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Product Manager - Data Platform (m/f/d)



Berlin, Germany
Posted on Tuesday, February 20, 2024

We are seeking a versatile and skilled Product Manager for our Data Platform team, responsible for overseeing the development, maintenance, and optimization of our data infrastructure ensuring robustness, scalability, and security across our platform. The ideal candidate will possess a strong background in product management coupled with hands-on experience in data engineering practices.

Reporting to the Head of Product for Data, the focus will encompass strategic product management responsibilities.

Your Responsibilities

Product at Raisin requires a broad set of soft and hard skills. While every day is different we see the following as a useful guide as to what to expect:

  • You will be the go-to expert for your product and know how company-level business results are influenced by your product.

  • You will lead the iterative refinement of major customer- or business- product problems in your product. You express clearly their value and success criteria, and you call out risks, dependencies and assumptions to qualify. You exhibit accountability for outcomes, not just output.

  • You will define and execute the product roadmap for the Data Platform, encompassing technologies such as Snowflake, Looker, and Managed Workflows for Apache Airflow (MWAA). You will help to illuminate the (collective best guesses for) the most valuable and feasible path for the next 12 months. You get buy-in and inspire your colleagues to help realise it.

  • You will author and make transparent quarterly OKRs and plans with your Engineering lead which have clear value and connection to strategy, ambition and realism, and seek buy-in from your team and stakeholders.

  • You will work excellently with your engineering colleagues. You have a grasp of the best practices of these disciplines, and our implementations-that you can usually sketch coherent high-level solutions to product problems in various relevant software design artefacts which fundamentally stand up to critiques of your counterparts.

  • You will drive the design and implementation of features and enhancements within the data infrastructure, focusing on improving performance, reliability, and user experience.

  • You will foster a team culture in which feedback is given and received willingly and continually incl. public praise and private, considerate learning opportunities. For you, failure is a shared outcome.

  • You will establish and maintain high-functioning communication channels between your team and all your stakeholder groups to maximise their and your effectiveness. You understand their goals, jobs and pains. You bring in the right people, at the right time, in the right way to topics, and convey complex topics, simply and effectively.

  • You will oversee data governance, security, and compliance initiatives, ensuring adherence to regulatory standards and best practices.

  • You will implement additional features on Data Platform using Airflow, Snowflake & AWS

  • You will execute proof of concepts for testing and evaluating new tools & technologies relevant to data tech stack and propose adoption wherever necessary

Your Profile

Must haves:

  • 2+ years of Product Management experience within data-related domains.

  • Experience leading a cross-functional team of engineers

Nice to haves:

  • Hands-on expertise in data engineering tools and technologies such as SQL, Apache Airflow, ETL processes, etc.

  • Strong understanding of data infrastructure components like Snowflake, Looker, and their integration in complex systems.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, ability to collaborate effectively with diverse teams.

  • A proactive problem-solving approach

Important attributes for this role:

  • Bachelor's/Master's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Data Science, or related fields.

  • Experience with cloud-based data solutions (AWS, Azure, GCP).

  • Familiarity with agile methodologies and project management tools.

Join our mission, join our team - and grow with us!
At Raisin, we care about each other and it is one of our top priorities to foster an open and caring environment in which everyone feels welcome and comfortable. Our culture is strongly driven by our ambitious team, which, connects more than 40 different nationalities.

You'll find us in our modern and open office in the trendy Kreuzberg district with a view of the Spree River, ideally connected to public transportation and surrounded by a variety of restaurants and shopping opportunities.

As part of our team, you will benefit from:
  • Personal training budget of 1,700 € and four full training days per year.
  • Access to Babbel for continuous language learning.
  • Hungry all the time? Snacks, daily fresh fruit as well as drinks provided at the office.
  • Flexible working hours, home office and 28 vacation days.
  • Enjoy more than 50+ different sports with Urban Sports Club: We subsidize your membership with more than €20 per month.
  • A company pension scheme (Betriebliche Altersvorsorge), which we support with 20%.
  • Do you miss being in the office? The Deutschland Ticket gets you there, which we subsidize with €25 per month.
  • You are moving from another country or city to join us? We will support your relocation.
About us

Raisin is the trailblazer in the savings and investment space. Founded in 2012, the fintech company started by opening the $95+ trillion deposits and investments market of the European Union, the United Kingdom and the United States to consumers. Today, Raisin serves more than one million customers in these three markets, offering savings products as well as investment and pension products. This makes the Berlin-based fintech one of the leading global savings and investments marketplaces. Savers get a wider choice of attractive products with the ability to move their money freely. In addition, financial service providers get best-in-class marketplace solutions for their customers, and banks get better access to retail funding. Raisin operates its own B2C marketplaces in Europe and the U.S. under the brands Raisin, WeltSparen and ZINSPILOT.

In Germany, the company offers ETF-based investment and retirement products, Private Equity and Crypto investments, and savings products. Raisin works with over 400 banks and financial service providers from over 30 countries. Raisin has €50 billion AuA and generated over €1 billion in interest for its customers worldwide. Raisin is backed by renowned international investors such as b2venture, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, Greycroft, Headline, Index Ventures, Latitude Ventures, Orange Ventures, PayPal Ventures, Top Tier Capital Partners, Ribbit Capital, Vitruvian Partners and M&G.

The company has offices in Berlin, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Madrid, Manchester, Munich and New York.

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or gender identity.