Senior Product Partner Manager

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Do you ever wonder what happens inside the cloud?

Headquartered in New York but based around the world, DigitalOcean is a dynamic, high-growth technology company that serves a robust and passionate community of developers around the world. Our mission is to simplify cloud computing for every developer. We are working on solving some of the most challenging and interesting technology projects around, on a scale unmatched by most.

We want a partnerships manager who cares about user experience and who is inspired to find and launch products and apps that developers love.

As a Partnerships Manager in Product you will connect with new and existing partners to grow our digital marketplace with more One-click applications and add-ons, helping our customers quickly find and start the tools, services, and integrations they need for their projects. For a select set of partners, you will manage deep, long-lived product collaborations, including white-label, co-branded, and embedded offerings, always seeking ways to maximize the relationship for both parties. You will be supported by the broader product and engineering teams as these partner offerings are integrated from a technical and user experience perspective.

You will collaborate with product partners that already have a relationship in place with DigitalOcean, finding meaningful ways to expand those partnerships. And you will inspire new partners that are looking to list their software in the DigitalOcean Marketplace. You will have an influence on guiding partner and Marketplace outcomes directly, and see product partnerships all the way through and beyond successful customer adoption of these partner-powered add-ons, features, and products.  You'll have a substantial impact on DigitalOcean revenue and on the global developer community, helping others quickly bring their products to market on a platform that is loved by thousands of developers worldwide.

What you'll be doing:
  • You’ll manage the ongoing relationships with select white-label, co-branded, and embedded product partners for DigitalOcean.
  • You’ll work closely with other product managers and product delivery teams at DigitalOcean to ensure they’re getting the most possible out of our product partnerships.
  • You’ll collaborate with prospective partners to educate them on our Marketplace value proposition and you’ll own the entire business development process for our Marketplace, including driving vendor account lead building, onboarding, and conversion.
  • You’ll enhance and evangelize the Marketplace partner strategy and programs internally and externally.
  • You'll be an ambassador for the DigitalOcean brand and work to grow a thriving, vibrant, self-sustaining partner community around the Marketplace.
  • You will engage partners in the Marketplace Forum and foster a collaborative inspirational environment for all who engage in the forum.   
  • You possess CRM and funnel mastery, constantly introducing new partners and guiding partners that are already in the process of converting to successfully list their software in the Marketplace.  
  • You care about DigitalOcean Vendors and Users and strive to deliver phenomenal customer service in a two-sided platform marketplace.
  • You can help develop and communicate vision and strategy to executive and leadership teams.
What You’ll Add to DigitalOcean:
  • You have proven account development, account management, and partner program skills, a sense of the value of an ecosystem and platform business, and a passion for new technology and customer advocacy. 
  • You will survey the landscape and have a deep understanding of what software and tools are important and valuable to the greater DigitalOcean community. 
  • You will have a passion for helping DigitalOcean customers find and deploy the tools, services, and integrations they need for their own projects. 
  • You move fast, have good critical thinking, strong analytical abilities, and pattern recognition as it relates to business development. 
  • You possess the ability to explain value benefits and synergies in clear and concise terms to various personas. 
  • You understand agile ways of working and have a bias for action.  
  • You will establish strong and collaborative working relationships with geographically dispersed Product and Engineering counterparts to improve the partner experience.
Why You’ll Like Working for DigitalOcean:
  • We value development. You will work with some of the smartest and most interesting people in the industry. We are a high-performance organization that is always challenging ourselves to continuously grow. We maintain a growth mindset in everything we do and invest deeply in employee development through formalized mentorship, LinkedIn Learning tracks, and other internal programs. We also provide all employees with reimbursement for relevant conferences, training, and education.
  • We care about your physical, financial and mental well-being. We offer competitive health, dental, and vision benefits for employees and their dependents, a monthly gym stipend to support your physical health, and a commute or internet allowance to make your trips to your office or your desk easier. We offer generous parental leave with transition time built-in upon return to work. We offer competitive compensation and a 401k plan with up to a 4% employer match. 
  • We support our remote employee experience. While we have great office spaces in NYC, Cambridge and Palo Alto, we’re very distributed—we use a number of communication tools to connect across the company—and all remote employees have the opportunity to visit our offices and meet their teams face-to-face at team offsites. We also have an annual company offsite, Shark Week, to get quality in-person time with the entire company at least once a year. We also allow employees to outfit their workstations to meet their needs—whether remote or in office.
  • We value diversity and inclusivity. We are an equal opportunity employer and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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Location

Easy to access for employees both in and outside of NYC, our HQ is located in the heart of trendy SoHo.

An Insider's view of DigitalOcean

What are some social events your company does?

We host an annual Shark Week where the entire company comes together for a week of learning, team time, opportunities to network cross-functionally, social activities, and more. We also host internal Hackathons (or Shark-a-hacks, as we call them) twice a year along with an annual Shark Day!

Olivia

Senior Manager, People Operations & Analytics

What projects are you most excited about?

I'm really excited about our Managed Databases and App Platform offerings. Getting started on a new project can be hard, let alone the overhead of setting up infrastructure. With our App Platform and Managed Databases, developers can focus their attention on writing code.

Greg

Engineer II

What makes someone successful on your team?

Success on my team is fueled by my team’s mutual respect and trust. My team has given me all of the necessary tools needed to get the job done and I am trusted to contribute to company projects that will transform the business. It is invaluable to be surrounded by a team that is just as committed to my success as I am!

Melonie

People Operations Associate

What is your vision for the company?

DO is in a unique position as the entry point to the internet for 500,000 customers today, and with the potential to reach many millions more over time. We have an incredible opportunity to help the world's developers and entrepreneurs test their ideas, build their business and realize their dreams.

Yancey

CEO

What unique initiatives do you have that encourage innovation?

DigitalOcean sources meetups, conferences, projects, non-profit organizations, student-run hackathons, and individual developers who create useful content. The ethos here is community driven, and based on love, so we go out of our way to support developers and entrepreneurs who are creating meaningful technologies and businesses.

Daniel

Senior Developer Relations Manager

What are DigitalOcean Perks + Benefits

DigitalOcean Benefits Overview

DigitalOcean benefits offerings vary by region. You can expect to enjoy things like:
- Full Health Coverage: Fully paid health benefits for all our employees.
- Commuter Benefits: Local employees receive a monthly metrocard or equivalent reimbursement for remotees
- 401k Plan: It's never too early to start saving. DigitalOcean matches up to 4% of every employee's salary
- Education Support: All employees receive reimbursement for conferences, training or education
- Fitness Reimbursement: Up to $100 per month to support your physical health
- Custom Workstations: Mac? PC? Linux? We’ll hook up your rig with your preferred equipment
- Free Meals In-Office Every Day: Food tastes better when you’re eating together
- Flexible Vacation Time: Take the time you need to live a balanced and fulfilling personal life
- Headphones: Up to $100 for headphones of your choosing
- Teambuilding & Social Events: Hackathons, Shark Week (our annual company retreat), team offsites, anniversary parties and more

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Highly diverse management team
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
DigitalOcean's team fitness initiatives include In-office yoga.
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
DigitalOcean gives employees unlimited PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Employees receive unlimited days of paid sick leave.
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Our NYC office provides free catered breakfast and lunch Mondays through Fridays
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted once per week in the warmer months.
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
DigitalOcean reimburses its employees up to $100 per month for fitness services and activities
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
DigitalOcean hosts lunch and learn meetings weekly.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
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