SVP of Technical Product Management


Apply for high-paying remote Senior Vice President of Technical Management jobs right now. Own the architecture and technical delivery of a multi-million dollar per year enterprise software product. Manage a team of Technical Product Management executives and make critical technical decisions on architecture.

Senior Vice President of Technical Product Management

$ 400k USD/year  $ 200 USD/hour   40h/week   Remote Position   Long-term

Be the CTO of a new company every week. Learn and apply the latest technologies across a suite of enterprise products. Be an expert at applying leading solutions to create new capabilities and value on real world problems. We only take the top 1% of the world’s talent, and then grow their knowledge and skills at an accelerated pace.

 
 
Why Crossover?
Be a part of the fastest growing private equity portfolio in the world. Join our rapidly expanding partner network. Support an expanding global network of clients. A key benefit of Crossover is that all our roles are location independent. Live and work anywhere: work from home, a coffee shop or at one of the many co-working spaces Crossover partners can access and collaborate.
 
 
WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING
INTERESTED? APPLY NOW!

The Senior Vice President of Technical Product Management will serve as a critical member of the global executive team.

We are constantly growing and acquiring new companies and products.  This creates growth opportunities typically only seen in the most explosive startups, but in a profitable company with over 4,000 team members worldwide.

You own the highest level of product direction and definition.  You own the definition of the differentiated features that are valuable and unique.  You hold the identification of opportunities to use critical enabling technologies. And you own the creativity and ideation to come up with the best killer product features.

You will make important technical decisions on architecture, coach your team on how to deliver simple technical specifications which meet the business needs and coach your team towards continuous improvement.  You will hire, coach and manage 5-15 Vice Presidents of Technical Product Management each responsible for a critical product line.

Our Technical Product Management roles are much more technical than what most companies call “Product Management” so traditional “product management” experience is not a requirement.

 
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Create simple and clear architecture specs

Hire, manage and coach Vice Presidents of Technical Product Management

Create, standardize and drive an ideation process producing market defining, technology fueled, differentiated products delivering measurable customer value

Ability to build “expert level” knowledge in a technical domain area

Set and maintain the quality bar for product specifications favoring simplicity and clarity and removing distractions, over-architecture, and bad design decisions

Synthesize inputs, communicate strategic direction, and validate assumptions with internal and external stakeholders

Establish feasibility with Engineering teams early in the process to avoid delays and last minute scope change
 
CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science is absolutely mandatory, (M.Sc. or PhD preferred)

15+ years of hands-on production code development and architecture design in Java or C# on a commercial software product or end-user software supporting a service offering

5+ years of recent hands-on experience defining and owning the tactical and strategic technical definition and design of software products for an engineering team to code and test

Extensive experience communicating requirements in writing and using diagrams (such as architecture diagrams, data flows, and system component diagrams)

NPI experience with startups or new/1.0 products within larger companies

Experience with the software development tools/platform space is a nice-to-have along with product management of products used by Fortune 500 sized companies
 
And you can also register for a Hiring Tournament!

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What's a Hiring Tournament?
A Tournament is an Online Hiring Event and includes all testing for the role at the same day. Upon grading the deliverables from the event, we will set up qualified candidates with an interview with the hiring manager.
 
 
 
WHAT CROSSOVER MEMBERS SAY ABOUT THIS ROLE

 
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CAREER PATH
YES - YOU WON'T STOP HERE!

TPM Level L1 L2 L3 L4
Job Title Technical Product Manager (L1 TPM) Vice President of Technical Product Management (L2 TPM) Senior Vice President of Technical Product Management (L3 TPM) Executive Vice President of Technical Product Management (L4 TPM)
Compensation $50/hr (~$100k/yr) $100/hr (~$200k/yr) $200/hr (~$400k/yr) $400/hr (~$800k/yr)
Role Type Individual Contributor Individual Contributor Individual Contributor and Team Lead Individual Contributor and Team Lead
Job Title
(at typical previous job)
Architects
Senior Developers
CTOs & Technical Co-Founders of Startups

Architects at Top Software companies and Financial Institutions
CTOs & Technical Co-Founders of Startups

Architects at Top Software companies and Financial Institutions
CTOs & Technical Co-Founders of Startups

Chief Architects at Top Software companies delivering SaaS products at Internet scale
A good fit for... Technically strong, hands-on senior developers who are interested in a career progression in Technical Product Management but have no Product Management experience.

They care a lot about creating simple, clean software. They have opinions about what makes a great API, database schema, algorithm implementation, rollout procedure, monitoring strategy, etc.
Architects and senior developers who have experience making core technical decisions AND can describe simple solutions to complex problems by using high-level architectural patterns.

They have strong (and well informed) points of view about when to use different technologies, they like to make bold decisions that control scope in order to simplify things, they enjoy designing solutions that minimize the code to be written.
Experienced architects at larger established tech companies who have both deep technical experience and some management experience.

They simplify architectures and make scope decisions.

They are great communicators who see writing technical specs much like writing code. They enjoy developing talent on a team by giving clear and frequent feedback.
Experienced product leaders at larger established SaaS companies who have deep technical experience as both developers and architects.

They stay abreast of emerging technologies and visualize how to apply them to create compelling differentiated value..

They are great communicators who see writing technical specs much like writing code. They enjoy developing talent on a team by giving clear and frequent feedback.
Core Deliverables Create L1 Specs
That define implementation-level technical design and Acceptance Criteria
Create L2 Specs
That make the Important Technical Decisions regarding Scope, Implementation, and Acceptance Criteria
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Review and Simplify L2 Specs
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Create standardized processes for innovation and ideation
Architect-level Technical Experience YES YES YES YES
Management experience NO NO YES YES
Makes the most Important Technical Decisions (ITDs) regarding data structures, algorithms, third-party technologies. Is able to communicate them clearly in writing. NO YES YES YES
Interviews, Trains, and Coaches a team of lower level TPMs. Reviews work and makes decisions simpler and more clear. NO NO YES YES
Primarily focused on UIs, mockups, and summarizing customer feedback NO NO NO NO
Primarily focused on engineering management and delivery (such as being a scrum master). NO NO NO NO


 
 
THE HIRING MANAGER

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WHAT YOU'LL LEARN
Learning & Growth
Every member of the Technical Product Management team goes through an initial 30-day training session to learn how we do Product Management at Crossover, how we structure our specifications, and how we measure the quality of the resulting documentation.

You will learn valuable techniques to interview subject matter experts; eliciting, distilling and documenting the Important Technical Decisions at a product’s core. You will learn techniques to simplify product architectures to expose the fundamental patterns. You will learn to create playbooks on when and how to apply technology design patterns. And you will get daily feedback to accelerate learning and growth far beyond typical classrooms or training programs.
 
 
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RELEVANT FILES AND LINKS
FOR THIS ROLE
Here are two architecture playbooks that have been produced by existing members of our TPM organization on some of the latest technologies. These are both examples of what this role produces as well as valuable guides you can use to apply these patterns in your own designs.
 

If you’d like to create similar playbooks for your own use, you can use this template.