Senior Product Manager, A/B Testing Platform & Tools

Job Description:

We are looking for an experienced technical Product Manager that is passionate about building data & technology platforms that enable great customer experiences. HomeAway is an exciting, international, profitable company that is transforming the market to become the world's leading vacation rental marketplace. We are searching for a Senior Product Manager to lead the A/B testing platform and toolset used by all HomeAway product teams around the world to enable best-in-class data-driven product development.  

As part of the Product Management organization, the Senior Product Manager contributes to the success of the team by driving all phases of product initiatives: setting the strategic vision and product roadmap, collaborating with internal users, researching & defining requirements, analyzing data, and working closely with development to implement, measure, refine and deploy new capabilities. The Senior Product Manager will serve as a testing & analytics expert in order to establish a product vision, solution roadmap, and an effective engineering partnership to build a scalable test & learn platform for hundreds of users that impacts millions of owners and travelers every single day.

Primary Responsibilities:

 - Establish the product vision, goals, roadmap, priorities and rollout plans for the global A/B testing platform & toolset, focused on improving testing insights and velocity

 - Collaborate with product management, analytics, engineering, data science, information systems teams to gather feedback and requirements

 - Define and lead the creation of new capabilities, such as self-service dashboards, results summarization, test & data quality/consistency checks, tools to speed access to insights

 - Work closely with engineering to specify feature details, create user stories, drive Agile delivery and UAT

 - Problem-solve data reliability and accuracy challenges in conjunction with other teams

 - Establish instrumentation and data collection standards and improvements

 - Create and deliver training, education and documentation for stakeholders

 - Benchmark capabilities vs industry leaders and competitors

 - Explore & deliver new tools and techniques for testing and insights

Candidate Profile:

To be considered for the position, you must have demonstrated relevant and current expertise in directing strategy of data analytics tools and processes.  Product Managers should be curious about data and passionate about well-designed online products, end user experience, and current and evolving best practices in software development and A/B testing.

- 5+ years of technical Product Management or data analytics experience 

- 2+ years of hands on software development experience preferred; alternatively, demonstrated understanding of technology & data architecture for high-volume websites

- Demonstrated understanding of how to utilize data across different sources, data normalization, data accuracy, and statistical analysis methods

- Expert in data visualization and how to communicate complex data in consumable ways

- Proven knowledge of software development methodologies, UI/UX design and usability, A/B testing

- Experience utilizing web analytics and data analysis to aid business decisions 

- Experience with data science coding tools such as R is strongly preferred

- Travel and e-commerce experience preferred 

- Ability to manage large, complex, international projects in a fast-paced environment 

- Excellent communication skills (written and verbal); proven ability to work with cross-functional teams to drive execution against project milestones and deliverables

- BS or BA in computer science or a related field 

- Must be willing to travel up to 10% Internationally


- Great Medical & Dental Plans

- Highly competitive salary

- Target Annual Bonus

- 4 weeks Paid Vacation

- Free Vacation Rental on a Yearly Basis (taxable benefit)

- Ability to work up to two weeks in any of our offices around the world on a yearly basis

- Free Snacks

- Weekly company update talks with our leadership team

- Free Listing on HomeAway.com

- Stand-Up Desk

- Company Stock (RSUs)

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