Product Manager

  • Percona
  • Remote (EMEA)
  • 12 Mar, 2024
Full time, Remote Product Management

Job Description

As the Product Manager for MongoDB you will be responsible for the inbound and outbound product management efforts involving our MongoDB software. Working closely with engineering teams, the goal is to further product adoption and growth. You will collaborate with customers, partners, other product managers and tech leads at Percona, translating the product vision into user stories and use-cases that engineering can feasibly implement. You will balance time and scope to ensure that we are delivering value to the user.

 

What You Will Do

  • Establish the product strategy as it complements corporate and product vision and translate into easy to consume roadmaps to bring a product to life.
  • Identify product and market opportunities through customer, community, and stakeholder interactions, e.g., conducting surveys or contacting existing customers directly to understand exactly what they are looking for.
  • Collaborate with other Technical Product Managers to ensure alignment of our tactical plans with the strategic vision, providing complimentary product support in a timely manner.
  • Own relationship with technology partners: work with development partners on feature requirements, drive ad-hoc features for specific customer cases and be responsible for product capabilities and functionality.
  • Build and own relationship to Architecture and Engineering: Work with the development team(s) to come up with time estimates for work to be done, dependencies, and difficulty of work.
  • Support the Engineering teams with creating schedules, associated planning documents, create/maintain epics/stories, and/or requirements documents.
  • Own product release planning/delivery, plan and drive public beta test programs, monitor critical bugs. Coordinate product releases with global services, marketing, and sales.
  • Explore new ways of improving our existing services and products.
  • Provide product training and technical expertise.

Your Experience

  • 2+ years of experience with databases and related technologies.
  • 4+ years of product management or software development management experience with enterprise IT software (experience with open source and databases a plus).
  • Demonstrate a good understanding of customers’ business challenges and needs.
  • Team player – ability to work both within the product team and across other teams.
  • Excellent work ethic, self-motivated and self-managed, strong organizational skills & ability to meet deadlines.
  • Willing to travel occasionally on business (as travel conditions permit).
  • Language skills: English fluently, additional languages appreciated.
  • Very good verbal, written, and presentation skills, including public speaking skills.
  • Experience in working with inter-departmental stakeholders to successfully develop and deliver software products and solutions.
  • Ability to lead without requiring authority to be given first, breaking down barriers between product areas and functions.

What Will Make You Stand Out

  • Experience working with Open Source Communities and various open source projects.
  • Having a track record of being an active member of the MongoDB community or other open source database communities.
  • Experience with observability and product telemetry topics.
Why Percona?

At Percona, we believe an open world is a better world. Our mission is to enable everyone to innovate freely, by providing the best open source database software, support, and services. We make databases and applications run better through a unique combination of expertise and open source software built with the community for you. Our technical teams are experts in MySQL, MongoDB, PostgreSQL, and MariaDB.

Percona is proud to be a remote-only and globally dispersed workforce – we have colleagues in more than 50 countries! We offer a collaborative, highly-engaged culture where your ideas are welcome and your voice is heard.

Our staff receives generous benefits including flexible work hours and various paid time off programs, all your equipment for your remote office, funds for career development (external training, certifications, conferences), ongoing connectivity allowances, and the opportunity to participate in our equity incentive plan. We also have benefits that support a healthy work/life balance such as The Percona Adventure Team, Work-from-Anywhere, FlowDays, FryDays, and overall flexibility. We also support being socially responsible through our PAVE volunteering program and Women Transforming Technology.

If you love the idea of working with a high-growth tech company that is one of the best in the business and known globally as a leader in the open-source database space, let’s talk!

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