Director of Technical Product Management

Director of Technical Product Management

Remote/Telecommute JobREMOTE / Toronto, Ontario, Canada -Permanent
This job allows you to work remotely


Job Description

Our client is a global brand synonymous with Sports and Gaming. Their platform is home to millions of sports fans around the world and provides them with digital media and sports betting. Their app is the most popular of its kind in North America and delivers sports fans unique and highly personalized live scores, news, stats and betting information from their favourite sports teams, leagues and players. Their new betting app delivers a highly immersive mobile betting experience. They are a publicly traded company :)

They are looking for a Director of Technical Product management to lead a new team of Technical Product Managers that will be part of the Product Management Unit while working alongside their most Senior Development Team Leaders as well as the VP of Platform Engineering.

Your Day to Day:
Define the product vision and strategy for core technical teams including but not limited to: system architecture, DevOps, SecOPS, and platforms.
Communicate highly technical concepts to a non-technical audience in order to drive alignment across the business
Lead a product team to deliver products from ideation, design, requirements definition, through to delivery - collaborating with teams across the organization.
Drive product development with a team of world-class developers.
Work with mission-driven teams with high-growth trajectories in an engaging and collaborative culture
Evaluate latest industry trends and bring innovative thinking to pushing the technology infrastructure forward
Coach and mentor a growing team of 8 to 10 Technical Product Managers
Utilize data and systems thinking to prioritize product and engineering investments that have the highest business impact
Work with executive leadership to define the technical product vision and strategy


Must Have Skills:

Your Experience:
8+ years of experience in product management in a technical environment. 2-3+ years directly managing others.
Background in Computer Science, Engineering, Business, IT, or related field.
Have an understanding of the various components in a backend system, including microservices, databases, and messaging systems.
Experience communicating across diverse cultures, work styles, and personalities.
Experience creating wire-frames, basic designs, and product specifications.
Strong project management skills and ability to present work to executive staff.
Outstanding written/oral, organizational, analytical skills, and attention to detail.
Must be a self-starter, a team player, and driven.


Nice to Have Skills:

Previous start-up, consumer mobile and/or consulting experience is a strong asset.
Experience with monitoring tools like DataDog, Splunk, and Prometheus.
Hands-on experience with API programming and/or infrastructure management.
Experience in a regulated environment with strict security and compliance requirements
Comfortable using the command line.


Special Perks:

Competitive salary
Comprehensive Benefits package
Education and conference reimbursements.
Top of the line office hardware (for home or at the office)
Fun, relaxed work environment
Parental Leave top-up


Details:

Starting: ASAP







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