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Product Manager, Europe - EV Charging Software Developer Platform - France

Ref: 30 Date Posted: Friday 21 Sep 2018
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Product Manager, Europe – EV Charging Software Developer Platform

Flexible, ideally Paris, London or Rome

Computer Science | Software Development | Software Engineering | Product Management | Product Strategy| Road mapping | Analytical | Quantitative Skills | Development | Design | Definition | Improvements | Product Launch | Electric Vehicles | Smart Grid | EV Charging | Distributed Energy

Intelligent Employment is seeking a Product Manager for a Software Developer Platform. In response to the accelerating pace of change in smart charging solutions, our client is building and exposing best-in-class APIs, SDKs, and other tools for their Partners’ developers, extending and opening access to its platform and encouraging participation in its ecosystem. Intelligent Employment is seeking a product management leader to own its Developer Platform strategy for Europe. The goal is to provide a fantastic online developer experience with services and tools for developers to discover, access, integrate, and test what is needed from the company to building new and innovative solutions for their smart grid EV charging station customers as well as opening the platform to other markets and applications.

The Product Manager will be responsible for defining and driving the product strategy and roadmap. This position relies on close interaction with product marketing, technology, product architects, delivery, and key customers.

Your responsibilities:

·       Develop with product leadership team, the developer platform Product Strategy and Roadmap in alignment with business goals

·       Engage with developers and developer-facing organizations to understand the developer’s business and technical requirements and use cases

·       Enhance and improve application development experiences based on usability testing and client feedback.

·       Evolve the current product portfolio in order to drive platform innovation and competitive differentiation to protect and grow revenue

·       Collaborate with product development engineering and program management organizations to ensure product requirements are translated into working software in a timely manner

·       Develop user stories for ongoing product development in a fast-paced environment

·       Document product requirements; develop well-formed features specifications and acceptance criteria

·       Own and develop clear and concise product collateral in order to document the platform to inform and educate internal and external stakeholders and clients of its desired behaviour e.g. Product Guides, Integration Guides, Release Notes

·       Assist in finding and nurturing a diverse cohort of forward-looking customers and partners ready to embrace new features prior to market introduction

·       Quickly resolve customer impacting issues with development teams


We would like to hear from you if you possess the following experience & competencies;


·       BS or higher in Computer Science or similar technical degree

·       3+ years of experience in product management or developing software

·       Product management and / or technical background with defining / building / managing RESTful services Experience with cloud architecture and deployments (AWS, AZURE, Google)

·       Understanding the needs of developers and what it takes to provide them a fantastic experience

·       Top-notch organizational, written, and verbal skills

·       Understanding of and experience with engineering development processes, agile software development, and product roadmap tools

·       Able to get things done quickly, on time, and with the most cost-effective utilization possible Self-starter, able to work quickly and adapt within a fast-moving company with many smart people


Language requirements: Fluency in English.


Additional desired skills (but not required);

·       Fluent in Russian

·       Experience and passion for EVs and how they can change our world

·       Energy market experience


You would be working for a Silicon Valley start-up, with the backing of a major global energy company, whose product is already the leading Electric Vehicle smart charging & integrated solutions provider in the USA and is fast becoming Europe’s number one provider.