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Pivotal // software & services
Product, Full Time    Toronto, Ontario    Posted: Thursday, November 21, 2019
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Founded in 2013, Pivotal Software, combines our leading cloud-native platform, tools, & methodology to empower the worlds largest organizations to adapt to change & build great software. Our technology unleashes developer productivity, while fulfilling our mission to transform how the world builds software.

Our methodology is about evolving, in both development & innovation, & our culture is empowering. Our 2,000+ employees across offices worldwide subscribe to an ethos of kindness. We make a point to bring empathy to each & every project, & are guided by a purposeful missionto transform how the world builds software.

We care deeply about recruiting & developing exceptional talent. Pivotal seeks to add new voices & perspectives to our vibrant community because we know it leads to the most innovative solutions & most successful teams. We hire for empathy, collaboration & excellence. Learn more about what Pivotal is doing to cultivate our community -D&I @ Pivotal.


You are someone who enjoys working in a highly collaborative environment. Our project teams can include PMs, designers, engineers, data scientists & other roles - & pairing across these specialties leads to incredible results.

You cant get enough of product & learning. Our clients come from nearly every vertical out there & youll be able to work hand-in-hand with the decision makers in each. In fact, you will be partnering directly with a client PM & coaching them on modern product development practices.

You enjoy being a leader & an influencer. In this role, you will work with the project team, client executives & the entire spectrum of PMs (project, product, program & any similar roles that a client may have) - to progress the goal of shipping the right product to the clients users.

You bring a balanced, holistic & flexible mindset to product development. We share the overall success of the product with our clients. This means that we dont just help our clients ship features, or define & validate product direction. We do what needs to be done to ensure that both the product & the engagement are successful.

You are comfortable with ambiguity. We work in an iterative & incremental way, balancing many different inputs & constantly making trade-offs. This requires us to be comfortable moving forward with imperfect information.


Pivotal Labs has been building high reliability software for over 20 years. We build consumer & enterprise web & mobile applications for global clients, & have a growing practice building applications for the iOS & Android platforms. We also developed Pivotal Tracker, the project management & collaboration tool used by thousands of software developers worldwide.

Your Day

Were looking for a passionate Product Manager who knows how to help define, de-risk & execute against a product vision. This is a consulting role that demands being able to work collaboratively with clients & colleagues on cross-functional & co-located product teams. The role demands strong product instincts, excellent communication skills, technical fluency, empathy, humility & an appreciation for & understanding of lean startup, agile & user-centered design values, principles & practices.

We practice & teach an approach to product management that is applicable across industries & organizations, so youll experience all types of teams, industries & products. We believe in working at a sustainable pace youll typically work hard for 8 hours each day, but then youre off work to relax, recharge & refocus.

Required Skills / Experiences

  • 3+ years of Product Management experience
  • Experience with two of the following: lean startup methodologies, agile development methodologies, working directly with clients
  • Experience shipping successful products, including defining vision, strategy, outcome-driven product roadmaps & creating & managing backlogs
  • Skilled at defining & prioritizing product features
  • Strong leadership & communication skills & the ability to teach others
  • Experience articulating & testing product hypotheses
  • Demonstrated ability to influence decision making in different contexts
  • Ability to facilitate collaborative decision-making in a workshop context
  • Ability to quickly understand a specific client domain & identify the trends & opportunities in that space
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others & navigate complex decision making
  • Ability to collaborate well with engineers, designers, & clients

Desired Skills / Experiences

  • Experience building & deploying software with or inside enterprise scale organizations
  • Experience working directly with clients & leading projects
  • Experience shipping both new products as well as improving upon existing ones
  • Experience leading or supporting user research

Total Rewards Package

Pay Range: 93,500 - 126,500 CAD

In addition to salary, our total rewards package also includes equity in the form of RSUs, comprehensive medical & disability benefits, employer match on RRSP, fitness reimbursement programs & more!

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY GPVTLCanada In (Pivotal) is an equal opportunity employer who recognizes the value of every individual in creating success for our customers, business partners, shareholders, employees & communities. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, developing & promoting employees without discrimination. Pivotal believes equal opportunity & inclusion are essential to motivate, empower & recognize the best in everyone.

ACCESSIBILITY FOR APPLICANTS WITH DISABILITIESPivotal is committed to working with & providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 & the Ontario Human Rights Code, Pivotal will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment & selection process to applicants with disabilities. If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, please email or call 416-907-9470 ensure to provide your name, the best way to contact you, a detailed description of the nature of any accommodation that you may require (including any materials or processes that can be used to ensure your equal participation).

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