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Senior Product Manager
Platform
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Locations
Remote
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Figma
JavaScript
Leadership
Management
PHP
Python
Vue.js
Requirements
  • 3+ years of experience designing and building web and/or mobile products as a technical product manager, software engineer, or equivalent role
  • Proven project, communication, and time management skills
  • Agility and flexibility to work with multiple different teams, projects, and technologies while delivering value and impact
  • Ability to partner and work closely with internal teams, including developers, engineers, architects, security, and product teams
  • Strong understanding of development concepts
  • Demonstrated experience prioritizing work
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills with the ability to translate complex technical requirements to non-technical audiences, as well as turn non-technical requirements into specs that engineering teams can execute against
  • Ability to solve complex business problems to maximize value while balancing technical constraints
  • Able to draft documentation and visualizations that clarify technical concepts to non-technical audiences and vice-versa
  • Direct experience in companies or initiatives that have pulled together disparate products or services into a common experience for customers
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in relevant work experience
  • Working closely with design and engineering leadership in evolving the product over time
  • Problem-solver with a passion and willingness to learn and dive-deep into technical details
  • Possess a growth mindset with ability to identify additional skills, knowledge, and/or expertise required and the drive to develop themselves where needed
  • Familiarity with PHP, JSON, Python, and/or Javascript (Vue.js)
  • Experience using, building, and/or contributing to a design system
  • Experience working with Design tools such as Figma
  • Experience working with microservice architectures
  • Experience with open-source technology
  • Experience interacting with free and open-source software projects and communities
  • Experience editing Wikipedia or contributing to other wiki projects
Responsibilities
  • Developing a deep understanding of critical areas of our front-end technology stack, identifying opportunities to improve, extend, and/or leverage existing and new technologies to deliver against our mission and strategy
  • Translating product/technical strategy into a roadmap containing well-defined and prioritized user stories and features
  • Working with the Design Systems Team to manage incoming requests, including triaging, clarifying, generating estimates, prioritizing, and managing stakeholder expectations
  • Establishing clear guidelines and methodologies to support development, adoption, and ongoing maintenance of a Design System
  • Uncovering and understanding client needs and translating them into requirements and user stories
  • Ensuring that requirements are fully understood and implementation plans match expectations
  • Partnering with the Movement to assess and address technical risks
  • Working closely with engineering teams to communicate the product vision, clarify use cases and requirements, and resolve questions and issues that arise during development
  • Clearly defining success criteria for testing and product acceptance
  • Using both qualitative and quantitative methods to measure the impact of your work
  • Serving as a product evangelist and subject matter expert to the technical community
  • Establishing and analyzing important metrics related to design system usage that inform product decisions
  • Managing a governance and contribution model that facilitates collaboration across designers, engineers, and the community
Wikimedia Foundation

501-1,000 employees

Nonprofit charitable organization
Company Overview
The mission of the Wikimedia Foundation is to empower and engage people around the world to collect and develop educational content under a free license or in the public domain, and to disseminate it effectively and globally.