written communication.
You have a good understanding of software platforms and have executed a platform strategy.
Competitive benefits, including medical, dental, vision, 401k and life insurance.
An Amazon Kindle, $30/month to spend on books and a Twilio track jacket after demoing your first Twilio app in front of the company!
Pre-tax commuter benefits.
Catered lunches and a weekly team dinner featuring invited technology and entrepreneurial speakers.
Excellent gear (we ? Apple computers and big monitors ? two if you need 'em).
A strong belief in work/life balance.
How to apply:
Want to stand out? Sign up and build an app using the Twilio API. Include a link to it in your cover letter.
Bonus points for pointing out bugs or things that annoyed you/could be better about the platform.
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THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED
Twilio powers the future of business communications. Enabling phones, VoIP, and messaging to be embedded into web, desktop, and mobile software.Self Funded All Jobs: at Twilio
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|Company Profile:||Twilio is the developer platform for communications. With Twilio, developers and businesses make communications contextual by embedding voice, video, messaging and authentication directly into their software. We are re-inventing the communications market, taking it from its 150-year legacy in hardware to its future in software.
Twilio has more than 700,000 registered developers. Industry disruptors including Uber, Box and DocuSign and enterprises like Nordstrom, Coca-Cola, Walmart and Home Depot trust Twilio to power and innovate their communications at global scale.
Twilio is recognized as one of the 10 Fastest Growing Companies in San Francisco, one of The Bay Area's 10 Most InDemand Startups, and has over 400 employees with offices in San Francisco, Mountain View, New York City, Bogota, Tallinn, Dublin, London and Hong Kong.|
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