Director of Product Management, Operational Analytics at Sumo Logic
Redwood City, CA, US
In June 2017, Sumo Logic announced another $75M funding round led by Sapphire Ventures, with participation from new and existing investors including DFJ Growth, Greylock Partners, Sequoia Capital, and others ( This brings our total funding to $235.5M to date. Sumo Logic’s business has scaled significantly, tripling both our annual recurring revenue and customer count to over 1,500 customers, reflecting every major vertical and company size.

Who Are We?
We are a secure, cloud-native, machine data analytics service, delivering real-time, continuous intelligence from structured, semistructured and unstructured data across the entire application lifecycle and stack. Our mission is to democratize analytics, making it accessible, simple and powerful for businesses of all sizes to build, run and secure their organizations. With Sumo Logic, customers can harness the power of machine data to gain operational business and customer insights that lead to competitive advantage and differentiated customer experience.

What Do We Do?
Sumo Logic was founded in 2010 by experts in log management, scalable systems, big data, and security. We imagined a world of Yottabyte-scale machine data, where machine learning algorithms and advanced analytics could make sense of it all. Today, our purpose-built, cloud-native service analyzes more than 100 petabytes of data, more than 16 million searches, and delivers 10s of millions of insights daily – positioning Sumo among the most powerful machine data analytics services in the world. Our customers around the globe rely on Sumo Logic for the analytics and insights to build, run and secure their modern applications and cloud infrastructures. With Sumo Logic, customers gain a service-model advantage to accelerate their shift to continuous innovation, increasing competitive advantage, business value, and growth.

Director of Product Management, Operational Analytics

We are looking for a Director of Product Management who will lead the strategy and definition for our Operational & Performance Management solutions for Sumo Logic’s cloud service for machine data analytics. This is an Individual Contributor and not a people leadership role.

You will report to the Senior Director of Product Management to help define the strategy and direction for our Operational Analytics solutions and our core application security. You will work as part of a product management team that leads the definition of all Sumo products and will work integrally with our technical alliances and channel groups to define and develop partnerships and integrations with other IT Operations solutions vendors.

The ideal candidate is a Product Management professional, with product leadership experience, and a track record of bringing innovative SaaS solutions to market. This professional will be passionate about a modern applications architectures, cloud/SaaS business model, big data analytics technologies, and has impeccable product management skills.

Job Responsibilities:

Facilitate the definition of strategy and roadmap that creates sustainable differentiation.
Discover and define business cases for new market opportunities
Develop GTM plans with Marketing for solutions launches and Sales Enablement
Execute product strategy within a high-velocity agile/DevOps environment that delivers incremental value quickly and iterates based on user feedback.
Interface and proactively manage requirements from stakeholder groups inside and outside of Sumo Logic to prioritize capabilities and deliver a winning product across customer segments and business functions.
Build relationships and work closely with engineering and architecture functions to ensure alignment.
Work closely with Marketing to facilitate Product team’s domain expertise flow and support positioning, messaging, and content
Align executive stakeholders on product vision and strategy
Required Qualifications, Skills, & Experience:

7+ years Product Management experience
Minimum 5 years of leading a SaaS product or portfolio of products
1-3 years of recent experience with AWS and other Cloud IaaS services
Experience in identity, privacy, security applications is a plus
Excellent written, presentation, and verbal communication skills
Ability to build and defend business cases
Experience with Agile software development
BA/BS in Computer Science. MBA Preferred