Technical Product Manager- (Remote US)
Armory simplifies progressive delivery to multiple targets at scale so application development teams can easily automate, repeat and observe deployments into production. Armory delivers this through Armory Enterprise, an enterprise-grade platform that integrates key Spinnaker OSS functionality with proprietary Armory features. A growing number of customers wish to offload the operations of Armory Enterprise to our Managed Services team, allowing their engineers to focus on building internal value.With demand increasing, Armory's Managed Services team is seeking its first Product Manager to interface with customers, define a product roadmap, and deliver new capabilities to market. This role will reside within Armory's Product & Engineering org and report directly to our VP of Product.You Will Engage with, and be the champion for, the user, to articulate pain points, business cases, impact, requirements, and success criteria Define product requirements and experiments based on direct conversations with users, product usage data, market and technology trendsDeeply understand and translate user needs and data insights into delightful and thoughtful experiencesDevelop and establish product roadmaps that are aligned with business and growth goals, user needs and successes, and a product-led experienceCollaborate with product managers and developers to clearly document and craft hypotheses, design experiments, and solutionsBalance new solutions, improvements, and bug fixes to ensure high output and a stable productCollaborate with cross-functional teams to support the creation of value-driven messaging and content that drives successful releases and sticky adoptionMaintain a vision, roadmap and organized work to inspire and lead efficient development effortsCreate design flows, user journey maps, wireframes, and other tools to guide the product development processCurate and solicit internal and external feedback while managing communication with various senior stakeholdersUse prototyping and usability testing to inform and validate designsDrive continual progress towards a cohesive, delightful experience through iterative improvementsPublish blogs about your work at ArmoryTake an active role in defining the future of the Armory platform and product development cultureRepresent Armory as a product and domain expert while maintaining an understanding of the competitive landscapeYou Have 5+ years within a Product Management functionA bachelor's degree or higher in computer scienceDemonstrated success in creating, launching, scaling, and maintaining digital productsExperience building SaaS and on-premise platformsExperience with prioritization techniques (eg: Cost of Delay or Weighted Shortest Job First)Experience working closely with Engineering teams to convey the 'What' and use cases users need to solve the challenges they faceExperience in an Agile environmentEmpathy for users and a passion for design and usabilityStrong analytical abilities incl. ability to write SQL queries, and a data-driven product decision-making mindsetStrong understanding of DevOps, CI/CD, and cloud-native application developmentPractical knowledge of public cloud infrastructure primitives (AWS/GCP/Azure)Practical knowledge of on-premise highly-available and redundant architecturesPractical knowledge of KubernetesProficient in developing user flows, stories, and personasAble to make wireframes, lo-fi mockups and write clear, concrete product specificationsExcellent technical writing and verbal communication skillsExperience building and/or contributing to open-sourceExperience working globally distributed teamsExperience working in a fast paced start-up environmentThe ability to work autonomously and within a teamBonus points for ReliabilityPractical knowledge of deployment strategies (canary, blue/green, rolling, progressive)Previous experience with Chaos experimentationPrevious experience with incident management and response automationAnalyticsStrong analytical skills, including an ability to translate business needs back to underlying data sets and structuresPrevious experience with data systems and machine learning modelsSecurity & ComplianceStrong understanding of operational security, auth/z and automated security testingUnderstanding of compliance controls, audit processes and policyInfrastructurePractical knowledge of containerization and orchestration technology (Docker, Kubernetes)Practical understanding of what it takes to operate applications at scaleStrong understanding of configuration management tools and infrastructure automationGeneral understanding of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML)DesignDesigning high-fidelity interfaces and interactions that refine and extend wireframes and functional specificationsIdentify and influence the prioritization of UX debtGrowthStrong analytical skills and a hypothesis driven mindsetWell versed in experimentation and A/B testingPrevious experience leveraging industry frameworks, tools and growth techniquesWhy join Armory?Armory is a Series C startup backed by B-Capital, Insight, Crosslink Capital, Y Combinator (W17), Bain Capital, and Javelin Venture Partners based in San Mateo, CA. With Armory & Spinnaker developers are empowered to deploy their code with increased safety, resilience, velocity, and compliance, to any production target on prem or in the cloud.Spinnaker is the world's most powerful continuous delivery platform, developed and open sourced by Netflix and Google, and battle-tested in production by hundreds of the world's leading enterprises. Spinnaker is an open source platform with a modern, developer-friendly view of software delivery. It is target agnostic, so teams can instantly deploy their code at scale to any and all clouds using a single, golden path to production.We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for all qualified individuals with a disability. If you require assistance or accommodation due to a disability or special need, please contact us at is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity in our workplace, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or other legally protected characteristics.