Ref#: R0006466

Additional Posting Location(s): Tokyo Tech Meguro

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 200 million people count on us to help them find jobs, make it easy to apply, research companies, and connect qualified candidates to their job openings. With product teams in Seattle, San Francisco, Austin, Tokyo, and Hyderabad, we are improving people's lives all around the world, one job at a time.

Your job.

As a Technical Product Manager at Indeed, you will take ownership of Indeed’s Back-end Infrastructure platforms or tools. You are responsible for figuring out how to scale the platform for the benefit of Product teams, QA, Ops teams in our Engineering offices around the world. That means you drive the future of your product and what your team should work on. You use data, experience, and technical chops to influence others to follow your vision.

You are empowered to set bold goals for your product and team. Your goals will not be easy to achieve; they should inspire and motivate the team to think big and work fast. You will work closely with the development team every day. You sit next to developers, define requirements and analyze how we do things today to build the future with their input. You do data analysis yourself, whether it’s doing queries in MySQL, searching through logs, or using the plethora of in-house tools for analyzing data.

Our product development philosophy is similar to the Lean Startup philosophy. You create MVPs, prototypes, simple tests to validate ideas and iterate. You work fast, succeed fast, fail fast and are always learning. You wear many hats and constantly learn new things on the job. You are surrounded by smart, dedicated, nice people. And importantly, you are proud of the company’s mission and your product’s impact.

About you.

You're someone who wants to see the impact of your work making a difference every single day. Your friends describe you as very thorough, analytical and detail-oriented. You are someone with technical experience in infrastructure platforms, working with teams across timezones. Maybe you’re a developer or in operations and are looking to make a shift into Product Management. 

What are the expectations for this job?
  • Previous product management experience would be great, but not required
  • Technical understanding of infrastructure and platform services, software development tooling and operations is required including knowledge of Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment (CI / CD)
  • 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
  • Make people around you more effective and productive
  • Attention to details
  • Get Things Done

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