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Senior Director of Product - APX

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Location
United States
Base Salary
166k-319k USD
Axon

Job Description

Join Axon and be a Force for Good.

At Axon, we’re on a mission to Protect Life. We’re explorers, pursuing society’s most critical safety and justice issues with our ecosystem of devices and cloud software. Like our products, we work better together. We connect with candor and care, seeking out diverse perspectives from our customers, communities and each other.

Life at Axon is fast-paced, challenging and meaningful. Here, you’ll take ownership and drive real change. Constantly grow as you work hard for a mission that matters at a company where you matter.

Your Impact

We are Axon Platform X (APX) , a group of dedicated product professionals that own, build and operate the mission critical services and capabilities that Axon products need like authentication, evidentiary chain of trust, evidence storage, and x-platform cloud foundations. Our customers are Axon products like Evidence.com, Axon Records, Axon Real Time Operations and Axon Devices (TASER and Connected Cameras) that use our services and APIs to execute the mission of protecting life, reducing social conflict, and building a fair and effective justice system.

The capabilities that APX owns are the heart and lungs for all Axon products. We protect customer trust by securely authenticating users, systems, and first / third party apps as well as enforcing permissions within all Axon products. We ingest and manage well over 100PB of digital evidence from Axon products like body cameras as well as third party sources, securely storing data for later evidentiary use. APX sets the standards and leads the way for the entire company on operational excellence, incident response, and service reliability engineering. We ensure our systems are highly reliable, scalable, and cost efficient - in support of all world-wide Axon products and services. Every important event of note within Axon products leaves an imprint through our audit services, ensuring trust in our evidence as it moves through the criminal justice system.

As the Senior Director of Product Management for Axon Platform X, you will be responsible for the APX product organization, incubating and growing our portfolio to ensure our technical foundations support all of Axon’s existing and new business and product roadmaps. You will establish the vision for your team’s capabilities and services, define and set the product roadmap for the years ahead, listen closely to our customers and lead our teams to execute effectively.


What You’ll Do

Location: US Remote OR Seattle, Washington
Reports to: VP of Platform
Direct Reports: 4-6, spanning US and Vietnam

  • Own the mission, vision and strategic growth of APX across Axon and with third parties
  • Establish the product strategy for APX and grow our portfolio of services
  • Hire, develop and nurture a world class product management organization
  • Understand customer and internal stakeholder needs and ensure our services are meeting them. Where there are gaps, you will show us the way forward.
  • Establish the product roadmap for your space and earn buy-in from stakeholders across Axon
  • Communicate the value your services deliver clearly, what’s coming and how what we do solves problems for Axon
  • Drive day-to-day progress and improve the effectiveness of the organization in accomplishing its mission
  • Role model excellent communication, company wide trust building, ownership and delivering results
  • Maintain excellent, collaborative stakeholder relationships

What You Bring

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, related engineering field, or equivalent practical experience.
  • 10+ years of software product experience, with at least 5 in product or program management.
  • 3+ years of team leadership and people management experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing complex product launches from inception to wide adoption.
  • Demonstrated experience working with software engineering teams with trust and credibility.
  • Ability and eagerness to quickly learn new technologies and approaches.
  • Demonstrated ability to influence people and organizations.
  • Experience with infrastructure and platform as a service offerings is a plus.

Benefits that Benefit You

  • Competitive salary and 401k with employer match
  • Discretionary paid time off
  • Paid parental leave for all
  • Medical, Dental, Vision plans
  • Fitness Programs
  • Emotional & Mental Wellness support
  • Learning & Development programs
  • And yes, we have snacks in our offices

Benefits listed herein may vary depending on the nature of your employment and the location where you work

The Pay

Axon is a total compensation company, meaning compensation is made up of base pay, bonus, and stock awards. The starting base pay for this role is between USD 166,000 in the lowest geographic market and USD 319,000 in the highest geographic market. The actual base pay is dependent upon many factors, such as: level, function, training, transferable skills, work experience, business needs, geographic market, and often a combination of all these factors. Our benefits offer an array of options to help support you physically, financially and emotionally through the big milestones and in your everyday life. To see more details on our benefits offerings please visit www.axon.com/careers/benefits

Don’t meet every single requirement? That's ok. At Axon, we Aim Far. We think big with a long-term view because we want to reinvent the world to be a safer, better place. We are also committed to building diverse teams that reflect the communities we serve.

Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they check every box in the job description. If you’re excited about this role and our mission to Protect Life but your experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification listed here, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Important Notes

The above job description is not intended as, nor should it be construed as, exhaustive of all duties, responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with this job. The job description may change or be supplemented at any time in accordance with business needs and conditions.

Some roles may also require legal eligibility to work in a firearms environment.

Axon’s mission is to Protect Life and is committed to the well-being and safety of its employees as well as Axon’s impact on the environment. All Axon employees must be aware of and committed to the appropriate environmental, health, and safety regulations, policies, and procedures. Axon employees are empowered to report safety concerns as they arise and activities potentially impacting the environment.

We are an equal opportunity employer that promotes justice, advances equity, values diversity and fosters inclusion. We’re committed to hiring the best talent — regardless of race, creed, color, ancestry, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances — and empowering all of our employees so they can do their best work. If you have a disability or special need that requires assistance or accommodation during the application or the recruiting process, please email [email protected]. Please note that this email address is for accommodation purposes only. Axon will not respond to inquiries for other purposes.

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