Cloud - Director of Product Management - Orchestration

Posted 21 days ago
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powertofly approved What Elastic Has to Offer:

Elastic is the company behind the Elastic Stack - Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats, and Logstash. From stock quotes to Twitter streams, Apache logs to WordPress blogs, Elastic helps people explore and analyze their data differently using the power of search. Thousands of organizations worldwide, including Cisco, eBay, Goldman Sachs, Microsoft, The Mayo Clinic, NASA, The New York Times, Wikipedia, and Verizon, use Elastic to power mission-critical systems. Elastic offers their employees benefits like:

  • 401(k) / Retirement Plan
  • Minimum 16 weeks of parental leave
  • Health coverage & vision insurance
  • Flexible locations & schedules
  • Work from home policy
  • Generous vacation time & paid holidays
  • Elastic is a search company that powers enterprise search, observability, and security solutions built on one technology stack that can be deployed anywhere. From finding documents to monitoring infrastructure to hunting for threats, Elastic makes data usable in real time and at scale. Thousands of organizations worldwide, including Barclays, Cisco, eBay, Fairfax, ING, Goldman Sachs, Microsoft, The Mayo Clinic, NASA, The New York Times, Wikipedia, and Verizon, use Elastic to power mission-critical systems. Founded in 2012, Elastic is a distributed company with Elasticians around the globe. Learn more at

    About The Role

    We are seeking an experienced product leader to will lead the direction and development of Elastic’s core orchestration and cloud products: Elastic Cloud, Elastic Cloud Enterprise and Elastic Cloud on Kubernetes.

    You have helped define the vision and made critical decisions in the evolution of a technology focused, developer oriented product in the areas of containers, orchestration, distributed data stores, and Kubernetes.

    What you will be doing:

    • Work closely with the Elastic Cloud Engineering Team and Tech Leads to define and maintain a shared vision and roadmap for the future of Elastic Cloud and orchestration product portfolio.
    • Leading a team of highly skilled technical product managers.
    • Work upstream with product and engineering teams at Elastic to ensure awareness and alignment of the priority and timing of critical features and changes to the cloud and orchestration products.
    • Collaborate with the Sales & Marketing teams on go-to-market, messaging, competitive analysis, and enablement.
    • Gathering competitive market and trend data, as well as usage, customer and community feedback to develop product insights.

    What you bring along:

    • You hold a BS degree in Computer Science or bring equivalent technical experience in software engineering organizations.
    • A minimum of 10 years in Product Management, of which at least 5 years have been spent leading product teams and delivering technology focused products.
    • Excellent written and spoken communication skills.
    • In-depth understanding and familiarity with cloud technologies (such as AWS, Azure, and GCP), containers and Kubernetes, and developer-focused products in general.
    • Curiosity and an open mind.
    • Ego-free attitude — we are here for the success of the team and the company
    • Empathy, openness, and a good sense of humor

    Experience/interest in some of the following would be nice:

    • Direct experience with the Elastic Stack, or experience with one or more of the common use-cases for the Elastic Stack, such as application search, logging, metrics, APM, business analytics, security analytics, GIS, etc.
    • Comfort working in a very cross-functional role, with a highly distributed, global team.
    • Open source software and/or commercial open source companies.
    • Experience with products offered both via SaaS and self-managed delivery model.
    • Good sense of user experience and design.

    Additional Information - We Take Care of Our People

    As a distributed company, diversity drives our identity. Whether you’re looking to launch a new career or grow an existing one, Elastic is the type of company where you can balance great work with great life. Your age is only a number. It doesn’t matter if you’re just out of college or your children are; we need you for what you can do.

    We strive to have parity of benefits across regions and while regulations differ from place to place, we believe taking care of our people is the right thing to do.

    • Competitive pay based on the work you do here and not your previous salary
    • Health coverage for you and your family in many locations
    • Ability to craft your calendar with flexible locations and schedules for many roles
    • Generous number of vacation days each year
    • Double your charitable giving - We match up to $1500 (or local currency equivalent)
    • Up to 40 hours each year to use toward volunteer projects you love
    • Embracing parenthood with minimum of 16 weeks of parental leave

    Elastic is an Equal Employment employer committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action for all applicants and employees. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law, ordinance or regulation. Elastic also makes reasonable accommodations for disabled employees consistent with applicable law.


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    Cloud - Director of Product Management - Orchestration