Product Manager - SaaS and Database (m/f/x)

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Product Manager - SaaS and Database (m/f/x)

Job description

Location: Austria, Germany, Switzerland (preferred: Vienna, Dornbirn, Berlin, Munich) or remote (in EU)

Position:  Full-Time

ABOUT CRATE.IO is the developer of CrateDB, a global leading-edge IoT database, extending the limits of time-series applications. The highly scalable distributed database solution combines the performance of NoSQL with the power and simplicity of standard SQL. Designed specifically to support machine data applications and IIoT, CrateDB is optimized for time series and industrial data and runs in the cloud on Azure and Amazon as well as on the edge and on-premise.

We are a VC and corporate funded global technology company in the IOT space, both Forbes and Gartner have recognized us as cutting edge. The company is well funded with $9M+ of fresh capital we raised in our latest financing round. We are gearing up for hyper-growth with offices in the USA, Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

We are looking for a Product Manager to further develop and shape our open source database CrateDB and its surrounding Ecosystem - especially our SaaS offerings.


  • The ability to develop a high performing Product function and be instrumental in the future roadmap and direction of CrateDB and its Ecosystem
  • Provide leadership to your team and grow aligned with the business needs
  • Join a leading VC funded tech company from the pre-B stage through the exit
  • Contribute demonstrable business impact to Crate’s growth
  • Deep collaboration with C-level peers in sales, customer and partner success, and marketing
  • Close interaction with Crate’s key customers, partners, and database users
  • Be part of an open, collaborative culture with “Craties” from diverse backgrounds



  • You are responsible for the  value  and  viability  of the CrateDB product and its Ecosystem, and ultimately accountable for the  results  of the product team
  • Work with customers, engineers and business stakeholders to continually work on the CrateDB product discovery and delivery
  • Understand, rationalize, and prioritize product requests against company and product objectives.
  • Be a domain expert: dive deep to understand the market, domain, competitive landscape and trends
  • Be a strong voice in and for your team, communicating feature releases and managing expectations with stakeholders inside and outside the company
  • Work closely with Engineering, Marketing, Sales, Customer Success, and customer engineering teams to successfully launch new products and features
  • Be an active part of the product organization including onboarding and development of team members


  • 5+ years experience as product manager in the B2B space, SaaS required
  • Experience working in an agile environment and familiar with state-of-the-art product management principles, such as story mapping, minimum viable products, etc.
  • Skilled at breaking down complex problems into actionable steps that speed up launch to market and support an ability to fail fast
  • Ability to work closely with engineers as we are building a deep tech product, but also understanding of customer and business needs
  • You are outgoing but are also a really good listener
  • You are intellectually curious, naturally collaborative, with plenty of grit


  • Competitive compensation
  • Flexible working hours
  • A variety of perks (e.g., financial allowances for public transportation, fitness, and education)
  • Participation in our Employee Stock Options Plan
  • The opportunity to become part of one of the most exciting startups in the IT scene (Top 25 IOT start-ups by Forbes Magazine)

At, we don't just accept difference - we celebrate it and support it. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or gender identity.