Senior Product Manager, Interoperability
Built upon the massive growth of Slack messaging and the adoption by over 1,800 third-party applications and services integrated into the Slack platform, Platform Interoperability makes it easier for information workers to get work done by making their essential and specialist productivity tools a core part of the Slack experience. We are a diverse, global, customer-obsessed team passionate about making teams successful using Slack. We strive to be close to our customers and the data we need to build strategies, execute plans, and make the trade-offs essential to speed execution and the delivery of value to our users.
We're seeking an experienced Product Manager to lead our efforts around content - files & links. This Product Manager will guide the design, development, and delivery for both native features and integrations with our most strategic partners. This is a unique opportunity to shape the growth of Slack and an entire industry by ensuring Slack is “where work gets done.” Do you get excited about working on productivity tools and want to help users find experiences that make their working lives simpler, more pleasant, and more productive? Great. Come work at Slack!
Slack has a positive, diverse, and supportive culture—we look for people who are curious, inventive, and work to be a little better every single day. In our work together we aim to be smart, humble, hardworking and, above all, collaborative. If this sounds like a good fit for you, why not say hello?
What you will be doing
- You will be responsible for owning the product vision for how teams organize, share, and collaborate around content through Slack, driving the product roadmap and execution.
- You’ll run collaborative user research studies to find user experience touch points that help customers get the most out of our tools and those that partners provide.
- You’ll represent the needs of customers and users company-wide while also representing Slack to customers and partners.
- You will drive execution against our plan in collaboration with Engineering and Design peers: making tradeoffs, managing the workflow with engineering leaders and design, driving execution and anticipating risks
- You will collaborate with business development, developer relations, sales and other cross-functional teams to work with partners and build the best apps for our mutual customers.
- You understand how teams learn quickly; high comfort with rapid prototyping, incremental shipping to deliver value to users. You ensure we ship well-crafted product at a timely pace.
What you should have
- You are a genuine self-starter who proactively identifies challenges/opportunities and works across the team to generate and execute solutions.
- You are deeply curious with a need to understand “why” - a person with “strong opinions, loosely held”
- You are strong technically and have a track record of successfully delivering solutions for complex technical problems
- You approach complex challenges methodically, building decision making frameworks founded on qualitative and quantitative data
- Proven track record shipping elegant, pleasant, productive user-facing products at scale in a highly dynamic environment
- A university degree (BS or MS) in Computer Science, a related degree or equivalent experience is recommended
- 5+ years of product management experience
- Strong written/verbal communication skills
- 5+ years of developer, designer, or data science experience
- Enterprise software experience in user-facing tools strongly preferred
- Experience building and launching mobile app experiences at scale a plus
- Experience working with third-parties on technology and product-based partnerships.
- Passion about Slack and the problem we are solving
- Tolerance for ambiguity, creativity in strategy and execution tactics, and always improving on the status quo
Slack is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participant in the U.S. Federal E-Verify program. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Slack will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.
Slack is a layer of the business technology stack that brings together people, data, and applications – a single place where people can effectively work together, find important information, and access hundreds of thousands of critical applications and services to do their best work. From global Fortune 100 companies to corner markets, businesses and teams of all kinds use Slack to bring the right people together with all the right information. Slack is headquartered in San Francisco, CA and has ten offices around the world. For more information on how Slack makes teams better connected, visit slack.com.
Ensuring a diverse and inclusive workplace where we learn from each other is core to Slack’s values. We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives. We are an equal opportunity employer and a pleasant and supportive place to work.
Come do the best work of your life here at Slack.