Product Manager (London)

Who are Tyk?

We are a funded, early stage startup founded in 2015 based out of London. We have many thousands of users of our B2B platform across the globe, our mission: to connect every system in the world.

The Challenge

Tyk is a high-performance API Gateway and Management platform that is used by fortune-500 companies and hip Silicon Valley startups alike. Tyk is an open source project, and we built it so that we could shape the way that people connect the world.

Our software needs to be fast, reliable, and robust, but more importantly, we need our software to be beautiful, and to delight our users.

That’s where you come in…

What can you do with us ?

We’re looking for a technically-minded product manager that can take the reigns of the Tyk product line and help the product team achieve our goals and to delight our users.

You’ll help our team gather feedback about the quality of our product, design activities that we can do to improve the product and prioritise issues, tasks and features that go into our rolling release cycle.

You’ll work closely with our solutions architects, account managers and product team to ensure that we are on time, on target and laser-focussed on delivering value to our users.

You are an individual who appreciates the unity between Product, Technology and UX and have a proven track record of being both hands on and strategically minded.

We need someone who likes to ask questions, listen and then deliver.

You’ll join our Shoreditch based (yeah, we have exposed brick, hipster coffee, skinny jeans…) team where you’ll be tasked with working to enhance our product range, troubleshooting client issues and build out the product roadmap.

Essential Skills

  • Proven working experience in product management
  • At least 3+ years direct product management experience
  • A working knowledge of Project Management and Process Improvement
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Solid technical background with understanding and/or hands on experience in software development and web technologies
  • Proven track record of managing all aspects of a successful product through implementation and delivery to market
  • Be able to gather and understand business requirements and write functional specifications for engineering teams and for customers
  • Ability to produce documentation of products for different stakeholders
  • Strong problem solving skills and willingness to roll up your sleeves to get the job done

Benefits

Our early stage team members will shape our business, there is an attractive package based on experience and performance. Everyone has unlimited holiday.

You will work with a talented, and passionate team of industry experts, developing a cutting-edge product that is driving change and innovation within startups and household names alike.

We’re a distributed team. Work from our London office during induction, once you are up to speed, you can work from home, a cafe, your mums house, wherever you get your best work done, we’ll support you in making that happen.

The best software and hardware available – we are prime movers in “The New Stack”, our setup reflects that.

We are growing rapidly and are looking for team members keen to grab hold, accelerate that further and shape our future.

Our Mission

The internet started by connecting mainframes, by the end of the 20th century 600m desktop and laptop computers exchanged email and web-traffic.

Today around 15 billion ‘things’ are connected to the internet, growing at a rate of a billion per year.

Tyk are committed to enabling interconnectivity between systems and between devices. We’ve started by building an API Management platform.

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