TeePublic is recruiting a Senior Product Manager to provide leadership, direction and delivery for all of TeePublic’s back-end engineering work including Search, Platform and major back-end application projects. You will be driving TeePublic’s on-site search, already used tens of millions of times each month for over 4 billion skus, to deliver the best, most relevant content to our users while measuring the impact on company-wide goals. You’ll also take charge in steering the work required to scale our rapidly growing platform, its data and users which are in the 10's of millions.
Lead all back-end product for the organization.
Understand impact and importance of search, platform and large back-end projects across key stakeholders.
Define Search, Platform and back-end goals and create KPIs to track them, monitor KPI’s to track overall product health..
Create short and long term searc, platform and back-end roadmaps and lead iterations in pursuit of hitting company and team goals/KPI’s.
Analyze inputs and internal mechanics of search to drive relevancy.
Design and facilitate best in class operational processes to track and communicate progress across a program of work, ensure it is on track, facilitate decision-making, resolve blockers and surface challenges.
Understand and communicate complex engineering issues and ensure they are on a path for resolution.
Coordinate project/program reviews, planning sessions, and other team events needed to execute work.
Enable continuous improvement during the project, ensuring learnings are captured, shared, and integrated into sprints.
Define MVPs based on your understanding of user research and the high-reaching space.
Formulate hypotheses for, construct and execute AB tests.
Lead prioritization and effectively work with an engineering team to make the right trade-offs.
Who you are
You have extensive experience working in technical project/program management roles, preferably in platform teams with complex systems
You have practical experience with agile and lean values, principles, and techniques
You have experience product managing back-end systems.
Experience with at least one of the following is a plus: Elasticsearch, Solr, Neo4j, machine learning, data science.
You have experience cross-functional software projects and can easily communicate status at a moment’s notice
You are flexible, and use your judgment to apply the model and approach that best fit with the context
You confidently and coherently communicate across disciplines and levels within the organization, translating complex ideas for stakeholders in Design, Tech, Product, Data, Marketing, Sales, etc.
You’re a great communicator and bring clarity to the projects you take on: defining goals and success measures, freeing up lines of communication, identifying and removing blockers, encouraging collaboration, and, most importantly, continuously looking for ways to improve how we work.
You deal well with ambiguity and can distill solutions from a broad problem space.
You have experience in crafting product requirements based on user research and data.
You are experienced with working with agile development teams.
You care about learning and trying out new product management techniques.
5 + years of product management or engineering experience.
CS or Math degree preferred.