Senior Product Manager

Product - Product Mgmt Woodland Hills, California


The Senior Product Manager plans and executes projects that identify improvements to and expansion of current products/services that support the company's strategy and goals, primarily ensuring client satisfaction. The Senior PM is responsible for the product planning and execution throughout the product lifecycle, including; gathering and prioritizing product and client requirements, defining the product vision, and working closely with development, sales, marketing, support and implementations to ensure client needs are met. 


  • Perform market and client research to identify and capitalize on trends, new technology, and regulatory/compliance changes.
  • Understand the needs of customers and translate into product specifications, providing clear, concise and prioritized direction to the development team
  • Maintain and prioritize a product roadmap and backlog for development. Ensure that new features, products, and enhancements are frequently validated and added.
  • Support the product team with technical design, architecture information and any technical details.
  • Work with subject matter experts, UX design, and development to define and size new product enhancements. Assist with sprint planning as necessary.
  • Coordinate with engineering throughout the development process. Ensure that incremental and finished products align with the product vision and market demands.
  • Manage the release process including documentation, internal training, pricing, external communication, and install-base notification.
  • Participate in sales & marketing campaigns including client roundtables, sales demonstrations and user conferences.
  • Monitor adoption and revenue impact of new features and enhancements. Report on release impact as necessary.
  • Track requests from various sources including the BlackLine Community, solution consultants, support, sales, partners and the BlackLine Client Advisory Board
  • Serve as a subject matter expert on the BlackLine product suite. Assist with internal training, support, analyst relations, and marketing efforts.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent teamwork skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Knowledge of html and controls.
  • General knowledge of how a web page works and a web page life cycle.
  • BA/BS in a technical field or technical background.
  • 5+ years of experience as a Product Manager.
  • General knowledge of accounting terminology.
  • General knowledge of modern web application architecture.
  • General knowledge of modern engineering patterns and practices.
  • Experience with Agile development methodology strongly.