Principal Product Manager, Platform
Greater LA Area
3 weeks ago
Research: The Platform Product Manager is responsible for constantly gathering information from customers, prospects, peers, stakeholder and other BlackLine teams. They will keep abreast of industry trends, competitive intelligence, market research, and information technology strategies. Research is conducted constantly, through a variety of channels, with an eye on both the specific product(s) that the PM is responsible for and broad, new ideas/concepts.
Roadmap: The Platform Product Manager solicit and track requests from various stakeholders including the BlackLine community, Support, Sales, partners and internal engineering teams. They create, publish, and maintain both internal and external roadmaps. PMs are responsible for balancing new platform components and features, enhancements, design changes, and defect resolution while ensuring that their engineering team aligns to BlackLine's business objectives. PMs will monitor existing and incorporate new data-driven operational and adoption metrics as part of the roadmap planning process.
Feature Design: The entire process by which platform features move from idea to reality is owned by the Platform Product Manager. PMs create product and development documentation, work with Architecture, Application, and UX/UI teams to refine conceptual models, and consult with Tech Ops, Security, Legal and other internal stakeholders.