Technical Product Manager

US, Remote

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Position Summary

Our position within the Samsung organization provides us with the opportunity to build software at a scale rarely seen in the industry. At the same time, we are a small company and offer a personal and close-knit work environment. Joyent employees are thus uniquely positioned to meaningfully contribute to technology deployed on a global scale and play an important role in Samsung's continued innovation in the cloud industry.

Our PMO office is looking for an enthusiastic self directed and highly passionate technical product manager in the Data and Analytics platform space with 7+ years of experience. As the technical product manager, you should have hands-on experience with any cloud Data and Analytics (D&A) platform preferably with AWS. Please note that we are not a user of the D&A platform as a Data Scientist or as a Data Engineer. We are in the business of creating the D&A platform itself which would be used by various internal customers, so it is important that you come from the cloud product development background and have experience devising and formulating technical strategy for scalable user friendly deployments. This position will report to the Director of Product Management. 

Responsibilities Include

  • Formulate technical short-term and long-term strategy for Data and Analytics platform

  • Compare variety of open source and commercial technologies available in the market and come up with the best possible recommendation

  • Prepare roadmap of D&A platform by understanding the customer requirements and market trends and prioritize requirements

  • Study market, competitors and innovate and provide insights

  • Write Epics, User Stories, other technical requirements, enablement material and blogs for launches

  • Interact with customers in global environment and study their needs, wants and requirements

  • Partner and collaborate closely with Support, QE, Operations and Documentation

  • Define and manage comprehensive go-to-market strategy including beta releases, positioning, communication of value proposition, and launch strategy

  • Measure and optimize the user journey as it relates to product feature adoption and usage, gather and synthesize feedback

 Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited university or college

  • 7+ years of experience in Technical Product Management for Cloud Products

  • 2+ years of experience in building Data and Analytics platform using various open sources such as Spark, Apache Airflow, Presto, Trino, Kafka, Superset, Greenplum, Cassandra and MySQL

  • Deep understanding of Data and Analytics components in AWS such as EMR, Glue, Glue Catalog, Redshift, Kinesis, Quicksight, DynamoDB and SageMaker

  • Hands on experience, able to run end-to-end scenario from data ingestion to processing to consumption, a roll-up-your-sleeves, entrepreneurial approach

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, comfortable with interacting Global counterparts

  • Technical skills almost at par with the development team to provide deep technical direction

  • Self directed, needs little guidance

  • Preferred to have good understanding of AI/ML modeling

Joyent offers

  • An opportunity to build a cloud solution and scale it to meet the needs of the world’s largest cloud consumers

  • A highly distributed, remote-friendly team (US only)

  • An opportunity to shape product and business strategy and can grow into new roles as the organization grows

About Joyent

Joyent, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung, is the open cloud company. Joyent builds technology, at the pinnacle of scale, performance, stability, and security to accelerate the transformation toward the mobile and cloud-centric world. Joyent designs, builds and manages market competitive cloud computing solutions and services for Samsung Electronics and its partners at global scale.

How To Apply

To apply, please submit a brief introduction, a copy of your resume, and a link to your Github or LinkedIn profile to jobs@joyent.com with Technical Product Manager in the subject. Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for the position in a manner consistent with the Fair Chance Ordinance.

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