Principal Product Manager - Consumer Engagement

Zillow - Seattle, WA3.9

Full-timeEstimated: $110,000 - $150,000 a year
About the team
Zillow is the leading real estate and rental marketplace dedicated to empowering consumers with data, inspiration and knowledge around the place they call home. This team owns core user engagement and retention across all platforms focusing on one of Zillow’s key growth drivers - cross channel communication (think email, push notifications).

We are looking for a Principal Product Manager to lead the strategy, vision and technical implementation of our key shopping notifications and experiences across Zillow to ensure shoppers stay up to date with new listings and relevant content.
About the role
As a Principal Product Manager you will work with key product leadership, engineering, AI teams, and business partners deliver the most compelling experience that delivers the right message at the right time. Your work will enable home shoppers to find their dream home and be the one of the first shoppers to discover and ultimately make an offer.

We're looking for someone with strong problem solving skills, ability to drive strategy and work well across many different disciplines. A strong Product Manager who can work both strategically and tactically alongside engineers. You will need to be able to communicate clearly across all levels of the organization including key executive stakeholders.

Identify consumer and business needs, define product strategy, and build a roadmap that delivers an experience that retains our users by keeping them updated on relevant homes
Guide the product from concept to design, specification, implementation, and analysis.
Work closely with multiple dedicated engineering teams to build and iterate on product
Collect continuous feedback from our users to evolve the product.
Partner with business, marketing, design, and other product teams.
Who you are

Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree or higher.
6+ years in a Product Management experience in the software industry.
Experience defining projects, driving requirements, writing detailed functional specifications, and coordinating feature team efforts.
Strong analytical and quantitative skills with the ability to use data and metrics to back up assumptions and recommendations.
Experience coordinating product development cycles and software development schedules.
Familiarity cloud architecture, backend development and messaging systems including email and push notifications
Strong written and verbal communication skills. Able to break down a technical problem into clear and direct communication.
History of teamwork and willingness to roll up one’s sleeves to get the job done.

Preferred Qualifications:
MBA or Master’s degree in a technical discipline.
Experience building highly scalable cloud-base systems
Demonstrated ability to understand and discuss technical concepts and manage tradeoffs.
Experience in owning platforms with many internal customers along with key user-facing experiences
Knowledge of email and push notification systems and tools
Able to drive user research to build requirements and weigh tradeoffs in design decisions.
Get to know us
Zillow is the leading real estate and rental marketplace dedicated to empowering consumers with data, inspiration and knowledge around the place they call home, and connecting them with the best local professionals who can help. Zillow is part of Zillow Group, whose mission is to build the largest, most trusted and vibrant home-related marketplace in the world.
Zillow Group is owned, fueled and grown by innovators who help people make better, smarter decisions around all things home. We encourage one another at every level, and our efforts are supported by employee-driven, world-class benefits that enable us to enjoy our lives outside the office while building fulfilling careers that impact millions of individuals every day.

Zillow Group is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive, innovative environment with the best employees. Therefore, we provide employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law. If there are preparations we can make to help ensure you have a comfortable and positive interview experience, please let us know.