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Sr Technical Product Manger

JOB TITLE: SR TECHNICAL PRODUCT MANAGER

LOCATION: MUMBAI, INDIA

OUR STORY:

JioSaavn is South Asia’s leading music streaming service. We are over 200 entrepreneurs, across New York, California, Mumbai, Gurgaon, and Bangalore, who help music lovers access, discover, and listen to their favorite songs across languages and genres. In early 2018, a merger between JioMusic and Saavn was announced; creating a combined entity valued at over $1 billion. 

We blend digital technology, data analysis (which we have affectionately coined Music Science), and a strong, fearless business acumen to reach all corners of the globe. Through partnerships with Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Twitter and Shazam - to name a few - JioSaavn reaches more music fans across the world. Our award-winning mobile products, partnerships, innovations and thought leadership have been featured in some of the world’s leading publications, from The New York Times, to The Wall Street Journal, The Economic Times to Forbes, and many more. We are well-funded by some of the world’s most successful institutional investors and global media companies as well as a number of strategic individuals. Beyond investing, they are advisors and supporters of our vision, our passion, and our collective ability to deliver a revolutionary music experience as the leader in India.

OUR CULTURE:

At JioSaavn, we ignite passion and performance to work towards a collective goal: creating the perfect mobile entertainment ecosystem that delivers the best possible music experience to millions of listeners around the world. Our default mode is that of perpetual innovation. Together, we form a concerted rhythm that goes beyond borders. We don't just go with the flow, we create it.

JioSaavn offers a dynamic and unconventional work environment, full of fun wholesome experiences – from in-office performances by some of the world’s most beloved musicians to opportunities for international travel. We believe creativity and technology blend together like sweet melodies. When you choose JioSaavn, you join a diverse world of high-calibre techies, artists, and inventors hailing from companies like Yahoo!, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google, Qualcomm, HBO, Microsoft, Flipkart, Amazon, Paytm, Quikr, MSN, and NDTV. We are one of the few digital companies to provide employment opportunities that meet the Silicon Valley benchmark – right here in Mumbai! Figures, since we’ve got Silicon Valley covered, too.

Our value-based, people-first work culture is about empowering every individual in our global team to be catalysts for change in this dynamic digital world. Every day is an opportunity to bring your vision to life, and to expand, learn and grow. No idea is left unconsidered. No voice is left unheard.

With listeners speaking multiple languages in almost every country in the world, we like to think we have the most diverse user base on the planet. This has only been made possible because of the value we place on radical inclusivity in our offices across the globe. We believe different is wonderful, and what sets us apart is also what brings us closer. JioSaavn prides itself on being an equal opportunity employer. We have committed ourselves to creating a safe environment with fair and equal access and opportunities, sans discrimination. We encourage everyone to be open to experiences and perspectives beyond their normal; divergent thinkers create differentiated products, and even better music.

If our vibe matches with yours, we'd love to hear from you.

 

ROLE

JioSaavn is seeking a Technical Product Manager to join our core Product team. You’ll work closely with PMs and engineers to help monitor, manage, and improve the performance and quality of all of our core products and systems. You will ensure we deliver the fastest, most stable, and most seamless experience possible. Youmust understand what is and isn’t possible without asking, push the envelope of performance and stability in all areas, champion and defend each team’s time, and obsess over building a fast, smooth, and stable userexperience – on our core platforms, across our systems, and even extending to third parties and partner APIs.You should eat data for breakfast, be the voice of users and teams who aren’t in the room, keep digging past the surface until you understand the real problem, and have a smart, delightful solution.

 RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Own highly technical areas of the product
  • Work closely with the engineering and product teams to monitor and consistently improve performance and network efficiency, and optimize APIs.
  • Translate ideas and goals into implementable solutions.
  • Work with the QA and Audience Experience team to understand consumer issues, translate them into discrete bugs, design test cases, and unearth solutions.
  • Manage delivery of world-class products, including writing or contributing to detailed PRDs and defining exhaustive and accurate test cases.
  • Conceive, run, and analyze valuable A/B tests.
  • Conduct consumer surveys and distill into unbiased data points.
  • Support data analyses, using a combination of Python and SQL, on a variety of cross-functional projects.
  • Deep-dive into data and metrics to analyse product impact, and help define subsequent roadmap decisions.
  • Question everything and never settle.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science from a Tier 1 college.
  • At least 3+ years of software development experience, preferably on Android and/or iOS mobile applications.
  • Exceptional communication skills – both written and verbal.
  • Extremely well-organized, with great attention to detail.
  • Deep understanding of end-to-end systems, from infrastructure to back-end to clients, and where performance choke points and issues live.
  • Strong experience and understanding of agile methodologies, with proficiency in JIRA, Crashlytics, and Firebase.
  • Proficient in SQL, Python, and data analysis.

 

BONUS SKILLS:

Ideally, you’ll also excel at least a few of the following:

  • Analytics, data science, and complex querying.
  • User research and analysis.
  • Native mobile client development.
  • Front- or back-end development.
  • Infrastructure setup and maintenance.

BENEFITS AND PERKS:

At JioSaavn, we blur work and play, and you get all the perks of a global company.  You will get to work with a dynamic group of entrepreneurs, who are delivering results and working zealously across time zones to make a difference in the way the world experiences music.  We love what we do, and we think you will too.

  • Group Mediclaim
  • Fun Fridays
  • Flexible vacation policies
  • Free healthy (and unhealthy) lunches & snacks
  • JioSaavn-sponsored team outings

 

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