Senior Product Manager - TiDB Kernel

Remote in San Francisco Bay Area, Seattle, or West coast timezone
Product – Product Group /
Full-time /
Join us as we scale our business in NA/EMEA by building on our tremendous success around the world. The massive database market is going to double over the next few years (the IDC estimates it to be $119B+ by 2025) and PingCAP is a global player positioned as a major disruptor with TiDB Database and Database as a Service offering.  TiDB is an open-source, cloud-native, distributed SQL database for elastic scale and real-time analytics. Large and high-growth organizations in markets as varied as financial services, logistics, gaming, e-commerce and software as a service have successfully deployed and expanded their TiDB footprint on mission-critical applications. Our strong open-source community roots (32,000 stars on GitHub), innovative products and inclusive culture draw passionate and dedicated people to our company. Learn more about PingCAP careers and join our team to be at the forefront of innovation and growth.


    • Formulate the strategic planning of the product, continuously improving and enhancing it through activities such as gathering user feedback, collaborating with internal teams, and working with external partners.
    • Collaborate closely with the development team, leading and driving the targeted creation and successful release of features.
    • Identify ways to improve customer satisfaction through the design and supervision of a comprehensive set of products, tools, and features.
    • Create product-related promotional and marketing materials, and drive product and product strategy.
    • Establish a feedback loop with customers to incorporate enhancements into the product.
    • Continuously monitor industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices, applying these insights to enhance our products.


    • Proficiency in at least one of the database products such as Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL, MSSQL, MongoDB, or MariaDB. Understanding of system architecture of at least one database product, including but not limited to memory structure, transaction model, storage engines, and operational diagnostics.
    • Minimum of 5 years of experience in database-related product management, with preference given to those with development or cloud database product management experience.
    • Experience working in the database ecosystem, familiarity with the TiDB ecosystem is a plus.
    • Bachelor's degree or higher in computer science or a related field.
    • Excellent communication skills, able to collaborate efficiently with internal teams and external clients.
    • Ability to translate a set of complex requirements into well-defined deliverables.
$150,000 - $200,000 a year
The annual anticipated base salary range for U.S. candidates for this role is USD 150K to $200K. The actual individual base pay will depend on various factors such as the complexity and responsibility of the role, work locations, job levels, and relevant experience and skills. This role is also eligible to participate in PingCAP's Bonus and Equity Plan, as well as our Sales Compensation Plan if it is a sales role. In order to comply with local legislation and provide greater transparency to candidates, we share base salary ranges on all US job postings regardless of desired hiring location. Please note that actual salaries may vary and fall outside of this range depending on factors such as a candidate's qualifications, geographic location, skills, experience, and competencies. Other benefits include health insurance, flexible vacation time, paid holidays, and parental leave. Salaries for candidates outside the U.S. will vary based on local compensation structures.
We encourage people from underrepresented groups to apply. Come advance with us! In keeping with our values, no employee or applicant will face discrimination/harassment based on: race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, age, gender, marital domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, or veteran status. PingCAP also strives to prevent other, subtler forms of inappropriate behavior (e.g., stereotyping) from ever gaining a foothold in our organization. Whether blatant or hidden, barriers to success have no place at PIngCAP.