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Technical Product Manager | Data Platform

  • Berlin, Berlin, Germany
  • Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
  • Cologne, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
  • London, England, United Kingdom
+3 more

Meet DeepL

DeepL, Europe's leading AI company since 2017, is dedicated to breaking down language barriers and bringing cultures closer together. Our expertise in AI and neural networks has enabled us to create cutting-edge communication technologies for businesses, including the acclaimed DeepL Translator which offers 30+ languages, and DeepL Write, our AI writing companion. Our core offering includes a suite of products and tools made for businesses to communicate more effectively, both internally and with their customers around the globe.

What sets us apart

Our goal is to become the global leader in Language AI and build products that help drive better communication, drive connection, and make real-life impact. To do that, we need talented people, like you, who want to be a part of this exciting journey. If you're ready to work with a dynamic team and build your career in the fast-moving AI space, DeepL is your destination.

Meet the team behind this journey

We are looking for a Technical Product Manager to join one of our Data Platform Unit teams. Our data platform is the place for valuable insights at DeepL, and is instrumental in shaping not only the direction of our business but also our data passionate culture. As the data platform unit we manage all of the products, tools, services and processes that make it possible for users to get the most value from our data.

Within this team you have a chance to support and impact the data experience of all the employees at DeepL in our mission to break down language barriers. You will own the data experience by defining and delivering a roadmap that will support everyone globally at DeepL in delivering a product with more than 100 million users.

Technical Product Managers at DeepL are regular members of the Product team, but with an additional level of software development and/or subject matter expertise that makes it easier to excel while working with the teams.


Your responsibilities

  • Define the mission, strategy and roadmap for DeepL’s data platform experience

  • Cooperate with stakeholders to maximise the value offered by the data platform

  • Lead a collaborative team process to translate user and business needs into development requirements

  • Break down initiatives and projects into tasks and support the team to deliver them

  • Own the product lifecycle from discovery to launch and drive measurable business impact

  • Define metrics and KPIs to measure and report progress

  • Ensure the maximum Return on Investment for your team’s efforts

  • Communicate strategy, ideas and concepts clearly, aimed at the right audience, with the help of insight and data

  • Identify opportunities for new features and products that leverage the global scale of our user base and data

Qualities we look for

  • 5+ years of experience as a Product Manager working with data scientists, data engineers and other data specialities in an agile environment

  • Technical background: the ideal candidate has worked with big data infrastructure, and should not be adverse to discussing technical details, for example resource consumption and hardware requirements

  • Data experience - Experience working with data warehouses, data pipeline technologies and data products

  • Working knowledge of the product life cycle – analysis, hypothesis formation, ideation, prioritisation and execution

  • Data focus. You base your decisions on facts, not opinion, and always seek to validate any hypothesis both before and after implementation.

  • Data Capabilities: SQL knowledge is a must, and a willingness to learn more.

  • Data Champion. Passionate about data quality, data security and lean data governance and compliance.

  • Is used to working in a fast-paced environment helping to provide clarity to delivery teams when priorities change

  • Strong communication and presentation skills with the help of insight and data

  • Ideally: experience working on a product at scale, with an international footprint

  • Fluent in English. Other languages are an advantage

What we offer

  • Diverse and internationally distributed team: joining our team means becoming part of a large, global community with people of more than 90 nationalities. We're more than just colleagues; we're a group of professionals with a shared mission to connect diverse cultures. Our global presence is growing–we've doubled in size nearly every year, with our employees based in the UK, Germany, the Netherlands, Poland, the US, and Japan, and we continue to expand our network.
  • Open communication, regular feedback: as a language-focused company, we value the importance of clear, honest communication. We value smooth collaboration, direct and actionable feedback, and believe that leading with empathy makes us better together.
  • Remote work, flexible hours: whether you're near or in our hubs in cities like Cologne, Berlin, Amsterdam, London, or prefer the comfort of your own home, you decide where your office is. We offer remote opportunities, flexible working hours and trust in your productivity, all in sync with your team's general locations and time zones to foster effective and seamless collaboration. Our aim is to integrate your work with your lifestyle, ensuring a balance that respects both your needs and our operational requirements.
  • Regular in-person team events: we bond over vibrant events that are as unique as our team, from local team and business unit gatherings, to new-joiner onboardings, to company-wide events that bring us all together–literally.
  • Monthly full-day hacking sessions: every month, we have Hack Fridays, where you can spend your time diving into a project you're passionate about and get the opportunity to work with other teams–we value your initiatives, impact, and creativity.
  • Comprehensive health insurance: your health comes first. With our comprehensive insurance, we'll make sure you're covered from head to toe.
  • 30 days of annual leave: we value your peace of mind. With 30 days off (excluding public holidays) and access to mental health resources, we make sure you're as strong mentally as you are professionally.
  • Annual learning budget: because we never stop learning, we’ve set up an annual budget for your professional development—pick a learning path which contributes to your career development and we'll back you up.

If this role and our mission resonate with you, but you're hesitant because you don't check all the boxes, don't let that hold you back. At DeepL, it's all about the value you bring and the growth we can foster together. Go ahead, apply—let's discover your potential together. We can't wait to meet you!

Please make sure to send your application in English.


  • Germany
  • Netherlands
  • Germany
  • United Kingdom
+3 more