Sr Product Manager

Product Management Recife, Brazil

About Liferay  

Liferay, Inc. is a uniquely profitable B2B enterprise software company with 1,000+ fiery-eyed employees all across Europe, the Americas, Middle East, and Asia. As the leading provider of enterprise open source technologies, we have been recognized by Gartner for empowering businesses around the world to solve complex digital challenges.  Our flagship product is the Liferay Digital Experience Platform, which companies like Honda, Bank of the West, and Airbus use to build customized experiences for their customers and employees.    

But we don’t just make awesome software, we are also fueled by a greater-than-profit vision. By building a vibrant business, making technology useful, and investing in communities, we make it possible for people to reach their full potential to serve others. We give our employees five paid days off to volunteer at charities they’re excited about, and Liferay donates 10% of our profits to charities around the world. Oh, we’re also self-funded which gives us the freedom to work on whatever we think brings the most value to customers and communities in the long run!  


About You and this Role  

As a Sr Product Manager at Liferay, you are the voice of our customers. Your responsibilities extend from increasing the profitability and market fit of one of Liferay’s products.  

You will help build products from existing ideas, and help develop new ideas based on your industry experience and your contact with customers and prospects. You must have a unique blend of technical and business savvy, a big-picture vision, and the drive to make that vision a reality. You must be comfortable working on a complex enterprise platform where collaboration between product development teams is essential to deliver  innovative solutions for the market.  

You must be able to communicate with all members within a product development team. You will work with your product line manager to establish the goals and priorities for the product offering. Work with your Product owners to research and refine the right solutions You will work with business units like Support, Product Marketing and Enablement, helping them understand the product positioning, benefits, and target customers. You will also serve as the internal and external evangelist for your product offering, directly working with the customer success team and key customers and partners.  

We are looking for experienced and passionate product managers that can help us work on the future of digital experience. Note that we are looking to hire for multiple roles and once we review your resume and experience we will target a specific role and team to match your qualifications and background. Our different teams are empowered around the following objectives that drive value to our customers:  

  • Site & Page Management-  Previous experience working on products related to website or digital asset management for large organizations or platforms.   

  • Content Management/ Digital Asset Management - Required experience: In-depth knowledge of CMS and/or DAM systems  and understanding of industry trends.  

  • Customer Data / Analytics- Required experience: In-depth knowledge of Customer Data Platforms and their role in modern marketing and customer experience. Previous experience working on products related to customer data, segmentation, and personalization  

  • Business Process Management - Required experience: Strong knowledge of Business Process Management, workflow automation, and related technologies and previous experience related to process optimisation and automation 


Key Objectives  

  • Develop and communicate the program vision and roadmap to deliver innovative components that align with the strategy.   

  • Build an understanding in the departments’ members of the product’s vision.   

  • Drive value increment objectives and release content via prioritized features and capabilities.  

  • Work with Product Owners, UX and Engineering to develop your components and features from product hypothesis to launch and iteration. Enable high-quality, timely execution of product launches.  Define and analyze metrics to measure the success of your components.  

  • Engage with customers to uncover new business opportunities that improve our product and solve the customer pain points.  

  • Work cross-functionally with other product managers, business analysts, tech leads, and department heads to harmonize components across a product.   


Required Qualifications  

  • Strong product management experience, preferably in the software space.  

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Computer Science, Engineering, or relevant experience.  

  • Ability to speak and write English fluently.   

  • Proven track record of leading through influence and vision  

  • This position requires travel to customer and non­-customer sites.  

  • Understands and exhibits the importance of being a team player.   

  • Flexible and adaptable to change.  

  • Possess a strong knowledge of technical concepts and are very comfortable working with engineers.  

  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills.  

  • Experience building web/digital products is a plus. 

  • Reside or be willing to move to Recife, Pernambuco, to work in our office.


What We Offer  

  • Salary package w/ competitive benefits according to qualifications and experience  

  • Opportunities to take responsibility and grow professionally  

  • A positive and collaborative work culture  

  • Working at a leading open source company  


Equal Opportunities Employer - Statement  

Liferay is committed to the equal treatment of all candidates, customers and employees and to fostering a culture of dignity at work. Our operating procedure provides for equal opportunities in recruitment and employment with the aim to eliminate discrimination against any job applicant or employee on the basis of race, age, sexual orientation, gender, religion or beliefs, marital or civil partnerships status, family or dependency status, disability, pregnancy and maternity or membership of a traveling community.