Senior Product Manager, Certification

While candidates in the listed location(s) are encouraged for this role, candidates in other locations will be considered.

As a Senior Product Manager – Certification at Databricks, you will apply your experience and expertise in certification product and program management to lead a Data + AI certification program. In this role, you will own the full go-to-market strategy of the certification program. You will report to the Sr. Director, Curriculum Development.

You'll work closely with global partners and customer stakeholders, marketing and other go-to-market teams, and the certification content development team to deliver an industry-leading Data + AI certification program to Databricks partners and customers and the entire Data + AI industry.

The impact you will have:

  • Lead the goal of reaching 50,000 annual awarded certifications as part of the Databricks certification program
  • Work with the certification content team to build certification program strategy to ensure company and stakeholder needs are being met, including vendor selection, proctoring strategy, credentialing, and the use of data-driven insights
  • Define programs for driving industry awareness and adoption of Databricks certifications and collaborate with marketing and events experts to promote the program, certified individuals, and the release/update of certification exams
  • Provide answers and support to assist the Support Team with questions and/or respond to escalated support issues related to certification

What we look for:

  • Experience with target certification audiences
  • Data-driven decision making
  • Solid program and stakeholder management experience
  • 5+ years of experience designing and executing the go-to-market strategy of a technical certification program
  • 5+ years of experience facilitating stakeholder input and management for a technical certification program
  • [Preferred] Experience working in environments related to big data analytics such as data engineering, data analytics, machine learning, and cloud


  • Comprehensive health coverage including medical, dental, and vision
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Equity awards
  • Flexible time off
  • Paid parental leave
  • Family Planning
  • Gym reimbursement
  • Annual personal development fund
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)


About Databricks

Databricks is the data and AI company. More than 7,000 organizations worldwide — including Comcast, Condé Nast, H&M, and over 40% of the Fortune 500 — rely on the Databricks Lakehouse Platform to unify their data, analytics and AI. Databricks is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices around the globe. Founded by the original creators of Apache Spark™, Delta Lake and MLflow, Databricks is on a mission to help data teams solve the world’s toughest problems. To learn more, follow Databricks on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At Databricks, we are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone can excel. We take great care to ensure that our hiring practices are inclusive and meet equal employment opportunity standards. Individuals looking for employment at Databricks are considered without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, language, national origin, physical and mental ability, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

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