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Product Specialist
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Product Specialist

About Toptal

Toptal is a global network of top freelance talent in business, design, and technology that enables companies to scale their teams, on-demand. With $100+ million in annual revenue and over 40% year-over-year growth, Toptal is the world’s largest fully remote company.

We take the best elements of virtual teams and combine them with a support structure that encourages innovation, social interaction, and fun. We see no borders, move at a fast pace, and are never afraid to break the mold.

Position Description

Toptal’s Product Liaison will ensure that the modules of our internal software platform can support our business’s hyper-growth. This role will specifically focus on feature improvements for the Talent Acquisition and Projects teams but the scope will expand to all of our Talent Operations as needed. This person will act as the voice of the customer to scope, prioritize, and launch software features and business processes. It is important to be extraordinarily close to the business platform and constantly on the lookout for efficiency gains, scalability, and general continuous improvement! The Product Specialist will work with a cross-functional team that includes product managers, engineers, and designers to define, build, and launch critical initiatives.

This is a remote position that can be done from anywhere. Due to the remote nature of this role, we are unable to provide visa sponsorship. Only resumes and communication submitted in English will be considered.


  • Define requirements and scope for features sponsored by the talent acquisition organization
  • Collaborate with different Product Management teams on rollout plans and training to support new product features impacting the organization.
  • Review and provide feedback on designs to ensure proposed solutions are simple and intuitive.
  • Track and report on the impact and adoption of feature launches
  • Triage incoming feature requests from the users of the platform
  • Lead user research efforts to ensure the perspectives of different teams and departments are taken into consideration when developing features
  • Prioritize feature request backlog with product and engineering teams
  • Develop OKRs and ensure they are aligned with the product organization
  • Deeply understand new releases to various software platforms to ensure changes will not cause unintended disruption

In the first week, expect to:

  • Learn about the entire product development process to fully integrate with the product team
  • Start understanding how the platform works and how it is used by the users

In the first month, expect to:

  • Build a process to triage and prioritize feature requests
  • Develop an understanding of all platform initiatives in the pipeline for the team
  • Actively be involved in launch planning and announcements
  • Develop quarterly matching OKRs and ensure alignment with the product
  • Shadow platform users to develop an understanding of their processes
  • Explore the database to understand the nuances of the structure and where to find meaningful information

In the first three months, expect to:

  • Measure the impact of quarterly OKRs
  • Drive the development of software requirements to meet the needs of the business users
  • Develop improved operational workflows and build the long term product roadmap
  • Work closely with product, engineering, and design teams to ensure on-track delivery of features

In the first six months, expect to:

  • Work with other product liaisons to improve the product liaison function overall
  • Consistently reevaluate OKR alignment to the product and business strategy
  • Ensure delivery on large roadmap initiatives
  • Own user-acceptance testing, roll-out, adoption, and communications of deployments

In the first year, expect to:

  • Deploy and gain adoption from end-users of major components of our internal software platform
  • Improve the quality of life of end-users through automation and simplification of the platform


  • 1 to 2 years of experience delivering software products
  • Strong experience working with SQL
  • Confident using data to make informed decisions
  • Comfortable conducting user research
  • Detail-oriented in the definition of requirements and mockups
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Continuously looking to improve impact
  • Be a world-class individual contributor to thrive at Toptal. We do not hire someone just to tell other people what to do!
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Who You Will Work With

Tyler Martin

Tyler Martin

Director of Talent Supply

As Toptal’s Director of Talent Supply, Tyler is responsible for balancing talent supply and client demand in a cost-effective manner. Before Toptal, Tyler led the Supply Chain Systems and Automation team at SpaceX. He also implemented custom software and change management initiatives as a management consultant at Accenture. Tyler earned a BS in Aerospace Engineering from the Missouri University of Science and Technology and a Master’s in Logistics and Supply Chain from the MIT-Zaragoza International Logistics Program.

Christy Schumann

Christy Schumann

VP of Talent Operations

As Toptal's VP of Talent Operations, Christy is accountable for ensuring successful client outcomes by delivering the right talent from our global network, matched to client business needs and timeframe. Prior to Toptal, Christy spent more than a decade in management consulting at Bain & Company, and she later joined Rackspace as General Manager of their cybersecurity business. Christy earned a BS in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an MBA from Columbia Business School.

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