Principal Technical Product Manager, Int'l & Industry Integrations

Product Management Seattle, Washington Remote, United States Durham, North Carolina


Job Summary

To own the product integration and unification strategy, roadmap, and execution across Avalara's International and Industry product lines. Your mission will be to drive architectural modernization, integration, and convergence of Avalara's suite of international & industry solutions onto our shared platform services.

Responsibilities

As the Principal Technical Product Management, you will be responsible for defining the specifications and roadmap for integrating Avalara's International and Industry solutions onto our shared platform services. This will require a well thought out strategy for standardizing and modernizing our tech stacks, APIs, and data glows so that our suite of solutions can continue to deliver on unique market needs per region and industry, while leveraging the best of our shared services. This role requires close collaboration with product line managers, architects, and engineering leaders to properly scope, plan, and execute acquisition integration and product modernization/migration strategies. This role reports to the SVP, Solutions Product Management.

Primary responsibilities include:


  • Work with product and engineering teams to develop functional and architectural requirements for product integration and convergence onto shared platform services, unified UX, and common business services.
  • Work with shared services and platform teams to define standards for application modernization, data integration, QTC/billing/subscription/usage consolidation, tech stack unification and consumption of shared services and UX across multiple product lines (acquired and organic).
  • Work with architects and engineering to create an architectural roadmap and strategy to drive product modernization, migration and transitions, while enabling our product lines to continually evolve.
  • Evangelize and communicate integration strategy and roadmap with customers, cross-functional stakeholders, and executives---achieving understanding and alignment of prioritization decisions through transparency, collaboration, and with customer-evidenced
  • Partner cross-functionally with other leaders and teams across product management, UX, engineering, sales, support, services, and other business stakeholders to drive alignment of product priorities tied to growth, efficiency, quality, and sustained differentiation.
  • Qualifications


  • Domain: You have at least 7-10 years of experience across product development or product management, product analyst/operations, product design, or IT. You've integrated and managed applications/products for B2B businesses/companies using agile/lean
  • Technology: You have hands-on, deep knowledge of data integration/infrastructure, application infrastructure, APIs, microservices, and systems architecture. You've been a key player in managing/leading product/technology migrations.
  • Built for scale: You know how to design and architect products for scale and flexibility, enabling any-to-any integrations through APIs.
  • Problem-solver: You are a master problem solver. You are highly data-driven and demonstrated intellectual horsepower, creativity, analytical, curious, with a growth mindset. You can fail fast, take risk and learn fast.
  • Focused: You are focused and disciplined with a strong ability to prioritize, organize thoughts and organize the work in a structured and consumable way, strong goal-orientation, selective and don't get easily distracted.
  • Strategic: You are highly strategic but can go deep. You have the ability to see and plan for mid- and long-term, connecting priorities to the company/product vision and roadmap, and translating that to actions and priorities for product teams.
  • Integrity: You operate with the highest degree of integrity. You behave consistently based on high moral standards, do the right thing, and lead with intellectual honest
  • Achiever: You constantly chase excellence and go to extraordinary lengths to deliver great outcomes. You're open to feedback and new ideas, personal improvement, always raising the bar. You can lift up the team as a result.
  • Collaborator: You are a strong collaborator with high EQ and a sense of empathy. You know how to disagree-and-commit, can break down organizational barriers.
  • Avalara is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, gender, national orientation, disability, sexual orientation, US Veteran status, or any other factor protected by law.