Sr. Technical Product Manager
Glassdoor - Sausalito, CA

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Overall technical ownership for a wide variety of software development initiatives, including building out advertising platforms and billing systems, optimizing our search algorithms, managing connectivity with external partners, and building sales support tools and analytics. Duties include the design and development of new software features through full development lifecycle, from strategy development through launch and support; working with stakeholders to understand the business requirements and translating those requirements into technical and functional specifications for engineering; and balancing business needs with technical constraints, including discovering the true requirements underlying feature requests, recommending alternative technical approaches, and leading engineering efforts to meet aggressive timelines. This role requires the candidate to work cross-functionally with engineering, quality assurance, product and design teams to coordinate the technical development effort, track and drive the project, and manage the operational implementation process. Will be responsible for identifying inter-dependencies, anticipating bottlenecks, assessing risks, and managing trade-offs to ensure the most efficient use of resources and technologies. Will serve as the technical communication focal point between the business and the product development team, enabling effective teamwork, communication, collaboration and commitment across multiple stakeholders with competing priorities.

Education: Bachelor’s degree or foreign equivalent in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related filed.

Experience: 6 years of progressive experience as a software engineer or technical product/program manager, or related.

Alternate Requirements : Master’s degree or foreign equivalent in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related field and 4 years of experience either in the job offered or as a Software Engineer or related.

Special Requirements : Experience must include managing or playing a lead role in the complete software development lifecycle for at least two products, including the design and delivery of large/complex software systems and experience in defining or refining product architecture. Proven experience balancing business needs with technical constraints and ensuring effective communication between technical and business stakeholders. Experience in the design and development of highly available, scalable advertising or content management platforms. Proven experience in defining and designing integration API. Working knowledge of Java-based web application technologies and frameworks. Experience with Java search frameworks, such as Lucene or solr. Hands on design experience with web-based product development using Agile (Scrum) methodologies.

This position is eligible for employee referral program benefits

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