Senior Technical Product Manager R7851

Product Management | Brighton, United Kingdom,United Kingdom

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Job Description

To own the strategy, roadmap and execution of Avalara's Europe Compliance capabilities including data integration, import, validation and preparation of VAT Returns.

Your mission will be to drive the architectural modernization, transformation, integration, release and convergence of the Europe Compliance platform with the Global Platform and shared services.

As the Senior Technical Product Manager for VAT Capabilities, you will be responsible for defining the technical specifications and roadmap of integrating Avalara's Indirect Tax solutions onto our shared platform services.

This will require a well thought out strategy for standardizing and modernizing our tech stacks, APIs, and data flows so that our suite of solutions can continue to deliver on unique market needs, while leveraging the best of our shared services.

This role requires close collaboration with solution product managers, 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 Director, Product Management Europe.

Job Duties


  • Work with product, architecture 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 scrum teams 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 conviction.

  • 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 design, or IT. You've integrated and managed applications/products for B2B businesses/companies using agile/lean methodologies.

    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.

    About Avalara

    We're building cloud-based tax compliance solutions to handle every transaction in the world. Imagine every transaction you make — every tank of gas, cup of coffee, or pair of sneakers, every movie ticket, meal kit, or streamed song, every sensor-to-sensor ping. Nearly every time you make a purchase, physical or digital, there's an accompanying unique and nuanced tax compliance calculation.

    The logic behind calculating taxes — the rules, rates, and boundaries — is a global, layered, three-dimensional mess of complexity, with compliance dictated by governments and applied by every business, every day.

    Avalara works with businesses of all sizes, all over the world — from corner stores to gigantic global retailers — to calculate tax accurately and automatically, at speeds measured in milliseconds. That's a massive technical challenge, in terms of scale, reliability, and complexity, and we do it better than anyone.

    That's why we're growing fast!

    Headquartered in Seattle, Avalara has offices across north and south America, Europe and India

    Equal Opportunities: 

    Avalara is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, creed, religion, age, gender, national orientation, disability, sexual orientation, or any other factor protected by law.

    Reasonable Accommodation:

    Avalara is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to job applicants with physical or mental disabilities. Applicants with a disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process can follow this process outlined when applying for a position: Please provide your name and contact information to our recruitment team at recruitmentEMEA@avalara.com

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