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Product Manager, PlatformSan Francisco, California, United States


Product Manager, Platform

San Francisco | California | United States

Are you a self-starter who enjoys learning new technologies and working in a fast-paced environment?
Do you have product management experience with SaaS or PaaS offerings?
Are you looking for an opportunity to join a talented team in a great start-up environment?
Then you may be a perfect fit for product management at InfluxData!
In this role, you'll be Product Manager for the core capabilities of the InfluxData platform. Your focus will be oriented towards ease of use of the platform as a whole; focused on time to awesome for the developers who are storing, analyzing and creating tasks for metrics and events.
You'll collaborate with our world-class engineers to oversee the prioritization and planning of new capabilities, ensuring the security, and scale of the platform overall, and you'll be working closely with the core team to clarify requirements based on customer and community feedback, so you'll need to be patient and empathetic, but able to present and justify the prioritization based on real data. You'll also need to know how to manage your own time efficiently and world collaboratively with peers and members of other parts of the organization including documentation, QA, product marketing, support, and developer evangelists.
What you'll be doing:
  • Write and manage upcoming and in-progress stories for new features and capabilities
  • Take part in weekly planning meetings for the engineering team, during which upcoming features are discussed and prioritized
  • Be familiar with and stay updated on differentiating features in similar products; perform competitive analysis
  • Perform acceptance testing for completed work to ensure that it functions as intended
  • Frequently consult with users, sales, and our community members to gather feedback on future product requirements
  • Take a hands-on approach for developing demonstrations utilizing the product and highlighting its key differentiators
  • Write blog posts which surface valuable information about product developments and progress
Your skills and experience:
  • 4+ years of experience as a Product Manager at a minimum, (experience with data analysis or database-style products is ideal)
  • 1-2 years of experience as a developer is a plus
  • DevOps or data center monitor background desired
  • Existing knowledge of our product, market, and competitors is nice to have
  • Superior communication skills; both written and verbal

InfluxData provides a modern time series platform that has been designed from the ground up to handle metrics and events (time-series data). The InfluxData platform is built on the open source projects - Telegraf, InfluxDB, Chronograf, and Kapacitor.
We're backed by Mayfield Fund, Trinity Ventures, and Battery Ventures.
We offer fantastic benefits including:
  • Medical/ dental/vision insurance with 100% coverage for employees and dependents
  • Company contribution to FSA and Commuter benefits
  • Open PTO - take the time you need
  • Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • 401k (non matching)
  • ....and more!
Visit our careers page to learn more about working at InfluxData.
InfluxData is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.
InfluxData does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters and recruitment agencies through our website, job board or directly to employees. InfluxData will not pay fees to any third-party agency, headhunter or company that does not have a signed agreement for this position in place.

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