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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: Tuesday, October 27, 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 to reach for any developer, anywhere in the world.

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

We are looking for a passionate, results-oriented, & motivated self-starter to lead product within our Compute products team. Looking for someone with cloud computing domain knowledge, especially with hands-on experience launching & supporting large/distributed cloud compute products & services. As a Technical Product Manager you will build products & features to drive Compute product initiatives while improving operational & capital expenditure.

You will get to work with a team of high-energy & dedicated product managers, designers, & engineers to impact the lives of developers by simplifying innovation for them.  This role is a great opportunity for experienced Product Managers with expertise in IaaS, PaaS, or SaaS who want to have a real impact, both within the company & in the developer community at large, & launch products that are used & loved by thousands of developers worldwide.

What Youll Be Doing:

  • Develop the technical strategy & vision & translate it into creative, high quality, simple features. 
  • Define performance criteria across the suite of products & features.
  • Work with internal & external stakeholders to gather requirements & drive improvements across operational & capital expenditure. 
  • Develop business cases & model unit economics for products & features.
  • Act as a technical thought leader in the development process, cross-team collaboration, & prioritizing & grooming the product backlog.
  • Drive a high-performance culture within your team that iterates frequently & learns continuously without sacrificing product quality.
  • Collaborate with other Product Managers to translate Product Investments into technical investments for the core engineering teams. 
  • Create & drive internal as well as external community engagement plans.

What Well Expect From You:

  • Ability to collaborate & lead a matrixed cross-functional Product Development team
  • Hands-on, proven experience, & domain knowledge in the cloud computing space, preferably building & delivering compute products & services.
  • Ability to analyze data & articulate user hypotheses in terms of objective measures, & project KPI impact of new features
  • An understanding of the challenges that developers face when selecting an infrastructure platform, & a vision for how great products can help
  • Technical knowledge to collaborate with engineering teams on a highly technical product & advocate for a customer base made up of professional developers
  • Effective communication & interpersonal skills to drive productive meetings, create effective & useful product documents
  • Deep understanding of cloud computing infrastructure, virtualization stacks, operating systems, networking, & container technologies
  • Experience with large-scale, highly available, & performant distributed systems 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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