Senior Product Manager
WP Engine - Austin, TX

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At WP Engine we provide an unparalleled WordPress hosting experience. The Senior Product Manager role will be critical in creating new products/services to ensure that we continue exceeding the high expectations of our clients.

We are looking for a Senior Product Manager to define both the technical and functional vision for our products/services. The Senior Product Manager drives the vision and execution of creating new products/services and will also be tasked with complimenting our existing suite of services and products. You will be responsible for tracking trends and competitors in order to leverage unique capabilities in managing a differentiated product in the worldwide marketplace. A key part of this role is to create the product vision, determine the business requirements from market analysis, customers/partners, service and marketing organizations and work with our development team to maximize the value delivered over time.

Responsibilities

We believe in the philosophy of product managers as CEOs of their respective products. Your primary responsibility will be for the overall success of product/service lines as well as setting and executing its strategy
To form that strategy, you will gather information from a variety of sources: customer research, market and sales data, prospective partners, and our business development team
Our product manager must be a leader. You'll work with senior leadership to align the company around your product strategy, roadmap and milestones. You'll oversee major cross-functional efforts that pull together team members from such departments as sales, support, finance, marketing, and more
As the leader, you'll integrate plans into and drive execution to a comprehensive release schedule
You'll prioritize and allocate resources against an array of simultaneously-running projects, from managing specific partner needs with bringing major new features all the way from conception to market and into ongoing maintenance
We believe that collaboration is the key to great product development, which means you will work closely with our engineering leadership to keep our fast-paced, iterative agile software development operation humming and producing lots of valuable, quality software

Qualifications

5+ years as a product manager for a software company
Technical degree (CS, EE, MIS) from a top university required. MBA is a plus
Proven track record in launching new products/services
Experience managing projects within an Agile framework
Strong sense of accountability and ownership for end-to-end product lifecycle with a demonstrated ability to drive product planning, development, and launch
Proven quantitative, analytical, and technical skills along with strong technical writing skills
Strong track record of setting and achieving goals
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

What BENEFITS does WP Engine offer?

Competitive salaries
100% paid employee medical and dental coverage
100% paid short and long-term disability
100% paid Life and AD&D Insurance
Generous vacation time
24/7 parking in the heart of downtown Austin
Commuter reimbursement
A beautiful office space with lots of natural lighting
Flexible hours to help you balance your work with your life

As a US employer, WP Engine is required to verify all employees, regardless of citizenship or national origin, are eligible to work in the United States.

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WP Engine is the premium managed hosting service for websites and apps built with WordPress. Specializing exclusively in WordPress, WP...