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Mar 21st, 2022

Product Manager, Security

Full Time

Confluent is pioneering a fundamentally new category of data infrastructure focused on data in motion. Have you ever found a new favorite series on Netflix, picked up groceries curbside at Walmart, or paid for something using Square? That’s the power of data in motion in action—giving organizations instant access to the massive amounts of data that is constantly flowing throughout their business. At Confluent, we’re building the foundational platform for this new paradigm of data infrastructure. Our cloud-native offering is designed to be the intelligent connective tissue enabling real-time data, from multiple sources, to constantly stream across the organization. With Confluent, organizations can create a central nervous system to innovate and win in a digital-first world.

We’re looking for self-motivated team members who crave a challenge and feel energized to roll up their sleeves and help realize Confluent’s enormous potential. Chart your own path and take healthy risks as we solve big problems together. We value having diverse teams and want you to grow as we grow—whether you’re just starting out in your career or managing a large team, you’ll be amazed at the magnitude of your impact.

About the Role:

As a Product owner on the Confluent Security Product team, you’ll contribute to the mission of securing the world’s best event streaming platform. The identity and access management services are the first interfaces that our customers interact with when they send/consume data from our platform. You will help shape the future of these controls and ensure that they can scale to support the quickly evolving and growing cloud customer base. 

You’ll be responsible for the success of a major product initiative, from initial conception and customer development to growth strategy. You’ll become the trusted resource for your product, making sure that the engineering, design, sales, and marketing have what they need to make the right tradeoffs, build the right product, and grow it successfully in the market.

Responsibilities

  • Set the strategy: Identify opportunities for Confluent Cloud to better serve developers across platforms by executing tried-and-true playbooks and inventing entirely new approaches.
  • Understand our users: Conduct interviews and analyze data to define personas, user journeys, and key jobs to be done.
  • Work across constituencies: Create shared understanding and direction across engineering, product, business development, support, sales, and marketing teams within Confluent and externally with our Partners.
  • Be responsible for the whole lifecycle: Drive multi-company, cross-functional initiatives from conception through initial delivery and ongoing iteration after launch.
  • Close the loop: Define quantitative and qualitative targets, measure performance against them, share results with stakeholders, and incorporate those learnings into the next development cycle.
  • Manger complexity: Deliver value while handling the surprises and challenges of a quickly evolving product, ambitious partnership targets, and a rapidly growing organization.

What We’re Looking For:

  • Experience building and supporting enterprise-grade products as an engineer, product manager, or solutions architect.
  • Experience building, writing, maintaining, and defending a clear product roadmap and backlog backed by user stories and customer research.
  • 3+ years of experience as a product owner or product manager although exceptions might be made for seasoned engineers with a strong customer focus.
  • Experience with identity and access management concepts in the cloud.
  • Exceptional written and presentation skills.
  • At Confluent we rely heavily on documents to explain the vision and facilitate concrete communication.
  • Ability to build relationships with co-workers and customers located around the world.
  • Demonstrated ability to drive business outcomes through product changes.
  • Hands-on experience with Azure / AWS / GCP
Come As You Are

At Confluent, equality is a core tenet of our culture. We are committed to building an inclusive global team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, beliefs, and experiences. The more diverse we are, the richer our community and the broader our impact. Employment decisions are made on the basis of job-related criteria without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

Confluent requires all employees (in office and remote) in the U.S. to be vaccinated for COVID-19. Consistent with federal, state, and local requirements, Confluent will consider requests for reasonable accommodation based on medical conditions/contraindications or sincerely-held religious beliefs where it is able to do so without undue hardship to the company.

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