Sr. Product Manager, Cloud (SaaS)

Alation (Redwood City CA, USA) 7 days ago
Alation continues to hire for roles at various locations with all interviewing and on-boarding done virtually due to COVID-19 crisis. Everyone new to the Alation team, along with our current workforce, will temporarily work from home until it is safe to return to our offices.

Alation pioneered the data catalog market and today is leading its evolution into a platform for a broad range of data intelligence solutions including data search & discovery, data governance, and digital transformation. Nearly 230 enterprises drive data culture, improve decision making, and realize business outcomes with Alation. For more information, visit

As a product manager at Alation you will be responsible for all aspects of creating and delivering the Alation SaaS offering. You will be accountable for deploying Alation on multiple cloud platforms (AWS, Azure, GCP), managing the scrum teams, and collaborating cross-functionally with product design, marketing, sales, and services to drive product and customer success.


    • Drive all aspects (pricing, execution, enablement, etc) of our Cloud strategy and roadmap to ensure Alation exceeds the expectations of Enterprise IT organizations 
    • Partner with GTM teams to formulate new business models around a Cloud offering
    • Manage and build marketplace offerings in AWS, Azure, and GCP
    • Define and execute on the Alation Cloud roadmap to ensure customers understand the value they’re getting from this offering
    • Be the thought leader and voice of the Alation SaaS offering to customers, executive team, sales, marketing, and engineering
    • Collaborate closely with your PM colleagues, design and engineering to execute on your vision & roadmap
    • Create detailed strategy documents to set the context for the product roadmap
    • Educate and enable sales and marketing teams 
    • Build and maintain an effective and groomed backlog providing clear requirements for new initiatives and enhancements
    • Manage and communicate release schedules, goals, and dependencies internally and externally, partnering with customers, sales, customer success and marketing


    • 5+ years of enterprise / B2B SaaS product experience in an agile environment
    • Background with AWS/Azure/GCP is preferred
    • Has transitioned an enterprise software product from on-premise to the cloud
    • Experience scaling enterprise / B2B software products with demonstrable results
    • Self-starter with strong creative problem solving, facilitation and interpersonal skills
    • Have delivered user experiences that are empowering, delightful and well-designed
    • Strong ability to discuss technical details and collaborate with engineers & product design while clearly communicating with leadership, sales, marketing and customers
    • Have in depth knowledge of cloud data platforms, data science, data management, analytics or the BI space

You'll be a great fit if...

    • You're passionate about building products that empower a curious and rational world
    • You have a deeply analytical mindset, using objective criteria to decide what needs to be done, balancing conflicting demands while understanding and communicating necessary trade-offs with a human touch
    • You are able to excite others about your ideas
    • You are interested in creating a new category to transform the Analytics industry
    • You have the fire within you to drive excellence
    • You're humble and thoughtful and a vocal advocate for your users

    • #LI-RB2
Our founders have come together from different backgrounds: business, engineering, and design. This unique mix from our founding team is important to the Alation culture story. Today, our team consists of creators and communicators with varied backgrounds - from Stanford, to the Indian Institute of Technology, big companies and one-person startups, the United States, and abroad. We continue to seek ever more diverse perspectives as we grow.

For information about company benefits, please visit Password is Alation21.

Why Alation?
- Market-Leading Data Catalog Provider
- High-growth, collaborative environment with diverse and inclusive teams
- Continuous learning, enrichment and development opportunities
- Competitive pay and health offerings including commuter benefits
- Flexible time off to relax and recharge
and much, much more!
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