Product Manager - Platform

  • Rotterdam (NL)
  • Information Technology
  • Full-time
  • Mid-Senior Level

Who we are

i3D.net is a leading provider of high-performance, low-latency hosting through a vast, privately-owned global network. As gaming veterans, we know what it takes for a network to withstand heavy demand, and as of 2019, we are a member of the Ubisoft family. Now we’re growing faster than ever, keeping some of the world’s biggest games and WebRTC services online, and their users connected.

The role

As Product Manager for our Core Technology team, you will be responsible for internal tooling and technology enablers used by multiple teams within the organization. The goal of this team is to enable internal engineering and product teams to autonomously build and support secure, scalable, and reliable products. You will be contributing to the product strategy, aligning stakeholders, and managing priorities and delivery process of the team to develop, support and maintain our mission-critical core systems. Stakeholders range from infrastructure engineers to software developers, from other product managers to the engineering managers. This role is focused on internal users and underlying technologies that power our products across our whole product portfolio, so a successful candidate must be comfortable working closely with engineers on highly technical challenges such as scalability, reliability, and maintainability. 

You will be joining a young, talented, and ambitious product department that consists of a diverse group of people. The Core Technology team is a part of the Platform Pillar, and you will be working closely with a Product Manager responsible for the customer-facing part of our Platform, as well as collaborating with the teams from our two other pillars – Infrastructure and Game Services. You will be working for a healthy and solid company that continues to grow at a rapid pace, surrounded by experts who are passionate about their craft and solving exciting challenges with that make a real impact. 

Your Responsibilities 

  • Contribute to our product vision by creating a compelling vision for the Core Technology team 
  • Own the team’s roadmap, prioritise product efforts based on impact on customers and business 
  • Translate product roadmap features into well-defined product requirements including features, user stories, and acceptance test criteria that the development team will work with 
  • Continuously seek improvements through discovery by driving research and analysis efforts, as well as communicating with stakeholders across the organization to discover opportunities for impact 
  • Ensure the team’s regular delivery of product increments by contributing to the planning, execution and review of each sprint 
  • Work with the team to refine and improve the way of work & protect the team from influences that impact scope and delivery 
  • Help ensure the right balance between meeting the needs of the internal customers and managing technical debt and technical roadmaps 
  • Be the champion of the (internal) customer focus 

About you

At i3D.net, who you are is just as important as what you can do. You can be your own master and relish the opportunity to structure your own days and interconnect with a multitude of people both in and outside the company. You can balance user-focus with business needs and have both strong analytical and communication skills. Most importantly, you’re a team player who can stand your ground in a fast-paced but fun working environment.  

Your Skills 

  • You have at least 2 years of demonstrated experience in Technical Product Management and preferably additional experience in Engineering 
  • You are a strong strategic problem solver and highly capable of contributing to product vision and strategy 
  • You have hands-on experience leading cross-functional teams and shipped great products consumed by internal engineering teams 
  • You are comfortable discussing highly technical topics with engineers and enjoy building bridges between technical and business stakeholders 
  • You can make strategic choices, taking into consideration technical, business and your direct stakeholders’ needs 
  • You can balance day-to-day tactical choices with the long-term vision and strategy, ensuring we achieve our strategic goals while remaining opportunistic and flexible to tackle unexpected challenges 
  • You are fueled by curiosity, always on the lookout to learn how something works and what can be improved, be it our platform’s architecture, reliability or scalability of our database infrastructure 
  • Strong adaptable and hands-on approach to anticipate to surprises and provide solutions 
  • Understand the value of long-term sustainability versus short-term trade-offs 
  • Positive and enthusiastic and the ambition to develop both yourself as your team 
  • Fluent in written and spoken English 

Work From Home Budget

Remote is the new office. Optimize your home office space to suit your comfort and needs.

High-End Laptop

The latest Dell XPS will be at your disposal so you'll be ready to rock 'n roll from day one.

Annual Bonus

Get your hard work rewarded with our performance-based bonus of up to 12% of your yearly salary.

Travel the Globe

With offices, data center PoPs, and customers scattered across the globe, you'll be sure to see a city or two.

Vitality @ Work

Keep your mind and body in top shape with our company-funded programs. Quit smoking, get a health check, personal training, or mental coaching.

Workout in our Gym

A fully equipped gym in our Rotterdam office equals deadlifts, squats, and the treadmill for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.

Personal Development

The sky is the limit. We offer you all the room to grow. With our unlimited educational fund, we've got you covered for everything from books or part-time courses to a whole Master’s degree.

Get Free Games

Access to the entire Ubisoft backlog for life comes with the job! You'll never be bored again.

Fantastic Bar

Views, 50 specialty beers, french fries, Friday afternoon drinks, and an all-you-can-eat candy buffet.

What we do

Low latency is our mission! In 2002 we set out to improve online experiences for gamers. Today, we translate our hosting innovations to various industries, but gaming is still in our DNA. And as of 2019, we are part of the Ubisoft family! We build out our network presence in data centers across the globe – from Madrid to Mumbai, Amsterdam to Seattle, and everything in between – bringing content closer to the users. 

Our team works hard on everything related to running our privately owned premium network, from opening new points-of-presence, setting up peering relationships, developing integral products like anti-DDoS protection, and serving our customers with expert help and advice. Finally, we play even harder, in our office gym and bar, and with our lifetime access to Ubisoft games. 

What does i3D.net offer you?

  • A challenging and dynamic job in an international company
  • A competitive salary (depending on education, knowledge, and experience)
  • 25 vacation days (excluding national holidays)
  • Travel allowance & work-from-home budget
  • Collective pension scheme
  • All the hardware and software you need to perform, including a laptop
  • Career guidance, including remuneration of relevant education, courses, and training
  • A modern office in a prime location with open workplaces
  • Free access to Ubisoft games through Ubisoft Connect
  • Free use of the in-house gym

i3D.net is an equal opportunity employer. At i3D.net, we believe in a fair and equal workplace for all and foster an environment that is inclusive as well as diverse. We do not discriminate based on color, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender (identity), age, mental or physical abilities, or other characteristics. We believe that employees thrive when they can be comfortable and be themselves! We encourage candidates to apply knowing that they will be considered solely on their merits and qualifications.

What you can expect

Did you find your next career step?

That’s great! Apply for the position with your cover letter and CV and we’ll get in touch with you as soon as we can.
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The Netherlands
Inquiries

+31 (0)10 890 00 70
hr@i3d.net

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