AVAILABLE POSITIONS Senior Technical Product Manager – Build Tech, Central Technology

Main Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the full product lifecycle, from gathering requirements, prioritizing features, analyzing the competitive landscape, writing specifications, achieving stakeholder alignment, and owning the team roadmap.
  • Exhibit sound product judgment, ability to formulate product strategy and present clear measurable objectives that will lead to achieving our business goals.
  • Expected to provide valuable input into the business based on in-depth data analysis and demonstrate how that analysis impacts key product metrics.
  • Define how we will measure the success and effectiveness of products and supervise quality. Make use of qualitative consumer insights and quantitative data to inform decisions.
  • Define our vision by understanding our customers' needs and our business goals. Partner closely with Product and Engineering leaders on game teams crafting feedback loops for continued improvements and identifying patterns of need across Zynga.
  • Evangelize our offerings. Get commitments from internal customers and achieve roadmap alignment. Be able to clearly articulate the value of developer and infrastructure-related technology initiatives and help our partner teams understand that value as it applies to the problems that they’re looking to solve.
  • Identify & deconstruct competitive offerings in the market, formulate insights and use them to inform future roadmap direction.
  • Ability to balance player, partner, and business interests while considering technical integration tradeoffs.
  • Collaborate closely with other technical leaders in Central Technology and across subject areas to drive standard methodologies and positive team culture.

Required Skills and Experience

  • BS degree in a technical field (Computer Science, Data Science, Game Development) or equivalent software development experience.
  • 3+ years of software development or product management experience in games, mobile apps, or enterprise software.
  • Ability to build wire-frames, product specifications, and white papers.
  • Strong project management skills and ability to present work to executive staff.
  • Familiarity with Unity game development, source control, data analytics, package managers, monitoring tools, and writing SQL.
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills. You can describe highly technical products to a non-technical audience.
  • Interview customers, empathize with their problems, and devise solutions.
  • Be a self-starter, a great teammate, and driven.
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities and management skills.

Preferred Skills

  • Experience negotiating and coordinating 3rd party vendors is a plus.
  • Experience crafting products for developers. Especially in DevOps and CI/CD.

What we offer you:

  • Competitive salary, bonus plan, ESPP (Employee Stock Purchase Plan)
  • 401K Company Match Contribution (US Employees)
  • RRSP Company Match Contribution (Canadian Employees)
  • Extended Health coverage, dental, disability, critical illness, EAP, and life insurance (Canadian Employees)
  • Medical, dental, vision, EAP, life insurance, and disability benefits (US Employees)
  • Virtual mental health and neurodiversity support programs
  • Fitness benefits (offering varies by location)
  • Financial wellness program with unlimited access to certified financial planners
  • Discretionary Time Off policy for many employees
  • Family planning support program
  • Generous paid maternity/parental leave
  • Subsidized Back-up child care
  • Zynga happy hours and frequent employee events
  • Flexible working hours on many teams
  • Culture of diversity and inclusion including employee resource groups
  • Work with cool people and impact millions of daily players

We are an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to building a diverse and talented workforce. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, religion, colour, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, disability, or any other class or characteristic protected by applicable law. We welcome job-seekers, players, employees, and partners from all backgrounds to join us!

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Careers Category: Product Management

Careers location: Austin, TX, Chicago, IL, Toronto, Canada

Connected Worker Type: Connected, Onsite, Offsite

Requisition Id: P212372

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