Principal Product Manager

  • Solo
  • United States
  • 22 Jan, 2024
Full time Product Management

Job Description

Who we are.

Solo enables companies to Connect, Secure and Observe modern applications – APIs, Microservices and Data – with the industry’s leading API and Service Mesh Management Platform (“Gloo”). Solo innovations allow companies to stay on the leading edge of both technology and business possibilities.

Solo is a VC-backed company, founded in 2017 by Idit Levine. In 2021, Solo was valued at $1B. Solo’s customers are some of the largest in the world, spanning all geographies and industries. Solo’s team has deep expertise in Cloud Computing, Linux, Containers, Kubernetes, Service Mesh, APIs, Security, Microservice Applications, Application Modernization, GraphQL, and eBPF.

About the role.

The Principal Product Manager is responsible for product planning and execution throughout the product life cycle for assigned products (Gloo Mesh).  This role works cross functionally across engineering and other R&D teams, product marketing, sales and Solo customers and community. The role provides regular and open interactions with Solo’s customers and  users through Slack, Github and customer calls. 

Job Description:

  • Build and execute on a product roadmap for our Istio based service mesh products
  • Write enhancement requirements
  • Orchestrate technical enablement sessions for our field engineers
  • Meet with customers and help them meet their goals via enhancement delivery 
  • Perform research on the service mesh market 
  • Grooming and prioritizing issue backlog
  • Work closely with engineering to map customer and market requirements to product delivery

Job Requirements:

  • 7+ years of product management experience with infrastructure software or cloud services
  • A previous engineering background or similar technical background is preferred. Our ideal candidate will have a baseline technical understanding of Kubernetes.
  • Experience with one or more is preferred: Istio, Kubernetes, Red Hat OpenShift, Amazon EKS, Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS), Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE) and Anthos

What you’ll love about Solo.

At Solo, our culture is all about hiring great people, creating a fun and fast-paced work culture, and letting our teams work with our customers to successfully solve their challenges.

Solo works collaboratively with our customers, partners and open source communities to deliver technology innovation, technology solutions, architectural best-practices, and hands-on

education. Solo uses a unique engagement model with our customers that allows us to quickly make them successful, and continue to work closely with them as their production environments grow.

Solo 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, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.