Product Manager at Anaplan
Minneapolis, MN, US

Anaplan is looking for a passionate PRODUCT MANAGER based in our fast-growing Minneapolis, MN office to help drive the development of the information platform and products that allows our customers to get the most out of Anaplan, changing the way companies work. Anaplan’s products are the future of how companies plan—how to make money, how to grow, and how to run their business. This is a stellar opportunity to get involved in a highly visible, large scale cloud company. 

 

As a Product Manager you will work closely with Customer Success, Product, UX, Engineering, and other cross-functional teams to understand our users and their needs, turning these into capacity planning, and future technology direction. You will be responsible for driving end-to-end feature delivery: writing user stories with clear acceptance criteria, working with UX to create prototypes for usability testing and research, working with engineering, documentation, support, and marketing to deliver quality product. This is a rewarding career with a company that values diversity and invests in you!

 

Located in the warehouse district, within walking distance of Target field, Our Minneapolis office is always finding ways to have fun while we work. Join in perks like team lunches, pedal pubs when the weather is nice, or check out one of the Twin Cities’ great professional sports teams with your colleagues. Come see for yourself what a collaborative and exciting place to work looks like. You will join a team of individuals who embrace and respect diverse perspectives, aren’t afraid to push boundaries and try new ideas, and are passionate about helping our customers and each other succeed. We work hard, but we also don’t wait for an excuse to have fun and we inspire each other!

 

This role is an immediate full-time position. If you’re ready to roll up your sleeves and tackle unique problems that no one is solving in the tech space yet, keep reading.

 

What you'll be doing:

  • Help drive the strategic direction and execution of customer-facing online products as well as other products that support Anaplan and deliver on our vision for connected planning.
  • Drive requirements from our customers, our partners, and our user communities into our products by working closely with online property teams and engineering teams to deliver products that provide a common platform for insight, connection, and learning at Anaplan.
  • Understand the market and our customers. Be the voice of the customer while having an ear to the market at all times.
  • Work closely with development teams to execute on day to day product development.
  • Effectively collaborate across global teams to create alignment between engineering teams and other product stakeholders.
  • Partner with Marketing and CS to develop go to market strategy for new product and feature launches.
  • Meet with customers, users, prospects, and partners to communicate Anaplan’s product vision, product roadmap, and competitive differentiation.

More about you:

  • 3+ years product management experience, preferably in a cloud company (SaaS or PaaS)
  • 3+ years’ experience working in an Agile development environment
  • Domain knowledge of established SaaS products, online communities, e-Learning, and analytics products.
  • Highly analytical and able to troubleshoot issues quickly – you should be able to go from high level to low level very easily
  • Excellent presentation and written communication skills
  • Able and willing to work in a fast paced, quickly changing environment
  • Experience using agile tools like Jira, and /or Confluence
  • Innovative leadership DNA – understand how to balance inputs across stakeholders and lead teams in the right direction
  • Bachelor’s degree in CS, Engineering, or related experience is preferred 

 

Technologies you’ll work with:

  • Web platform
  • Web DevTools
  • CMS platforms
  • Splunk
  • Jira, Confluence

 

Bonus points:

  • Multidimensional data products
  • Kubernetes
  • User Analytics platforms and services

 

What we offer:

  • A rewarding, progressive career with a company that values diversity, flexibility and understands the need for a good work/life balance.
  • Market-leading salaries combined with generous bonuses, equity and a range of comprehensive benefits.
  • Regular agile meetups, events and hackathons (both attending and hosting!)
  • Flexible working, catered lunches, a fully stocked kitchen and plenty of parties & events
  • A range of sports, health and wellbeing initiatives
  • 3 days of paid leave every year to help support the charity or cause of your choice.
  • The chance to contribute and evolve a company with a valuation over $1.4 billion
  • Huge problems to solve –you will constantly be learning and pushing boundaries, working with some of the smartest people around!