Technical Product Manager - API Developer Experience at Deputy

Product Management, Full Time, Melbourne melbourne engineering product full-time
Posted a month ago

At Deputy we’re on a mission to change the way the world works & we are looking for fantastic people to help us do that. Our mission is to simplify shift work, with a future state vision to enable thriving workplaces in every community.

Deputy is a SaaS Workforce Management Product company. HQ'd in Sydney (AU), with offices in Melbourne, London (UK), Atlanta and San Francisco (USA). We’ve helped hundreds of thousands of people across all industries in 70+ countries save time and money managing their hourly workforce so they can focus on what they do best, and be amazing.

Currently, our employees are predominately working from home and this role will also be remote for the time being. We anticipate employees will be returning to the office, in a flexible capacity, during 2021 as appropriate & when it is safe to do so.

The Role

Deputy is seeking a Technical Product Manager to enable developers to build on top of our industry leading software. Our public APIs serve developers who use our platform to build seamless and innovative solutions to make workforce management, payroll and business insights easier for our customers. This role succeeds by enabling 1000 s of businesses to build innovative solutions on top of Deputy!
This is a hands-on, self-starter role for the early formation of our developer experience team, so be ready to wear multiple hats to get this initiative running!


  • Own Deputy’s end-to-end developer experience by building public APIs, roadmaps, new endpoints, SDKs, capabilities and tools 
  • Regularly meet with partners, developers and internal stakeholders to listen to their feedback and guide them to success
  • Write documentation -- Write API documentation and references for a developer audience, write API guides for customer use cases and workflows 
  • Be the voice of 3rd party developers -- Use tools like Postman to create collections of API requests for developers, Write basic code samples for developers to demonstrate specific APIs, endpoints or behaviours, Regularly use and test our APIs for accuracy
  • Qualifications:

  • Experience documenting public APIs for SaaS products
  • Some experience with backend or frontend programming languages (such as PHP, Golang, Vue etc.) 
  • Experience working with multiple product and technical teams 
  • Experience using Github to collaborate and make changes
  • Ability to organize and prioritize independently and communicate project timelines
  • Bonus Points:

  • Bachelor degree in computer science, engineering or similar technical field
  • Ability to code and deploy apps that integrates into a public API
  • Knowledge and understanding of building scalable web apps
  • Experience working with GraphQL
  • Experience building or defining API specifications (swagger or OpenAPI is advantageous)
    - Australian Hyper-Growth Startup - Head Office in Sydney
    - Why IVP Invested in Deputy
    - Deloitte's #21 Fastest Growing Technology Startups in Aus 2018
    - Raised $111M Series B Round led by IVP, OpenView (our Series A investor), Square Peg Capital and EVP.
    - Global Growth across APAC, America and EMEA.

    - Share Options
    - Paternity/Maternity Leave Policies
    - Personal Learning & Development Fund
    - Flexible Work Policy
    - Company wide Development & Coaching
    - Hackathons
    - Awards - "Your Time to Shine & Celebrate Success"
    - Social Events & variety of social clubs (Books, LGBT, Games, Sports)
    - Mental Health Support
    - Munch & Learns


    At Deputy we’re on a mission to change the way the world works. Since 2008 over 200 million shifts have been rostered on Deputy, in over 90 countries, and across 245 different industries.

    We’re making it easier for businesses and teams to roster staff, manage leave, complete payroll and take the admin out of work so that our customers can focus on doing what they love. We hire amazing people to do what they’re best at, and work with some incredible businesses all around the world.

    Check out this video: Deputy Explained

    Check out why our customers love us: GetApp and G2Crowd. 

    Deputy believes in equal opportunity and that inclusiveness and diversity promotes innovation. Our global team members are from a variety of cultures. And we welcome different perspective and skills. 

    Interested? Apply now