Program Manager
ExtraHop Networks, Inc - Seattle, WA

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ExtraHop Networks: Program Manager

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Do you want to solve problems instead of sit through meetings? Do you work better as part of a small, focused team? Do you want to feel a sense of ownership in what you do and make a real impact? So do we. We are looking for individuals who love technology, appreciate elegant solutions to hard problems, and want to learn new things. Sense of humor required… Seriously.

ExtraHop Networks is more than just the products we engineer and sell. We’ve built our company from the ground up with the idea of creating great jobs for great people. As a fast-paced startup, each day offers new opportunities to innovate in all areas of the company. We value quality and integrity in everything we do, from interacting with customers to developing the best technology in the industry. We are known as innovators and have received many awards for our team and our products, including Best of Interop, Seattle Business Magazine ’s Innovation of the Year, and Network Products Guide’s Readers Trust award for Best Products and Services, among others.

If you are a passionate Program Management professional who shares our philosophy, we would like to hear from you! In this key role at ExtraHop Networks, you will:

Embody a key role at a dynamic, fast-growing, venture-backed company with a global reach in an enterprise Information Technology space

Enable the full release management cycle from release definition to delivery to a global base of Fortune 2000 clients

Work side-by-side with an extremely talented technical team to bring game-changing technology to an ever-increasing enterprise customer base

Duties and Responsibilities

Oversee successful and on-time completion of product releases, from conception to rollout

Partner with the Product Management team regarding desired functionality requirements and priorities for upcoming releases

Work with the Product Development team on feature-request assessments and further definition of technical requirements

Coordinate with the Product Development team regarding key dates and checkpoints in product delivery

Track release status, identifying potential roadblocks and opportunities to streamline the process

Communicate release status to the Product Management team and work on adjusting milestone targets and priorities

Coordinate quality assurance, technical writing, and support readiness efforts related to the release

Collaborate with sales engineering, support, and customers on early-access release initiatives

Required Qualifications and Experience

A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Sciences, or related work experience

Program management, project management, or development team experience

Familiarity with release management tools, such as bug tracking systems and project management software

Comfort communicating about systems-level and user-interface product development efforts with both business-level and engineering-level stakeholders

Attention to detail, ability to juggle multiple tasks, and ability to communicate status to multiple stakeholders effectively

Strong leadership skills, with ability to build consensus and drive key product initiatives within a fast-paced engineering team

Ability to adjust to changing requirements and priorities

Strongly Desired

Excellent writing and diagramming skills, with the comfort and desire to create and maintain system specifications and UI mockups

Strong understanding of network-communications concepts, such as the OSI communication model and common L7 wire protocols

Strong understanding of components comprising enterprise IT applications, such as 3-tier architecture, web services, and so forth

The Opportunity

ExtraHop Networks was founded in early 2007 by engineering veterans from F5 Networks and architects of the BIG-IP v9 product. The company’s award-winning ExtraHop Application Delivery Assurance system is the industry’s first completely passive network appliance that provides application-level visibility with no agents, configuration, or overhead.

At ExtraHop Networks, we are focused on building a great company that delivers superior technology and solutions for our customers. We are competitive and professional and enjoy both working and playing hard. Our hiring process is rigorous and selective in nature, designed to provide a great opportunity for career advancement as well as to create a tightly knit team built on mutual respect and trust. We promise an environment where you will have an opportunity to shape your career while playing an instrumental role in building the next great systems company.

ExtraHop Networks is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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ExtraHop Networks, a technology startup gaining momentum in the Application Performance Management market, delivers innovative solutions to...