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DigitalOcean // cloud infrastructure management
Product, Full Time    Remote: U.S. & Canada or Office Locations: Cambridge - MA, New York - NY, Palo Alto - CA    Posted: Wednesday, August 05, 2020
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Have you ever wondered what happens inside the cloud?

Based in New York, DigitalOcean is a dynamic, high-growth technology company that serves a robust & passionate community of developers, teams, & businesses around the world. We believe that todays entrepreneurs are changing the world through software. Our mission is to empower these entrepreneurs by bringing modern app development within reach for any developer, anywhere in the world.

We want people who are passionate about creating products that millions of developers will love.

Reporting to the VP Product, the Senior Director, Product Management will lead a team of Product Managers across our Compute, Storage & Networking product lines. 

The reward? You will get to work with a team of high-energy & dedicated product managers, designers & engineers to deliver products that enable our community of 3.5 million developers to spend more time on innovation instead of managing infrastructure. This role is a great opportunity for Product Leaders with a track record of managing product teams & expertise in IaaS, PaaS or infrastructure B2B Software. 

In joining our team, you'll enjoy a competitive salary, great benefits, a creative & comfortable work environment, & the exciting opportunity to be part of a fast-paced & growing technology company.

What Youll Be Doing:

  • Oversee Product Management work in your teams, to ensure that development effort meets user needs, is aligned with company goals, & ships product in a consistent, plannable cadence
  • Relentlessly listen & proactively reach out to customers through a variety of channels
  • Drive Product Management best practices to improve consistency & sustainable organizational growth 
  • Hire, develop, mentor, & provide ongoing performance feedback to Product Managers on your teams
  • Support senior management during quarterly & yearly planning through roadmap prioritization, definition, & refinement of business cases
  • Work with internal & external stakeholders such as Marketing, Sales, Support, Community, Product Design (UX), & Operations to ensure alignment across the organization. 

What Well Expect From You:

  • Experience in Product Management running large businesses across cloud infrastructure
  • Experience managing high performing product managers
  • Financial & Business Case Modeling
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced & agile development environment.
  • Excellent verbal, written, & interpersonal communications skills
  • Ability to demonstrate empathy with a variety of internal & external stakeholders
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in a technical field, such as computer science, engineering or mathematics.
  • Experience talking with developers in their own language to come to the best solution from the beginning (hobby or professional coding experience in any language is a plus)
  • Past success in shaping software products with an eye on ease-of-use
  • Successfully managed a complex technical product
  • Experience with B2C product management is a plus
  • Hands-on experience as a user of cloud infrastructure is a plus
  • MSc or MBA is a plus

Why Youll Like Working for DigitalOcean:

  • We value development. You will work with some of the smartest & most interesting people in the industry. We are a high-performance organization that is always challenging ourselves to continuously grow. We maintain a growth mindset in everything we do & invest deeply in employee development through formalized mentorship, LinkedIn Learning tracks, & other internal programs. We also provide all employees with reimbursement for relevant conferences, training, & education.
  • We care about your physical, financial & mental well-being. We offer competitive health, dental, & vision benefits for employees & their dependents, a monthly gym reimbursement to support your physical health, & a commute or internet allowance to make your trips to your office or your desk easier. We offer generous parental leave with transition time built-in upon return to work. We offer competitive compensation & a 401k plan with up to a 4% employer match. 
  • We support our remote employee experience. While we have great office spaces in NYC, Cambridge & Palo Alto, were very distributedwe use a number of communication tools to connect across the companyand all remote employees have the opportunity to visit our offices & meet their teams face-to-face at team offsites. We also have an annual company offsite, Shark Week, to get quality in-person time with the entire company at least once a year. We also allow employees to outfit their workstations to meet their needswhether remote or in office.
  • We value diversity & inclusivity. We are an equal opportunity employer & we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Department: Product #LI-Remote

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