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Technical Product Manager - PrivateStorage Full-time

Published at 2022-03-16 - Viewed: 1793 times - Least Authority GmbH (Worldwide/Remote)

We are looking for a Technical Product Manager to join our team. This position will lead the full software development life cycle for our PrivateStorage product, incorporating user feedback/research balanced with business and technical goals. It involves working cross-functionally with various members of the team to plan and release new versions of the product.

The responsibilities of this role include:

  • Collaborate with management to develop the product vision and communicate with team members to ensure shared understanding for effective cooperation;
  • Plan, execute and manage the product roadmap to achieve the product vision;
  • Lead product development efforts from end to end:
  • Create tickets, user stories, and well-defined acceptance criteria;
  • Create success criteria for testing and product acceptance;
  • Guide developers with clear direction and purpose, keeping a well-prioritized backlog and optimizing for efficiency in execution;
  • Validate and demo product releases to ensure all requirements are met;
  • Suggest workable solutions to development teams with consideration for product-market fit, positioning, and other market requirements;
  • Assist with defining and evaluate key metrics to optimize performance;
  • Implement staged launch of product;
  • Realize and tackle risk, develop contingency plans for common risks;
  • Seek ongoing insights from data, research, and market research;
  • Coordinate product releases with marketing, including feature release communications and technical documentation;
  • Collaborate with other team members to perform market research to identify and prioritize product opportunities; and
  • Answer questions related to the product and its capabilities.

Helpful skills and attributes for this role include:

  • Knowledge of professional software engineering and best practices for the full software development life cycle, including code reviews, build processes, testing, and operations;
  • Experience serving as a technical product lead throughout the full software development life cycle is preferred;
  • Interest and/or experience in leading the product design and development from a technical perspective;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills for working with a distributed team, including developers, engineers, Q.A., and operations;
  • At least one programming language – ideally Haskell, Rust, or Python;
  • Problem-solver with positive attitude to working through roadblocks;
  • Experience working with project management software; and
  • Experience working within a software development methodology like Agile.

The ideal person for this role has interest in some or all of the following areas:

  • Privacy Enhancing Tech, secure communications tools, security best practices, threat modeling, and network security;
  • Distributed and decentralized technologies;
  • Open source software and development practices;

This is a full-time position.

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