SLIM.AI, INC. Senior Technical Product Manager Remote · Full time

As an early member of the Product Management team at Slim, you will be instrumental in the strategy, creation, prioritization, and measurable success of capabilities for the Slim API, Command Line, and our Open Source projects.

Description

Who we are: Slim.AI was founded in 2020 and is on a mission to help application developers build and secure their cloud-native apps with zero friction, complexity, or waste.

Slim is a fully remote, asynchronous organization spanning the globe. We value curiosity, autonomy, personal accountability, a desire to solve developers’ problems, love of cloud native, and all things open source. 


What we do: We enable developers to build applications more efficiently and securely by optimizing and hardening containers for a reduced attack surface, removing vulnerabilities, and make shipping to production more seamless overall.


Who you are

You are an experienced hands-on Technical Product Manager with a proven track record of delivering products directly to developers from ideation through to release and iteration. 


You believe that the best developer experiences are useful, well documented, and thoughtfully designed.


You love working with developers as customers. Your first impulse is to engage them and get their feedback and input.


You are comfortable collaborating closely with distributed teams of Designers, Marketers, and Engineers delivering positive outcomes for developer customers.


Your technical curiosity, creativity, and cross-functional communication skills will be key to your, and our, success. 


Role profile

  • 5-7 years of experience in Engineering and Product Management delivering developer tools direct to customers
  • Provable Technical acumen, with a solid understanding and interest in DevEx, containers, software supply chain, and security
  • Experience working directly with customers, understanding their challenges, and thoughtfully prioritizing their needs alongside those of the business
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication with ability to synthesize/condense complexity and communicate cross-functionally
  • Track record of success delivering measurable positive outcomes for developers 


Scope

In this role, you will be responsible for planning, delivering, measuring, and iterating over critical portions of the Slim developer experience. This role requires technical acumen, curiosity, and the ability to communicate complex technical concepts to internal and external stakeholders. You will be working with customers directly to discover their needs, gather feedback, prioritize, and test solutions. Our go-to-market is developer first, so the ability to work directly with developers as customers is critical. 


Focus on Outcomes

  • Define and hold your product area accountable to the metrics for success and Slim’s values
  • Have a thorough understanding of the competitive landscape, customer needs, and SSC ecosystem
  • De-risk product releases by understanding where the technical, business, design, and security risks may be, and prioritize delivery velocity with those in mind 
  • Own the definition of “done,” iteration, and success of user-facing changes


Communication and Collaboration

  • Work directly with customers and the Slim team to research, test, and gather feedback to inform the roadmap
  • Ensure via cross-functional collaboration that the product is measured, marketable, well-documented, functional, and designed to Slim’s standards
  • Actively plan, prioritize, and communicate roadmap status internally and externally
  • Maintain focus using transparency, collaboration, and written documentation


Location: Remote, US 

  • You thrive in remote first organizations 
  • You can build connections with teammates all over the world
  • You will travel occasionally for events, such as conferences or team meetings


Slim's Values

  • Fulfill our Mission: our mission guides us in every interaction, in every line of code, in every relationship, in every behavior - we do not waiver from our Mission
  • Continuously Identify & Remove Friction 
  • Democratize Knowledge for All Developers in the World
  • Cultivate Balance with Growth 
  • Lead with Empathy


Slim is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status.