Head Of Product - Saas & Infrastructure

Traefik Labs

Date listed

2 months ago



Keywords: remote traefik

Traefik Labs is a VC-backed company that develops simple and future-proof cloud-native networking solutions for modern IT environments. The company’s popular open-source projects include Traefik, the cloud-native application proxy with more than 2 billion downloads and used by the world’s largest web companies. Traefik Labs’ mission is to simplify cloud-native adoption for all enterprises.

We value openness and trust. We believe that simpler is better, that Open Source is superior, and that community drives innovation!

The Position

We are looking for a head of product with experience in SaaS platforms. He or she will be in charge of managing a team of engineers to deliver, challenge, and improve the value of the products while also ensuring the platform security and resiliency.

The head of product will work in a team with other head of products to handle the company’s product line, and work with the Product Manager to bring operational vision to the roadmap. He or she will bring his or her expertise to help planning, building, and expanding the infrastructure to accompany the company’s growth.

The head of product has a pragmatic approach and will play a key role in designing the solutions that fit the vision, adapting their scope to match the deadlines, and providing constant feedback. As a servant leader, the head of product will take full responsibility for his or her team’s efficiency and effectiveness, showing talent for managing highly skilled engineers with a devops mindset and fostering initiative and self-empowerment.

The head of product will report to the VP of Engineering and will work closely with the Product Manager, Product Marketing Manager, and Distinguished Engineers.


  • Team Management – Responsible for the day-to-day activities and guidance of their team members, setting targets, guidelines, and assisting with any issues they may have.
  • Meeting Goals – Ensure that all team members understand the team's objectives and work together achieving it. We are an industry leader that strives for perfect execution.
  • Problem Solver – Quickly identify blockers and take appropriate actions to enable the team to fully focus on the development of their products.
  • Product Design – Collaborate with stakeholders during the visioning and concept development of a product.
  • Planning – Work closely with product management to assess value and prioritize proposals, epics, and stories to ensure work focuses on those aligned with the product strategy and provides the maximum value.
  • Culture – A very strong team spirit: we believe that the quality of our team is the number one asset of the Company. You value transparency and allow for failure. You will encourage sharing knowledge and discussions to avoid creating silos.
  • Platform – The success of the platform you build can be measured by its resiliency, security, and stability.


  • 2-5 years of leadership experience
  • A strong technical background with a solid experience in defining and operating infrastructures on the cloud.
  • Passionate about open source software
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of networking and infrastructure technologies
  • Strong leadership and talent development skills


US or EU. While we practice remote working, the team regularly meets in real life; the ambition is international – as is our users base – and the missions require various level of international traveling

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