Sr. Product Manager

New York, New York | Freelance | Job ID #68280 |
Posted Last Month

One or our trendy streaming clients is looking for a Sr. Product Manager to join their team!

We’re looking for an experienced product manager to help drive our distributed tracing strategy in company’s Operational Health product area - we are the division dedicated to making sure the company's ecosystem continues to operate reliably and efficiently.

In this role you will set the direction for how company adopts and makes use of distributed tracing technology. You will be responsible for reshaping our existing product strategy, help our engineers design and deliver the right distributed tracing solutions and engage users to make sure we're building the right things.


  • Help develop product strategy for distributed tracing informed by user insights, market analysis and internal programs/assets
  • Establish business metrics, collect key user pain points, perform build vs. buy analysis to decide on optimization or new product development. Maintain an active view of key distributed tracing vendors and open source communities/technologies and their anticipated next moves
  • Work closely with our engineers on defining a detailed roadmap based on company's infrastructure observability strategy
  • Own the full product lifecycle from defining requirements, to delivery, to end of life
  • Collaborate with key partners across the organization to make sure that you collaboratively provide for the company’s short- and long-term goals
  • Partner with other product managers to provide a world-class developer experience for Spotify engineers


  • 4+ years of software technical product management, software engineering, or an equivalent educational and career background
  • Strong experience in software development from planning to delivery
  • Strong understanding of how modern technology systems communicate and are observed
  • Excellent analytical/problem-solving skills, including data analysis
  • Experience with distributed tracing technologies such as OpenTelemetry, Zipkin, Jaeger
  • Understanding/experience with real user or synthetic monitoring

We are a distributed workforce enabling our members to find a work mode that is best for them! For this role, it can be on the East Coast where we have a work location and is within working hours.

Working hours We operate within the Eastern Standard time zone for collaboration and ask that all be located in that time zone.

If this sounds like your background and you are ready to take on the challenge that will give you immediate impact into the business, please introduce yourself by applying below!

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


Turn on email alerts for this search

About Onward Search

Onward Search helps connect creative, marketing, and technology talent with top jobs at the nation's most recognized companies and digital agencies. We offer a full range of recruitment and staffing solutions to include freelance / contract, temp-to-perm, and permanent placement.