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Principal Product Manager

$150k – $200k • 0.1% – 1.0%
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We are looking for an experienced product manager to join our team to work on the next generation of cloud computing! You will be joining our San Francisco Headquarter and coordinate various stakeholders within the team, including business, design, and engineering.

Ankr.com is one of the leading startups to provide Distributed Cloud (DC2) services via leveraging the idle hardware resources in data centers across the globe. Our current customers are blockchain startups, who face challenges in scaling networks and engaging with their developer communities. Ankr.com provides them with a solution that combines a flexible interface, reliable performance, competitive pricing and excellent customer support to help them get more points of presences around the globe, discover opportunities for growth, and manage the day-to-day workflows of developing, deploying, optimizing, monitoring, and measuring the effectiveness of their cloud resource usage.

This is a great opportunity for an experienced product manager with background in cloud, blockchain and marketplace. Success in the role will be rewarded with increasing degrees of ownership, autonomy, and compensation.

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of successfully marketing and growing user bases for B2B/B2C/B2G SaaS companies. You will be able to share examples of your best work and clearly communicate the business objectives that drove your decision-making process and the quantifiable results that were achieved.

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES
Responsibilities:

- Owns and leads the product design process from defining requirements, creating wireframes of user flows, and testing prototypes on actual users

-Contributes to the product discovery process, assists in validating core product ideas

- Creates necessary design assets to specify requirements to the development team

- Effectively designs interactions within the product, ranging from small feature iterations to larger, complex, greenfield experiences

- Supports the product development team on achievement of agile sprint goals, working closely with the management team to prepare designs for development

- Applies an understanding of user analytics and KPIs to monitor the product's performance and guide product evolution

- Performs user research and customer discovery, such as interviews, observation sessions, and user tests, and then synthesizes and shares their research to stakeholders

- Communicates product design concepts and supporting information to product stakeholders

- Collaborates and critiques with fellow designers to ensure that the very best work possible is being released into the market

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
- 5+ years of experience in product management with increasing responsibility, including experience in SaaS product management

- Track record of market success with demonstrable and measurable results

- Passionate self-starter, decisive and applies teamwork to move with speed to implement ideas

- Demonstrated ability to understand and discuss technical concepts, tradeoffs and opportunistic new ideas with technical and non-technical employees

- Adept at defining an entire customer experience, segmenting it into achievable stages of effort, driving a sequence of releases while delivering increasing levels of value along the way

- Knows how to learn while building for continuous product improvement

- Knows how to make the call and drive decisions when all the data isn’t there

- Understand relevant digital media trends and their influence on user behaviors

- Comfortable presenting in front of executive audiences

- Excellent oral and written communication skills

- University degree required ideally in a technical or analytical discipline

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
- MBA degree

- Certified Agile training

- Membership in relevant professional societies; regular attendee of relevant professional seminars and conferences.

- Experience in digital marketing management with increasing responsibility, including experience in search engine optimization (SEO), search engine marketing (SEM), content marketing or content automation
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Healthcare benefits

Parental leave

Equity benefits

Work from home policy

Vacation policy

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