Posted on 
Jun 6, 2024

Senior Product Manager, Autolist Web Marketplace

San Francisco
Mid-Senior ICs
Product
CarGurus
CarGurus
CarGurus
Public
1001-5000
E-Commerce

Car shopping is complicated. At CarGurus, we use data and technology to make it simple, giving people the tools they need to confidently find, buy, finance, or sell a car.

Job Description

About AutolistFor most people, shopping for a vehicle is an experience we'd rather forget. Navigating a sea of endless options, spending hours at the dealership and negotiating toe-to-toe with a dealer who does all this every day leaves automotive shoppers feeling exhausted and overwhelmed while hopeful, but not sure, they got a vehicle in good condition for a fair price. Autolist is on a mission to rewire the automotive industry by making it easier for everyone to find and get a vehicle they love. We are creating an on-demand automotive shopping experience for every stage of the automotive life cycle - buying, selling, owning - and we're well on our way. As an independent brand and subsidiary of CarGurus (NASDAQ: CARG) we're a startup within the worldwide category leader in automotive shopping, helping millions of monthly users via our award-winning apps and web shopping platforms. Our efforts to streamline the automotive shopping experience is supported by a strong passion to empower people with the knowledge and experience they need for everything automotive, a commitment to equity, inclusion, and belonging, and world-class benefits. 

Role overview

Autolist is looking for a Senior Product Manager to lead our web and cross functional platform teams to deliver solutions and own the end to end web experience. You'll work with a strong, entrepreneurial, and product-focused group of engineers and designers in a highly collaborative environment to help make Autolist and CarGurus the most significant automotive marketplace in the world.

What you'll do

  • Serve as our go-to PM thought leader on the consumer experience
  • Lead a team through the ideation, technical development, and launch of innovative products
  • Establish shared vision across the company by building consensus on strategies and priorities leading to product execution
  • Integrate usability studies, research and market analysis into product requirements to enhance user satisfaction
  • Work closely with your Product Analytics partners to define and analyze metrics that inform the success of products

What you'll bring

  • Minimum of 5+ years of Product Management experience with at least 3+ years in consumer web and mobile products
  • 4+ years of experience working collaboratively with engineering, design and analytics teams
  • User-centric design approaches and strong product instincts
  • Exceptional communication skills and highly collaborative
  • Strong quantitative, analytical, and problem solving skills
  • Constant attention to detail
  • BA/BS in Computer Science or related field
  • Experience building e-commerce or marketplace products

Who we are

At CarGurus (NASDAQ: CARG), our mission is to give people the power to reach their destination. We started as a small team of developers determined to bring trust and transparency to car shopping. Since then, our history of innovation and go-to-market acceleration has driven industry-leading growth. In fact, we’re the largest and fastest-growing automotive marketplace, and we’ve been profitable for over 15 years.

What we do

The market is evolving, and we are too, moving the entire automotive journey online and guiding our customers through every step. That includes everything from the sale of an old car to the financing, purchase, and delivery of a new one. Today, tens of millions of consumers visit CarGurus.com each month, and ~30,000 dealerships use our products. But they're not the only ones who love CarGurus—our employees do, too. We have a people-first culture that fosters kindness, collaboration, and innovation, and empowers our Gurus with tools to fuel their career growth. Disrupting a trillion-dollar industry requires fresh and diverse perspectives. Come join us for the ride!

About Autolist

For most people, shopping for a vehicle is an experience we'd rather forget. Navigating a sea of endless options, spending hours at the dealership and negotiating toe-to-toe with a dealer who does all this every day leaves automotive shoppers feeling exhausted and overwhelmed while hopeful, but not sure, they got a vehicle in good condition for a fair price. Autolist is on a mission to rewire the automotive industry by making it easier for everyone to find and get a vehicle they love. We are creating an on-demand automotive shopping experience for every stage of the automotive life cycle - buying, selling, owning - and we're well on our way. As an independent brand and subsidiary of CarGurus (NASDAQ: CARG) we're a startup within the worldwide category leader in automotive shopping, helping millions of monthly users via our award-winning apps and web shopping platforms. Our efforts to streamline the automotive shopping experience is supported by a strong passion to empower people with the knowledge and experience they need for everything automotive, a commitment to equity, inclusion, and belonging, and world-class benefits. 

Role overview

Autolist is looking for a Senior Product Manager to lead our web and cross functional platform teams to deliver solutions and own the end to end web experience. You'll work with a strong, entrepreneurial, and product-focused group of engineers and designers in a highly collaborative environment to help make Autolist and CarGurus the most significant automotive marketplace in the world.

What you'll do

  • Serve as our go-to PM thought leader on the consumer experience
  • Lead a team through the ideation, technical development, and launch of innovative products
  • Establish shared vision across the company by building consensus on strategies and priorities leading to product execution
  • Integrate usability studies, research and market analysis into product requirements to enhance user satisfaction
  • Work closely with your Product Analytics partners to define and analyze metrics that inform the success of products

What you'll bring

  • Minimum of 5+ years of Product Management experience with at least 3+ years in consumer web and mobile products
  • 4+ years of experience working collaboratively with engineering, design and analytics teams
  • User-centric design approaches and strong product instincts
  • Exceptional communication skills and highly collaborative
  • Strong quantitative, analytical, and problem solving skills
  • Constant attention to detail
  • BA/BS in Computer Science or related field
  • Experience building e-commerce or marketplace products

Working at CarGurus

We reward our Gurus’ curiosity and passion with best-in-class benefits and compensation, including equity for all employees, both when they start and as they continue to grow with us. Our career development and corporate giving programs, as well as our employee resource groups (ERGs) and communities, help people build connections while making an impact in personally meaningful ways. A flexible hybrid model and robust time off policies encourage work-life balance and individual well-being. Thoughtful perks like daily free lunch, a new car discount, meditation and fitness apps, commuting cost coverage, and more help our people create space for what matters most in their personal and professional lives.

We welcome all

CarGurus strives to be a place to which people can bring the ultimate expression of themselves and their potential—starting with our hiring process. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation. We foster an inclusive environment that values people for their skills, experiences, and unique perspectives. That’s why we hope you’ll apply even if you don’t check every box listed in the job description. We also encourage you to tell your recruiter if you require accommodations to participate in our hiring process due to a disability so we can provide the appropriate support. We want to know what only you can bring to CarGurus. #LI-Hybrid

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