Technical Product Manager (Billing Systems)

Job description

OpenVPN is seeking a Software Development Manager to run a small development team (2-4 devs and QA) to support the entire development life cycle for one of our products. Primary responsibilities will include:

  • Take ownership of the project and drive the software development process through all stages of the SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle)
  • Manage the specification, planning, progress, status updates, and delivery of the software product
  • Disseminate technical documentation to relevant teams and organize effective feedback cycles
  • Work closely with stakeholders and other teams across the company to ensure everyone is on the same page
  • Promote a culture of quality throughout the organization
  • Work with DevOps to go live with the feature
  • Lead SCRUM meetings

Since this person will be working on enhancing our billing functions, excellent working knowledge of payment gateways, credit card processing, and subscription billing is a must. Even more critical to success in this position would be a proactive attitude and the ability to assume responsibility, take ownership of the project, and drive it to success.

Our philosophy is that we are a small, closely-knit team and we care deeply about you:

  • Competitive pay rates.
  • Fully remote work environments.
  • Generous time off opportunities.
  • Team trips and special events.
  • A family-like work atmosphere.

Requirements

  • At least 2 years of proven experience as a Product Manager or a Product Owner on SaaS products of which at least 1 year involves working with the billing and charging aspects of the product.
  • Understanding of billing models and key revenue metrics
  • Experience writing technical documentation (functional and technical product specifications)
  • Knowledge of payment/invoicing SaaS providers (for example, Chargebee, Authorize, Braintree) is desirable
  • Experience creating user stories and using Jira to manage sprints
  • Drive product metrics development to collect insights to make proper decisions about product development is desired
  • Understanding of UX, UI, usability
  • Familiarity with RESTful services
  • Good knowledge of networking, protocols, authentication, etc.
  • Excellent English communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Proactive and can-do attitude, ability to multitask
  • Flexible schedule — ability to work across time zones