Senior Product Manager, Enterprise Search (R4702)


At Elastic, we see endless possibility in a world of endless data. And we use the power of search to help people and organizations turn that possibility into results. Elastic is the leading platform for search-powered solutions. With solutions in Enterprise Search, Observability, and Security, we help improve customer and employee search experiences, keep critical applications running smoothly, and protect against cyber threats. Elastic enables organizations worldwide to use the power of Elastic, including Netflix, Uber, BBC, Microsoft, and thousands of others.

Elastic was built on a foundation of being free and open, which trickles down to how we work. We’re a distributed organization and have been from the beginning. Being distributed isn’t just a way of doing business—it’s a mentality that is at the core of our culture.

Elastic is looking for an outstanding product mind to join the Enterprise Search team and help define the future of search at Elastic. The Enterprise Search team at Elastic is responsible for building the features, tools, and products that enable our customers to create great search experiences of their own. These search experiences span use cases from website search and intranet search, all the way to powering database search implementations and entire applications with search as a core part of the development stack, using the latest advances in machine learning and semantic search to support the most advanced of needs. As a Senior Product Manager on our team, your job will be to understand the goals of users who are creating these search experiences with Elastic’s products and help define and prioritize the delivery of features that ensure their success. 

The Elastic family unites employees across 40+ countries into one coherent team, while the broader community spans across over 100 countries. With such diversity, Elastic is in a truly unique position to build products that are inclusive and user-focused, no matter the use case. In fact, chances are you’ve used the products we build quite a few times today already without knowing. That’s the scale we think and operate at.

What You Will Be Doing

  • Working alongside our software engineers, you will define product features and initiatives across the Enterprise Search product for the broad set of search use cases.
  • Prioritizing the components of the product roadmap and helping ensure feature development can proceed efficiently. 
  • Meeting with existing and prospective customers to better understand their goals and gather feedback on how our products can best address their challenges.
  • Capturing market data, customer feedback, customer usage data, and other key information to develop product insights and help drive the product roadmap.
  • Meeting with existing and prospective customers in a Sales support capacity to assist their understanding of our product suite and how it can help them address their needs.
  • Assisting with Product Marketing efforts to develop messaging and collateral and deliver that information to stakeholders both internally and externally.
  • Analyzing and addressing competitive dynamics within the product category.

What You Bring Along

  • 3 years of experience in Product Management, preferably in a developer-focused product environment.
  • Outstanding spoken and written communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of SaaS and/or IaaS product domains, including common design patterns, workflows, and delivery mechanisms.
  • A deep understanding of cloud-based product APIs, authentication methods, and general web application technology. 
  • Empathy for customer challenges and needs, turning them into opportunities in the short and long-term.
  • Experience building customer value and highlighting competitive differentiation through packaging and pricing.
  • A marked interest in new market-defining technologies such as vector search algorithms and machine learning is highly regarded.
  • Direct product management experience building search and/or modern workplace productivity products is helpful but not required.

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 donations 1:1 up to $1500 USD (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

The typical starting Total Cash Compensation range for new hires in this role is between $126,800 and $174,400, which consists of a Base Salary or a Base Salary plus a Target Commission, depending on the specific role. The Base Salary offered may vary depending on factors including skills and experience.

Additionally, this role is currently eligible to participate in Elastic’s equity plan as well as a range of health & wellbeing, retirement savings, and other benefits within a holistic total rewards offering.

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.

We welcome individuals with disabilities and strive to create an accessible and inclusive experience for all individuals. To request an accommodation during the application or the recruiting process, please email We will reply to your request within 24 business hours of submission.

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