Product Manager

Product Management Madrid, Spain

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 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. Our Digital Experience Platform comprises a wide range of functionality and for this position previous experience with be considered an advantage:

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

  • Content Management - Knowledge of Content Management or experience with CMS solutions & workflows.  

  • Digital Asset Management - Required experience: Knowledge of DAM systems for large corporations and enterprises.

Key Objectives

  • Work with Senior Product Managers to 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

  • 2+ years of product management experience 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.

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.