Director, Product Management - Observability

Posted Apr 21

Fastly is looking for a Director, Product Management to join our Product team. In this role, you will be shaping (and delivering!) the future of edge cloud computing.

You will lead a team responsible for product strategy lifecycle management, execution of the core edge platform and applications. Strong judgment and communication skills, deep technical skills and continuous focus on product, engineering and operational excellence are essential for the success in this role.

You will be required to hire and develop great people. You will be expected to have relentlessly high standards (and never be satisfied with the status quo) and deliver a delightful experience to our customers. Eventually you will be the product expert on all customer-facing systems & functionality. You will drive the strategy and roadmap process with executives, founders & the company. You should also be able to execute methodically, have the ability to dive deep and never be out of touch with the details of the business.

You will be measured by the overall performance of our products, which will include; product performance, stability and strong adoption (& renewal/upsell) by customers. Your passion and ability to influence across different stakeholders is critical to your success.

What You'll Do

  • Lead world-class product managers and work closely with other partner stakeholders (marketing, merchandising, legal, finance) - providing guidance and direction to achieve the product vision for product launches
  • Lead development of the product roadmap for the portfolio
  • Work with customers, sales teams, and services teams to identify product use cases and drive key features, enhancements and requirements
  • Make feature, schedule and cost trade-offs during product planning, feature implementation and live operation and communicate in real time to key stakeholders.
  • Define metrics to ensure product success and drive corresponding requirements to deliver on monitoring and actionability of these metrics
  • Partner tightly with the engineering teams to ensure alignment between customer requirements and technology decisions.
  • Participate in customer-facing & industry events and user conferences as a product expert/leader
  • This role will work closely with the cross functional business leads and Product team members to ensure that our web, mobile, and OTT products are exceeding overall performance plans
  • Maintain the data strategy roadmap as it pertains to audience modeling, measurement, and insights
  • You will own the Data Platform and Audience roadmap and drive this together with the data engineering team that establishes and executes the data identity across advertising products, including new features, product commercialization, competitive analysis, and strategic planning
  • You will have an impact on the overall company strategy through regular communication and Data Product leadership
  • Responsible for aligning Roadmap and Data products with evolving advertising ecosystem changes in data usage & privacy compliance (cookie/ID deprecation, CCPA, GDPR, etc.)
  • Evaluate existing data and analytic platform capabilities and how manage future data, identity, and analytics platform solutions

What We're Looking For

  • 10+ years experience managing teams of product managers.
  • 10+ years of relevant product management and leadership experience.
  • Experience as a Product Manager for a cloud-based/SaaS product
  • Degree in Computer Science a plus, strong technical acumen required
  • Self-starter with high levels of initiative, commitment and energy who can galvanize the team to follow.
  • Strong communication skills, verbal and written

In accordance with applicable law, Fastly’s minimum base pay for this role if hired in Colorado is 195,000 per year. Additionally, this role is eligible to participate in Fastly's equity plan. Final offer amount will be at the company’s sole discretion and determined by multiple factors, including years and depth of experience and expertise, location and other business considerations. Note that this role is available to candidates outside of Colorado and different minimum compensation may apply.

Fastly is proud to deliver a strong total rewards program to our employees. This role is eligible to participate in the following benefits:

  • Health benefits (medical, dental, and vision)
    • Medical: Cigna or Kaiser available
  • Retirement benefits and employer match
  • Life Insurance (Basic and Voluntary Life)
  • Short & Long Term Disability with a buy-up LTD option
  • Voluntary Accident & Critical Illness benefits
  • Flex Spending Accounts & Mass Transit benefits
  • Open Vacation Policy
  • Sick Time
  • Generous leave benefits (medical, maternity, paternity, and personal)
  • Paid wellness days
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Learning & reimbursement program stipend
  • Mobile and internet allowance
  • Wellness stipend
  • Pet insurance

Fastly reserves the right to amend or modify for any reasons in accordance with applicable law.

Why Fastly?

We have a huge impact.Fastly is a small company with a big reach. Not only doour customershave a tremendous user base, but we also support a growing number ofopen source projects and initiatives.Outside of code, employees are encouraged to share causes close to their heart with others so we can help lend a supportive hand.

We love distributed teams.Fastly’s home-base is in San Francisco, but we have multiple offices and employees sprinkled around the globe. In fact, 50% of our employees work outside of SF! An international remote culture is in our DNA.

We care about you.Fastly works hard to create a positive environment for our employees, and we think your life outside of work is important too. We support our teams with great benefits like up to 20 weeks of paid parental leave, options for free medical/dental/vision plans, and an open vacation program that enables our folks to take the time they need to recharge (some benefits may vary by location).

We value diversity.Growing and maintaining our inclusive and diverse team matters to us. We are committed to being a company where our employees feel comfortable bringing their authentic selves to work and have the ability to be successful -- every day.

We are passionate.Fastly is chock full of passionate people and we’re not one size fits all’. Fastly employs authors, pilots, skiers, parents (of humans and animals), makeup geeks, coffee connoisseurs, and more. We love employees for who they are and what they are passionate about.

We’re always looking for humble, sharp, and creative folks to join the Fastly team. If you think you might be a fit, please apply!

Misc Info For This Position:

Remote Mix: 100% Remote

Position Level: Director

Job Type: Full-Time

Regional Restrictions: USA Only

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