Senior Product Manager - npm Remote - Europe

Company: GitHub

GitHub is changing the way the world builds software, and we want you to help build GitHub! 

npm is a critical part of the JavaScript world. The work of the npm team over the last 10+ years, and the contributions of hundreds of thousands of open source developers and maintainers, has made npm home to over 1.7 million packages with 118 billion downloads a month. It is used by roughly 12 million developers and all of this is growing at a rate that ensures these massive numbers will seem small in a few years. Together, this community has helped JavaScript become the largest developer ecosystem in the world. As a part of GitHub we continue to scale npm to meet the needs of the fast-growing JavaScript community. 

We’re looking for a Senior Product Manager to work across design and engineering to make sure npm continues to be the registry of choice for individual developers as well as organizations.

We expect that you come from a product or technical background and have a deep understanding of how great product experiences are shipped, as well as a passion for developers.

This role can be in Indian time zone or Europe as well and will be permanently remote. Eventually, some travel will be required for team and customer meetings, based on COVID guidelines.

What will you be doing:

  • Own the product vision for your area. You will be responsible for specific areas of the
  • Engage with the community. You will actively engage with the JavaScript community to get their ideas and help to define the future of the npm product and define a vision that aligns with customer needs and GitHub’s goals.
  • Represent the customer. You will be the champion and voice of customers in every conversation. You will build direct relationships with customers as well as immersing yourself in customer feedback.
  • Manage the roadmap. Make tactical prioritization decisions while helping the team think long-term. Build trust with stakeholders by maintaining an understandable, accurate roadmap.
  • Collaborate across teams. Your success will require coordination across multiple teams and domains at GitHub. You will play a critical role creating alignment between npm,  Actions, Security and the wider GitHub organization.
  • Data driven decision making. Analyze data for trends and potential customer pain points, and use this to prioritize and inform how to improve the product. Go back to the data when needed to answer questions.
  • Measure success. Own the measures used to define success for your area. Success measures must be defined at the inception of a product and tracked throughout its lifecycle. Make measures visible to all stakeholders and interpret them into actionable conclusions and new hypotheses.

You might be a fit if:

  • You have 5+ years of either engineering, product management, program management, or equivalent experience with demonstrated ability to discover opportunities and define and deliver products.
  • You are familiar with JavaScript development best practices and understand the needs of individual developers, as well as teams of developers.
  • You possess strong communication skills, with clear verbal communication as well as explicit and mindful written communication skills.
  • You have strong technical abilities and a track record of working through complex technical problems.
  • You have experience working across multiple organizational functions like Sales, Marketing, Support, Product, Engineering and Design.
  • You have experience with open source projects

Bonus points if:

  • You are passionate about working with developer communities
  • You are excited about GitHub and the opportunities that lie ahead of us.

Who We Are:

GitHub is the developer company. We make it easier for developers to be developers: to work together, to solve challenging problems, and to create the world’s most important technologies. We foster a collaborative community that can come together—as individuals and in teams—to create the future of software and make a difference in the world.

Leadership Principles:

Customer Obsessed - Trust by Default - Ship to Learn - Own the Outcome - Growth Mindset - Global Product, Global Team - Anything is Possible - Practice Kindness

Why You Should Join:

At GitHub, we constantly strive to create an environment that allows our employees (Hubbers) to do the best work of their lives. We've designed one of the coolest workspaces in San Francisco (HQ), where many Hubbers work, snack, and create daily. The rest of our Hubbers work remotely around the globe. Check out an updated list of where we can hire here: https://github.com/about/careers/remote

We are also committed to keeping Hubbers healthy, motivated, focused and creative. We've designed our top-notch benefits program with these goals in mind. In a nutshell, we've built a place where we truly love working, we think you will too.

GitHub is made up of people from a wide variety of backgrounds and lifestyles. We embrace diversity and invite applications from people of all walks of life. We don't discriminate against employees or applicants based on gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, religion, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, pregnancy status, veteran status, or any other differences. Also, if you have a disability, please let us know if there's any way we can make the interview process better for you; we're happy to accommodate!

Please note that benefits vary by country. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask your Talent Partner.

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