Senior Product Manager (remote)


Full Time Senior-level / Expert
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Percona delivers enterprise-class support, consulting, managed services, and software for MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, and other open-source databases across traditional and cloud-based platforms.

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The Senior Product Manager is responsible for the inbound and outbound product management efforts involving our open source database 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 that complements corporate and product vision and solves on solving customer problems
  • Perform broad customer research to formulate market needs and product vision
  • Collaborate with product leadership and other teams to lead product development efforts
  • Provide mentoring and coaching to Product Managers and empower growth within the organization
  • Work closely with Engineering and Design teams to deliver a product that delights customers

What You Have Done

  • Proven success building compelling product strategy from broad customer research for enterprise IT software with multiple teams in mind; experience should include shipping products
  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of customers’ business challenges and needs and how those translate to products that delight the customer
  • Proven technical background in software development or operations
  • Experience in working cross-functionally within and beyond engineering to successfully develop and deliver software products and solutions
  • Ability to lead by influence rather than authority, breaking down barriers between product areas and functions
  • Desire to mentor/coach other product managers
  • Language skills: English fluently, additional languages appreciated
  • Willing to travel occasionally on business (as travel conditions permit)

What Will Make You Stand Out

  • Experience with open-source technologies, databases and/or monitoring and observability
  • Experience working with open-source communities as an active member who is involved with various open source projects
  • Experience creating products for highly technical users such as developers, cloud / systems engineers, site-reliability engineers, database administrators, etc
  • Experience creating products for a multi-faceted B2B ecosystem or marketplace, including multiple personas within a single organization
Percona is a respected thought leader in the open source community. We provide services and software for MySQL, MongoDB, PostgreSQL and MariaDB to open source users globally. Percona is remote-first and globally dispersed; we have colleagues in more than 40 countries.
We offer a collaborative, highly-engaged culture where your ideas are welcome and your voice is heard. The growth and development of our staff is a top priority; we provide funding for training, certifications, conferences and more. 
Discover what it means to work with some of the smartest people in the industry, who also know how to have fun and are always willing to lend a helping hand. We offer flexible hours, the ability to work remotely and the amazing experience of working with a multinational team of experts.
Job perks/benefits: Conferences Flex hours
Job region(s): Europe
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