Technical Product Manager (Data APIs)

This is an excellent opportunity for a take-charge Product Manager who excels at planning, prioritizing, and maintaining a product roadmap. You’ll be responsible for producing specifications that are key to the product, as well as developing innovative product features that drive awareness, engagement and customer satisfaction. You’ll be able to operate efficiently in a dynamic and fast paced environment, while managing multiple projects and ensuring top quality delivery.

Working at both strategic and operational levels, you’ll value evidenced based decision making based on the insights the data illustrates. This role works closely with cross-functional teams, such as Sales, Marketing, Content, Tech, Design and Conversion. In this role you’ll handle issues in a dynamic and creative way, have full ownership of exciting projects, and bring your enthusiasm and love of product development to make suggestions that greatly impact user experiences.

What You’ll Do

  • Plan and prioritize a product roadmap and see it through to completion
  • Produce specifications for individual projects that are key to the product
  • Own the definition, execution, and delivery of our data APIs that provide services to the external and internal user experience products
  • Bring hands-on troubleshooting and solution engineering on one hand and an entrepreneurial approach to achieving business outcomes on the other
  • Take ownership of the end-to-end product development life-cycle, from strategy through to product design and execution
  • Enjoy working with engineers to solve deep technical problems and build innovative solutions.
  • Bring new ideas and concepts from initial investigation and selection through to implementation, tackling challenges around reusability, flexibility, scale and security along the way
  • Operate efficiently in a fast-paced environment
  • Monitor the data and draw insights from it
  • Collaborate with architects, UI/UX, and team leads to drive requirements through the design phase

What You’ll Bring

  • Solid experience as a Product Manager or Product Owner in a web development environment
  • Proven track record of delivering high-quality product improvements
  • Experience putting together a product roadmap and seeing it through to completion
  • Good knowledge of websites, online content, SEO and web development
  • Outstanding team management skills
  • An impeccable eye for detail, as well as strong communication skills
  • Strong understanding of web analytics and how to analyze data to spot opportunities and make decisions
  • Team player mentality. We like to work with friendly people who thrive when working collaboratively
  • Improvement mindset. Constantly striving to learn, develop and grow.
  • Passion & energy. Enjoying a fast-paced working environment where your passion will shine through
  • Self-motivated. You will need the drive to lead, inspire and get things done
  • Some experience or a strong knowledge of the sports betting space would be advantageous although not essential
  • What We Can Do For You!
  • A competitive base salary package
  • Individual and company performance based annual discretionary bonus
  • Paid time off: 3 weeks’ vacation, public holidays, birthday, office is closed between Christmas and New Years
  • Health and dental benefits with no waiting period
  • 5% company matched pension contributions
  • Self-driven annual training budget so you can continue to grow professionally
  • Flexible working hours and work from home options
  • Company parties in the summer, winter, and a few fun events in between
  • Engaging, fun, and casual company culture
  • Dog friendly office and free parking

About Covers
We’re becoming the world’s leading sports betting authority by making smarter sports bettors.

We’re a digital platform that brings together expert insight, rich user experience and a passionate community to help sports bettors bet smarter. In the overwhelming world of sports betting, we’ve created a single place where people who love the risk and rush of competition come together to share their passion and harness our 26 years of expertise, to build their game, win more consistently, and have fun doing it.

We currently see 20 million sports fans visit our site annually, and our goals for the coming year are aggressive. We’ve doubled the size of our company in 12 months, and plan to do so again in the next 24.

One thing is for sure: we’re set for a big next season.

Covers.com is serviced by NS Sports Media Pros Ltd., a related company who specializes in professional services and is located in Halifax, Nova Scotia.