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VP - Product Management, Platform at App Annie
San Francisco, CA, US
What can you tell your friends when they ask you what you do?

You will be responsible for our SaaS based analytic platform and our product areas that include a multitude of core services including alerts, search, report generation and data management, data integration, security, availability, performance, scalability, identity management, and authentication.

How will you be doing this?

Manage the overall success of the App Annie platform including strategy, product roadmap, product design and specification, quality, sales enablement and launch
Build out and manage a team of product managers to define product strategy, develop product specifications, work with engineering architects, and evaluate and integrate third­ party technology
Be a key spokesperson in evangelizing technology to customers, prospects and industry analysts.
Ensure success of both enterprise customers and individual customer experience
Respond to feedback and industry trends from customers, prospects, competitors and analysts
Develop product specifications detailing user scenarios, functional requirements, performance/security requirements and technical specification
Work with user experience, engineering, quality assurance, documentation and product marketing to ensure product is delivered on time and promoted to prospects and customers

What will you bring to the team?

Clear understanding of the importance of a solid platform foundation and architecture.
Strong knowledge of SaaS based data warehousing and analytical products, technologies and architecture
Strong understanding of usability principles and practices, including early and rapid prototyping, usability testing, and design constraints on the web
Direct project experience with iterative or Agile methodologies (e.g. SCRUM), including modeling experience using task/storyboards, userstories or use cases, etc.; working knowledge of testing/QA fundamentals
Self­ motivated, detail oriented, responsible and timely team­ player with outstanding written, verbal, presentation and collaboration skills
Outstanding logical/structured analytical ability to effectively understand and decompose business needs, goals and objectives into tangible requirements, solutions and alternatives
Ability to communicate and collaborate with all levels of the business on a variety of topics, both functional and technical with poise and professionalism
Experience working with stakeholders from all parts of the business, including marketing, sales, support, product marketing and engineering working iteratively to accomplish shared goals and objectives

Requirements/experience needed to excel in this role.

Minimum 10+ years of experience in product management, 1+ years at VP level or above
Demonstrated product management experience in building a cloud­based platform
Specific expertise with platform integration, security, performance, scalability and availability
Strong analytical skills along with a strong technical aptitude
Exceptional communication skills, including presentation, formal writing, verbal and email
Management experience
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related degree

What do we offer?

Competitive compensation.
All the tech tools you need to succeed: a new smartphone and Mac laptop.
Daily catered lunches, snacks, fruit, good coffee and other stuff to help you get through the day.
A beautiful office located in the heart of downtown SF within walking distance of the Montgomery BART station and other public transportation routes.
A 401(K) plan to help you plan for your future.
Great health, dental and vision insurance packages to fit your needs to ensure you’re happy and healthy.
A yearly fitness stipend to will keep you up and moving.
Commuter benefits that make getting to and from work a breeze.
Working a little later? We’ll cover your dinner and ride home.
Employee referral bonuses so you’ll get the opportunity to work with friends (and get some extra cash in your pocket!).

Why choose App Annie?

App Annie delivers the most trusted app data and insights for your business to succeed in the global app economy. Over 700,000 registered members rely on App Annie to better understand the app market, their businesses and the opportunities around them. The company is headquartered in San Francisco with 450 employees across 15 global offices. App Annie has received $157 million in financing, including from investors such as e.ventures, Greenspring Associates, Greycroft Partners, IDG Capital Partners, Institutional Venture Partners and Sequoia Capital. Learn more at www.appannie.com.

App Annie is an international team of super-talented people from different cultural backgrounds (Beijing, San Francisco, Vancouver and more). We offer lots of responsibility in your role, and room for you to grow with the company. And beyond personal growth, you’ll help make a great impact on App Annie’s success as a whole. With regular exposure to C-level executives, VPs, and Silicon Valley entrepreneurs you’ll have the opportunity to learn a ton from experts in their fields.

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