Principal Product Manager (Nutanix Database)

Engineering - EMEA Belgrade, Serbia Req.Num.: 22959

Principal Product Manager (Nutanix Database Team)


Hungry, Humble, Honest, with heart!

The opportunity

The Nutanix Database Service (NDB) Product team is looking for a seasoned Product Management professional to join our team focused on bringing Hybrid and multi-cloud Database as a Service to the enterprise.

Nutanix Database Service

Nutanix Database Service was launched 3 years ago, and since its beginnings we have seen a tremendous customer response. Now, we are entering the next stage of NDB evolution, with expansion to a full multi-Cloud and Hybrid offering that supports the most popular proprietary and open-source database engines.  We started the Nutanix Database team in Serbia in April 2022. The team attracted several senior technical experts with cloud service and database kernel experience from different companies, together with a group of super talented young engineers. The team is now delivering on the first Nutanix DB Serbia milestones!

Your role

  • Assist and help define the NDB product roadmap;
  • Work side by side with engineering and sales teams to capture customer needs and define product requirements;
  • Collaborate with NDB PM team on DBaaS multi-cloud mobility strategy spanning on-premises, public cloud, and hybrid cloud scenarios;
  • Evaluate new & emerging technologies in the database and database as a service ecosystem, such as Open Source and dev/ops database trends with Postgres, MongoDB, and Kubernetes while also understanding database life cycle management automation, database-centric monitoring solutions, upgrade and scale management strategies for database systems;
  • Drive and influence industry groups, partners, and analyst groups by bringing customer advocacy & real-world proof points at the heart of all such discussions;
  • Engage with customers in the Nutanix field and partners.

What will you bring

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field. MBA preferred;
  • 12+ overall industry experience and at least 5+ years of product management experience or equivalent experience with SaaS/Cloud applications and/or DBaaS solutions (preferred);
  • Demonstrated ability in navigating through industry groups, and partners, articulating customer points of view to champion best of breed solutions around Databases;
  • Leadership DNA with high energy, proven ability to excite, influence, and lead cross-functional field-facing teams without formal authority;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with the field, customers, and internal stakeholders including senior executives;
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills.


Meet the hiring manager!

Senior Director of Product Management, Jeremy Launier, runs product management for Nutanix Database Service.  Jeremy has been in the database and IT space for the last 25 years with the last 9 years at Nutanix leading multiple product efforts.  Jeremy is a Silicon Valley local, and worked at multiple startups over his career. Jeremy is looking for a seasoned professional that can lead our product efforts in open-source database kernel development and the database monitoring space.

What the Team Says 

“What I love about working in this team is that I have a rare opportunity to contribute to a cutting edge product that competes with most famous worldwide companies, while being surrounded by great teammates.”

“I am surrounded with highly skilled and supportive team members that are willing to help and share their knowledge at any time.”

“I had a chance to spend a week competing in a company wide CTF competition. It was a wonderful experience, I met some great people and had a lot of fun solving challenges, but most importantly, we won!”

How we work

We work in a hybrid style, letting everyone in the team decide on their preferred work location. Some of our team members enjoy remote work, while others like the office environment. We are trying to minimize the number of meetings and nurture the culture of writing and sharing documents, which helped us achieve a more flexible schedule and transparent knowledge sharing. The team works closely with other Nutanix DB teams in Bangalore, India and San Jose, California, with amazing diversity in cultural and technical backgrounds. We also have weekly Nutanix lunch days that are a great opportunity to connect in person with the team and other colleagues.


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