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Senior Product Manager



United States · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Posit (formerly RStudio) creates great software that helps people understand data and make better decisions in real-world applications. Our core offering is an open-source data science platform, and we aim to make it available to everyone, regardless of their economic means.

We’re a fast growing company with a goal of making a lasting and meaningful contribution in the world. Our mission is to provide the most widely used open-source software and enterprise-ready professional products for data science and technical communication. Our tools further the cause of equipping everyone, regardless of economic means, to participate in a global economy that increasingly rewards data literacy.

What you’ll own:

  • Define and drive product vision, roadmap, and execution of new and existing products and integrations
  • Conduct industry/market research to identify product demand, positioning, and availability.
  • Writing formal business cases and product descriptions.
  • Identify new areas and make trade-off decisions for integrations with partner technologies by analyzing customer requirements, market trends, competitive gaps and business impact.
  • Champion and present opportunities to management and key stakeholders for consideration.
  • Develop product requirements based on data-driven approach and inputs from stakeholders across the business (e.g. executives, other product teams etc.)
  • Build internal alignment around product requirements and integrate requirements into the product roadmap.
  • Work with product marketing teams to communicate key messages and customer value.
  • Stay abreast of partner products and strategic investment areas.

You have:

  • 5+ years of experience in B2B Product Management (ideally working on integrations or a developer-focused product).
  • Deep hands on experience of AWS and/or Databricks, and/or Snowflake
  • Deep understanding (and interest) in software development and emerging technologies.
  • A business owner's thinking and mindset and hold yourself and the organization accountable for KPIs.
  • A sharp critical thinking and analytical skills as well as the ability to link the product roadmap with business objectives.
  • An understanding of data science.
  • Strong communication skills and the willingness to present your ideas to technical stakeholders and executives alike.
  • You are great at execution, and can work well across different teams to drive alignment and ensure accountability.

You are:

  • Humble and kind
  • Excited about Posit’s mission
  • Motivated by helping make science more impactful by increasing reproducibility and better sharing and collaboration
  • A strategic problem solver with an eye for the big picture but not shy about rolling up your sleeves and digging into the details
  • A team player

Working at Posit:

  • We welcome all talented colleagues and are committed to a culture that represents diversity in all its forms.
  • We prioritize giving ourselves “focus time” to get deep work done. We minimize meetings and attempt to operate asynchronously.
  • We are a learning organization and take mentorship and career growth seriously. We hope to learn from you and we anticipate that you will also deepen your skills, influence, and leadership as a result of working at Posit.
  • We operate under a unique sustainable business model: We have over 50% of our engineering dedicated to creating free and open source software. We are profitable and we plan to be around decades from now.
  • Posit is a Public Benefit Corporation (PBC) and a Certified B Corporation®, which means our open-source mission is codified into our charter. As a result, our corporate decisions balance the community's interests, customers, employees, and shareholders. Hear more about why we think this matters here.


We offer competitive compensation with extensive human-first, people-focused benefits to prioritize your personal and financial well-being.

  • 100% of medical, dental, and vision insurance premiums are covered for employees and their families! Fertility and gender-affirming healthcare is included in all of our plans.
  • Supplemental mental health and wellness benefits are available via Ginger even if you don’t opt in to our insurance plans, including Ginger for teen family members.
  • Posit's gender-neutral paid parental leave policy covers all new parents, including foster and adoptive parents.
  • All full-time employees are eligible for 401k enrollment starting on day one.
    • After six months of employment, Posit provides a substantial yearly match to employee 401K contributions.
  • An annual profit-sharing bonus for employees recognizes our team’s contributions to company performance across the year.
  • We are a 100% distributed team. You are also welcome to come into our Boston office.
    • We offer a $400 monthly reimbursement for coworking space rental if you prefer to work away from home.
  • Our Lifestyle Savings Account offers an initial deposit of $1800 and then an additional quarterly stipend of $375 to cover the costs of professional development, wellness, financial health, charitable giving, and remote work support.
  • We provide a flexible environment with a generous vacation policy that encourages a minimum of four weeks PTO per year plus 13 paid company holidays.

Are you excited about this role but not sure if your experience aligns with every qualification in the job description? That’s okay. We know multiple perspectives are essential for a thriving organization and we'd still love to hear from you!

Posit is committed to being a diverse and inclusive workplace. We encourage applicants of different backgrounds, cultures, genders, experiences, abilities, and perspectives to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, physical disability, or length of time spent unemployed.

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