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SRE Product Manager - Platform Engineering Team (Germany or remote within EMEA)

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The Company 

James Berdigans, CEO of Printify: 
“Our mission is to build an ever-evolving platform that lets anyone start an e-commerce business with as little investment and risk as possible. Our vision is to transform e-commerce from mass manufacturing to on-demand production, eliminating excess stock and reducing environmental waste.”
With no leftover stock and minimal risk, Printify has already helped more than 1 million merchants and creators grow their e-commerce business and sell custom design products without upfront investment. We ensure high quality at a low cost. 

On September 9th, 2021, Printify announced that it has secured $50M in Series A funding led by Index Ventures, with participation from H&M Group, Virgin Group, founders of leading technology companies Wise, Vinted, Squarespace, RedHat, and entertainment industry investors such as Will Smith’s Dreamers VC.
Printify will use this investment to further expand its marketplace and hire the best talents available around the world.

The Team

Printify’s Product Team owns a portfolio of products ranging from merchant and print provider facing to internal technical support. We use the best product management practices to deliver products that customers love. We can proudly say that we are a highly data-driven, customer-centric product organization.

The Role

As an SRE Product Manager, you will be part of the Platform Engineering Team and will be responsible for infrastructure as a service. Your customers will be all of Printify's internal product teams and engineers. You will be supporting your customers in achieving their specific reliability, scalability, and performance outcomes for services in the production, building automated tools for improving engineering efficiency and establishing and consulting best practices for production services. 
 
Ideal candidates love to dive into the details of complex computer science challenges and are capable of collaborating among cross-functional stakeholders with ease. This role requires a high level of analytical thinking, attention to detail, project management skills, and a get-stuff-done attitude.


Your responsibilities

  • Set a strategic vision for your product team by inspiring and motivating the team
  • Identifying opportunities and a long-term strategy to simplify and improve the reliability and day-to-day operations of production services
  • Prioritize our investments in comprehensive, generalized tooling and automation to improve engineering efficiency
  • Identify and prioritize opportunities for cloud infrastructure cost optimization
  • Align and partner with product teams to standardize services on supported libraries, infrastructure, and system designs
  • Align the team’s deliverables with other Printify product teams' needs
  • Identify opportunities and adjust team priorities and backlog to maximize business impact
  • Set clear goals and deliverables for the team
  • Minimum qualifications

  • Computer science or engineering education is strongly preferred
  • A background in SRE and DevOps is a must-have
  • At least 3 years in product management and direct partnership with engineering teams in a prior role
  • Experience with Kubernetes and Cloud computing (AWS)
  • Ability to create high-level technical directions
  • Ability to think strategically and craft a compelling product vision
  • Experience in building distributed, highly scalable, dynamically deployed, reliable systems
  • Passionate about technology and can keep up with the latest trends in the field
  • Excellent written & spoken communication skills in English
  • Preferred qualifications

  • Ability to make data-driven decisions and apply continuous improvement methodologies across your team
  • Excellent quantitative problem solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to communicate complex technical issues simply and effectively to a wide range of audiences from engineers to executives
  • Well-versed in Agile and Scrum/Kanban methodologies and principles
  • You have a get-stuff-done attitude, have great positive energy, and thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • What we offer

  • Stock options so you own a part of Printify
  • Start your workday anywhere between 7 AM and 11 AM. As long as the job is done and you’re happy and healthy, you can adapt your workflow to fit both meetings and friends
  • Remote work is possible and encouraged within the EMEA timezone
  • Work from anywhere - our Printify Houses in Riga or Tallinn, your remote home office, or a co-working hub
  • International relocation support for international candidates who wish to work in Riga or Tallinn
  • Access to mentorship, internal meetups, and hackathons both on-site and online. 
  • A personalized learning budget for professional development and unlimited access to our book library
  • Support for your well-being - we cover health insurance or issue an insurance budget depending on your contract. You can work out at our in-house gym or receive a gym membership allowance if you’re working from abroad

  • Joining Printify means joining an international company with an amazing team that has grown to over 500 people. At Printify, people from over 20 nationalities and with many different backgrounds are working together in our Riga office and around the world.  

    We play to win together, and we always strive for excellence. We want to achieve great things and make a meaningful change in our customers’ lives. Our customers are our most important asset and our compass in showing us the direction to go. We value a strong learning culture and are united by a growth mindset. 

    Words from our investors: 

    Richard Branson, Founder of the Virgin Group: “Entrepreneurial spirit runs through the Virgin Group, which is why I’m proud to support Printify. Both Printify’s vision and success story to date embed this special entrepreneurial spirit, which in turn has created a rapidly growing and robust e-commerce platform. Printify’s unique proposition helps people market their brands through customizable products, with no upfront investment. We’re excited to support its growth in the coming years.” 

    Elise Fahlen, Investment Manager at H&M CO:LAB: “With the world experiencing rapid growth in on-demand services, H&M Group is thrilled to have invested in Printify and the team behind it. The execution of the founder’s vision and their impressive success to date speaks not only to the scalability of the product but also in their ability to be a long-standing industry leader in this space.” 

    Dino Becirovic, Principal at Index Ventures: "Printify is the leading marketplace for on-demand manufacturing, offering the largest selection of products and print providers. They have removed all the barriers to product creation and enabled over 2 million creators to launch successful merchandise businesses at the push of a button. Over time, as more manufacturers come online and more methods become available, Printify will allow any creator to bring their wildest product ideas to reality.”