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Funding10M-20M USD
Employees120
SalaryShhhh...
FulltimeYes
TelecommuteNo
IndustrySearch, Web 2.0, Consumer, Advertising, Social Networking
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Product Manager

at Glassdoor.com in Sausalito, CA   —   Jul 14, 2014   |  
Overview
Interested in a working in a high impact role? Want to work at a start-up where you can help define the course? Want to solve complex problems with innovative and scalable solutions?

We are looking for a smart, technical product manager who can drive efforts to make one of the world’s largest and fastest growing communities more social. This is an opportunity to join a growing team and take a leadership role on a number of our highest priority projects (including Facebook applications, social integrations, etc.), and we are looking for a bright and enthusiastic leader to make it all happen.
Responsibilities
In this role, your key responsibilities include:
Own new feature development through every stage of the product lifecycle (from strategy development through launch and support)
Lead product, design, and engineering in the development of product wireframes and detailed technical specifications
Identify interdependencies, anticipate bottlenecks, assess risks, and manage trade-offs to ensure the most efficient use of resources and technologies
Balance business needs with technical constraints – discover the true requirements underlying feature requests, recommending alternative approaches, and lead engineering efforts to meet aggressive timelines.
Build consensus on strategic and technical decisions, and ensure that appropriate engineering practices are employed to deliver high quality results.
Serve as the technical communication focal point between the business and the product development team - enabling effective teamwork, communication, collaboration and commitment across multiple stakeholders with competing priorities.
The ideal candidate will have a strong technical background and track record of product management working on Facebook applications or other social platforms. You should not only have good technical judgment and proven problem solving skills, you should have relentlessly high standards and a passion for delivering simple and elegant products.
Experience
2-5 years of relevant experience as a technical product/program manager
Experience managing the complete software development lifecycle with a track record of success designing and delivering social / Facebook applications
Excellent written, verbal communication skills. Ability to work independently and excellent problem solving skills is a must
Proven results-oriented person with a focus on delivery. Detail oriented, yet able to evaluate a wide array of choices and identify what truly matters.
Education
BS, or MS in Computer Science or a related field
Compensation
Competitive
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