Principal Product Manager - Beats


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We’re looking to add seasoned Technical Product Management node to the Elastic Product cluster. At Elastic, we believe that the data analytics journey starts with data ingestion, and real-time insights requires data to be ingested scalably, securely, and ready for immediate usage in Elasticsearch. Beats are a suite of lightweight data shippers that enable users to collect and ship all types of data from logs and metrics to wire and security data.

As a Principal or Director Product Manager for Beats, you’ll be involved in all things data collection and ingest, from directly impacting the roadmap to the overall go-to-market strategy. If you’re passionate about data ingestion and want to democratize data for all with open source software, then this job is for you!

What You Will Be Doing

  • Engage with customers, users, and internal teams to understand use cases and product requirements, bringing those insights back to engineering
  • Work with our engineers and designers on features across all Beats (Filebeat, Metricbeat, Functionbeat, etc.) like growing integrations, improving the core engine, and taking ease of use to the next level with centralized management capabilities
  • Work with product marketing to showcase our ingest features and educate our global sales, support, and consulting teams
  • Track and improve KPIs around adoption and usage of Beats

What You Bring Along

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical field (e.g. CS, CSE, EE) or relevant work experience in software development, DevOps, solutions architecture, or pre-sales engineering
  • Proven track record in product management, preferably with at least 5 years of Technical Product Management experience
  • Excellent spoken and written English communication skills required
  • Technical understanding of data ingestion mechanics and architecture required
  • Prior experience with data collection agents or stream analytics products required
  • Curiosity, empathy, and a collaborative spirit

In Addition, You May Have

  • Hands-on experience with logging, metrics, and/or security analytics products and its audiences
  • Comfort working with a highly distributed team across the world
  • Open source software and/or commercial open source company experience
  • Familiarity with the Elastic Stack along with its products and use cases


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 1% of your salary
  • Up to 40 hours each year to use toward volunteer projects you love
  • Embracing parenthood with minimum of 16 weeks of parental leave

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