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Product Manager, Platform

Slack is where work flows. It's where the people you need, the information you share, and the tools you use come together to get things done. Apps allow teams to bring more of their work into Slack that automate routine tasks and integrate with other tools. Slack is looking for a product manager to focus on making it even easier to build Slack apps through new offerings to developers and Slack customers.

Slack has a positive, diverse, and supportive culture—we look for people who are curious, creative, 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

  • Owning a product strategy and feature roadmap to deliver on the needs of people who build Slack apps across a range of technical levels and capabilities.
  • Building an understanding of Slack app developers, both inside and outside large organizations.
  • Creating new APIs to allow easier creation of new Slack app capabilities. Launching new services to support Slack developers and reduce friction for Slack development.
  • You will build fundamentals that enable and grow the ecosystem of apps that connect Slack to productivity applications, together with our partner-facing teams.
  • In tandem with engineering leadership, develop appropriate planning, prioritization, and release management processes to enable launch of new functionality for developers and Slack customers.
  • Drive execution against plan, anticipating risk, and leading discussion via frequent, clear communication, both internally and with partners.
  • Prioritize and design features for a variety of personas, from non-technical Slack users to Slack power-users to developers
  • Understanding Slack user, administrator, and developer dynamics to build healthy ecosystems

What you should have

  • Experience as a product manager working on technical products, especially APIs and developer platforms. Security interest or experience is optional but a plus.
  • A passion for Slack and the problems we are solving
  • Desire to understand Slack developers and users of varying skill levels and technical capabilities - their capabilities, needs, and how they work
  • Ability to manage complex internal and external stakeholders and find creative solutions
  • Track record of working with engineering and partner teams: people want to work with you again

The base pay range targeted for this role is $137,500 - $165,000. This base pay range is for illustrative purposes only. This position is eligible for additional compensation and benefits including: incentive compensation; health benefits; flexible spending account; retirement benefits; life insurance; commuter benefits; paid time off (including PTO, emergency time off, paid sick leave, medical leave, volunteer time off, civic duty leave, bereavement leave, floating holidays and paid holidays); parental leave and benefits; mobile phone and internet allowance; perks stipend; and other employee perks and benefits. 

The actual offer, reflecting the total compensation package and benefits, will be at the company’s sole discretion, and determined by a myriad of factors including, but not limited to, years of experience, depth of experience, and other relevant business considerations. The company also reserves the right to amend or modify employee perks and benefits at any time.

Slack is registered as an employer in many, but not all, states. If you are not located in or able to work from a state where Slack is registered, you will not be eligible for employment. Visa sponsorship may not be available in certain remote locations.

Visa sponsorship is not available for candidates living outside the country of this position.


 


Slack has transformed business communication. It’s the leading channel-based messaging platform, used by millions to align their teams, unify their systems, and drive their businesses forward. Only Slack offers a secure, enterprise-grade environment that can scale with the largest companies in the world. It is a new layer of the business technology stack where people can work together more effectively, connect all their other software tools and services, and find the information they need to do their best work. Slack is where work happens.

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.