Product Manager

Seattle, WA
Product /
Full Time /
About Us
Orkes is a platform for developers to build durable, distributed event driven applications.  Based on the popular open source orchestration engine Conductor, Orkes lets developers focus on faster go to market with applications, scaling them to handle billions of workflows without having to worry about failures, scalability or visibility into the executions.

We are looking for a Growth Product Manager with a focus on identifying, defining and launching products and services that will drive the adoption of Orkes with engineering teams. In this role, you will be pivotal in shaping our user journey, driving customer onboarding, activation, and conversion. If you are passionate about data-driven decision-making, optimizing user experiences, and driving customer activation and conversion, this role is perfect for you.

Your day-to-day at Orkes:
-Take ownership of the first days of a user journey and ensure a seamless and engaging experience.
-Implement strategies to improve user onboarding, reduce friction, and enhance user satisfaction during initial interactions with our product.
-Collaborate with cross-functional teams (Engineering, DevRel, Sales, Marketing) to define and track key performance metrics related to user acquisition, activation, conversion and expansion.
-Analyze the user journey, from initial onboarding to conversion and beyond, and identify areas for improvement.
-Continuously monitor and improve conversion rates throughout the user journey. Collaborate with Product Engineering and Design teams to implement changes that enhance conversion at key touch points.
-Regularly analyze user behavior and engagement data to uncover insights and trends. Use these insights to make informed decisions and iterate on growth strategies as well as continuous product evolution across core Conductor and cloud offerings.
-Embrace a culture of experimentation.
-Test hypotheses, run A/B tests, and iterate on features based on real-time data and user feedback.
-Create and deliver regular reports on growth metrics and initiatives to company leadership. -Clearly communicate progress, challenges, and opportunities to stakeholders.
-Utilize data analytics to measure and analyze key performance indicators.
-Make informed decisions based on data insights and continuously optimize strategies. 

Qualities that will help you succeed: 
-Proven experience as a Growth Product Manager for a technology product (preferably a product for application developers) with a track record of driving growth and optimization.
-Previous exposure to and understanding of product-led growth strategies, including alignment with Go-to-Market (GTM) teams.
-Proven experience bringing structured thinking and prioritization to what needs to be built and launched while thriving in an environment where there is ambiguityResults-oriented mindset with a focus on driving measurable outcomes.
-A deep understanding of user-centered design principles and user experience best practices.
-Excellent project management skills with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple initiatives simultaneously.
-Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and a bias for action.
-Reverse engineering from customer needs. 
-Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate effectively with distributed cross-functional teams. 

You will have a fast start if: 
-Engineering background (e.g., you wrote some code before)
-You have defined and launched SaaS offerings in the cloud infrastructure space

The requirements listed in the job descriptions are guidelines. You don’t have to satisfy every requirement or meet every qualification listed. If your skills are transferable we would still love to hear from you. 

More Details
The base salary for this role is between $160,000-$210,000. When determining compensation, a number of factors will be considered: skills, experience, job scope, location, and competitive compensation market data.
Start Date: As soon as possible
Status: Full Time 
Type: Hybrid, 2-3x per week in office 
Location: Seattle
Department: Product Engineering
Reports to: CPO

Comprehensive health coverage including medical, dental, and vision
Flexible PTO
Annual Professional Development reimbursement
Home office reimbursement
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
This position is based in Seattle, WA.

At Orkes, we are committed to building a team that reflects a rich tapestry of perspectives, identities, and professional experiences. We believe that diversity is not just a checkbox, but a driving force behind innovation, creativity, and success. By embracing a variety of backgrounds, we cultivate an inclusive environment where every team member feels valued and empowered to bring their authentic selves to work. 

Join us at Orkes and be a part of a team where your unique perspectives are not only welcomed but celebrated. Together we are shaping the future technology by leveraging the strength that comes from embracing diversity in all its forms. Your Journey with us is an opportunity to contribute to something greater and make a lasting impact.