AppD Senior Product Manager, Query Engine - Czech Republic
Location:Prague, Czech Republic
Area of InterestEngineer - Software
At AppDynamics, our Application Intelligence Platform empowers today’s software-defined businesses with the ability to proactively monitor, manage, and optimize the most complex software environments. Because we start with user interactions, our platform is able to dynamically collect millions of performance data points across your applications and infrastructure. We then apply intelligence to instantly identify performance anomalies, enable automatic fixes and continuously measure business impact. And all this happens in real-time, in production, with cloud or on-premise deployment flexibility. So even in the most dynamic production environments, you can know more and know it faster. It’s more than monitoring—it’s true Application Intelligence. For more information, visit www.appdynamics.com
About the Team
Our close-knit platform product management team helps envision and build highly scalable, reliable, secure and flexible AppIQ platform. We work with our customers, sales teams, designers and engineers to develop a data platform that delights our customers and advances our strategic goals. We listen, we bring people together, we build consensus out of ambiguity and we pay attention to the details to ensure quality. We lead as problem-solvers and build a cutting edge data platform with some of the world’s best technical and creative people to solve our customers’ toughest challenges.
So, if you're passionate about building a data platform that ingests, stores and process billions of events and petabytes of data a day, we need your help! If you are curious about how some of the biggest financial and retail customers in the world use our data platform to transform themselves digitally then we need your help!
How you can make Impact
We are looking for a Senior Product Manager to join our Platform Product Management team to help us build and evolve our world-class horizontally scalable and flexible Appdynamics data platform. Our data platform is at the core of every product offering at AppDynamics as it helps model, store and access the data at scale to deliver value for our end customers. We (Platform PM team) work closely with product teams that build and deploy on our platform to drive innovation across our business and for our customers.
In this role you will be:
Owner of a Platform Query Engine: The AppDynamics platform collects petabytes of application diagnostics data, billions of events data and millions of metrics per day. The best way to surface this data to end-user is through building a highly scalable and intelligent query layer. In this role, you will be owning complete query engine and query language experience which is part of the data platform.
Owning Product Vision & Roadmap: To Identify data platform opportunities and establish a shared product vision, strategy and roadmap to make the vision a reality.
Defining detailed product requirements: Includes describing the use cases, success metric, acceptance criteria, performance KPIs and business impact.
Product Owner: Working closely with the engineering team that follows Agile development best practices and helping them to convert use cases into new Epics & Stories as well as continuously prioritizing and grooming the existing backlog.
Meeting customers: Collecting requirements through successful product discovery and presenting product roadmaps.
Defining a GTM strategy: For customer-facing deliverables by working closely with marketing, field, documentation, pre and post-sales teams.
What you have
A Self-Starter/Team Player Attitude: You get excited by a fast-paced environment and the accountability that comes with owning large cross-functional projects.
Empathy-driven Customer First Mindset: You obsess about WHY and HOW customer uses our platform and eventually use these insights to keep customers' best interest in product decisions and overall prioritization.
Solid Business/Strategic Intuition: You are able to identify the right business opportunities, make prioritization calls, and devise clear product roadmap.
Roll up your sleeves attitude: You have a clear sense of how to gather insights and synthesize these insights, work with all key stakeholders, drive decision making and get things done.
Storytelling chops: You can look at a complex set of data that you collected from various sources or user research learnings, synthesize them, and create motivating customer-centric stories for engineers, designers, and executives.
Strong Drive towards Excellence: You do not settle for the second best. You have a high bar for product quality, and can work through challenges to make a great product.
Technical Chops: You are technical enough to work closely with platform architects & engineers of your domain and know how to build incrementally with a focus on the future.
An Analytical mindset: You can properly evaluate the success or failure of features by defining/tracking success metrics and using that data to guide the next steps.
What might help
- A BS degree in Computer Science or other technical field is a plus
- 3+ years of software product management experience working on the data platform
- Experience with building a search engine is a plus
- Solid understanding of data modeling, data infrastructure, and data querying
- Familiar with microservices, Service-Oriented Architectures, and REST APIs
- Experience building and operationalizing SaaS platform services are highly desired
- Strong understanding of the complex and highly scalable data stores such as Elastic search
What we have to offer
We know that the award-winning culture at AppDynamics is something to brag about. Yet, there are even more reasons that make you excited to get out of bed and come in the morning. Around the globe, our employees enjoy a competitive set of benefits, fun perks, support and recognition. Our perks and benefits are aimed to support our employees and the people who depend on them. We offer the usual must-haves, plus awesome extras:
Competitive compensation for your work
extra day off as our gift to your birthday
Company-wide year-end shutdown to recharge
Paid sick days, Volunteer time off, and Emergency time off
Annual professional development fund to build your skills in product, leadership and technical topics
Access to popular conferences, training and education programs to broaden your horizons
Charitable gift matching program
Baby gift program
Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)
Global recognition program
Private healthcare program
Pension insurance contribution and supplementary life insurance
Meal vouchers and an office fridge full of food
Company-sponsored team events