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Senior Product Manager, Search Infrastructure

Wayfair
4 Copley Place - Floor 7
Boston, MA 02116

Senior Product Manager, Search Infrastructure

Wayfair believes everyone deserves a home they love, and that furnishing your home should be a source of fun, not anxiety. Our consumer-facing Product team plays a crucial role in making this vision a reality for millions of people around the world. Partnering with Engineering, Experience Design, Analytics and business leaders across Wayfair, our Product team ensures that were building technology that solves important customer problems in elegant, scalable, measurable ways. Were tackling a wide array of fascinating, incredibly difficult problems - like helping a massive, rapidly growing global customer base efficiently find the perfect products from our catalog of >10M items (with the majority of traffic on mobile), building 2-sided marketplaces to connect consumers with interior designers and contractors, and leveraging A/R and Computer Vision to help customers visualize products in their space. We have a modern tech stack including sophisticated capabilities around AI, data science, multivariate testing and personalization. And were a highly collaborative, supportive team that values learning, psychological safety and intentional career development.

As a Senior Product Manager on our Search team, you will define and establish the necessary infrastructure used to delight tens of millions of customers and support record breaking company growth. Youll accomplish this by leading the development of our data platform (Solr) thats leveraged everywhere we show products. By scaling this system youll define and build the breakthroughs necessary to catapult this critical capability to the next level. Youll drive success through your technical dexterity, executive presence, and rigorous focus on delivering business value through elegant solutions. Youll lead the charge by rallying a fully dedicated team of of engineers, analysts, and fellow product managers to define and execute on your vision.

What You'll Do

  • Develop a deep understanding of internal users and their use cases as well as internal business strategy / goals
  • Build strong relationships throughout the organization, ensuring transparency across our roadmaps and surfacing opportunities to improve our collective velocity, consistency and/or quality
  • Define, monitor and communicate KPIs for your product area
  • Create a product vision and strategy that will help us delight our target users and achieve our business goals
  • Translate our product vision / strategy into a well-sequenced roadmap, and ensure that your roadmap evolves as we learn and adjust our business goals
  • Partner closely with dedicated Engineering and Analytics teams to execute against your roadmap and continually improve team velocity
  • Improve our product in ways that matter most to our users and have the biggest impact on our KPIs by using quantitative and qualitative data

What You'll Need

  • 5+ years experience in product management (B2C or B2B)
  • Excellent analytical skills with demonstrated experience turning data into actionable insights
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills at the senior leadership level, as well as with cross-functional teams
  • Deep understanding of business strategy and metrics
  • BA with strong academic record (strong preference for technical, quantitative, or scientific backgrounds)
  • Highly entrepreneurial mindset, with a bias for customer-focused innovation
  • Familiarity with Excel, SQL, and multivariate testing practices a plus
  • Positive, people-oriented, and energetic attitude
Category: Product Management
Full-time

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