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Product Lead (Tooling)

Help us build Europe's on demand transport giant!

Job details

  • Full-time
  • map markerBarcelona, ES
  • cardRequires Work Permit
    Requires that you're a citizen or have a valid work permit / visa sponsorship to work in the country in which this position is based.
  • routeLead
  • routeEnglish
    Preferred spoken language

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Do you want to proactively contribute to designing the future of mobility? Are you interested in optimising and developing a key component of the mytaxi business in a challenging role? If the answer is yes, then we have the right role for you.

mytaxi encourages a strong team spirit and simple company culture. Our teams organize themselves in established agile working environments. People at mytaxi work flexibly and independently. Every single employee is a part of our success story and so, open communication and a fair feedback culture come naturally to us.

We are passionate problem-solvers who listen and understand before we act. By working together – with each other, customers, drivers and cities - we make things better. Besides a lot of fun and potential to make a real difference, you will have the opportunity to work with the best team in the world (we know, everybody says so, but at mytaxi it’s true)!

As Product Lead at mytaxi, you are the responsible for the product development and coordination of new features implementation across different product teams working on the mytaxi tooling products - the core customer-facing assets of the mytaxi business.

Your work will contribute directly to the ongoing success and growth of mytaxi in one of the most dynamic market environments of our times. You’ll lead the product owners in your tribe as they tackle new challenges to build products our customers love, creating everyday magic in modern urban transportation.

As Product Lead at mytaxi you will:

  • Be responsible for the highly-motivated Product Owners in your tribe and facilitate a productive working environment, with a vast variety of challenges and tasks
  • Motivate your team by proactively and transparently leading them through the dynamic challenges of the mobility industry
  • Be responsible for product development from conceptualization, iterative roadmapping, planning and development to maintenance of the mytaxi internal toolings and additional driver products
  • Report to the Head of Product in the conceptualization and implementation of the product strategy and vision in close collaboration with Product Owners, and act as the interface between product teams and management
  • Be the ambassador of the Tooling Tribe and represent it towards the entire organization and management
  • Manage the vastly dynamic requirements imposed on product development from the globally-expanding mytaxi business
  • Support Product Owners and Managers working closely with development teams and mediate between technical, UX/UI and business matters, being able to represent every stakeholder perspective
  • Develop, review, pitch and communicate business models and plans across teams and throughout the company in order to realize the maximum potential of our tooling products and product-based campaigns

Main requirements

  • University degree in Informatics, economics or engineering management is beneficial
  • Several years of experience in a disciplinary and professional leadership in IT environments
  • Highly developed skills in the management of yourself and others
  • For you, high-quality, transparent leadership is a value in itself and you understand it to be a proactive process which forms the success and potential of a company and its members
  • You perceive the character traits and potential of employees intuitively and are able to develop individual solutions and perspectives for their personal and professional advancement with them in alignment with business strategic and structural progress
  • You are an empathic communicator, can motivate your team as well as understand the needs and perspectives of your colleagues
  • You will be a fast learner with the ability to adapt to fast-paced dynamic organizational and market environments and be able to embrace and proactively design change
  • Substantial experience in software product management. You can demonstrate team management, product prioritization, roadmaps creation and product delivery
  • You conceive immediately what makes a product successful and can conceptualize pragmatic solutions
  • You hold profound expertise in different procedure models of software development - especially Scrum and Kanban
  • You are open to trying out new things and are driven to optimize products and processes alike
  • It is in your nature to identify challenges directly
  • As a team player, you have strong communication skills and you maintain a sense of humor even in demanding and fast-moving situations
  • Fluent proficiency in English is essential

Nice to have

  • Expertise in the field of mobility markets would be preferred but is not required
  • Spanish and/or German would be a bonus


  • Great learning and development opportunities through internal and external workshops, events and conferences
  • Free language lessons
  • Monthly mobility allowance for free taxi rides
  • Healthcare and dental insurance package
  • Working with agile methodologies following Spotify's engineering culture
  • Be part of a motivated and innovative team with flat hierarchies
  • The opportunity to use the latest technologies and implement your own ideas
  • 25 days annual leave plus your birthday off
  • Flexible working hours
  • Quarterly teambuilding activities (karting, bowling, laser tag, escape rooms, barbecues/calçotades, etc.)
  • Yearly off-site hacking weeks
  • Hacking days and occasional trips to our HQ in Hamburg
  • Weekly free buffet breakfasts in the office
  • All the usual start-up goodies like fruit, unlimited soft drinks, after-work beers

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