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Product Development Manager

La Hulpe, Belgique

Heat Me is an online platform that connects its network of self-emplyed heating, plumbing and air conditioning technicians with customers who

want fast and professional answer to their needs.


Heat Me’s challenge is to revolutionise the heating and plumbing sector by relying on digital technology to satisfy customer expectations and 

lighten the administrative and logistical workload of self-employed heating technicians 

Heat Me ensures responsiveness, transparency, expertise, and quality of work for all heating, air conditioning and plumbing work.

The start-up is based in La Hulpe and currently serves Walloon Brabant and the Brussels Region.. As customer demand continues to grow, Heat Me's ambition is to increase its team to more than 20 people within 2 years and to cover other geographical areas. In particular, the Product/Techno team will be composed of 5 to 10  people in the near future.


THE JOB

We are looking for a product development manager for a permanent challenge in La Hulpe (you can work from home and from the office > min 2 days per week at the office).

Technology Stacks: MERN (MongoDB/NoSQL, Express, React, Node), MEVN (MongoDB NoSQL, Express, Vue, Node)

Project features : Cloud deployment (AWS, etc.), REST or GraphQL API, integration between Odoo with web mobile application with multiple functionalities

Languages : Fluency in French and/or English

We are looking for a Product Development Manager to help us develop a better engine for creating an optimized platform for our clients and for our network of heating technicians. We are looking for an experienced developer, ready to work in an agile environment with the latest technologies, not only able to produce quality code, but also willing to understand our business and capable of challenging requirements in a constructive way.

He/She will be responsible for building our product roadmap while first developing short-term functionalities, i.e. web mobile application integrated with Odoo.

 

You will :

  • Monitor Odoo developments

  • Develop web mobile application dedicated to technicians

  • Define, plan, budget and pilot the product roadmap

  • Hire the development team combining internal and external resources

  • Be the leader of the dev team working on the strategic projects of the company

  • Communicate with other members of the team and the founders

  • Join the management team of the company

  • Develop and organize development based on architectural requirements defined by a tech designer in collaboration with you


Your skills :

  • 6-9 years’ experience building applications, including web-based consumer/client-facing applications

  • Experience with MERN, MEVN stacks or equivalent

  • Experience in developing REST API or GraphQL API – API gateway development and maintenance

  • Strong knowledge of AWS solutions or equivalent cloud platforms, and related framework for deployment and monitoring

  • Proven track-record in planning, budgeting, and deploying product roadmap

  • Team management of min 3 developers

  • Experience in agile methodologies

  • Product-driven: understands the business case behind a development

  • Team player with the ability to inspire other developers

  • Ability to share creativity, ideas and drive and grow the product with the team

  • Fluent in French and/or English

  • Nice to have : Experience with Odoo and Python

Atmosphere

The offices are located in a coworking space in the middle of nature in La Hulpe with parking and close to public transport. The team is dynamic, young, and responsive. As in many start-ups, it is the man or woman who does the job. There is no shortage of challenges to be met in the years to come, as the model has been a great success since its launch.

What are our values?

Quality, Respect, Accountability, Honesty, Innovation, Availability.