Kubernetes And Gitops Product Manager (Uk Or Europe Time-Zone)

Weaveworks Inc

Date listed

2 months ago

Remote

Yes

Weaveworks brings the productivity benefits of Cloud Native and Kubernetes to the world’s leading enterprises. We are passionate about helping development teams modernise application operations with Kubernetes and GitOps.

Backed by leading cloud vendors, VC’s and telecoms companies we are growing our sales team to take advantage of the opportunity for Kubernetes management. Join our team as a Product Manager to develop, guide and build a GitOps product our customer’s love.

As a PM you’ll explore and develop product ideas, whether interviewing customers, looking at competitors or investigating open source technologies. Collaborating with with UX, engineering and leadership to prioritise the best ideas for product development.

You will have the detailed technical knowledge necessary so you can explain feature requirements to developers and work with them to deliver these improvements for users. We often work in upstream open source projects, contributing elements and distilling those capabilities into our commercial product. Cloud Native has a complex set of needs and a wide ranging ecosystem so you will have a strong analytical mind, that is comfortable discussing technology options and understanding product trade-offs.

Our company is a fun, fast-paced tech start-up that supports a fully remote working environment in North America and European time-zones.

What you’ll do:

Exploring Cloud Native Kubernetes

  • Understanding the overall market, competitors and open source technologies
  • Work closely with stakeholders (such as customers, business development and the open source community) to understand needs and priorities
  • Translate market and stakeholder needs into product requirements and definitions
  • Collaborate with UX and Eng on feature ideas and prototypes to bring potential solutions to life

Developing GitOps

  • Collaborate with stakeholders to guide feature development and prioritisation
  • Translate user requirements into executable feature work-items with engineering
  • Be the "voice of the customer" during specification and development stages

Delivering a product users love

  • Able to communicate business value of product capabilities to saless
  • Act as a product champion externally to explain the value of the product

Who we’re looking for:

  • End-to-End software product development and management skills
  • Strong technical background with a knowledge of DevOps and Cloud Native
  • Structured approach with experience in an agile work methodology
  • History of collaborating with development teams and achieving outcomes
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • 3-7 years product management experience
  • Preferably experience of open source in a commercial setting
  • Enthusiastic about new technology and its transformational abilities
  • Ability to be productive in a globally distributed team through self-discipline and self-motivation

What we offer you

  • Full-time employee status
  • Competitive salary: based on experience and location
  • Equity: all employees have a share in our future
  • New equipment: a brand new laptop and a generous allowance for your home office or co-working space
  • Health and pension coverage, depending on jurisdiction


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