Ref#: R0018966

Our mission.

As the world’s number 1 job site, our mission is to help people get jobs. We need talented, passionate people working together to make this happen. We are looking to grow our teams with people who share our energy and enthusiasm for creating the best experience for job seekers.

The team.

We are a rapidly growing and focused product team building the most popular job site on the planet. Every month, over 250 million people count on Indeed to help them find jobs, make it easy to apply, research companies, and connect qualified candidates to their job openings. With product teams in Austin, Tokyo, Seattle, San Francisco, Singapore and Hyderabad, we are improving people's lives all around the world, one job at a time.


The base salary range below represents the low and high end of the Indeed salary range for this position. Actual salaries will vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors including but not limited to location, experience, and performance. The range listed is just one component of Indeed's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards include quarterly bonuses, Long Term Incentive Plan units, an open Paid Time Off policy, and many region-specific benefits. 

Seattle Base Salary Range: 140,000 - 180,000 USD

Your job.

As a PM working in our Insights & Recommendations group you’ll be working on exciting projects such as building out our Employer Recommendations Platform and helping users with complex business needs but large budgets understand exactly how much they should spend and on which product to drive the results they need. 

We are seeking someone who loves data and is very comfortable looking at figures and understanding what they mean. You are in your element when debating the various merits of a particular algorithm with data scientists and engineers. Experience managing product(s), and understanding the big picture, who you're building it for and why, are a must. You are comfortable using data from various internal and external sources and are pragmatic and nimble in obtaining data if it doesn’t already exist. 

You will be empowered to set ambitious goals for your team which should inspire and motivate them to think big. The goals should be simple to understand, few in number, and clearly communicated so your team and the rest of the company understand what we are doing, why we do it, and where we're headed. 

You will wear many hats and constantly learn new things on the job. You will be surrounded by smart, dedicated, nice people. You will be proud of the company’s mission and your products’ impact. 


About you.

You’ve built products consumed by software engineers (e.g. platforms, services, APIs, SDKs) and have simultaneously delivered the right mix of reliability, scalability, and features that delight your users. You understand how high-velocity software development teams work, and how engineers think. Most of all, you love solving hard technical challenges to make a difference in the lives of other people, whether they be job seekers, employers or your fellow Indeedians.

Responsibilities

  • Understand user needs and generate new feature ideas.

  • Understand Indeed’s goals and strategies and work with leadership to define product goals.

  • Flesh out ideas with wireframes, performance and benefit estimates and present these ideas for review.

  • Work with engineers to define product requirements and then lead those teams to deliver.

  • Collaborate with other teams, some of them remote, to deliver projects spanning multiple teams’ areas.

  • Build and launch new features.

  • Analyze lots of data, including opportunity analysis and test result analysis.

  • Use that data analysis to define product vision and future direction by generating new product and feature ideas that will impact the business.

  • Research markets and competitors.

Requirements

  • You have at least 2 years proven track record as a product manager, ideally working side-by-side Data and Product Scientists

  • Deep understanding of web development technology.

  • Outstanding data analysis skills.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Able to make data-driven business decisions.

  • You are experienced in creating intuitive approaches to complex problems

  • A track record of developing impactful products based on customer and business needs through research and analysis

  • A sense of urgency, ownership and drive to get things done

  • Adept at managing and prioritizing multiple initiatives with ROI, available resources, and timelines in mind.

  • Previous entrepreneurial / start-up experience a plus. 


What are the expectations for this job?


  • Drive the product roadmap for access control and APIs across the Indeed platform, which ultimately help people get jobs and/or help employers make hires

  • Create simple solutions

  • Make data-driven decisions

  • Define product goals and metrics

  • Identify and prioritize opportunities

  • Communicate well and influence colleagues and executives

  • Demonstrate leadership and gain respect across functions/teams

  • Demonstrate attention to detail



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