Posted on:

October 13, 2020

Sr. Product Manager - Developer Experience - Remote (US All Locations)

Job Description


At Fauna, we're helping developers build fearlessly by solving all the complexities of operating and maintaining a database. We offer a unique distributed database that is simple to use, secure, powerful, and globally scalable. We're disrupting a $40B+ operational database market, and we’re just getting started. We have 25,000 developers using our product. You’ll be working with a talented team of people who have built highly successful companies, globally distributed systems, contributed to popular open source projects, and worked at engineering leaders like Twitter, Okta, Elastic, Microsoft, and Oracle.

We have a great opportunity for a Senior Product Manager focused on developer experience. In this role, you will be responsible for setting the direction and driving major strategic and product initiatives for the developer experience across Fauna. You will have a significant strategic impact and you will help define the direction of the company.

You will define, build and ship delightful developer journeys. You’ll launch new products and features to speed up time-to-delight for developers across developer tools, query languages, drivers and guides. You will partner closely with an amazing team of hardworking, passionate people across engineering, design, marketing to dream, build, and launch products that developers love.

You’ll bring strong empathy and understanding of our developer audiences and combine it with a business and strategic acumen to delight those developers and turn them into Fauna super fans.

You will have complete ownership for all developer related products and experiences and you’ll own growing our community of 25K developers.

What You Will Do:

  • You will work closely with our developers, community, partners and the field to deeply understand and address developer needs
  • Define and evolve the product roadmap and strategy for Fauna’s developer experience and drive towards a fast time-to-delight
  • Write detailed functional specifications and partner with design and engineering to build and deliver highly differentiated products that delight customers
  • Help develop customer facing collateral, blogs, and presentations to educate developers and evangelize FaunaDB
  • Work in a cross-functional and collaborative role spanning several teams such as product, documentation, design, engineering, marketing, sales, and support
  • Lead the cross-functional teams in your area to dream, build and ship products the delight our developers and set us apart from the competition


What You Will Bring:

  • 5+ years of product management experience in a developer technology-focused business, and you understand code
  • Aspirations of product management with a strong background in technical developer relations or software engineering on a broad range of modern application technologies
  • Strategic thinking with a high sense of ownership and a record of identifying new opportunities in a changing technical and market landscape
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills combined with the ability to drive clarity and focus in complex and dynamic contexts
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, related technical field or similar practical experience
  • Demonstrated technical proficiency and effectiveness working closely with engineers


Why Fauna?

Fauna is a well-funded Series A startup building the data API for client-serverless applications. We're backed by Madrona Ventures, GV (formerly Google Ventures), CRV, many more leading Silicon Valley firms. We are a fully distributed company with team members all over the world.

To build a great company requires exceptionally talented, passionate, and committed team members. Every day we are relentless in our mission to innovate, exceed customer expectations and continually make it easier for customers to utilize and deploy FaunaDB both in the cloud and on prem. If you are that type of person, we want to hear from you! Fauna provides all of its Fauns with an exceptional compensation, equity, and benefits package along with the opportunity to work remotely.

Fauna is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Our company is committed to fair hiring practices and building a diverse environment for our employees. You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status.

The Talent Acquisition Team at Fauna works primarily on a direct sourcing model; Fauna does not accept resumes from recruitment agencies and is not responsible for any related fees for resumes submitted to job postings, directly to hiring managers, or any of our employees.

If visa sponsorship is required now or anytime in the future to work in our US location, we are not able to offer that at this time.

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