Senior Product Manager

  • Acquia
  • India
  • 10 Jun, 2024

Job Description

Acquia is the open digital experience company. We provide the world's most ambitious brands with products built around Drupal to allow them to embrace innovation and create customer moments that matter. At Acquia, we believe in the power of community and collaboration — giving our customers and partners the freedom to build tomorrow on their terms.

Headquartered in the U.S., we have been named one of North America’s fastest growing software companies by Deloitte and Inc. Magazine, rated a leader by the analyst community and named one of the Best Places to Work by the Boston Business Journal. We are Acquia. We are building for the future and we want you to be a part of it!

At Acquia we are proud that our company’s founder Dries Buytaert created Drupal and that we are one of the biggest contributors to this powerful open-source content management framework. Acquia’s powerful portfolio has been lauded as one of the best DXPs in the world in both the Forrester Wave and Gartner Magic Quadrant.

Acquia is seeking a Senior Product Manager with the experience and drive to ensure Acquia’s award-winning platform, Drupal Cloud, exceeds the needs of customers who are passionate about Digital experiences. You have experience working in an enterprise organization and you have been exposed to digital experiences, ecommerce and saas or paas platforms. 

Expectations of the role

  • You will gain a deep understanding of the business landscape and be able to make sound decisions based on this understanding. You should be able to articulate the platform’s value proposition clearly and convincingly, driving buy-in from stakeholders across the organization. Further, you will need to navigate the complexities of business models that Acquia’s platform enables.
  • You should be able to identify potential market trends, understand their impact, and incorporate this foresight into the platform strategy. This will require you to balance the competing demands of various stakeholders while ensuring the platform’s viability and competitiveness.
  • You possess a deep understanding of underlying technology stack, architecture, and system design principles. This includes conversing with APIs, microservices, and platform-as-a-service (PaaS) models. Further, with data playing a significant role in decision-making, you should be comfortable with data analysis and interpretation. 

What you will bring

  • 4+ years of Product Management experience.
  • Experience working with complex data maps and business requirements.
  • Experience in digital media, technology, paas / saas platform or eCommerce.
  • Comfortable in a highly collaborative, cross-functional team environment.
  • Highly motivated, organized self-starter that can manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to take initiative and carry projects from start to finish.
  • Independent and quick learner with exceptional attention to detail.
  • Ability to be flexible and successful within a fast-paced and goal-driven environment.
  • Experience in Agile & Scrum methodologies of product development including extensive experience gathering, detailed requirements and writing functional designs.
  • Passionate about building relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Proficiency in tools of your trade i.e., JIRA and Confluence, Trello, Miro, productplan etc.
  • BA/BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent experience. 
  • Bonus points: Understanding of web accessibility, CMS and/or DXP platform.

How you will lead

  • Set a bold product vision, strategy, success metrics and roadmap for execution
  • Internalize and deeply understand Acquia growth strategy and align your team's mission and roadmap with this direction
  • Defining the strategy for enterprise business intelligence tools, processes, and capabilities for Drupal Cloud
  • Leveraging Acquia and Drupal Cloud data to drive a step change in how we evolve the use of data to make decisions.
  • Work cross-functionally with various teams, such as engineering, design, platform PM, product PMs, etc.
  • Partnering with our customer facing team to gather feedback on existing tools and help pilot new tools and capabilities.
  • You will help to define and execute our Drupal Cloud platform strategies and enable revenue-bearing product delivery teams, while partnering with various internal and external stakeholders throughout Acquia
  • Demonstrate strong communication and leadership skills with engineering, architecture teams, and business stakeholders
  • Inspire and lead your team and others to execute and deliver your vision and solutions to solve our customers’ biggest problems
  • Ruthlessly prioritize your team’s backlog to ensure your team is making maximum impact

Individuals seeking employment at Acquia are considered without regard to race, color, religion, caste, creed, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation. Whatever you answer will not be considered in the hiring process or thereafter.