Principal Product Manager

    • Seattle, WA

Changing the world through digital experiences is what Adobe's all about. We give everyone-from emerging artists to global brands-everything they need to design and deliver exceptional digital experiences. We're passionate about empowering people to craft beautiful and powerful images, videos, and apps, and transform how companies interact with customers across every screen every single day. We're on a mission to hire the very best and are committed to building exceptional employee experiences. We realize that new ideas can come from everywhere in the organization, and we know the next big idea could be yours.This Opportunity Adobe is bringing together the best-in-breed experiences across Adobe's Creative Cloud, Document Cloud, and Marketing Cloud into an end-to-end platform that enables people to get more done together. Our cloud platform supports these experiences with a set of services that will reflect a common user model, will support service business models, and will rely on secure and scalable technology. Our team is re-inventing how these offerings come together as a single source of truth for Adobe customers, and we are looking for a product manager to help define and build the next-generation platform and integrations that will be the foundation of our partner and developer ecosystem.Ideally based in the Seattle (or San Jose) area, you will join our Cloud File System team, a cross-functional group of product managers, architects, and engineers dedicated building the access and sync patterns to enable seamless online to offline content creation. As a part of this group, your work will impact the creative world every day. You'll play a key role in improving the lives of millions of creatives and the industry through all Adobe products used around the world. What you'll do

  • Deeply understand, document, analyze, and synthesize our developer and partner community needs and create compelling business cases for product development
  • Define platform product requirements and user stories as part of a prioritized backlog of features and product ideas designed to help expose APIs and SDKs to enable access and cache / sync
  • Collaborate with engineering, product managers, architects, and other technical leaders on the execution and delivery of new access / sync capabilities
  • Manage internal product requests from business owners, engineering leaders and other cross functional stakeholders
  • Develop release communication plans, identify early adaptors, drive pilots to ensure rapid adoption of new platform offerings
  • Work cross functionally with app teams, like Photoshop and Illustrator, and with other platform teams within the CTO's organization, to build and execute on a roadmap that meet the needs of all constituents
What is needed for success
  • 7+ years of experience building great software, including responsibilities driving prioritization, trade-offs, and timelines
  • Demonstrated technical proficiency and effectiveness working closely with engineers
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple sophisticated projects and competing priorities simultaneously
  • Superior analytical and quantitative skills; experience using data and metrics to test theories, confirm assumptions, and measure success
  • Proven ability to identify, analyze, and solve ambiguous problems with an extreme attention to detail
  • Strong skills around cross-functional collaboration, influence, and communication; ability to achieve clarity and drive focus in complex and dynamic contexts
Preferred Qualifications
  • BA/BS in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics or equivalent
  • Experience in product management or software engineering with a passion for developer platforms & ecosystems
  • Strong verbal, presentation and written communication skills as you'll be interacting across product and engineering leaders at various levels
  • Experience leading diverse, large, highly technical cross-company-large-scale architecture and cultural changes, influencing engineers and engineering leaders at all levels
  • Experience defining engineering best practices as it relates to the secure adoption of and migration to cloud technologies
  • Experience in representing and advocating for a variety of critical customers and stakeholders during executive-level prioritization and planning
  • Experience bridging technical and business teams to collect and refine requirements, prioritize incoming work requests, and ensure all committed work is delivered on time
At Adobe, you will be immersed in an exceptional work environment that is recognized throughout the world on Best Companies lists. You will also be surrounded by colleagues who are committed to helping each other grow through our unique Check-In approach where ongoing feedback flows freely. If you're looking to make an impact, Adobe's the place for you. Discover what our employees are saying about their career experiences on the Adobe Life blog and explore the meaningful benefits we offer. Adobe is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace regardless of race, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

At Adobe, you will be immersed in an exceptional work environment that is recognized throughout the world on Best Companies lists. You will also be surrounded by colleagues who are committed to helping each other grow through our unique Check-In approach where ongoing feedback flows freely.

If you're looking to make an impact, Adobe's the place for you. Discover what our employees are saying about their career experiences on the Adobe Life blog and explore the meaningful benefits we offer.

Adobe is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace regardless of race, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

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