Principal Product Manager

Product | San Francisco, CA | Full time

Job Description

About Us:

Trifacta, the pioneer in data transformation, significantly enhances the value of an enterprise’s Big Data by enabling users to easily transform raw, complex data into clean and structured inputs for analysis. Leveraging decades of innovative work in human-computer interaction, scalable data management, and machine learning, Trifacta’s unique Predictive Interaction technology creates a bidirectional partnership between user and machine, with each component learning from the other and becoming smarter through use. Trifacta is backed by venture capital firms Accel, Greylock and Ignition Partners and is headquartered in San Francisco.

Trifacta is looking for a talented and senior product leader to help change the way people work with data. We are a small and dedicated team working on a challenging and interesting problem in the Enterprise data space.
Trifacta is the leader in the industry and has a strong user experience centric product ethos. Through core product ownership, this role provides you with a great opportunity to define strategy and execute the delivery of product solutions that delight users.


As a senior leader of the product management team reporting into the VP of Product & Design, you will be owning and driving significant core product functional areas for the end users, including but not limited to: authoring of data transformation logic; sharing and collaboration between users; and using machine learning to automate / enhance user productivity. You will be driving product requirements and prioritization based on multiple channels of input - collaborating and working very closely inbound with design and engineering and outbound with sales and marketing teams.


  • Minimum of 5 years of end user product management experience in the software industry working on complex Ux challenges, ideally in one of the Enterprise / B2B cloud data management domains (e.g. business intelligence & reporting, analytics, data science, data integration etc.)

  • Strong experience with user focused product offerings and experience in working very closely with UX and UI development teams

  • Deep understanding of user validation techniques surrounding qualitative, quantitative and competitive data

  • Exposure to system and programming language design, especially in a data domain context

  • Experience working at an early stage software company or taking brand new product offerings to market

  • Willing to be player / coach, contributing as a senior individual contributor, but also experience with leading and managing junior/intern PMs

  • Comfortable cutting through ambiguity, lack of perfect information and getting to decisions

  • Strong understanding and experience with agile and cloud project management and software development process patterns 

Desired Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a similar technical discipline

  • Deep exposure to UX and design methodologies and processes

  • Knowledge and exposure to data preparation, transformation and analysis tools and solutions

  • Experience with cloud technologies and platforms such as AWS, Azure, or GCP is a huge plus

  • Flexibility working, communicating, and collaborating with remote offices, teams, and individuals distributed across time zones and geographies

  • Strong analytical, writing, and communication skills


  • Weekly EAT Club stipend and lunch delivered to the office at main locations
  • Flexibility to work from home
  • Fully paid medical, vision and dental, for employees (80% coverage for dependents)
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