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Principal Product Manager, Cloud Native Platform

Palo Alto, CA, USA | Confluent

  • Industry:
    Computer Software / Computer Games
  • Position Type:
    Full-Time
  • Functions:
    IT / Information Technology
    Product Development
  • Experience:
    5-7 years
Job Description:
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As a Product Manager at Confluent for our Cloud Native Platform, you’ll guide the development and growth of our initiatives to make Confluent Platform work as a cloud native product on any platform and at any scale. This includes improving our public cloud product (Confluent Cloud) and our on-premise offering. You’ll be responsible for making Confluent Platform simple to install, scale, upgrade, operate and recover from problems. You will be the nexus that connects engineering, sales, marketing, and other product managers to deliver business value for Confluent.


Confluent has offices around the globe. Our headquarters in Palo Alto is located half a block from Caltrain and 2 blocks from Stanford.


What We're Looking For:


Minimum 5 years experience as a software product manager for a developer product

Deep understanding of running distributed systems in production and at scale

Experience working with public cloud vendors and understanding of public cloud infrastructures

Empathy for our enterprise customers, and a passion for solving their problems with software

Experience engaging with an open source community

Technical excellence. Apache Kafka™ is transforming the core data infrastructure of many companies, and Confluent’s products are leading this transformation

Ability to craft a product strategy and roadmap in concert with customers, engineering, design, and go-to-market teams

Ability to understand the needs of developers

Direct experience with modern distributed data products (ideally, Apache Kafka™) and deep knowledge of the open-source data software ecosystem is a plus

Bachelor's, Master’s, or PhD in Computer Science or related technical field


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