Product Manager (f/m/d) - internal platform and tools

Permanent contract, full-time, Cologne / Darmstadt / Remote

Who we are


We are part of the team behind Kaufland.de: Several thousand merchants and millions of products make our multi-channel portal one of the largest marketplaces in Germany. Our work is characterised by a dynamic corporate culture, with a start-up mentality and the opportunities offered by a large corporation in the background. We combine knowledge and many years of experience in e-commerce with flat hierarchies and a highly motivated team. Whether as an intern or an executive: We take every idea seriously, because we want to work together in shaping the future of e-commerce!

We love flexibility! We offer you the best environment to work in a flexible and focused way: You decide whether you want to work in our office in Cologne // Darmstadt while at the same time having the opportunity to work remotely. We want to offer you the most attractive workplace in e-commerce and a maximum of flexibility for your personal work-life balance.

Day-by-day, our development team of about 150 experts pursues the goal of creating the best-possible customer shopping experience for the Kaufland.de marketplace. We are here to inspire millions of customers, to help them find, purchase and get the things they love. To enrich the lives of our customers, we collaborate in cross-functional teams, in which product owners, product designers, frontend and backend engineers, data scientists and lean managers join forces. Details regarding the challenges of the respective product areas can be found here.

Your tasks – this is what awaits you in detail

  • You focus on the topics of internal platform and tools for our engineering teams
  • You build internal cloud products related to our platform which are consumed and integrated by other teams
  • You think strategically, identify, define and prioritise valuable outcomes based on data-driven arguments together with product leaders
  • You work in a dedicated, autonomous and cross-functional product team that improves constantly and drives product topics forward from discovery to delivery 
  • You create and foster close relationships with an extended network of stakeholders , consider their needs, align on business priorities and help to prioritize the outcome-based product strategic roadmap
  • You communicate with and coordinate service providers and partners from outside the company
  • You constantly develop initiatives and tools to increase the efficiency of the processes related to your area of responsibility

Your profile – this is what we expect from you

  • You have a balance of traditional Product Management skills and technical knowledge to provide user-friendly solutions to complex problems for engineering stakeholders
  • You have experience in digital Product Management and enjoy taking on responsibility – from discovery to delivery
  • You are data savvy and outcome-focussed - you know how to ask the right questions and answer them based on data
  • You have worked with agile methodologies like Scrum or Kanban and are well experienced in facilitating sprint meetings
  • You always think customer first, understand the pain points of the stakeholders and derive actionable insights from it
  • You are a motivated and empathetic communicator who is experienced in collaborating with software development teams and interacting with different stakeholders
  • You are willing to embrace our company culture and values and enjoy working in an international, english-speaking team


What we offer

  • Work as you feel comfortable! You decide whether you want to work in the office or remotely. We offer you the best possible flexibility in terms of working hours and location. Create your own work-life!

  • A highly-motivated and qualified team from different fields and numerous nations

  • A sophisticated product with millions of users and a broadly-based technology stack

  • A dynamic environment with a start-up mentality, no superfluous red tape and hierarchy, as well as plenty of courage and trust to break new ground

  • Free choice of hardware – we provide you with the development environment of your choice

  • Personal & team growth: We’re a remote company, but we also believe that personal interactions are important. That’s why we organize company events, and cover the costs to bring you there and to other (approved) get togethers with your peers. The same applies to conferences and other learning opportunities. We want everybody to grow personally and professionally, as a team and as a company.

  • Top conditions at the Urban Sports Club for fitness, team sports, yoga and more

Refer an Engineer Program

You want to work for us, but not without your dearest colleague? Join us as a team and earn money by referring your buddy for one of our open Tech positions! Depending on the level we offer a bonus up to 1.300,- € per referral, which will be paid after successful recruitment (the first part with your first salary, the second part after your buddy passes the trial period).

Why are you the perfect fit for this position? Don't bother with cover letters - we're interested in facts and figures!
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Your contact person: Sandra Camara & Vivian Förder
real.digital
real,- Digital Payment & Technology Services GmbH*
Habsburgerring 2
50674 Köln

*Our company will be renamed in the future for company law reasons.