Voltron Data is an early-stage company creating high-performance data access and in-memory computing tools based on Apache Arrow to accelerate enterprise data analytics. We are a collection of open-source maintainers who have been driving open-source ecosystems over the last 15 years, particularly in the C++, Python, and R programming ecosystems.
We are assembling a global, diverse team to build a new foundation for data analytics with Apache Arrow. This foundation will usher in a wave of innovation in data processing that can take full advantage of the speed and efficiency offered by modern hardware.
We are looking for a highly motivated Technical Product Manager to join the Voltron Data team. As a member of our product organization, you will help to drive the development and adoption of next-generation standards for data connectivity based on Apache Arrow.

Upon Joining:

    • Learning about the Apache Arrow open source project and the fast-growing ecosystem of projects that depend on it
    • Gaining an understanding of our vision for fast and efficient data connectivity based on open source standards and technologies, including the Arrow Interprocess Communication (IPC) format, Arrow Flight, Arrow Flight SQL, ADBC, and Substrait
    • Intuitively understanding the benefits of these technologies compared to alternatives such as ODBC, JDBC, and REST APIs
    • Getting familiar with real-world applications of Apache Arrow that solve data connectivity challenges

Within a month:

    • Helping to prioritize issues for Apache Arrow subprojects, including Arrow Flight, Arrow Flight SQL, and ADBC in ClickUp, Jira, and GitHub Issues
    • Facilitating cross-team communication of product requirements, status, and blockers
    • Balancing competing engineering priorities and fostering principled resolutions in alignment with our vision and values
    • Reviewing GitHub pull requests and participating in community discussions

Within 3-6 months:

    • Helping our go-to-market teams discover new opportunities for applying Apache Arrow technologies to solve high-value data connectivity problems
    • Contributing to the design of Voltron Data commercial products
    • Advocating for a magical experience for users of Voltron Data products
    • Establishing relationships with system integrator (SI) partners to increase the reach of Voltron Data products

Within 12 months:

    • Working with our go-to-market teams to deliver compelling presentations of Voltron Data products to prospective customers and partners
    • Helping to run pilot programs of pre-release products
    • Planning the timing and scope of product releases
    • Gathering feedback from customers and partners and using it to improve our product vision and execution continuously

Previous experience that could be helpful:

    • Designing and implementing data connectivity solutions for enterprise customers based on open source standards and technologies
    • Designing and implementing APIs, SDKs, or services that provide users with access to raw data or query results
    • Launching enterprise open source products while balancing the needs of the open source communities
    • Owning a product roadmap, defining product acceptance criteria, and successfully launching a technical business-to-business product
    • Using ODBC or JDBC drivers to connect to database systems
    • Using SQL, Python, R, or Java for data analysis, data engineering, or data science tasks
    • Communicating effectively and empathetically in speech and writing with diverse, globally distributed customers, colleagues, and open source community members

Additonal Information:

For NYC-based applicants, the expected salary range is $130k to $160K + equity + benefits.

*Note: Disclosure as required by NYC Pay Transparency Law

Actual starting pay will be based on job-related factors, including exact work location, experience, training, and skill level, so may be higher or lower than what is shown on this posting.


• Work from Anywhere - Payroll and Benefits in 150+ Countries
• Unlimited PTO
• Medical, Dental, and Vision
• Retirement [USA Only]
• Home Office Budget
• Continuing Education Budget
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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