Senior Product Manager - Data Platform

17 Aug 2021
21 Sep 2021
As a Senior Product Manager you will be responsible for defining and driving the vision for future data platform capabilities. Together with the engineering team, you will build customer centric, scalable and efficient Data infrastructure products making Zalando's petabytes of data accessible and impactful to all our internal users. Strong analytical skills and stakeholder management are key success factors for this role.

  • Improve data experience and user productivity by discovering new product opportunities with a customer-centric mindset, business savvy and performant execution
  • Drive product development by setting a clear vision and roadmap to achieve ambitious targets supported by data
  • Facilitate decision making by writing carefully crafted narrative documents which clearly communicate the rationale in an easily digestible and professional manner. Analyze and explain problems, propose solutions with their pros and cons
  • Be a mentor to other colleagues by showcasing deep expertise in your domain and acting as a role model for successful product management.

  • Several years of Product Management experience, collaborating with a team of data and software engineers and cross-functional partners to build products
  • Natural problem-solver, with a strong history of leading product discovery, solving meaningful customer and business problems, and delivering scalable solutions.
  • Ability to create a strong product vision and translate that vision for any audience, through well-crafted strategic documents, thorough requirements, and clear communication with stakeholders
  • An analytical mind, with the expertise to evaluate data, draw insights to make informed product decisions by defining success criteria and measuring impact of the product
  • Background in data infrastructure and data integration and getting excited about working with technical users as customers
  • Act as the product evangelist for data and data platform products, both internally and externally.

  • Culture of trust, empowerment and constructive feedback, open source commitment, meetups, game nights, 70+ internal technical and fun guilds, knowledge sharing through tech talks, internal tech academy and blogs, product demos, parties & events
  • Competitive salary, employee share shop, 40% Zalando shopping discount, discounts from external partners, centrally located offices, public transport discounts, municipality services, great IT equipment, flexible working times, additional holidays and volunteering time off, free beverages and fruits, diverse sports and health offerings
  • Extensive onboarding, mentoring and personal development opportunities and an international team of experts
  • Relocation assistance for internationals, PME family service and parent & child rooms* (*available only in select locations)

We celebrate diversity and are committed to building teams that represent a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.


Zalando is Europe's leading online platform for fashion, connecting customers, brands and partners across 23 markets. We drive digital solutions for fashion, logistics, advertising and research, bringing head-to-toe fashion to more than 42 million active customers through diverse skill-sets, interests and languages our teams choose to use.

Please note that all applications must be completed using the online form - we do not accept applications via e-mail.

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