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Databricks

Product Design Manager, Administration and Growth

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Mission

At Databricks, our mission as designers is to make data science simpler and more accessible so that more people can contribute to solving the world’s toughest problems. Product Designers at Databricks balance the creativity of a craftsperson with the analytical curiosity of a data scientist. We believe in the traditional and timeless value of great graphic design - while at the same time, we have a restless desire to get to the truth and make the best decisions possible using data. We design simple and collaborative products that have the power to delight a discriminating and highly technical audience. 

Outcomes

  • Lead the design vision and people management functions for Databricks Administration and Growth - a broad set of product touchpoints that covers infrastructure, administration, security and growth. 
  • Deeply understand the admin persona at Databricks and build intuitive interfaces that support their customer journeys
  • Can lead complex information architecture projects that align stakeholder vision and produce simple and intuitive customer journeys
  • Lead system-wide and company-wide product design initiatives that can be measured and drive business results
  • Able to embrace fast-paced startup culture and shift from individual contributor to manager depending on the needs of the day
  • Gain a deep understanding of Databricks business objectives, users, market opportunities, and competition. Become well-versed on the Databricks product and its personas (Data scientists, data engineers, and administrators)
  • Deliver designs for Databricks’ product and contribute to the overall direction of the product
  • Lead system-wide and company-wide product design initiatives that can be measured and drive business results
  • Able to work closely with Engineering & Product Management, C-staff and other key leadership to drive critical initiatives through from ideation to completion
  • Actively seek & provide design feedback and collaboratively improve the design process

Competencies

  • A system thinker who has the vision to design the big picture, and the tactical ability to break it down so that engineering can succeed in building it incrementally
  • Skilled in the use of information architecture and journey mapping to visually communicate the customer experience 
  • Ability to recruit and lead a team of world class product designers 
  • Ability to moderate design thinking workshops and related methods to align stakeholders and build consensus for how to design the customer experience
  • Can execute beautiful visual and interaction work that’s rooted in a data-driven, and well researched UX process
  • A minimum of 10 years of product design work experience, at least 3 years managing product design teams
  • Proven ability to lead large and complex design projects and balance the needs of diverse stakeholders
  • A technically-oriented product designer with strong tradecraft, who is at ease drawing from a vast toolkit to get the job done
  • A natural communicator that thrives on collaboration with others who enjoys communicating their vision and thought processes
  • A storyteller who delivers insights about people and behavior – both verbally and visually, from qualitative and quantitative user research.
  • A bachelor's or master’s degree or equivalent, ideally with specialization in HCI, Interaction Design, graphic design, computer science, or related disciplines
  • A portfolio showcasing the end-to-end design process, from inception to production
  • Experience with the following is a nice-to-have:
  • Data engineering, data science, administrative systems, systems thinking, cloud infrastructure, security, data governance, localization/translation

Benefits

  • Comprehensive health coverage including medical, dental, and vision
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Equity awards
  • Flexible time off
  • Paid parental leave
  • Family Planning
  • Gym reimbursement
  • Annual personal development fund
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

As a federal government contractor, Databricks requires new U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Proof of vaccination will be required as a condition of employment. Databricks will make reasonable accommodations based on medical conditions or religious grounds for qualified candidates in accordance with applicable law.

About Databricks

Databricks is the data and AI company. More than 5,000 organizations worldwide — including Comcast, Condé Nast, H&M, and over 40% of the Fortune 500 — rely on the Databricks Lakehouse Platform to unify their data, analytics and AI. Databricks is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices around the globe. Founded by the original creators of Apache Spark™, Delta Lake and MLflow, Databricks is on a mission to help data teams solve the world’s toughest problems. To learn more, follow Databricks on TwitterLinkedIn and Facebook.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At Databricks, we are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone can excel. We take great care to ensure that our hiring practices are inclusive and meet equal employment opportunity standards. Individuals looking for employment at Databricks are considered without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, language, national origin, physical and mental ability, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

About Databricks

Databricks is the data and AI company. More than 5,000 organizations worldwide — including Comcast, Condé Nast, H&M, and over 40% of the Fortune 500 — rely on the Databricks Lakehouse Platform to unify their data, analytics and AI. Databricks is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices around the globe. Founded by the original creators of Apache Spark™, Delta Lake and MLflow, Databricks is on a mission to help data teams solve the world’s toughest problems. To learn more, follow Databricks on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At Databricks, we are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone can excel. We take great care to ensure that our hiring practices are inclusive and meet equal employment opportunity standards. Individuals looking for employment at Databricks are considered without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, language, national origin, physical and mental ability, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

Questions & answers for this position
  • What is the type of contract for this position?
    The contract for this position is a Full-time contract
  • Is telecommuting possible for this position?
    No, telecommuting is not possible for this position
About Databricks
Databricks is an American enterprise software company founded by the creators of Apache Spark.
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Industry
Analytics, Artificial Intelligence
Founded
2013
Size
1000+ employees

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