What you'll be doing
The Sr. Director, Product Management will be the leading force in driving product management efforts across the broader Data org, leading a team of product managers and working closely with the Engineering team to deliver products that delight our customers. S/he will provide strategic thinking and product management leadership that spans the Data org, directly managing a team of Product Managers focused on various components of Data, providing a holistic strategy for analytics. S/he is an internal and external evangelist for Tableau's products and will work directly with Sales, prospects, customers and partners to understand the market needs and use cases. In the role, we are seeking a strong Product Management leader with experience in Data.
Some of the things you'll be doing include
Leadership and management of product managers including resource management, hiring, mentorship, and performance management
Develop long-term strategic vision for product management within the Data product area.
Deliver vision and requirement documents with prioritized features and corresponding justification.
Participate with strategic customers as a Tableau trusted advisor to ensure their success, manage escalations, requirements analysis and product planning activities.
Foster a product management culture that is innovative, collaborative, curious, and focused on the customer and company mission.
Hire and build a great team with exceptional talent, identifying and mentoring internal leaders as we grow.
Establish long-term plans that support overall company goals and mission, partnering with other Development teams and teams across the company.
Recruitment: Tableau hires company builders; employees are expected to be on the constant lookout for the best talent to bring onboard, helping Tableau continue to build one of the best companies in the world.
Other duties as assigned.
Who you are
Ability to build quick trust on teams, and approach problems from a curious, ready-to-learn perspective.
Strong change manager. Comfortable with change, especially that which arises through company growth. Able to lead a team effectively through times of change.
Demonstrated love for technology and keeping up with the rapid advances.
Data driven, an eager adopter of technology who is able to see the big picture value of analytics driven solutions.
Possesses a high dose of common sense and impeccable communication skills - high level of comfort in discussions with engineers and CEO's alike.
Team player, recognizing that we go farther when we go together.
Proven ability to define a clear vision and roadmap that is challenging, but achievable and motivating to your team.
Track record of exceptional personal results, routinely setting and meeting commitments that are a stretch for others.
BS or MS degree in Computer Science, or equivalent experience.
Experienced people manager.
8+ years in leading product management teams.
12+ years experience delivering software products used by external end-users (not just internal users), ideally in a creative software area, and with experience across two or more of server, web/SaaS, desktop, and mobile.