Technical Product Manager Core Platform

Quickly maturing startup seeking like minded Technical Program Manager! PacketFabric has revolutionized how companies procure, deploy, and manage network connectivity with our network-as-a-service platform. We are deeply committed to understanding our customers needs, and creating products they love. We strive to create strong customer relationships throughout the company. The product and engineering teams are small, talented, and close knit groups and we need someone who has a passion for automating networks and creating services with maximum transparency.

As a well rounded technical product manager, your technical leadership will make a big impact on our business. You should have a healthy appreciation of facing a variety of diverse challenges outside of your comfort level and working under pressure. This position focuses on our core network as a service platform.

A typical day in the life of a Core Platform Technical Program Manager might include:

Requirements

The candidates who will excel in this role probably have a CS degree, a solid background in both software and network engineering, and naturally gravitate towards planning and creating amazing products.

  • 5+ years as a production software engineer.
  • 5+ years as a technical product manager for a network based product or as a network engineer.
  • Strong working knowledge of layer 2 (Ethernet, 802.1q), layer 3 (IP, MPLS), routing protocols (BGP, ISIS) and network concepts such as transit, peering, and transport.
  • Technical knowledge of common network application architectures, features and functions, including routers, switches, firewalls, load balancers, SD-WAN appliances, etc.
  • Proven experience in prioritizing development activities, and producing continual product improvements.
  • Proficiency with Python, SQL and probably more languages.
  • Proficiency with tools like Git, Jira, Confluence, LucidChart, Postman, and wireframing tools.
  • Experience leading cross functional engineering teams, and collaborates well in a team environment.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, that accompany excellent organizational skills.
  • A never ending drive to solve complex problems and move projects to completion.
  • Experience creating key performance metrics, and measurements of product success.
  • The mindset to automate everything, all the time.
  • Never afraid to question notions or beliefs of how things should be done.
Preferred Experience
  • Experience with software engineering in large distributed systems, or large scale infrastructure providers.
  • Experience as a production network engineer in a large network.
  • Experience with one or more of the major cloud providers performing API integrations and/or deployment automation of compute, security, and network configuration.
  • Experience with a wide variety of hybrid cloud environments.

About PacketFabric, LLC.

What PacketFabric offers:
  • The chance to disrupt the entrenched Internet infrastructure industry.
  • A supportive and optimistic team that likes to learn from each other.
  • A product development pipeline that’s always pushing new features and enhancing the quality of existing products.
  • The opportunity to work with many different technologies.
  • The opportunity to work with lots of open source technology.
  • A small company culture.
  • Great health, dental, and 401(k) for US residents.
What PacketFabric doesn't offer:
  • Lack of direction: we maintain a clear roadmap and product pipeline.
  • Pre-meetings: we don’t hold meetings to plan other meetings.
  • A commute: no hours wasted in megaregion rush hour traffic.
  • A dress code: a robe and slippers is acceptable attire any day of the week.