Principle Product Manager

April 24, 2024

Job Description

Anaconda, the leading data science platform with over 40 million users globally, stands at the forefront of AI development. Our commitment to Python for data science has spurred a vibrant community, fostering open-source projects that drive tomorrow’s innovations. We empower corporations, research institutions, and academia worldwide to leverage open source for competitive edge, groundbreaking research, and societal progress.

We’re on the lookout for individuals passionate about Artificial Intelligence to join us. Ideal candidates possess expertise but are also enthusiastic learners and teachers.

Why people love working with us:

  1. We’re not just a company; we’re a movement democratizing data science and advocating for open-source technologies.
  2. Our dedicated team and user community strive for a better world through open-source contributions, while our commercial offerings enable enterprises to securely utilize open source for innovation.

Job Summary:

Anaconda seeks a skilled Principal Product Manager to join our rapidly expanding team. This role offers an exciting opportunity to apply your expertise to the dynamic field of data science and machine learning.


  1. Develop and own portfolio strategy, presenting it effectively.
  2. Play a key role in overall product strategy, influencing strategies for related products.
  3. Define product strategy and requirements for major areas.
  4. Collaborate closely with product leaders, contributing to strategic discussions.
  5. Advocate for product direction, influencing stakeholders.
  6. Identify and justify new product opportunities.
  7. Define, measure, and report KPIs for new product initiatives.
  8. Shape long-term product direction and company strategy.
  9. Serve as a subject matter expert on competitive landscape and market needs.
  10. Foster consensus while making decisive product decisions.
  11. Develop go-to-market strategies and plans, working with product marketing.
  12. Manage partnerships for product integration.
  13. Synthesize user feedback into long-term plans.
  14. Create clear Themes, Epics, and User stories for diverse user segments.
  15. Lead development and refinement of user personas.
  16. Act as a technical influencer for product teams.
  17. Deliver technical content for internal and external audiences.
  18. Mentor junior team members and lead product processes.
  19. Stay updated on technical industry trends.
  20. Conduct product demos and presentations.
  21. Identify opportunities for process improvement and implement them.
  22. Provide product vision and leadership on a multi-year horizon.
  23. Evaluate build vs. buy vs. partner options for new initiatives.
  24. Drive alignment with senior stakeholders.
  25. Define and report on product and business metrics.
  26. Demonstrate accountability and drive in project management.
  27. Influence cross-functional teams effectively.
  28. Utilize frameworks like Pragmatic Marketing and Scrum Alliance.
  29. Apply UI/UX principles to product development.
  30. Contribute to industry thought leadership.


  1. Demonstrated accountability and leadership in driving projects.
  2. Experience managing multiple products through their lifecycle.
  3. Ability to influence cross-functional stakeholders.
  4. Familiarity with frameworks like Pragmatic Marketing and Scrum Alliance.
  5. Proficiency in identifying and solving user problems.
  6. Understanding of customer IT and data science environments (preferred).
  7. Knowledge of UI/UX principles.
  8. Strong track record of defining and launching successful products.
  9. Experience developing product strategies and roadmaps.
  10. Ownership of business metrics and reporting.
  11. Contributions to industry thought leadership.
  12. Team player mindset and commitment to core values.
  13. Interest in fostering an inclusive workplace environment.

Additional Qualifications:

  1. Experience in fast-paced startup environments.
  2. Background in open-source or data science-oriented companies.


  1. Opportunity to contribute to commercial product growth from strong open-source adoption.
  2. Dynamic environment rewarding high performance.
  3. Engaged in cutting-edge enterprise applications of data science, machine learning, and AI.
  4. Collaborative team culture valuing diverse perspectives.
  5. Employee-centric policies including flexible working hours, comprehensive benefits, and remote work options.

Anaconda values pay equity based on market analysis. We aim to compensate new hires near the midpoint of the regional market band.

Equal Opportunity Employer. We embrace diversity and do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability, or other protected characteristics.

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