Technical Product Manager

Job description

Hostaway is the fastest-growing global SaaS start-up in the vacation rentals industry. Our products provide the best and most cost-effective solutions for property managers and vacation rental owners. Our major partners include Airbnb, Booking.com, Expedia, and several other leaders in the industry.


As the leading property management and vacation rental platform, our mission is simple: To build a cutting-edge product by teaming up with exceptional thinkers and passionate go-getters. We strive to foster the best environment for your team members, to cultivate growth and inspiration and create an exceptional experience on our team.


Since launching in 2015, Hostaway has been rapidly expanding our teams in Toronto and Barcelona. As a fast-paced startup, our goal is to create a culture of self-starting individuals with a tenacity for learning and a sense of urgency born out of passion for growth.


Work with us. Grow with us. Win with us.

Requirements

TECHNICAL PRODUCT MANAGER

As the Technical Product Manager, your mission will be to grow, develop, and bring your perspective to the table. Manage projects to help unlock Hostaway integrations potential. Assist Product and Tech leadership in prioritizing, defining, measuring, and communicating a backlog that maintains a relentless pursuit for experimentation, innovation, iteration, and learning


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Be an integral part of the Product team, liaise with the rest of the Product Managers, Engineering teams (Devs, DevOps, and QAs), Clients, and 3rd Party Vendors to build your domain Roadmap.

  • Create Sprint User Stories, prioritize, and execute on the Hostaway API, Partner Integration roadmap, and Tech Support issues

  • Engages and interacts with clients and partners/vendors during feedback sessions, support sessions, demos, and requirements gathering

  • Work cross-functionally with Marketing, and Sales/Onboarding Specialists, Clients, and Vendors to offer expertise and support.

  • Build and track performance metrics and make enhancements to existing metrics and reports

  • Monitor industry trends to inform product strategy

Your background/experience:

  • Experience engaging and interacting with clients, partners, and vendors

  • Experience liaising with business teams

  • Experience managing B2B SaaS products.

  • Experience working with REST/SOAP APIs

  • Experience writing technical stories

  • 3+ years experience (minimum of 2 years experience working in a SaaS environment)

  • Background in e-commerce, travel, or vacation industries.

  • 2+ years experience (minimum of 2 years experience as a Technical Product Owner)

  • Background in e-commerce, travel or short-term vacation rental, travel-tech

  • You are a highly visual and detail-oriented person with a meticulous eye and a critical thought process

  • You have exceptional soft skills, alongside your technical expertise

  • Able to explain and elaborate on complex technical issues and solutions to non-technical members and teams

Skills:

  • Experience with cloud-based technologies/SaaS products

  • BS/B.Tech/M.Tech in Computer Science or Engineering or related experience

  • Customer-facing experience in enterprise projects

  • Experience working with Agile Scrum methodologies

  • Prior experience as a software developer with RESTful or Soap APIs

  • Complete fluency in English, both written and spoken, is a must.

Who we are:

- A Scandinavian culture that values freedom, flexibility, embraces iteration over perfection, and most of all -the success of the individual 

- Super fast-paced team currently growing our international teams and shaping the leaders of tomorrow 

- A ‘family’ of creatives, big thinkers, and ambitious humans 

- Diverse and open-minded. We don’t care about labels and traditional thinking


We want to offer you:

- 100% remote work 

- Endless growth and career opportunities 

- Be part of the company's Stock Options program

- A handpicked team of the best people - we are serial entrepreneurs, guitar players, salsa dancers, top developers, singers, dog-lovers, and all-around the best team spirit


If this sounds like a team you’d like to be a part of right away - then we can’t wait to hear about you!

Let’s get in touch and discuss your next, big career move.