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Principal Product Manager

Date: Jul 29, 2022

Location: Nashua, US, 3063 New York, US, 10003

Company: Optimizely

Optimizely is focused on unlocking digital potential and we are the recognized category leader in Digital Experience Platform (DXP) and created the category for A/B Testing and experimentation software. We have incredible customers – isn’t that one of the most important aspects of looking for your next job? Optimizely has over 9,000 brands from global organizations such as Visa, Sky, Yamaha, Wall Street Journal to tech innovators like Atlassian, DocuSign, FitBit and Zillow.

 

Not only are we financially sound and growing but we have unicorn status: Exceeded $300M in revenue in 2020, is profitable already, and has all strategic options ahead of itself. Optimizely continues to invest and addresses a market opportunity north of $30 billion, providing significant personal career growth opportunities.

 

We are an inclusive culture with a global team of 1200+ people across the US, Europe, Australia, and Vietnam. We blend European and American business culture with emphasis on teamwork, inclusion, and moving fast. People make the difference!

 

If you are looking to work on the next generation of digital technologies in a fast-paced, hyper-growth environment, apply! We’re just getting started...

Introduction

As the Senior Product Manager working on Welcome stack of integrations, you will work closely with and partner with our team of product managers, designers, engineers, partners, tech services, and solutions architects to deliver integrations connecting Optimizely Welcome and 3rd party technology partners.  You will collaborate closely with our software engineering teams in developing integrations between Welcome and a series of internal and external products. 

Welcome, part of Optimizely, transforms how marketers run marketing. It is the leading marketing orchestration platform used by the world’s most ambitious brands to strategically align teams, take the friction out of execution, and demonstrate meaningful results. Only Welcome offers a platform purpose-built for the complexities of modern marketing that can scale to support the largest teams in the world. It is a new layer of the marketing technology stack where marketers can work better together, connect other martech tools, and measure performance. Welcome unleashes the potential of marketing.
 
A successful candidate must be a problem solver, analytical and a team player! 
 

Job Responsibilities

What You Will Own: 

  • Establish the strategy and prioritization of our integration features. 
  • Define, plan, and manage roadmap features and enhancements 
  • Articulate and evangelize product strategy cross-functionally. 
  • Develop a deep understanding of our customers’ & external developers' pain points and deliver solutions that drive growth and usage of the platform. 
  • Serve as the subject matter expert for platform features, spanning across integrations, platform capabilities and industry trends for reaching consumers. 
  • Develop product briefs, user stories, and interaction models and all other day to day tasks that push development forward and keep projects on track. 
  • Partner and plan with engineering teams to bring your product to life, using agile development methodologies
  • Triage and prioritize bugs to provide direction for engineering and QA (Quality Assurance) teams. 
  • Partner closely with beta adopters and partners; iterate on feedback to grow daily usage and engagement.

 
What you Bring to the Table: 

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience developing products for marketing technologies
  • Ability to take from high level strategy and establish direction for successful execution 
  • Ability to understand and discuss technical concepts, analyze tradeoffs, and evaluate solutions with stakeholders
  • Proven success of delivery within an agile software development environment 
  • Have an entrepreneurial, inquisitive, and empathetic spirit 
  • Demonstrable data-driven decision making and analytical thinking 
  • Excellent problem-solving skills with the ability to tackle challenges based on research, data, and industry trends 
  • Ability to collaborate and communicate with cross-functional teams for your projects 
  • Proficient communication, influencing, and interpersonal skills 
  • Solid sense and belief of user-centered design and intuitive UX 
  • Validate product ideas and prototypes with early adopters
  • Work closely with developer relations and developer marketing to launch new features and drive product awareness and adoption
     

Knowledge and Experience

What You’ve Accomplished: 
•    5-7 years of relevant work experience as a product manager, consultant, or software developer in marketing technology 
•    Experienced with SaaS, enterprise, or marketing tech products 
•    Experience with API (Application Programming Interfaces), SDK (software development kits), middleware platforms or shopped CLI, APIs (Application Programming Interfaces), UX extensions 
•    Computer Science background or equivalent technical experience
 

Education

Bachelor's Degree preferred

Competencies

Driving Projects to Completion
Driving Continuous Improvement
Evaluating and Implementing Ideas
Developing Plans
Prioritizing and Organizing Work

Optimizely is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Optimizely is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.

 

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