Senior Product Manager – Java Platform | Mojang Studios | Remote (Sweden)

Senior Product Manager – Java Platform | Mojang Studios | Remote (Sweden)

Remote Sweden
Application ends: August 21, 2024
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Job Description

The team working with Java Platform is looking for a Senior Product Manager that will ensure our vision and roadmaps are in line with business objectives and technically sound. As Senior Product Manager you will work closely with your production team, the team leadership, as well as with peers across different parts of the organization.  Besides working with the production team, you will also have personnel responsibility for our Java creator and community team. 

As a Senior Product Manager you would report to the Production Director for Minecraft in Stockholm.    

In this role you will be:  

  • Ensuring that the team is a healthy team doing the right things at the right time.  
  • Building and owning a platform with a real impact on millions of Minecraft players.   
  • Setting and continuously evolving an inspiring vision, strategy, and key metrics for your product.   
  • Communicate and create engagement around the vision, roadmap, and key metrics within your team and throughout Mojang Studios.   
  • Using data as well as input from our community to get learnings and to validate your strategy.  
  • The expert in knowing who your customer is and what problems they have that you can solve for now and in the future.  
  • Looking at both the gaming market and the current tech trends to influence the platform strategy.  
  • Collaborate closely with other Product leaders at Mojang Studios, the different game teams, other services teams as well as the Bedrock Platform.   
  • Lead and develop the members in the Java creator and community team.

    To succeed in this role, we believe you have experience in:    

  • Defining and driving a product strategy  
  • Experience in people and stakeholder management 
  • Game technology, preferably from platform or game engine areas   
  • Working in a technical agile environment    
  • Building teams and/or organizations with many dependencies supporting other teams  
  • Strong communication, problem-solving skills and extensive experience with situational leadership 
  •  Interest in gaming, and maybe even a passion for Minecraft   

 About this role:    
This is a full-time role based in Stockholm with a hybrid remote working model that requires you to be onsite every week. You’ll collaborate closely with our studio colleagues in Redmond, USA, and across various disciplines. This position has off hour meetings occasionally mainly with West coast USA representatives.