Product Manager


  • Palo Alto, CA
  • Permanent
  • NoSql

  • Hadoop

  • Job Posted: Tuesday, August 26, 2014

  • Expires On: Wednesday, January 07, 2015

  • Job Type: Permanent

  • Duration:

  • Desired Experience:

  • Work Authorization:


  • Create, curate, prioritize and provide vision for our product roadmap
  • Follow the Hadoop ecosystem (and open source community), the competition and the broader industry
  • Perform competitive analysis on the surrounding and adjacent landscape
  • Partner with Marketing to develop messaging
  • Be the customers’ advocate - understands their needs, pain points, opportunities and future
  • Meet customers, prospects, partners and industry analysts to serve as a domain and product expert
  • Work with the engineering team to understand effort, risk, dependencies and technical impact of product features


  • Previous experience bringing successful enterprise products to market is critical
  • Experience with Hadoop, application middleware, noSQL, data management, distributed systems, or other distributed application domains is highly desired
  • Proven ability to understand complex business problems and then to apply strong analytical skill to create an effective strategy
  • Strong understanding of open source software and the OSS process
  • Ability to understand customer needs and pain points as well as the technology stack that we work on
  • Previous experience defining, driving and building new products
  • Strong organizational skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills; experience working with leadership teams a plus
  • 5+ years of product management experience in a technology product
  • BS/BA in CS or a related field
  • Startup experience is a plus, experience working on agile teams is important