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Tech Product Manager - Networking
Location: Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

At Picnic, we’re revolutionizing the way people buy groceries with our innovative and sustainable app-only service. We do almost everything in-house, developing cutting-edge technologies and processes to ensure we continue to grow rapidly without missing a beat. If you’re a passionate, tech-savvy Product Manager, we’re offering you the opportunity to join one of the diverse teams at our Amsterdam HQ and make a real difference in our scale-up environment.  

Want to see what we're keeping ourselves busy with? Check out one of the biggest projects we've been working on: our first fully automated warehouse at Picnic.

🥜 In a nutshell 

Join us as a Technical Product Manager in one of our platform product teams and shape the way we build software products here at Picnic! Because we build most of our software in-house, you'll have full ownership over design, development, operation, and analytics. 

Our Network Team plays a fundamental role in accelerating our expansion ambition and maintaining a high-quality and network ecosystem. The Network Team is responsible for all the networks in Picnic. From the office network and Wi-Fi to building out network infrastructure in our European fulfilment centers, and ensuring high available connectivity to the public cloud via Picnic’s internal WAN.  

Your career path alongside Picnic's growth

Picnic's Tech Team has grown 50+% every year for the past five years. This means we launch new teams every few months, and split teams on a regular basis too. Our Product Analysts and Product Managers therefore grow in tandem with Picnic: you will be part of increasingly growing teams in people, numbers and complexity. We promise to offer you an exciting and challenging growth path, at the speed of Picnic!

Get in contact: we're looking for passionate Tech Product Managers, so if you're interested in finding more about our projects, teams, tech products and future plans, please feel free to get in touch with some of our colleagues:  Jelmer Borst, Gijs van der Voort, Lasse Jensen & Maxim Oei! Also, you can book a quick info call with Maxim here if you'd like to get more insights about the role and the team.

🎯 What you’ll do

  • Take full ownership of a platform product, including vision, ideation, development, launch, growth, and maintenance
  • Define and maintain the product roadmap in alignment with our product teams and business stakeholders
  • Build and support your team to excel in a rapidly growing tech scale-up
  • Conduct user research and comparative market analysis, and build a deep understanding of the needs and wants of our developers
  • Identify opportunities and define continuous improvement programs
  • Lead through example and influence without authority—be part of our culture! 

⭐ About you

  • Experience in a scale-up or start-up environment (ideally as a product owner/manager) with a relevant tech background in a product or platform organization
  • Master's degree in Computer Science, Analytics, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering, or other relevant field
  • Knowledge of software development processes, a passion for shipping great platform products, and a high level of curiosity for learning
  • Working knowledge of routing and switching and good understanding of high level network architecture
  • Understanding of the TCP/IP Stack and protocols or services such as BGP, OSPF, L3/L2 VPN, IPSEC, 802.1Q, 802.11ac, DHCP, DNS
  • Experience with public cloud networking and working with 3rd party network connectivity providers

⭐ Do you want to hear more about us? Check the link here

📖 Picnic Perks

Every expert was once a beginner! 

You’ll get plenty of opportunities to challenge yourself and grow, including the Picnic Tech Academy, Lunch & Learn sessions, and tailored soft skills training. We also offer free professional weekly language courses.

Make a difference

You’ll work in an awesome startup environment with the freedom to drive your own projects and create a visible impact. 
Our fully electric vehicles and sustainable business model mean you’ll also be contributing to making the world a better place! 

Teamwork makes the dream work

With more than 80 nationalities across 3 countries, you’ll be part of a diverse company with plenty of cool stuff to get involved with, from board game evenings to after-work drinks to our company ski trip and more!

You are what you eat

You’ll get freshly prepared, healthy lunches and snacks (with plenty of vegetarian, vegan, and halal options). Coffee snob? Don’t worry, our amazing Picnic barista has you covered.

Stay healthy 

Mental health is important. As well as having the option to speak with Picnic colleagues who act as confidential advisors, our collaboration with OpenUp gives you easy access to professional psychologists, along with workshops and materials. 
There are plenty of sports communities and events to get involved with, from tennis to yoga to climbing! 

Attractive package

We offer competitive compensation and a pension plan that looks out for your future self as well as 25 vacation days per year, so you can recharge your batteries. 

Work-life balance

Where possible, we like to enable people to work in ways that suit their working styles, which is why we have a hybrid-working model. Our teams generally like to have at least one team day per week at the office (the tasty lunch and Barista-made coffee may be a factor), but besides that, it’s up to you and your team.

Benefits for ex-pats 

It can be daunting starting a new job AND moving to a new country. That’s why we offer lots of support for our many ex-pat colleagues, including: 

  • Relocation package: If you join Picnic from abroad, we’ll cover your trip to Amsterdam, sponsor your Visa, and offer you a month of accommodation while you settle in (as long as regulations allow)
  • In the Netherlands, we offer support with your first tax report as well as arranging the 30% ruling
  • From health insurance to living arrangements to pet passports, there are always colleagues who’ve faced the same challenges and are more than happy to help! 

Commitment to equal opportunities 

Picnic is an equal opportunity employer—this means that all decisions regarding applications will be based on qualifications and merit. Applicants will be regarded independently of age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, ethnicity, skin color, civil status, religious beliefs, physical or mental disability, or any other factors protected by law. 

At Picnic, we celebrate and value our differences and are committed to building a safe and inclusive working environment where everyone can be themselves.

Our recruitment process

CV screening

Phone screening

Online test

Interviews

Assessment day

Closing interview

Offer

Apply now!