Senior Technical Product Manager - Data (m/f) - XING Corporate
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For a better working life

For a better working life

Senior Technical Product Manager - Data (m/f)

XING is the social network for business professionals with millions of members all over the world. Help us shape the future – for a better working life! We currently have an opening at our headquarters in Hamburg.

Our Data Science team is responsible for turning data into services and products for XING. Around 20 Data scientists, architects and engineers work together to create highly scalable solutions that serve millions of users. We bring state-of-the-art algorithms into production by making use of technologies such as Hadoop (e.g. Hive, Spark), Akka, Kafka, Cassandra, elasticsearch, etc. At the moment, we are forming a new sub-team that aims at enriching XING’s data graph and developing new data services. For this new sub-team, we are seeking for Data Engineers who helps with implementing data processing pipelines and data services that are used by in a variety of XING products. If you want to get things done rather than sit in meetings, like helping others and learning from them, you will have fun in our team!

A challenging task

  • Be part of defining the future of the leading professional social networking in German-speaking countries.
  • You will be responsible for owning, drive and improve a technical product within the XING DataScience ecosystem.
  • Collaborate closely with other Data Engineers & Analysis teams to develop and implement new data-driven ideas and strategies to enable users to get the most value out of their XING network through intelligent signals, recommendations, and search.
  • Design and deliver cross-functional services that can be applied to the different XING products.
  • With your team, drive and execute the product strategy, determine product features, create product concepts and validate them through prototyping, user feedback, and A/B testing.
  • Sync with your stakeholders outside your Business Unit and make sure, your product is in line with the defined company strategy.

A convincing background

  • Desire to build outstanding products that customers love
  • Utilize qualitative- and quantitative data to understand user needs and behavior.
  • Highly analytical, a strong product sense and enthusiasm for data-informed decision making
  • Professional experience in managing diverse (senior) stakeholders.
  • A sound understanding of software development and an excellent technical familiarity to communicate with engineers
  • Extensive professional experience as a Product Manager
  • Be hands-on in everything you do
  • Be keen to work with best-practice agile methods - prior experience is advantageous
  • An excellent command of English and preferably German - note: XING is a multi-cultural environment and English is the official language of communication.

An inspiring environment

XING offers a dynamic environment located in the centre of Hamburg. As well as flexible working hours, you’ll have an opportunity to unleash your skills and acquire new ones. We offer a wide range of training courses in addition to German, English and Spanish lessons, regular team and offsite events, and lots of fun. We also provide free drinks and organic fruit as well as a Proficard public transport ticket, restaurant vouchers and travel insurance. And let’s not forget the smartphone or iPad that you can use privately. You’ll also be provided with a high-end Macbook Pro, and our offices have table football tables. If you’re feeling really sporty, we also have great gym deals, and various other benefits….

If this profile matches your expertise, experience and aspirations, we’d be delighted to receive your full application, including salary requirements and possible starting date.

We're an Open Source contributor (https://github.com/xing) and let the world know what we're doing (https://medium.com/xing-engineering) while also organising public user groups and coding events.

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