Forward Networks is hiring a

Product Manager

Palo Alto, United States
Forward Networks is revolutionizing the way large networks are managed. Forward's advanced software delivers a "digital twin" of the network, enabling network operators to verify intent, predict network behavior, avoid outages, and simplify network management.
Results? More reliable networks, reduced outages, and reduced business risk.


  • Defining the software strategy, roadmap and positioning for the Forward platform
  • Drive software lifecycle including market research, competitive analysis, product requirements definition, and customer adoption
  • Work with the engineering team to implement feature prioritization, determine release schedule, and ensure product releases implemented as per the specifications and on time.
  • Work closely with stakeholders from sales and marketing to deliver an enterprise-class product. 
  • Work closely with sales and customer success teams to drive adoption.


  • 3-5 years of product management experience in networking
  • Excellent understanding of networking technologies, including cloud
  • Intellectually rigorous and creative problem-solving ability
  • Great written and verbal communications skills (Industry presentations and/or presentations to senior executive).
  • Ability to communicate vision effectively with the team, partners and customers
  • Strongly self-motivated and able of adapting to a fast pace and demanding environments
  • Computer Science, EE, or similar engineering degree
  • Knowledge of the agile development software process and intimacy with tools like Jira are a plus
  • Startup experience is highly desirable

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