Product Manager - Platform

Full Time Posted 3 days ago
Main Location
San Francisco, CA, United States
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powertofly approved What Quip Has to Offer:

Quip is a mobile productivity suite that enables collaboration across devices. Quip combines chat, documents, spreadsheets, checklists, and more in a simple and elegant interface that makes collaboration easy. To change the face of collaboration, Quip needs a special team. They're looking for creative, accomplished, and challenge-hungry people, and they actively pursue and hire candidates who have been historically underrepresented in tech. Through their partnership with Salesforce, Quip offers their employees benefits like:

  • Parental leave programs
  • Health insurance coverage
  • Dental & vision insurance
  • Healthy work-life balance
  • 7 days of volunteering time off per year
  • The Platform team is the scalable, performant, and secure foundation and connective tissue for all our products and services. This year, the organization is centering around scaling Quip’s user base and connecting multiple systems and platforms together seamlessly. This means more people using Quip every day, more documents and spreadsheets being edited, more events flowing through our pipelines, and more developers building on our platform. To respond to this increased demand, the Platform team will improve our foundation to meet this growth and bring our products to even more users. In order for us to achieve this goal, we are looking to a hire a Product Manager who’s passionate, cares deeply about product development, and is well-versed in a technical environment. We work closely with Software Engineers and Designers to define new features, and help map the future of Quip. We’re building a team of talented, thoughtful people who will work together to build an enduring company that will change the way teams work together.

    • Design and manage the roadmap. Make tough tactical prioritization decisions while helping the company think long ­term. Build trust with stakeholders by maintaining an understandable, accurate roadmap.

    • Collaborate with product leadership team to understand and communicate products and solutions, key value propositions and positioning differentiators

    • Work with readiness and launch teams to develop detailed launch plans to support the internal and external roll out of new solutions and features as well as lead special projects as necessary to take product features and releases to market

    • Work with product and corporate marketing teams to create product collateral, presentations, demos and sales tools to support the launch of new products and new product features

    • Serve as the subject matter expert for assigned products across the organization and externally

    • Work across marketing, sales, services, legal, finance, and operations teams to solve challenges required for successful product launches

    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience with demonstrated proficiency

    • Technical aptitude and strong project management experience, specifically in an agile environment

    • Experience interacting with developers and building out application prototypes with engineers

    • An understanding of APIs and integration technologies along with their relevance in enterprise applications

    • Confidence in holding technical conversations with engineers, managers, and executives

    • Has a deep understanding of development processes and methodologies, and has experience working on and driving new initiatives to success

    • Experience operating at different levels while delivering a product from strategic planning to executing on tactical details

    • Proven ability to influence cross-functional teams

    • Demonstrated experience in transforming vision into reality

    • Strong organizational skills, excellent written and oral communication skills

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    Product Manager - Platform