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Senior Product Manager, Stream Processing

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Remote, United States

Job ID: R00526

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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.


The Stream Processing & Analytics team at Confluent, which owns Kafka Streams and ksqlDB and our upcoming Apache Flink-based offering, is on a mission to build the first truly cloud-native, complete and secure stream processing platform. We enable our customers to derive valuable insights and take immediate actions from their data in motion.

We are looking for a seasoned Product Manager for our Apache Flink-based offering, focusing on metadata and integration. This Product Manager will be in charge to define the strategic roadmap for this area, maintain a tight feedback loop with our customers, and work closely with our engineering teams.


What You Will Do:

  • Develop a strategic vision of where to invest our effort to help our customers succeed.
  • Think through a great end-to-end product experience with a focus on detailed user stories.
  • Create a roadmap to deliver that experience to customers.
  • Engage with customers and users to create a feedback loop between planning and execution.
  • Align with engineering and partner teams other teams to define tradeoffs and align roadmaps


What You Will Bring:

  • 5+ years of product management experience and 4+ years of overall experience in PaaS or SaaS domain with focus on infrastructure services.
  • Experience defining product functional specifications including API, CLI and GUI.
  • Experience with a database product, with familiarity with SQL.
  • Experience with Confluent Schema Registry, or metadata catalogs are a plus.
  • Strong communication skills and experience working in a collaborative and remote environment.
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams, communicating with both technical and non-technical audiences


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At Confluent, we are committed to providing competitive pay and benefits that are in line with industry standards. We analyze and carefully consider several factors when determining compensation, including work history, education, professional experience, and location.  This position has an annual estimated salary of $152,200 - $175,000 USD annual bonus, and a competitive equity package. The actual pay may vary depending on your skills, qualifications, experience, and work location. In addition, Confluent offers a wide range of employee benefits. To learn more about our benefits click HERE.


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