Hiring Product Discovery Engineer, LABS (AMER) | Zapier

Product Discovery Engineer, Labs (Amer)


Date listed

1 month ago

Employment Type

Full time





Total Funding

$1.3 million

Glassdoor Rating

4/5 (14 reviews)

Keywords: remote ux coverage

We're currently hiring for the following locations:

Location: Americas. UTC/GMT -7 to UTC/GMT-4

Our fully remote, distributed environment enables us to work with awesome people from around the world. Our team members work from 38 different countries. We generally hire based on timezones and try to keep teams together by making sure that every Zapien overlaps with their manager & teammates for at least a few hours a day.

As a founder-led company that bootstrapped itself to profitability, Zapier recognizes the value of the founder mindset. That is why Zapier LABS is solely focused on iterative discover→build→assess loops to develop early stage bets.

The LABS team ships new products and experiences in the Low-Code / No-Code space. Projects are led by interdisciplinary teams driving early stage product and technology development with a high degree of autonomy and at a high tempo. We’re currently looking for a Staff Product Engineer that will help drive design and development of early stage bets.

The ideal candidate understands how to drive new product development, ideally in a successful early-stage startup and can take initiatives from discovery with users to design and development of MVP interactions to shipping MVP products. When you join LABS, you will lead the design and development of experiences to make app development more accessible for millions of low-code / no-code customers across the world.

About You

Leadership : You lead by example and empathy, understand the business and how to prioritize project work. You encourage diversity of ideas and know that the team is collectively stronger than any individual.

Strategy: You communicate the vision for your team and then make it happen. You can work with your team to break a vision down into goals and roadmaps and have experience leading teams through execution towards the strategic vision. 

Outcomes: You know how to get results. You have a passion to Get Stuff Done. Through collaboration with your team you routinely deliver meaningful results for the business. You have a strong sense of accountability for outcomes and you share and celebrate and build momentum around positive results. You learn and course correct when you don’t get the results you want.

Data Driven: You use data to understand users, drive deep discovery, and validate hypotheses with quantitative insights.

Design and Development: You have a good sense for what a good UX looks like. You are creative by nature and are able to take the lead with hands-on development to actively drive projects forward. You have a strong sense for creating simple usable experiences and are able to execute MVP experiences. You believe in rapid iterations of functional prototypes, and take the lead to evolve and share APIs/system functionality. 

Things you’ll do

  • You will be working with high autonomy, responsibility, and high speed of iteration. You will build, move fast & learn. - You will ship new & unique products quickly and often.
  • Play a key role in building a new no-code development platform
  • Lead with hands on development to actively drive projects forward, from uncovering opportunities to design and testing of MVP interactions
  • You’ll drive efforts to connect the user, problem, and UX dots with early iterations
  • You will help educate our team on the impact of opportunities the LABS team puts forward
  • Operate with a high-level of ambiguity

The Whole Package

Our fully remote, distributed environment enables us to work with awesome people from around the world. Our team members work from 38 different countries. We generally hire based on time zones and try to keep teams together by making sure that every Zapien overlaps with their manager & teammates for at least a few hours a day.

Zapier offers:

  • Competitive salary and bonus program
  • Equity for All: Stock options (or equivalent) for every Zapien
  • Healthcare + dental + vision coverage
  • Fertility and Adoption Assistance
  • Retirement plan with 4% company match
  • $2,000 annual learning stipend for use on courses, conferences, and more—your choice
  • Annual all-company retreat
  • 14 weeks paid leave for new parents of biological or adopted children
  • Customized Zapiversary rewards on your 1, 3, 5, 7 and 10 year work anniversaries
  • Leading-edge equipment. We set you up with an Apple laptop and provide an additional budget for you to choose other home office accessories and software you may need.
  • Take the time you need to renew. We encourage Zapiens to take at least 10 days off each year. Most of us take 25 days off per year for vacation & holidays, plus whatever sick time we need.

How to Apply

At Zapier, we believe that diverse perspectives and experiences make us better, which is why we have a non-standard application process designed to promote inclusion and equity. We are looking for the best fit for each of our roles, regardless of the type of education or companies in your background, so we encourage you to apply even if your skills and experiences don’t exactly match the job description.

After you apply through our Career's page, you are going to hear back from us—even if we don’t see an immediate fit with our team. In fact, throughout the process, we strive to never go more than seven days without letting you know the status of your application. We know we’ll make mistakes from time to time, so if you ever have questions about where you stand or about the process, just ask your recruiter!

Zapier is an equal opportunity employer and we're excited to work with talented and empathetic people of all identities. Zapier does not discriminate based on someone's identity in any aspect of hiring or employment as required by law and in line with our commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, Belonging and Equity. protected by local law. Our code of conduct provides a beacon for the kind of company we strive to be, and we celebrate our differences because those differences are what allow us to make a product that serves a global user base.

Zapier is committed to inclusion. As part of this commitment, Zapier welcomes applications from individuals with disabilities and will work to provide reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodations are needed to participate in the job application or interview process, please contact jobs @ zapier.com.

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