Job information

$ 70,000 - 80,000 EUR per annum

Job Summary

XING is the leading online business network in D-A-C-H with 13 million members in German-speaking countries. Workers from every industry use XING to connect with one another, to look for jobs, new hires, projects, cooperation partners, expert advice and business ideas.

Your Team

Our Data Science team is responsible for turning data into services and products for XING. Around 20 Data scientists, architects and engineers work together to create highly scalable solutions that serve millions of users. We bring state-of-the-art algorithms into production by making use of technologies such as Hadoop (e.g. Hive, Spark), Akka, Kafka, Cassandra, elasticsearch, etc. At the moment, we are forming a new sub-team that aims at enriching XING’s data graph and developing new data services. For this new sub-team, we are seeking for Data Engineers who helps with implementing data processing pipelines and data services that are used by in a variety of XING products. If you want to get things done rather than sit in meetings, like helping others and learning from them, you will have fun in our team!

Your Tasks

Be part of defining the future of the leading professional social networking in German-speaking countries.

You will be responsible for owning, drive and improve a technical product within the XING DataScience ecosystem.

Collaborate closely with other Data Engineers & Analysis teams to develop and implement new data-driven ideas and strategies to enable users to get the most value out of their XING network through intelligent signals, recommendations, and search.

Design and deliver cross-functional services that can be applied to the different XING products.

With your team, drive and execute the product strategy, determine product features, create product concepts and validate them through prototyping, user feedback, and A/B testing.

Sync with your stakeholders outside your Business Unit and make sure, your product is in line with the defined company strategy.

Job Description

Main requirements

  • Desire to build outstanding products that customers love

  • Utilize qualitative- and quantitative data to understand user needs and behavior.

  • Highly analytical, a strong product sense and enthusiasm for data-informed decision making

  • Professional experience in managing diverse (senior) stakeholders.

  • A sound understanding of software development and an excellent technical familiarity to communicate with engineers

  • Extensive professional experience as a Product Manager

  • Be hands-on in everything you do

  • Be keen to work with best-practice agile methods - prior experience is advantageous

  • An excellent command of English and preferably German - note: XING is a multi-cultural environment and English is the official language of communication


  • possibility to attend conferences and organize meet-ups
  • internal Hackweeks three to four times a year
  • wide variety of personal training courses, language classes
  • flexible working hours
  • subsidized public transport tickets
  • restaurant vouchers
  • travel insurance
  • private pension plan
  • free drinks and fruit
  • sport and gym deals
  • smartphone or iPad that can be used privately
  • high end Macbook Pro