Senior Product Manager

| Greater LA Area

At BlackLine, our success hinges on developing and maintaining industry-leading business solutions that hundreds of thousands of users across the world rely upon.  A key success component is the highly collaborative and market-facing nature of our Product Management team.  Product Management is responsible for guiding products through the software development lifecycle including analyzing, positioning, promoting, and tailoring our solutions to both new and existing customers.  They work closely with creative and talented engineers, designers, and marketers to help design and develop solutions that improve companies overall financial close process.

As Senior Product Manager, you will work cross-functionally to guide products from conception to launch by connecting the business and technical worlds. From leveraging new and existing technologies to diving deep into feedback from some of the most recognized brands in the world, you will create buy-in for product vision across internal and external stakeholders that includes both customers and partners alike. The ideal Senior Program Manager is a customer-/market- oriented person with strong product and project management skills, solid technical understanding and great personal skills for coordination with engineering teams and partner teams across the globe. 
Responsibilities:

  • Perform market, competitor, and customer research to identify and capitalize on trends, new technology, and regulatory/compliance changes
  • Translate customer needs into product requirements that provide clear, concise, and prioritized direction to the engineering team
  • Ensure BlackLine solutions promote simplification, accuracy, and an increasingly higher level of productivity for users
  • Solicit and track feature requests from various stakeholders including BlackLine Community, solution consultants, support, sales, partners, and the BlackLine Customer Advisory Board
  • Maintain and prioritize product roadmap and backlog, ensuring that new products and enhancements are consistently refined and validated
  • Partner with engineering, architecture, and user experience to define technical and user interface designs
  • Work closely with agile/scrum teams to ensure incremental and finished products align with product vision and market demands.
  • Help manage and share product knowledge via BlackLine Community, release notes, internal training, customer webinars, and online help
  • Participate in sales and marketing activities including customer roundtables, sales demonstrations, and user conferences
  • Monitor existing and incorporate new data-driven operational and revenue/adoption metrics as part of the roadmap planning process
  • Serve as a subject matter expert on BlackLine products including assisting with internal training, Support team education, analyst relations, and marketing efforts.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years enterprise application software involvement with at least 3 years of product management experience
  • Proficient with Agile methodologies including Scrum and Kanban
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience in business/accounting or technical fields
  • Deep familiarity with enterprise Cloud applications with an emphasis on Office of Finance-related transactional systems (account reconciliation, matching, control/task management)
  • Excellent organizational, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to gather and transform business requirements and market needs into successful product strategy inputs
  • Develop roadmap priorities, create user stories, and refine the product backlog
  • Able to work closely with both business and technical resources
  • Collaborate across multiple business stakeholder teams (Sales, Customer Success, Support) to gather and rank competing priorities
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines, and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously in a dynamic, high-growth environment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Familiarity with agile enablement applications (Jira and Productboard preferred)
  • 10-20% travel to customers and company/industry events as required

 

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • RubyLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • ASP.NETFrameworks
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • OracleDatabases
    • BasecampManagement
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • SalesforceCRM
    • MarketoLead Gen

Location

BlackLine’s headquarters feature open work stations, informal lounge areas, a game room, a music room, quiet pods, training areas, and more.

What are BlackLine Perks + Benefits

BlackLine Benefits Overview

BlackLine believes in providing the best possible service to its clients, and that starts with offering amazing perks to its employees. These perks include 100% coverage for healthcare, vision, and dental, 401(k) matching, food, drinks, games, and so much more!

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
At BlackLine, we feel that paying 100% of our employees’ health benefits is 100% the right thing to do. Medical, dental, and vision are taken care of by the company.
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
BlackLine provides employees with a 401(k) matching plan.
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
BlackLine offers and Employee Stock Purchase Plan with the ability to buy stock at a discounted price.
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
BlackLine hosts company outings several times per year.
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Pool Table and Video Games.
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Parking
We offer employees free on-site garage parking.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks

Additional Perks + Benefits

We’re better together and know that amazing individuals make amazing teams. We also know that we bond through socializing and shared experiences. That’s how teams gel and support each other.

So, we like to play games together: table tennis, poker, and video games. We encourage company sports leagues and fitness groups. We relax with happy hours and team get-togethers, and we never let a holiday season go by without a celebration.

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