• Location
    • San Francisco
  • Date Posted
  • 05 Nov 2019
  • Function
  • Product Management
  • Sector
  • Data

Are you ready to join the API revolution?

About the Role:

We are looking for a product manager who will work closely with Engineering teams to deliver customer input driven products and features. There are opportunities to be product owner for the Enterprise Edition of Kong Gateway, and also for features such as Developer Portal, Admin GUI, Immunity (Security/AI) and Brain (ML). You can help guide new product offerings in Security, Machine Learning, UX, Developer Experience and Cloud that Kong’s Engineering will embark upon this year.

What you'll be doing:

  • Provide guidance to (multiple) teams on associated features/products
  • Be the Product Owner in two Agile/Scrum engineering teams - contribute to daily standups, regular planning and retrospectives, etc
  • Manage the backlog for two Agile/Scrum engineering teams
  • Work closely with development teams to remove uncertainty around product directionBe “the voice of the customer” for the Enterprise offering in your areas
  • Conduct regular customer calls and meetings to inform our product direction from the buyer perspectiveGather and analyze available product usage metrics, and prioritize the collection of additional metrics as necessary
  • Define addressable market and expected revenue possibilities for proposed features along with the marketing department
  • Contribute to a product vision which allows the company to attain revenue goals
  • Create a product vision and features in your area, that set the company apart from competition and aids sales and marketing

What you bring:

  • 3+ years of Product Management experience
  • Enterprise product owner experience
  • Experience owning an infrastructure product line
  • Proven customer relationship skillsOn-premise, cloud or hybrid product background
  • Demonstrated technical experience

Bonus Points:

  • Gateway or similar networking middle-ware experience
  • Experience working directly with Engineers and others in remote locations
  • Machine Learning product experience
  • Security background
  • MBA and/or Computer Science degrees