Product Manager

San Jose, CA

Xcalar is pushing the limits of technology to help people discover deep meaningful insights from data, and our mission is to become the de facto standard for next generation Big Data Processing and Analytics Engines. Due to our continued growth, we have an immediate need for a Product Manager! This is one of the most highly visible and critical roles at Xcalar. You will collaborate with customers, executives, and key stakeholders in engineering to deliver a game changing product that will revolutionize how big data is parsed, processed, and visualized in the financial services industry, government institutions, and high-tech enterprises.


    • Envision innovative solutions, develop product definitions and roadmaps to best position Xcalar in the Big Data and Analytics ecosystem
    • Work closely with engineering and customers to gather requirements and feedback, perform competitive analysis, and develop go-to-market (GTM) strategy and market sizing
    • Integrate usability studies, research and market analysis into product requirements to enhance user satisfaction
    • Develop credible market analysis (TAM, SAM, SOM)
    • Establish significant market leadership for Xcalar
    • Gather input from customers, validate and help prioritize development plan, and write necessary documents to guide product development
    • Assess, analyze, consolidate, and communicate risk and status clearly to internal clients and customers
    • Develop collateral such as technical and business papers, success stories, data sheets, brochures, best practices and product presentations
    • Work closely with development and documentation teams to ensure product functionality is consistent with customer expectations

Desired Skills & Experience

    • BS/MS in Computer Science, related engineering field, or equivalent experience
    • 8+ years of Product Management or product design experience that covers both traditional databases as well as big data technologies
    • Deep understanding of the data analytics and business intelligence ecosystem and pain points
    • Strong sense for usability and efficiency
    • Experience taking a product idea from concept through launch
    • Exceptional verbal/written communication and presentation skills