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Senior Product Manager
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Locations
Remote • United States
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
Data Science
Git
Leadership
Management
Marketing
Product Design
Research
Word/Pages/Docs
Requirements
  • 3-5+ years of engineering or product management, or equivalent experience with demonstrated ability to discover opportunities and define and deliver products
  • Strong technical abilities including experience with developer and/or community tools
  • Strong customer and stakeholder empathy and understanding
  • Experience working asynchronously on a remote, distributed team (does not have to be professional experience)
  • Strong communication skills, with clear verbal communication (including presentations to a large number of stakeholders and executives) as well as explicit and mindful written communication skills
  • Intrinsic desire and motivation to have customer impact
  • Experience developing a strategy and roadmap for your teams
  • Experience executing initiatives in an iterative fashion
  • Attention to detail, planning, and organization, both at an individual and at team level
Responsibilities
  • Collaborating with engineering, design, user research, data science, support, and other stakeholders (including the leadership team and sometimes entities like legal, international expansion, security, etc.) to understand the problems we want to solve, exploring how we can solve them
  • Talking with users to discover what they love and what their pain points are and immerse yourself in user feedback
  • Coordinating and communicating with partner team leads for planning purposes
  • Discussing and collaboratively solving problems with your counterparts synchronously via Zoom or asynchronously via Slack and sometimes Issues, Discussions or Google Docs
  • Working closely together with engineering teams and product designers to lay out a roadmap, prioritize it accordingly and determine the highest impact work a team should be doing at any point in time
  • Own the product strategy for your area and understand the consequences across other areas on GitHub. Define the key customer pain points to be solved, and how GitHub will address these needs. Work together with stakeholders to ensure that your vision aligns with the vision of other related areas
  • Represent the customer. Be the champion and voice of customers in every conversation. Build direct relationships with customers and you will immerse yourself in customer feedback
  • Manage the roadmap. Ruthlessly prioritize for the short-term while helping the company think long-term. Build trust with stakeholders by maintaining an understandable, accurate roadmap
  • Collaborate and build trust across teams. Your success will require coordination across multiple teams and domains at GitHub, across product, design, engineering, marketing, PR, legal and support
  • Use data to inform decision making. Analyze data for trends and potential customer pain points, and use this to prioritize and inform how to improve the product. Go back to the data when needed to answer questions
  • Measure success. Own the measures used to define success for your product and align them to department and business objectives. Success measures must be defined at the inception of a product and tracked throughout its lifecycle. The success measures should be visible to all stakeholders and you will be interpreting them into actionable conclusions and new hypotheses to drive future work
  • Become an expert on the domain and trends in the space. Understand how digital communities thrive and how open source can further grow and succeed, and discover and develop new opportunities
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience working across organizations with Engineering, Design, Marketing, Support, Legal, Finance
  • Previous experience with open source project development, use, and consumption
  • Previous experience with tools which support building, growing and maintaining communities who thrive
GitHub

1,001-5,000 employees

Open-source code hosting
Company Overview
GitHub is on a mission is to build a global platform for developer collaboration. The company operates an open-source coding hosting and collaboration platform
Benefits
  • A diverse and inclusive workplace - At GitHub, we think that a diverse company is a strong company, and we work hard to foster a supportive and welcoming workplace. Learn more about our commitment to diversity.
  • Work happier - Build amazing things with a balance of autonomy and collaborative teamwork. Set your own work schedule and make use of a flexible PTO plan when you need to recharge.
  • Lead from any location - GitHub is a remote-first company with offices located throughout the US, Europe, and Asia. Whether you live near an office or not, GitHub believes you can do your best work wherever you are. If you work remotely, you will receive a stipend to outfit your home office and receive reoccurring reimbursement refreshes.
  • Put your health and family first - You’ll enjoy 100% coverage of health insurance premiums across our medical, dental, and vision plan offerings, including coverage for dependents. We also offer five months of paid family leave to all new parents with the option to use it all at once or throughout the baby’s first year.
  • Find your zen - GitHub provides a monthly wellness stipend designed to cover anything from gym memberships, massage, meditation apps, or any other wellness related expenses.
  • Invest in your future - At GitHub, you’ll have a stake in the future success of our platform with equity grants. For full-time employees, we offer competitive 401k planning with a 50% company match up to the IRS 402(g) annual limit.
  • Keep growing - Learn how you learn best. From books to conferences, you’ll get a yearly budget for your individual learning and development goals.
  • Give back to your community - We believe in sharing our time, resources, and products to contribute to positive social impact. GitHub matches charitable donations up to $15,000 per calendar year. And for each hour (up to 40 hours) of volunteering per year, you will receive $20 to donate to an organization of your choice.
Company Values
  • Collaboration: We believe the best work is done together.
  • Empathy: We believe in putting people first.
  • Quality: We believe in setting the standard for excellence.
  • Positive Impact: We believe in making the world a better place through our work.
  • Shipping: We believe in creating things for the people using them.