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Director of Product Management - Infrastructure

Spotnana Technology

Spotnana Technology

Other Engineering, Product
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Saturday, May 4, 2024

Are you ready for the best destination of your career?

Spotnana is modernizing the infrastructure for the multi-trillion-dollar travel industry. Our groundbreaking travel platform powers next-generation travel experiences for Fortune 100 companies and the world’s leading airlines, hotel chains, technology providers, and financial services firms.

We are tackling the hardest problems the travel industry has to offer, and we need your help. Join us in our quest to make travel effortless so it’s easier for everyone to build deeper connections, stronger teams, and unforgettable memories.

Culture is always fluid. It evolves as a business grows, along with the people who drive it forward. We seek people who have different perspectives, but shared values. Before you embark on this journey, quickly check in on whether you are aligned with our company values:

  1. Obsessed with Customer Needs: We earn the trust and loyalty of our customers by solving their problems.
  2. Do the Impossible: We solve tough problems through innovation and are inspired by unprecedented challenges.
  3. Build Globally, Serve Locally: We embrace a global mindset and celebrate diversity as we serve customers around the world.
  4. Act Like Owners: We constantly find problems to solve. Decisions are not made in isolation. We work hard, work smart, and work together.
  5. Constantly Change, Learn & Evolve: We flourish by adapting quickly to new challenges and by learning from everyone around us. Building something new is not always glamorous work. Roll up your sleeves, get your hands dirty, and evolve.
  6. Respect Above All: We are humble and treat others with the same respect we desire for ourselves. Our work culture is a safe environment where everyone is open to feedback and new ideas.

How you'll make an impact

As the Director of Product Management - Infrastructure & Platform, you will spearhead the creation of our travel-as-a-service platform, building the foundation upon which all future travel companies will stand. You will advocate for our partners and their developers, empowering them to create innovative new travel solutions for their own customers, and helping to move the entire travel industry forward. This position requires technical expertise, fluency in creating API-first products, a hands-on approach, and the ability to move quickly to meet our ambitious goals.

What you'll own:

  • Lead the development of our travel-as-a-service platform, building API-first solutions that meet customer needs and drive business growth.
  • Create a seamless integration process for third-parties who want to leverage our technology to build their own travel offerings.
  • Build a best in class suite of tools for travel management companies to help them drive efficiency and customer satisfaction.
  • Oversee the design and implementation of scalable and secure API architectures, ensuring reliability and performance for mission-critical systems.
  • Develop an industry leading payments infrastructure to facilitate the transfer of funds between disparate systems and countries across the globe.
  • Engage with current and prospective customers to understand their priorities, current problems, and opportunities for partnership.
  • Lead, manage, and coach a group of Product Managers, fostering a culture of continuous feedback and career development.

Experience to bring with you:

  • 10+ years of experience in product management, preferably in a SaaS or technology product environment - startup and travel experience are a plus.
  • Proven experience developing and launching API-first product offerings, with a deep understanding of RESTful APIs, microservices architecture, and developer experience best practices.
  • In-depth knowledge of payments processing systems, including payment gateways, merchant accounts, and PCI compliance requirements.
  • Experience leading geographically diverse teams to success through clear communication, alignment, and effective people management strategies.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills with the ability to inspire and mentor cross-functional teams, fostering a culture of collaboration, innovation, and continuous improvement.
  • Willingness to take on a player/coach leadership role and roll up your sleeves.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively engage and influence stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to navigate ambiguity and make informed decisions under pressure, considering trade-offs and risks to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Strategic mindset with the ability to translate business goals into actionable product initiatives, balancing short-term needs with long-term objectives.
  • Ability to work from our New York City office in a hybrid structure - this is not a remote eligible position

Let's talk compensation

Spotnana strives to be a fair, industry-competitive, and equitable compensation. Our approach holistically assesses total compensation, including cash, company equity and comprehensive benefits. Our market-based compensation approach uses data from trusted third-party compensation sources to set salary ranges that are thoughtful and consistent with the role, industry, company size, and internal equity of our team. Each employee is paid within the minimum and maximum of their position’s compensation range based on their skills, experience, qualifications, and other job-related specifications.

The annual cash compensation for this role is: $180k - $240k (Plus benefits and equity)

Benefits offered Include:

  • Equity in the form of stock options which provides partial ownership in the company so you can share in the success of the company as it grows
  • Pre-tax and ROTH 401(k) options via Fidelity with up to a 4% company match
  • Comprehensive benefit plans covering medical (United Healthcare or Kaiser), dental (Guardian), vision (Guardian), life (Mutual of Omaha), and disability (Mutual of Omaha) eective on your hire date. We cover
  • 100% of your employee premiums and 85% of your eligible dependents
  • Pre-tax flexible spending account options for health, dependent care and commuter expenses
  • 20 vacation days per year in additional to 10 company holidays, 4 company recharge/wellness days and an end of year company shutdown
  • Up to 26 weeks of Parental Leave
  • Monthly cell phone/internet stipend
  • Additional benefits including access to International Airlines Travel Agent Network IATAN membership, Pet Insurance through Fetch, Financial Wellness through Origin and SoFi, EAP through Mutual of Omaha, The Calm app through Kaiser, pre-tax parking/transit program and more

We are committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive environment and to encourage these values in everyone on our team. We provide an environment of mutual respect where opportunities are available without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We believe that diversity and inclusion for people from all walks of life is key to our success as a company.