Platform - Director of Product Management, Ingest (R6309)


Elastic is a free and open search company that powers enterprise search, observability, and security solutions built on one technology stack that can be deployed anywhere. From finding documents to monitoring infrastructure to hunting for threats, Elastic makes data usable in real-time and at scale. Thousands of organizations worldwide, including Barclays, Cisco, eBay, Fairfax, ING, Goldman Sachs, Microsoft, The Mayo Clinic, NASA, The New York Times, Wikipedia, and Verizon, use Elastic to power mission-critical systems. Founded in 2012, Elastic is a distributed company with Elasticians around the globe. Learn more at

We are looking for an experienced Product Management leader to help define and drive our vision for data collection, enrichment, and indexing across our range of use-cases and solutions. This role will be responsible for product strategy for some of the most popular open source collection technologies, including Logstash, Beats, and Elastic Agent. This is a highly visible role, and will coordinate our ingestion strategy across our 3 solutions; Security, Observability, and Search applications. 

What you will be doing:

  • Lead and grow a team of top notch product managers.
  • Define the vision and roadmap for Logstash, Beats, and Elastic Agent, including data collection and enrichment. 
  • Partner with the engineering and technical leads to prioritize the roadmap and estimate realistic delivery timelines.
  • Work with downstream solution teams at Elastic to discover, align and prioritize their needs: understanding their use cases, timing requirements and helping think through phased approaches.
  • Work with our Sales & Marketing teams on go-to-market, messaging, competitive analysis, and enablement.
  • Interface with customers and the community for feedback feedback and usage information to develop product insights.
  • Capture market competitive and trend data and inform product direction.

What you bring along:

  • History of leading product teams working on deeply technical products that have been through a comparable growth-stage.
  • Strong technical background, preferably in related domains such as edge data collection; ETL for observability or security data, and must have the ability to discuss technical concepts in detail.
  • Experience operating in a product leadership role in similar companies
  • A player-coach who can drive strategy and execute alongside their team to deliver the needs of the customer first.
  • High EQ: bring technical and business acumen, compassion to the team, and someone who can help scale Elastic to the next level.
  • A low-ego and open-minded driver of business who cares deeply about their people. A natural problem solver.
  • Experience leading product management for multiple product lines. Can point to clear articulation of ownership and decision making across the product team and broader organization to drive business outcomes.
  • Experience working with globally distributed teams and client/user base.
  • Cultural ambassador who has attracted, retained and developed diverse Product teams.

Compensation for this role is in the form of base salary.  This role does not have a variable compensation component.  

The typical starting salary range for new hires in this role is listed below.  In select locations (including Seattle WA, Los Angeles CA, the San Francisco Bay Area CA, and the New York City Metro Area), an alternate range may apply as specified below. 

These ranges represent the lowest to highest salary we reasonably and in good faith believe we would pay for this role at the time of this posting.  We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range, and the ranges may be modified in the future.  

An employee's position within the salary range will be based on several factors including, but not limited to, relevant education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, geographic location, performance, and business or organizational needs.

Elastic believes that employees should have the opportunity to share in the value that we create together for our shareholders. Therefore, in addition to cash compensation, this role is currently eligible to participate in Elastic's stock program.  Our total rewards package also includes a company-matched 401k with dollar-for-dollar matching up to 6% of eligible earnings, along with a range of other benefits offered with a holistic emphasis on employee well-being.

The typical starting salary range for this role is:
$190,200$300,840 USD
The typical starting salary range for this role in the select locations listed above is:
$228,400$361,215 USD

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 $1500 (or local currency equivalent)
  • Up to 40 hours each year to use toward volunteer projects you love
  • Embracing parenthood with minimum of 16 weeks of parental leave

Different people approach problems differently. We need that. Elastic is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law, ordinance or regulation.

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