Technical Product Manager (TPM)

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

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Posted 1 month ago

The Company
Springboard is on a mission to bridge the skills gap by delivering high-quality, affordable education in new-economy skills like data science, design, analytics, and digital marketing. We’ve already helped thousands of students worldwide, offering personalized mentoring and coaching support to maximize learning and help achieve real professional outcomes.
The Opportunity
Springboard’s product has evolved significantly over the last 4 years, with the steady addition of features that give our students all they need to succeed in our courses — and beyond, in the workplace. We’re now looking for an experienced, visionary, engineering manager with strong frontend expertise to manage a part of the Growth engineering team that builds, designs, implements and maintains critical services across the entire marketing funnel (user acquisition / organic growth > applications > sales and admissions > enrolments). 

Responsibilities

  • Uncover and understand customer needs -  partner with other teams in the organization to understand pain points, upcoming product roadmaps, challenges and build an effective backlog of activities.
  • Translate the engineering roadmap for Infrastructure Platform and Architecture into detailed requirements.
  • Define the scope and success criteria for projects
  • Prioritize initiatives by getting to the crux of the problem/value, make accurate trade-offs, and articulate them clearly.
  • Assess and address technical risks.
  • Collaborate with the technical team to prototype, build, and launch projects (and ensure alignment of the output with expectations).
  • Keep stakeholders and teams informed on progress through standups, reports, and presentations.
  • Manage changes introduced due to the new features and updates, keep stakeholders informed on what to expect, share sufficient information in a timely manner, address incoming questions and concerns
  • Drive efforts for training and documentation
  • Contribute to the engineering roadmap - Stay updated on competitors and technical trends to assess emerging products and make recommendations on which new technologies to invest in or leverage.

You have

  • 1+ years of experience in product management and 5 years of hands-on experience in software development
  • Experience working in high-performance software company esp. in startups or startup-like environment, preferable
  • Experience working closely with engineering and other business teams 
  • Extensive architectural experience (such as Domain Driven Design, GraphQL, Microservices etc.); understanding of scalable systems and distributed computing, DevOps, cloud infrastructure (preferably GCP), security, engineering best practices
  • High empathy and ability to appreciate constraints, impact while also being able to balance with what is important for the organization
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, to drive consensus, work with varied stakeholders, and articulate trade-offs
  • Passionate about improving education and seriously committed to helping build an organization from the ground up, even if things aren’t always easy
The Springboard team of 150 works out of offices in the heart of San Francisco and Bengaluru. We’re backed by top investors, including Costanoa Ventures, Learn Capital, 500 Startups, Rocketship.vc, and the founders of LinkedIn, Princeton Review, InMobi, and AppDynamics. Working with us, you’ll enjoy competitive compensation, medical insurance for you and your dependents, a generous learning budget, team lunches and snacks, and an opportunity to impact thousands of lives alongside a fun, dedicated and mission-driven team. To learn more about our team and culture, follow us on Instagram @springboardlife! We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Job tags: Analytics Architecture Coaching Digital marketing Engineering Product management
Job region(s): Asia/Pacific
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