OpenDrives makes high performance data storage a reality for our customers using our unique combination of hardware and software. Our customers range from Hollywood blockbusters, to medical imaging specialists, to academia, and everything in between. At OpenDrives we are building next-generation data storage solutions for high-performance workflows.

About You:
OpenDrives is looking for an experienced product manager to drive the development and launch of our new offerings and capabilities. This PM will be comfortable defining success metrics, taking initiatives from ambiguity to clarity, and owning initiatives end to end - from Discovery through Development, Go to market, then to Iteration.

Responsibilities:

  • Engage with customers to help define the roadmap and ensure we are building the right products for our customers
  • Develop buy-in for the product vision both internally and with key external partners
  • Clearly define and communicate product requirements
  • Drive prioritization for new feature development
  • Partner with and drive execution with a cross-functional team
  • Help the team define and track key success metrics
  • Collaborate with marketing and solutions engineering on messaging, positioning and GTM plans
  • Provide briefings and training to customers, sales, solutions engineering and support

What We’re Looking For:

  • 3-5 Years of Product Management experience, or related experience in software development within the storage industry
  • Basic working knowledge in the areas of data storage, data management, and/or cloud technologies a plus
  • An excellent track record working with internal partners to define outcomes, success metrics, strategies, roadmaps, trade offs, and releases
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; timely communication with clear expectations
  • Grit and a passion for removing blockers for their team
  • Ability to execute quickly and efficiently
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and building stakeholder alignment
  • Thrives in a collaborative fast-paced environment, working with Product, Engineering, Marketing, Sales and everyone else in between

Nice to Have:

  • A bachelor's degree in a technical field, preferably engineering or computer science
  • 2+ years working with B2B technology customers
  • Proven success working in a startup environment; entrepreneurial experience is a plus
  • Experience with an Agile environment (Scrum or Kanban)
  • Knowledge and experience with SaaS business models

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is frequently required to talk or hear; stand and walk. The employee must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.


Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


Benefits:

We have some awesome perks when you work with us.

  • Incredible vacation policy and flexible schedule
  • Great health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Options for hybrid remote/office work, or full remote
  • A culture of empathy and empowerment