Technical Product Manager (AWS) // Babbel

January 9, 2018

We are looking for a Technical Product Manager (AWS) to start immediately in our office in Berlin, Germany.

With millions of regular users and more than 7000 hours of premium content, Babbel.com is growing fast while shaping the future of learning. Babbel is at the center of a language learning revolution. We defined the market for online language learning, and today our product is available worldwide across multiple platforms. Our customer base is broad, diverse and passionate about language learning.

We’re about to embark on an exciting new journey to change the way people learn languages! Our platform and infrastructure teams provide the core product platform as well as core AWS-based infrastructure to all other delivery teams within Babbel.

In your role as technical product manager, you will work with the platform and infrastructure teams to prepare and deliver a wide range of technical initiatives as well as manage the daily business. In addition, you will help drive the evolution of the platform itself collaborating with a variety of stakeholders.

Responsibilities:

  • Support the senior technical product owner and further take on one or two teams as PM
  • Manage projects with external agencies and partners
  • Collaborate heavily with engineers in defining initiatives and solutions
  • Drive technical projects across a wide range of initiatives and coordinate with other product managers
  • Drive technical product platform evolvement based on product and platform strategy
  • Provide a clear view of initiatives scope, progress and results incl. architectural changes for both operational as well as management
  • Change scenarios and setups if needed and clarify technical issues cross-team
  • Possibly mentor future junior colleagues and engineers in technical product management

Requirements:

  • Proven experience (>3 years) in technical environments
  • Experience as a product owner or product manager in technical teams
  • More than 2 years experience in AWS infrastructure(s)
  • Drive for simple and sustainable solutions and in love with lean and agile methodologies
  • Good Communication skills both verbal and written
  • Driver, pragmatic, with action bias and can-do attitude
  • Engineering background would be fantastic
  • Practised in driving cross-platform projects (mobile, web, backend) and cloud-based projects

BONUS: Experience with REST, Jira and Confluence

BONUS: Experience with B2B projects

Benefits:

  • The potential to change the way of learning for millions of users worldwide
  • Responsibility from day one and professional and personal growth
  • Potential within a fast growing team
  • A lively startup atmosphere with friendly working hours
  • Cutting-edge tools & technologies
  • Long-term prospects
  • A vibrant international team from over 36 different nationalities
  • Excellent working conditions with a location in the heart of the Berlin scene
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