Senior Staff/Lead Product Manager at WP Engine

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It's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they're doing!

We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.

What's cool about this Job?

We’re looking for a Senior Staff/Lead Product Manager to lead and build our Content Management System (CMS) strategy. You get to bring your passion for solving complex problems and expertise in building enterprise-grade products to inspire our customers. You'll lead the strategic vision as it pertains to how WP Engine’s customers utilize their CMS, from content marketers to major publishers, and all of the types of digital experiences they create and support. In this role, you’ll work with the Senior Manager of Product and Founder/CTO to own the CMS strategy of our WordPress development platform. We are Customer Inspired and this product will be used by the world’s largest brands and development agencies.

Day to Day
  • Lead discovery, strategy, and execution of this product line across the organization as it relates to our CMS strategy; working closely with our Developer Relations, Sales, Marketing, and Customer Experience teams
  • Take a product from idea to inception so you’ll need to be comfortable with ambiguity, creative problem solving, and rapid response to customer needs
  • Collaborate with UX and Engineering teams to define the “what”, “why” and “how” to successfully ship this product in an Agile environment
  • Lead go-to-market activities with Product Marketing counterparts; including the creation of assets, field readiness, and pricing/packaging
  • Partner with C-suite leadership on overall portfolio strategy and driving your vision across the company and out the door to our customers

Your Expertise and Passion

  • You have a minimum of 6 years of Product Management experience with direct experience developing, owning, and executing against a product strategy
  • You’re experienced with B2B and/or Enterprise software (Bonus Points: Enterprise CMS!)
  • You lead with a design-mindset and have experience working on products used by multiple personas
  • You prioritize collaboration and have expertise working with diverse stakeholders (Bonus Points: Distributed team experience!)
  • You've got a customer-first approach, lead with curiosity and demonstrate a problem-solving mentality

The Perks and Benefits

  • Stock Options (Every employee is an owner in the company)

  • Health Benefits (100% Paid Employee Medical, Dental, and Vision)

  • Fertility Benefits (IVF/Fertility drug coverage)

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with a match

  • Life and Disability Insurance 

  • Paid Family and Caregiver’s Leave

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Generous Vacation Time (Who doesn’t like time off)

  • One-time $500 Home Office Stipend

  • Company Wellness Days

  • Wellness Program

At WP Engine, we strive to have the broadest possible view of diversity, going beyond visible differences to include the background, experiences, skills, and perspectives that make each person unique. WP Engine is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, Veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.


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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavaLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • IllustratorDesign
    • InVisionDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • WordpressCMS
    • HubSpotCRM
    • SalesforceCRM
    • Constant ContactEmail
    • SendGridEmail
    • MarketoLead Gen


WP Engine is on the corner of 5th and Lavaca, blocks away from the Colorado River and Congress Avenue.

What are WP Engine Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Open office floor plan
Documented equal pay policy
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Pet Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program

Additional Perks + Benefits

100% Employee Paid Medical, Dental, and Vision. Lunch provided Monday - Thursday. Equity - Every employee is an owner in the company. Paid downtown parking.