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Principal Product Manager – DPS

Product Management | Santa Clara, CA - HQ

 At Hortonworks, we empower enterprises to get the most out of their data. This is your opportunity to define the future of the data-driven enterprise with the company that is changing the way to interact with and consume data.

Modern data platforms, such as Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) and Hortonworks Data Flow (HDF), are creating new business value by powering new workloads and analytic applications. At the same time, Cloud is turbo charging enterprise IT agility and flexibility. Separately, each technology provides tremendous enterprise value. But when used together, enterprises can realize the business value and insight into data more quickly — and with greater flexibility — than ever before.

We are looking for a product leader that can help shape what the intersection of cloud and data will look like. You will help execute the strategy for how enterprises will interact with and consume data in the Cloud.

This role will:

  • Work closely with customers to identify customer and market needs, define use cases and establish user personas.
  • Own the product and feature roadmap, lead the planning process and work closely with engineering to ensure successful delivery.
  • Define, track and interpret key business metrics to track overall product success.
  • Understand the market and competition, and develop product competitive message & positioning.
  • Support field enablement and other go-to-market activities.
  • Overall: learn, adapt, rinse, repeat in a fast moving business.

Personal Skills:

  • View the “big picture” in order to synthesize complex challenges into solutions that teams can execute on. Be ready to make trade-offs to reach aggressive goals.
  • Inherent go-to-market mindset that focuses on the end-to-end customer and field product experience.
  • Passion, persistence, and willingness to learn quickly.
  • Excellent organizational skills, and ability to empower others to make decisions and make critical decisions themselves.
  • Experience creating valuable interactions with remote teams.

Must-have Skills:

  • 5-7 years experience in product management or equivalent experience in the enterprise software technology industry.
  • Proven track record managing complex roadmaps and shipping commercial enterprise software.
  • Experience working with Public Cloud platforms such as Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform.
  • Experience working with Agile development process with frequent release cycles.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide hands-on product management.
  • Ability to quickly understand complex technologies.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • BS or MS degree in Computer Science or equivalent technical field a plus.

All employees are required to adhere to all Hortonworks employment policies, including without limitation information security policies. 

ABOUT HORTONWORKS (NASDAQ – HDP)

Having gone public with its IPO in December 2014, Hortonworks is experiencing extraordinary growth as we deliver essential support to the burgeoning big data and IoT communities. Hortonworks is an industry leading innovator that creates, distributes and supports enterprise-ready open data platforms and modern data applications that deliver actionable intelligence from all data: data-in-motion and data-at-rest. Hortonworks is focused on driving innovation in open source communities such as Apache Hadoop, Apache NiFi and Apache Spark. Along with our 2,100+ partners, Hortonworks provides the expertise, training and services that allow customers to unlock transformational value for their organizations across any line of business.

For more information, visit www.hortonworks.com.

Hortonworks, Powering the Future of Data, HDP and HDF are registered trademarks or trademarks of Hortonworks, Inc. and it's subsidiaries in the United States and other jurisdictions.

EOE/M/F/Vet/Disability. Hortonworks is an Equal Opportunity Employer in accordance with VEVRAA and Section 503 regulations. http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf 

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