Technical Product Manager

We are looking for a Technical Product Manager (ex-Data Scientist) with the right skillset to manage the conception and development of our deeply technical products. Join us in bringing cutting-edge technologies into production for our global high-profile customers and build an outstanding product core together with us.

About apheris AI

We believe in a world where innovation and breakthroughs in R&D are driven by collaboration among companies. At apheris AI, our mission is to empower large enterprises to build and orchestrate data ecosystems that enable such collaboration. Our product allows companies to collectively analyze data, while preserving the privacy and intellectual property of it. We leverage the latest advancements in the fields of federated machine learning, cryptography, data privacy technologies and computational chemistry and help the largest companies in the world push R&D into production. Our company is well funded and backed by some of the globally best Venture Capital Funds and Angel Investors. Our incredibly talented and interdisciplinary team is composed of world-leading experts in their fields as well as entrepreneurs and engineers that have been trained at top-tier companies and universities.  We strongly contribute to Open Source; we learn fast, grow rapidly and we have absolute conviction that the next large tech company is currently being built in the heart of Berlin.

Right now, we are building out a handful of R&D data ecosystems with large enterprise customers – our focus industries are pharma & healthcare, chemical R&D and manufacturing. We productize our general-purpose tech core for private data sharing and we heavily ramp up our business development to win the next data ecosystems with leading industry players. The use cases we address are primarily related to R&D acceleration empowered by machine learning applications – the data ecosystems are the foundation for a breakthrough in those use cases.

If all of this sounds like a company you want to be part of, we are delighted to learn more about you.

About this position

As a Technical Product Manager at apheris AI, you will oversee the development of innovative deep tech solutions to address the needs of our customers. You will drive key strategic decisions of our product development, identify market gaps and analyse customer needs. You will be working together with and lead interdisciplinary teams and work closely with stakeholders, management, and the founders of the company. Your tasks involve defining product concepts and roadmap planning as well as writing user stories, coordinating sprints and the product roll-out, constantly ensuring an efficient implementation of the product. Together with our data scientists,  privacy experts and engineers, you will work on our product and privacy technologies. You monitor latest tech trends and incorporate them where needed into our products. We empower you to lead with your own style and be a major contributor to the success of new products and the advancement of our existing solutions.

What you bring to the table

  • You embody the combination of a business-driven mindset and a deep understanding of technology, coding, and how software works.

  • Exceptional communication skills across disciplines, roles, functions, and levels.

  • You have multiple years of practical data science experience in industry where you developed a good feeling for the right data science tools to use in a large enterprise.

  • You are passionate about latest tech trends within and beyond the data science bubble.

  • At least 2 years of relevant professional experience as a Product Manager or similar for B2B deep tech solutions, designing and shipping products from the early idea phase to the implementation.

  • Ability to lead and work with highly intelligent experts and very strong academic background in a technical field.

  • You have a passion for planning new deep tech products from technical analysis to the roll-out and implementation at global high-profile customers.

  • Self-starter and fast learner.

  • You have a passion for a product management role and genuine interest in working in a fast-paced environment and a young start-up.

The requirements above are a non-exhaustive list of skills which, from our experience, people successful in similar roles have. If this does not match 100% with you, but you think you fit to this role, we encourage you to apply anyway. We hire mainly based on your personality, potential and motivation to learn and grow, and together we can adapt the role in a way that is meant to fit you!

What we offer you

  • We offer you a cool and engaged team with incredibly intelligent and motivated colleagues that are domain experts in various fields. They will support you in getting up-to-speed with our tech stack!

  • We care about diversity and equality and live an open company culture with clear communication and encourage active participation in all areas.

  • Exciting growth phase: we are backed by some of the best investors in the world and are growing rapidly.

  • We believe that your contribution goes beyond your CV, for us it is important that you connect well with the apheris team.

  • Our team has the right mix of getting-things-done and getting-things-right mentality with a good amount of fun added to it.

  • We deeply care about your development and well-being, so naturally we offer you lots of room for your professional and personal development.

  • We have made it our mission to not only let you shape this position but support your growth.

  • We have a very nice office in the heart of Berlin. Part of our team sits in the Cologne area. We support home office from anywhere. Whatever suits you, we are sure to find the right arrangement.

  • We offer industry-competitive compensation.

Key facts

  • Contract Type: full-time

  • Location: preferably Berlin, partly remote is possible​

  • Education Level: Master's degree or higher

Please submit your CV to and we will reach out to you and set up a first call to get to know you.

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