Principal Technical Product Manager – Data Platform

Checkout.com

  • Full Time

We’re Checkout.com 

Checkout.com is one of the most exciting and valuable fintechs in the world, with our Series D taking our valuation to $40 billion. Our mission is to enable businesses and their communities to thrive in the digital economy. We’re the strategic payments partner for some of the best known fast-moving brands globally such as Wise, Hut Group, Sony Electronics, Homebase, Henkel, Binance, Klarna and many others. Purpose-built with performance and scalability in mind, our flexible cloud-based payments platform helps global enterprises launch new products and create experiences customers love. And it’s not just what we build that makes us different. It’s how.

We empower passionate problem-solvers to collaborate, innovate and do their best work. That’s why we’re number 9 on the Forbes Cloud 100 list and on Glassdoor’s list of Top 10 fintechs to work for. And we’re just getting started. We’re building diverse and inclusive teams around the world — because that’s how we create even better experiences for our merchants and our partners. And we need your help. So, join us to build tomorrow, today.

About the role

Checkout.com is looking for an ambitious Principal Technical Product Manager to drive our Data Platform Team. Our team’s mission is to ultimately provide all the tools/platforms which will ensure data can be easily demonstrated to the benefit of our products, merchants and internal collaborators/teams.

Our focus should be on maximising the amount of time other teams spend on solving business problems/innovating their products and minimising time spent on technical details around implementation, deployment and monitoring of their data solutions.
We’re building for scale. As such, much of what we design and implement today will be the technology/infrastructure which will serve hundreds of teams and petabyte-level volumes of data.

 

Key Responsibilities

 

  • Drive vision and strategy for Data Platform’s offerings and align with stakeholders
  • Lead the strategy, vision, and roadmap from inception to delivery together with the Engineering Managers
  • Own, prioritise and communicate the short, medium and long term release plan of the teams
  • Partner closely with our engineering teams on the execution of product strategy and roadmaps
  • Build and develop metrics/KPIs to evaluate the usage and success of the products you’re accountable for, and actively monitor them
  • Monitor, measure and evaluate success of rolled out infrastructure/technical products and iterate as needed (How do we measure success etc)
  • Champion adoption of new infrastructure support/systems developed by the team
  • Collaborate with the rest of the technology department to understand opportunities, requirements and priorities to ensure the team is focusing on the right initiatives
  • Highlight, report, and handle delivery risks and issues
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    About You

     

  • Prior technical product management experience, preferably working closely with data teams
  • You’ve shipped products heavily involving data, with great user experiences
  • You’ve coordinated projects between cross-functional teams and technical teams
  • Are able to handle demanding timescales and support stakeholders on critical projects
  • Pro-active with a continuous improvement mentality
  • Passionate about the end-user and use cases to help support decision making or any other data applications
  • Phenomenal at building positive relationships with stakeholders and engineering peers
  • Comfortable using data to drive decisions, ensuring that your product and team are successful
  • Proven track record of becoming a subject matter authority on complex data products and platforms
  • Data driven, you clearly define success metrics and measure progress against them
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; timely communication with clear expectations
  • Experience with a range of product delivery methodologies such as Agile or Kanban
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    What we stand for
    At Checkout.com, everything starts with our values, including the experience we offer our people.
     
    #Aspire
    We supercharge your professional growth with career development programs and leadership training. You can learn your way, with tailored pathways and online platforms. And be inspired at relevant conferences.
     
    #Excel
    We don’t stop at ‘good’ here. We strive for excellence amongst our teams every day and recognize colleagues who take it to the next level through our quarterly peer-nominated Hero awards.
     
    #Unite
    We’re proud of our global connections and inclusive environment. So we champion this through our colleague-led community groups and celebrate many cultural events together.
     
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    More about Checkout.com
    Our technology makes payments seamless. We provide the fastest, most reliable payments in more than 150 currencies, with in-country acquiring, world-class fraud filters and reporting, through one API. And we can accept all major international credit and debit cards, as well as popular alternative and local payment methods. Checkout.com launched in 2012, and we now have a team of 1800 people across 19 international offices. To date, we’ve raised a total of $1.8 billion, with our Series D valuing us at $40 billion.
     
    We believe in equal opportunities
    We work as one team. Wherever you come from. However you identify. And whichever payment method you use. 
    Our clients come from all over the world — and so do we. Hiring hard-working people and giving them a community to thrive in is critical to our success.
    When you join our team, we’ll empower you to unlock your potential so you can do your best work. We’d love to hear how you think you could make a difference here with us. 
    We want to set you up for success and make our process as accessible as possible. So let us know in your application, or tell your recruiter directly, if you need anything to make your experience or working environment more comfortable. We’ll be happy to support you.
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