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Director of Product Management at F5 Networks in Seattle, Washington

Posted in General Business 30 days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

Come work at a place where innovation and teamwork come together to support the most exciting missions in the world!

Position summary:

Come be part of the innovation we are driving at F5 in the BIG-IP ADC product group! If you are an outstanding leader who is passionate about building products, by bringing creative problem solving, technical acumen and critical thinking, this role is right for you. This is a highly visible and high impact role, you will lead a product management team to build and bring to market our next generation products that are poised to revolutionize the application delivery services market.

This position will lead a team of product managers to:


  • Formulate product strategy and roadmap that delivers on F5 mission and business goals


  • Define problem statements and product requirements with transparency and rigor


  • Design and prioritize features of a product area using data to take in consideration of market trends and customer needs


  • Work closely with engineering teams to deliver new features with velocity


  • Make data-based priority and trade-off decisions to ensure successful product launches on time and with quality


  • Drive revenue and adoption metrics for the product area owned


  • Evangelize features internally and externally to ensure users benefit and derive value from the products we build


  • Build a highly inclusive and collaborative community that takes pride in making each other successful


Primary responsibilities:


  • Define revenue goals and frame the product vision, roadmap to achieve the objectives


  • Deliver differentiated products that in alignment with market trends and delight customers


  • Lead solution planning, prioritization and setting up the execution direction of engineering teams


  • Collaborate across sales, marketing and other functional teams to drive GTM activities


  • Coach, mentor and enable the success of a highly performing team of individual product managers and product owners


  • Engage with customers to drive adoption of products


  • Lead cross functional teams in agile ways of working


Required skills experience and qualifications:


  • “Can do” attitude and passion to make customers and colleagues successful


  • Passion for leading teams and contributing to the career development of individuals


  • Ownership mentality with the natural inclinations to take challenges head on and deliver impact


  • Proven track record as a product manager with experience in B2B software/SaaS products


  • Demonstrated ability working across engineering, sales, engineering, legal, customer success, marketing etc.


  • Ability to straddle across strategy, technical depth and execution in product delivery


  • Analytically minded. Strong bias towards data driven decision making mentality


  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills


  • Solid understanding of networking, application delivery and application security concepts


  • Minimum of a Bachelors in engineering required. Graduate degree in science, engineering or business is a plus


  • 10+ experience in product management with expertise in building and delivering software/SaaS products


The Job Description is intended to be a general representation of the responsibilities and requirements of the job. However, the description may not be all-inclusive, and responsibilities and requirements are subject to change.

Please note that F5 only contacts candidates through F5 email address (ending with @f5.com) or auto email notification from Yello/Workday (ending with f5.com or @myworkday.com).

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is the policy of F5 to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and employment applicants without regard to unlawful considerations of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, sensory, physical, or mental disability, marital status, veteran or military status, genetic information, or any other classification protected by applicable local, state, or federal laws. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, job assignment, compensation, promotion, benefits, training, discipline, and termination. Reasonable accommodation is available for qualified individuals with disabilities, upon request.