30+ days ago


Santa Monica, CA


Product Manager

Santa Monica, California | IT
Job ID: 106174
Listed on 5/10/2021

KellyMitchell matches the best IT and business talent with premier organizations nationwide. Our clients, ranging from Fortune 500 corporations to rapidly growing high-tech companies, are exceptionally served by our 1500+ IT and business consultants. Our industry is growing rapidly, and now is a great time to launch your career with the KellyMitchell team.

Product Manager

Job Summary: Our client is seeking an experienced product manager to serve our Cloud and Platform Engineering team. As a product manager, you will focus on driving the future vision for our developer platform and define the roadmap for many systems. You have a track record of managing complex and interlocking roadmaps, and you have demonstrated skills in working both inside and outside the organization to coordinate highly technical teams to deliver flexible, safe, and simple workflows for our developer community, and a reliable, highly available platform at scale for tens of millions of users.


  • Cultivate your developer’s mind to build strong relationships throughout the engineering community to build a solid understanding of our developers’ needs
  • Build, manage, and execute on the high-level roadmap for the launch of features within our developer platform
  • Prioritize and balance the many initiatives and competing needs required to help achieve a unified platform for all the streaming brands
  • Gather and use data to continuously improve the reliability and operability of services to support our ever-expanding subscriber base
  • Define, refine, and socialize the key indicators that define the success and quality of technical service delivery
  • Engage your peers to find opportunities to continuously improve the development process

Desired Skills/Experience: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline (CS, CE, EE), business, or equivalent experience
  • 2-3 years of product management experience, preferably in the developer platform space -- otherwise experience working closely with engineering
  • A solid understanding of the fundamentals of cloud migrations and cloud ecosystems and the trade-offs between managed and unmanaged services
  • Solid understanding of software/product lifecycle (dev to delivery)
  • Agile, JIRA experience a must and a demonstrated ability to deliver high-impact features at scale
  • UX experience a plus, especially Figma skills
  • Internal/enterprise project management experience
  • Good communicator, especially with written language -- our team is fully remote
  • Comfortable with ambiguity, competing priorities, and shifting strategies
  • A desire to engage with an extraordinary developer community and to inspire engineering audiences to get engaged with an evolving developer platform
  • A bias for action, the propensity to break down work, identify the highest value items, and iteratively deliver valuable improvements
  • Experience framing, evaluating and driving high-judgment build vs. buy decisions
  • Strong communication skills at all levels of the organization
  • Background managing platforms and tooling for internal customers 
  • Product or Project Management certification is a plus, but not required