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Senior Product Manager, API

Company: DraftKings
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: September 22, 2023

Job Description:

At DraftKings, we're inspired by our shared passion for developing creative solutions to complex challenges and empowering the people around us to do their best work. We are industry leaders in the digital entertainment and technology space and are propelled by constant curiosity and diverse perspectives. We are seeking an experienced and highly motivated API Product Manager to join our dynamic team. As an API Product Manager, you will be responsible for driving the strategy, development, and successful delivery of API products to our internal and external teams. Your primary goal will be to enhance our APIs' value proposition, improve their usability, and drive business growth by aligning the product roadmap with the company's overall objectives, taking into account new verticals, brands and features. WHAT YOU'LL DO AS A SNR PRODUCT MANAGER:

  • Product Strategy: Develop and execute a comprehensive API product strategy that aligns with the company's vision, Verticals visions, and internal customer needs.
  • Roadmap Development: Define and prioritize features, enhancements, and updates to the API product roadmap based on customer feedback, vertical analysis, and business objectives.
  • Requirements Gathering: Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including verticals, business development, marketing, and others, to gather requirements, define specifications, and drive the development process.
  • API Documentation: Ensure the creation of clear and comprehensive API documentation, guidelines, and usage examples to facilitate seamless integration for developers and partners.
  • Quality Assurance: Oversee testing processes to ensure API products meet high standards of reliability, scalability, and security especially around tent pole events such as NFL week 1.
  • Product Launch: Plan and execute successful API product launches, ensuring proper communication to internal teams and external stakeholders. Supporting those adopting the SPI's will be critical to the success of this role.
  • Performance Tracking: Establish and monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure API product performance, track user adoption, and identify areas for improvement.
  • Customer Engagement: Engage with internal customers to gather feedback, understand pain points, and gather insights to enhance API product offerings.
  • Regulatory Compliance: Stay informed about relevant regulations and ensure API products adhere to data privacy and security standards.
  • Product Marketing: Collaborate with the marketing team to create compelling product messaging, collateral, and go-to-market strategies to drive API product adoption and revenue growth. WHAT YOU'LL BRING:
    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business, or related fields. MBA or advanced degree is a plus.
    • Proven experience (5 years) in API product management or a related role, with a track record of successful API product development and delivery.
    • Strong technical understanding of APIs, web services, and RESTful architecture. Experience in API design and documentation is preferred.
    • Familiarity with software development lifecycles and agile methodologies.
    • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills to collaborate with cross-functional teams and communicate with stakeholders effectively.
    • Data-driven mindset with the ability to analyze data and use it to make informed decisions.
    • Demonstrated ability to think strategically, prioritize tasks, and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
    • Strong problem-solving skills and a proactive approach to identifying and resolving issues.
    • Passion for technology and a deep understanding of industry trends and best practices. Join Us! Our teams are fueled by innovation. We are looking ahead, building what's next, and continuously reinventing the industry. We're a publicly traded (NASDAQ: DKNG) technology company headquartered in Boston, with teams around the world and an expanding global presence. We strive to create a place where all feel safe, empowered, engaged, championed, and inspired. DraftKings is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. This means we do not tolerate discrimination of any kind and are committed to providing equal employment opportunities regardless of your gender identity, race, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, status as a protected veteran, or status as an individual with a disability. Ready to build what's next? Apply now. As a regulated gaming company, you may be required to obtain a gaming license issued by the appropriate state agency as a condition of employment. The US base salary range for this full-time position is $129,600.00 - $194,400.00, plus bonus, equity, and benefits as applicable. Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. The range displayed on each job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for the position across all US locations. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range and how that was determined during the hiring process.

Keywords: DraftKings, Atlanta , Senior Product Manager, API, Executive , Atlanta, Georgia

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