Staff Product Manager Storage

  • Full-time

Company Description

Our company's purpose is to serve the public conversation. The Platform organization builds the cloud infrastructure which helps serve that conversation by enabling us to deliver a reliable service to all our customers across the world at high quality. We operate a distributed system in a hybrid cloud environment through our own data centers (on-prem), GCP (Google Cloud Platform), and AWS (Amazon Web Services) ( This includes bare metal and containerized services for messaging, graph storage, database clusters, etc.

Job Description

Staff Product Manager, Storage Systems

Are you an individual with a passion for reliable systems architecture? Are you excited about finding efficient ways to analyze complex systems? If you like to plan a multi-year strategy to enable a high growth rate, serve internal customers’ evolving needs, and continue to deliver robust services, join us to have a direct impact on how we serve Twitter!

The Platform Product organization is a critical team that puts a business and product lens on all the work the platform organization does at Twitter, from data to analytics, storage to data centers, graph technologies to networking and data centers. With every product we ship to our internal customers, we provide an enabling environment to build and advance exciting experiences for our customers.

By working together, we build the most capable and cost-efficient platform in an innovative, experiment-rich, and fast-paced environment.

What You’ll Do

Our team builds and operates large scale storage systems that hold all tweets and guarantee fast retrieval to deliver the tweet to our users across the world. As a Product Manager, you will develop a deep understanding of Twitter's products in our hybrid cloud environment. Using this understanding, you will craft a comprehensive, long-term vision for Storage at Twitter to advance our capabilities. Areas of responsibility include:

  • Drive the long-term vision and product roadmap for Storage at Twitter and ensure alignment with Twitter’s broader Infrastructure and Product strategies

  • Deeply understand what engineering teams within Twitter need from Storage systems and articulate clear product requirements

  • Clearly articulate the tradeoffs that affect prioritization for both organic and non-organic opportunities

  • Always prioritize the customer’s best interests and assess the full landscape of solutions, including third-party tools.

Who You Are:

  • Seasoned Product Manager with 5+ years experience, with a recent focus on developing and owning full product roadmaps

  • Highly tuned emotional intelligence and empathy for partners and customers.

  • Strong ability to communicate, with an emphasis on written communication.

  • Strong technical background and ability to evaluate implementation tradeoffs.

  • Systems thinker and a quantitative approach to problem solving.

  • Deep focus on execution, follow-through, accountability, and results.

  • Excellent cross-team collaboration, able to work across different functions, organizations, and reporting boundaries to get the job done.




  • Hands-on experience leading at least one storage systems (e.g. CockroachDB, Google BigTable, Spanner).

  • Enthusiastic about intuitive design in feature development.

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills; excels at providing balanced feedback to influence decision-making without direct managerial authority.

  • Strong problem-solving capabilities. Ability to document and analyze the flow of information between systems, quickly grasps how product settings and features interact to impact customer experience, and promptly propose forward-looking, creative solutions to address product and customer needs.

  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills; ability to express complex issues using clear, user-focused language tailored for different audiences.

  • Experience working with quantitative and qualitative data, including research findings, to support recommendations.

  • Proven ability to prioritize conflicting customer needs and articulate the reasons for priority.

  • An engineering background is required, either through formal education or work experience.

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