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Senior Product Manager

Seattle, WA 98104
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Come work at a place where innovation and teamwork come together to support the most exciting missions in the world!

NGINX empowers creators of the new digital world

NGINX, Inc., now part of F5, is the company behind the popular open source project. We offer a suite of technologies for developing and delivering modern applications. Together with F5, our combined solution bridges the gap between NetOps and DevOps, with multi-cloud application services that span from code to customer.

At F5, our employees are valued and empowered, collaborative and team oriented, innovative in their approach and passionate about their work. They are reliable, trustworthy and open with a high level of integrity. They value and embrace diversity, are inclusive and are committed to a global mindset.

The NGINX Application Platform enables enterprises undergoing digital transformation tomodernizelegacy, monolithic applications, as well as deliver new, microservicesbased applications. Companies like Netflix, Starbucks, and McDonalds rely on NGINX to reduce costs, improve resiliency, and speed innovation.

Role Summary:

The Senior PM role in the NGINX Business Unit is primarily responsible for our API Management solution. Driving the roadmap and working with engineering to deliver it. You will be a market guide, listening to customer and prospect needs, analyzing market and vendor dynamics, and setting product direction.

What will you be doing:

  • Developing requirements using a balance of future vision, near term opportunities, customer requirements, business insight, and management of day-to-day product issues.

  • Working collaboratively, driving strategic alignment across theorganization, you will lead one or more products lifecycles from definition and introduction to end-of-life.

  • Perform proactive market analyses, using inputs such as: customer calls/visits, partner feedback, analyst research, industry trends, field feedback, services, win/loss analysis, competitive analysis. Identify challenges that developers and operations teams face as their applications and services scale.

  • Plan and document product requirements, and be responsible for the product roadmap

  • Work with Product Development to build a detailed product delivery roadmap, and support the Agile/Scrum processes as Product Owner

  • Partner with marketing, services, and sales to deliver product releases to market. Engaging with executives, business partners, product development, channel, and end-users

  • Create and deliver outreach and training for internal and external partners, acting as a key evangelist for your strategies

  • Lead and track Business Plans for the performance of your solution(s) based on revenue, customers, market penetration, etc.

  • The position is dynamic, and the role requires frequent multi-tasking among technical, business, strategic, marketing and planning activities.

What knowledge, skills and abilities do I need:

  • Knowledge or experience with modern application development, especially microservices, mobile apps, and single page apps

  • Knowledge or experience with HTTP-based APIs of all kinds, from SOAP/XML to JSON/REST, as well as gRPC, GraphQL, etc.

  • Knowledge or experience with web and Internet technologies, from DNS to HTTP and TLS, etc.

  • Knowledge or experience with enterprise application delivery environments and web acceleration technologies, such as load balancing, proxying, caching, and compression

  • Technical knowledge of Linux, Docker, Kubernetes

  • A deep sense of ownership and responsibility about everything that you work on. You are equally comfortable testing pre-release software and collaborating with product development

  • Proven knowledge and understanding of howorganizationsbuild and operate modern applications, including knowledge of DevOps, Containers, CI/CD, application servers/runtimes, and/or Cloud tools/ecosystems

  • Strong customer orientation with the ability to listen,organizeand champion key initiatives and projects for product development

  • Flexible, self-motivated, a standout teammate, and able to work independently and lead others on projects

  • Excellent leadership, negotiation, communication and persuasion skills with an ability to articulate complex technology and business benefits clearly

  • Willing to travel up to 25% of the time, including international travel

What qualifications are necessary:

  • Typically requires a minimum of 4+ years of related experience with aBachelorsdegree; or 2 years and a Masters degree; or a PhD with 2 years of equivalent experience.

  • Related experience could include, but is not limited to: 2+ yearsof experience analyzingproducts, customers and market dynamics; as a Product Owner, working with Agile Scrum teams; in a practical role, building or operating applications and services; etc.


The Job Description is intended to be a general representation of the responsibilities and requirements of the job. However, the description may not be all-inclusive, and responsibilities and requirements are subject to change.

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is the policy of F5 to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and employment applicants without regard to unlawful considerations of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, sensory, physical, or mental disability, marital status, veteran or military status, genetic information, or any other classification protected by applicable local, state, or federal laws. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, job assignment, compensation, promotion, benefits, training, discipline, and termination. Reasonable accommodation is available for qualified individuals with disabilities, upon request.

Posted: 2019-11-22 Expires: 2019-12-21
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