Technical Product Manager - Ypto

1070 Near Brussels Midi Station, Brussels BE

As a Technical Product Manager at our company, you will bridge the gap between business requirements and technical execution. Drawing on your deep technical expertise and understanding of our business goals, you'll collaborate closely with both our engineering teams and business stakeholders to create products that resonate with users and align with our strategic vision.


  • Product Strategy: Craft and execute product roadmaps based on business objectives, market research, and technological advancements
  • Technical Oversight: Leverage your technical background to make informed decisions about architecture, platforms, and integration. Understand and discuss architectural concepts, trade-offs, and new opportunities with technical team members
  • Stakeholder Collaboration: Engage with business stakeholders, understand their needs, and translate them into technical requirements. Simplify and communicate intricate technical topics for non-technical team members
  • Team Coordination: Serve as a bridge between the engineering teams and other departments. Ensure everyone is aligned and that technical challenges are addressed in harmony with business objectives
  • Non-functional requirements: Be able to capture and/or provide guidance in the capturing of non-functional requirements, i.e. requirements that describe the quality attributes or characteristics of a system, such as performance, security, scalability, reliability, and usability
  • Continuous Evolution: Keep abreast of the latest trends in technology, UX/UI design, and product management. Promote a culture of continuous innovation and improvement
  • Risk Management: Identify potential technical and business risks and devise strategies or processes to mitigate them
  • Feedback Loop: Create and maintain feedback mechanisms for end-users and internal teams, ensuring that our products are user-centric
  • Resource Allocation: Work with project managers and team leads to allocate resources effectively, ensuring on-time product deliveries without compromising quality

Your profile

  • A background in technology, with experience in roles such as software development, business/functional analysis or system design
  • Proven experience as a Product Manager or similar role, with a track record of launching successful technical products
  • Strong grasp on Agile methodologies, emphasizing rapid iteration, feedback, and effective collaboration
  • Ability to understand and discuss technical concepts, manage trade-offs, and evaluate opportunistic new ideas with internal and external partners
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, adept at liaising between business and technical teams
  • Analytical and problem-solving mindset, with a keen eye for details
  • Ability to swiftly create a helicopter view on complex functional and technical topics
  • Proficient in Dutch or French and English
  • Recognises and applies our core values: Professionalism, Respect, Entrepreneurship, Cooperation and Leadership
  • Demonstrated “can do” work ethic coupled with effective time management and ability to overcome ambiguously or under-defined problems
  • Strong leadership qualities, able to inspire and guide teams towards success
  • A growth mindset, with a passion for learning and adapting to changing landscapes
  • A user-centric approach, always aiming to create products that resonate with the end-users

Are considered to be assets:

  • Familiarity with React Native, Java/Spring, Node.js, BFF (Backend For Frontend), and related technologies
  • Understanding of Cloud Solutions, Docker, Kubernetes, and other modern development tools and frameworks
  • Proficiency with performance testing and optimization tools
  • Knowledge of security best practices in product development
  • Experience within public sector
  • Experience with e-commerce solutions
  • Experience within the public transport domain

Our offer

Within our open corporate culture, you contribute to the digital transformation of SNCB. You will have a job with social impact and ample opportunity to make your own contribution. In addition to a good work-life balance and a competitive salary, you will receive the following benefits:

  • the possibility to work remotely + flexible working hours;
  • 35 days of leave;
  • a company car + a public transport season ticket;
  • a target bonus;
  • a comprehensive insurance package (affiliation without own contribution, excl. outpatient costs for family members);
    • hospitalisation and dental care for the whole family;
    • outpatient costs (= medical costs separate from hospitalisation);
    • group insurance: supplementary pension, work disability and death (cafeteria plan);
    • accidents at work (extralegal);
  • meal vouchers and eco-vouchers;
  • net allowances for remote working and carwash + internet budget.