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Technical Product Manager

Location: San Francisco, CA

Department: Product Management

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

Product Manager will be responsible for defining, scoping, and validating one of Lightbend’s new services offerings. Success will be measured by increase in the depth and breadth of adoption.


A Product Manager’s role is critical to the continued trajectory of growth and innovation that Lightbend’s products define. Lightbend provides best-­in-­class development tools and application infrastructure for building distributed, scalable, resilient applications and systems. The Product Manager is responsible for Lightbend’s ­service offerings, driving Lightbend users to deploy their solutions utilizing cloud deployment frameworks. The potential for impact on both Lightbend’s success and on the evolution of technology and the market is correspondingly large.

The components of the Lightbend Reactive Platform are open-source and driven by the needs of the developer communities through an open process. The Product Manager must appreciate and respect the open source community, leveraging them as the primary source of hosted services prospects. This is accomplished by working closely with the stakeholders including the Executive and Engineering teams. As well, you must work closely with Sales and Marketing to ensure the commercial success of Lightbend’s hosted services products.


  • A minimum of 6 years prior work experience, with at least three years in product management, developer evangelism, or sales engineering
  • In­-depth experience in open-source, cloud, and developer offerings
  • Strong understanding of the operational needs of enterprise applications            
  • Technical B.S. required
  • Familiarity with the Lightbend Reactive Platform is preferred
  • Superb verbal, written, and presentation skills. The ability to influence people at all levels and in various functions is required.
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Exemplary skills in creative problem solving                
  • A team player with passion, initiative, and leadership ability
  • Travel up to 30%

What we offer:

Lightbend is an extremely fast-paced, collaborative environment in which you'll be working on the most challenging and innovatively technical endeavors. With a strong focus on work-life balance, you will have full benefits and everything you need to thrive!

Lightbend is an Equal Opportunity Employer   

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