Flipkart is India’s largest e-commerce marketplace with a registered customer base of over 150 million. In the 10 years since we started, Flipkart has come to offer over 100 million products across 120+ categories including Smartphones, Books, Media, Consumer Electronics, Furniture, Fashion and Lifestyle.
Launched in October 2007, Flipkart is known for its path-breaking services like Cash-onDelivery, No-Cost-EMI and 10-day replacement policy. Flipkart was the pioneer in offering services like In-a-Day Guarantee (65 cities) and Same-Day-Guarantee (13 cities) at scale. With over 1,20,000 registered sellers, Flipkart has redefined the way brands and MSME’s do business online.
This role will be part of the PSD org and will support Product Strategy, Roadmap and Execution priorities for our Data Sciences team.
The Product Strategy & Deployment (PSD) team facilitates the development of long term growth strategy and high-impact business and product decisions. It leverages fact based analyses, consumer insights and deep product understanding to shape the long term priorities and focus for Flipkart. This team manages the Product Strategy and OKR planning / prioritization for the org, drives key Innovation projects like Flipkart Leap (startup Accelerator) and the Flipkart 1k Program (internal 10% flex time) and drives execution and governance of the Top Strategic and Functional priorities for the company.
The Data Sciences team at Flipkart is on a mission to build systemic intelligence across Flipkart products and the overarching ecosystem. Being India’s largest online marketplace and the most used e-commerce app in India, places Flipkart in a unique position and gives this team a distinctive opportunity — to decipher the richest possible data about Indian consumers. Add the dimension of a vast product selection and a proliferating seller base to that and what you get is a multitude of disruptive possibilities. In a nutshell, the terabytes of daily data compounded in Flipkart’s data centres offer a dynamic mix of numerical, structured, unstructured, image and audio-based statistics, all set to define shopping in the future.
About the role
A Technical Product Manager in Flipkart is required to create the product vision and drive the roadmap of deep technology products keeping business goals and product planning at the front. The responsible person should be able to communicate and collaborate with multiple stakeholders representing various teams. The crux of the work is defined by creating the product vision along with a prioritised roadmap of our central AI platform and driving their adoption in our consumer facing products. The candidate is expected to work proactively with a cross-functional team of product managers, engineers and Data Scientists to create effective requirements and drive an efficient technical execution.
Collaborate with multiple business units and product teams to define and prioritize the product roadmap for Computer Vision(CV) and Natural Language Understanding(NLU) platforms
Work with DS leadership team to drive the research priorities in Vision and NLU products
Work with the DS team to define the data requirements for our AI products and work with our internal partners to fulfil the same
Understand and appreciate the current State-of-the-art in Computer Vision and NLU technology and create robust internal benchmarks for the same
Work with one of the best data science and engineering teams to build high quality models in NLU/CV and map it to the needs of different product and business requirements
Write clear and effective product requirements and drive the platform products to successful adoption in various consumer facing products
Collaborate with other cross-functional orgs effectively in driving the projects and be the point of contact on the team
Excellent problem-solving, organizational and analytical skills, with the ability to evolve product strategy based on research, data and industry trends.
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in CS/EE/Maths or related domain
Prior experience with demonstrated attention to detail in technical product development
Strong technical abilities with experience working on AI-based products
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Thrives in a cross-functional and fast paced environment