SVP of Product at Stack Overflow

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Stack Overflow is the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers. More than 50 million professional and aspiring programmers visit Stack Overflow each month to help solve coding problems, develop new skills, and find job opportunities.

We partner with businesses to help them understand, hire, engage, and enable the world's developers. Our products and services are focused on developer marketing, technical recruiting, market research, and enterprise knowledge sharing. Our clientele includes Google, Microsoft, Bloomberg, and many other Fortune 500 names.

As our SVP of Product, your leadership will drive the technical vision and development of Stack Overflow product lines. A pivotal role in the future of our company, you’ll be managing product leaders, design, user research, and collaborating with the marketing and support teams, as well as providing the overall vision for the product roadmap. This position reports to the CEO and is a key member of the Senior Leadership Team.

What you’ll do:

  • Define and manage Stack Overflow’s product strategy to drive substantial revenue growth and profitability
  • Product lifecycle management from concept to launch across all product lines
  • Build successful partnerships with marketing, sales and engineering to develop go-to-market strategies
  • Assess product development sprints and enhancement opportunities
  • Monitor and manage strategic marketing plans for each product or product lines
  • Define the global product pricing strategy and competitive positioning for each product
  • Hire, train, and mentor a distributed team of global product managers and designers
  • Become the key evangelist of our products and participate in press activities, conferences, discussions with thought leaders and market analysts
  • Establish, track, and drive improvement in key product performance metrics
  • Oversee the creation of detailed product implementation plans to execute the company’s strategy
  • Define design direction and process to ensure consistency in aesthetics and high-quality user experiences in all of our products and materials

What you’ll need to have:

  • 12+ years building and launching successful SaaS B2B products globally, with at least 6+ years experience in a leadership role
  • A deep understanding of Stack Overflow and other Stack Exchange network sites
  • Expertise in driving revenue and profit in SaaS software businesses
  • Experience defining strategies for building & shipping web software
  • Ability to build alignment around strategic and mission-critical decisions among senior leaders
  • Demonstrated product leadership determining multiple product roadmaps
  • Experience building and leading a Product team and Design team

What you’ll get in return:

  • Competitive base salary
  • 20 days paid vacation
  • Flexible hours
  • Stock options
  • Completely free health insurance (no copay, no premiums)
  • Great office w/ espresso bar, games, and free daily lunches
  • Gym membership reimbursement
  • Transportation reimbursement
About Stack Overflow

Stack Overflow is the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers. More than 50 million professional and aspiring programmers visit Stack Overflow each month to help solve coding problems, develop new skills, and find job opportunities.

We partner with businesses to help them understand, hire, engage, and enable the world's developers. Our products and services are focused on developer marketing, technical recruiting, market research, and enterprise knowledge sharing.

We believe in hiring smart people and getting out of their way. We have an office in New York with some of the best amenities of any New York startup, and we have people who work remotely all over the world. We keep meetings and ceremony to an absolute minimum.

What we value:

  • Servant Leadership: We lead by empowering and inspiring people to do their best work, not by micromanaging. We hire smart people, set them up for success, then get out of their way.
  • Collaboration: The best products are created when people from different backgrounds and disciplines work closely together in an environment of respect and trust.
  • Transparency: Trust is built on openness and transparency. If there is not a good reason to keep it a secret, we share it. For example, we share our complete engineering salary formula.
  • Inclusion: We do our best work when we can be our whole selves at work. We’re committed to policies and benefits that support people, and leaders who foster an open and inclusive culture.

Employment is conditioned upon successful completion of a background check and upon having the appropriate legal right to work.

Diverse teams build better products.

Legally, we need you to know this: 
Stack Exchange, Inc. does not discriminate in employment matters on the basis of race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, military service eligibility, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or any other protected class. We support workplace diversity.

But we want to add this:
We strongly believe that diversity contributes to a broader collective perspective that will consistently lead to a better company and better products. We are working hard to increase the diversity of our team wherever we can and we actively encourage everyone to consider becoming a part of it.

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