Senior Product Manager

  • Anaconda
  • Remote, US
  • 26 Apr, 2024

Job Description

Be at the center of AI

With more than 40 million users, Anaconda is the world’s most popular data science platform and the foundation of modern AI development. We pioneered the use of Python for data science, championed its vibrant community, and continue to steward open-source projects that make tomorrow’s innovations possible. Our enterprise-grade solutions enable corporate, research, and academic institutions around the world to harness the power of open source for competitive advantage, groundbreaking research, and a better world.

Anaconda is seeking people who want to be at the center of Artificial Intelligence. Candidates should be knowledgeable and capable, but always eager to learn more and to teach others. 

Here is why people love most about working here: We’re not just a company, we’re part of a movement. Our dedicated employees and user community are democratizing data science and creating and promoting open-source technologies for a better world, and our commercial offerings make it possible for enterprise users to leverage the most innovative output from open source in a secure, governed way.


Anaconda is seeking a talented Senior Product Manager to join our rapidly-growing company. This is an excellent opportunity for you to leverage your experience and skills and apply it to the world of data science and machine learning. 

What You’ll Do:

  • Represent their product and how it contributes to product strategy and requirements for major product areas.
  • Synthesize user and field feedback and set expectations for short and long-term plans.
  • Write clear and compelling Themes, Epics, and User stories.
  • Lead development and refinement of user personas.
  • Be seen as a key technical influencer by sales engineering teams and able to represent the whole portfolio in discussions.
  • Write and deliver strong technical content for end users and field teams.
  • Ensure user stories and Epics are ready to start work with full details and acceptance criteria.
  • Mentor team members
  • Regularly conduct product demos and presentations externally
  • Identify opportunities to create new processes and programs, and can create and implement them
  • SME on your market’s needs and the customer’s views of how the team is implementing a product feature.
  • Plan 3-96 month roadmaps
  • Negotiate and balance feature requests vs. commitments and roadmap
  • Assess defects and make the call as to whether resolution takes priority over product roadmap.
  • Align stakeholders across engineering, design, marketing, sales, and service teams
  • Motivate the team and be a leader for all members of the team
  • Consensus builder but ultimate decision-maker for product direction
  • Sets go-to-market strategy and plan for releases with product marketing
  • Define and challenge market-fit
  • Develop pricing and packaging for their product
  • Competitive analysis
  • Perform market and competitive research

What You Need:

  • Hands-on experience with Pragmatic Marketing, Scrum Alliance, 280 Group or similar framework. 
  • Experience product managing multiple products from definition through delivery and end-of-life
  • Hands-on experience defining user problems. 
  • Knowledge of customer IT and data science environments (preferred)
  • Understanding of UI/UX principles
  • Demonstrated success in defining and launching products
  • Development of roadmaps with increasing value proposition
  • Proven ability to influence cross-functional teams without formal authority
  • Willingness to fill the gaps
  • GSD attitude
  • Proven ability to influence cross-functional teams and manage up
  • Understanding of core business metrics, like Revenue, ARR/MRR, and churn
  • Team attitude: “I am not done until WE are done”
  • Embody our core values:  
    • Great People
    • Great Product
    • Great Performance
  • Care deeply about fostering an environment where people of all backgrounds and experiences can flourish 

What Will Make You Stand Out:

  • Experience in coordination of multi-team initiatives and products/projects
  • Developed a customer/consumer journey for products in the portfolio
  • Experience working in a fast-paced startup environment
  • Experience working in a open-source or data science-oriented company

Why You’ll Like Working Here:

  • Unique opportunity to translate strong open-source adoption and user enthusiasm into commercial product growth
  • Dynamic company that rewards high performers
  • On the cutting edge of enterprise application of data science, machine learning, and AI
  • Collaborative team environment that values multiple perspectives and clear thinking
  • Employees-first culture
  • Flexible working hours
  • Medical*, Dental*, Vision*, HSA*, Life* and 401K*
  • Paid parental leave - both parents
  • Pre-IPO stock options
  • Open vacation policy* 
  • Quarterly Snake Days (bonus days off company-wide)
  • 100% remote as we are a remote-first company

*FTE employees based on your region

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.

Anaconda's compensation philosophy is driven by market analysis based on location.  To best ensure pay equity, we typically bring in new hires near the middle of the market band for your region.  The recruiter you work with can provide more details on this philosophy.

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