Product Lead - Infrastructure

  • Full-time
  • Recruitment type: Permanent

Company Description

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Where and how you can work

Our flagship campus is in Sydney. We also have a campus in Melbourne and co-working spaces in Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide. But you have choice in where and how you work, we trust our Canvanauts to choose the balance that empowers them and their team to achieve their goals.


What you’d be doing in this role
As Canva scales change continues to be part of our DNA. But we like to think that's all part of the fun. So this will give you the flavour of the type of things you'll be working on when you start, but this will likely evolve.

As an Infrastructure Product Lead, you will be at the forefront of driving Canva’s Infrastructure to new heights, supporting our ambitious goal of reaching 1 billion users while enhancing our enterprise offerings. You will play a critical role in shaping the future of our platform's infrastructure, ensuring that it is robust, scalable, developer friendly and cost-effective. You will coach and mentor a team of product managers to drive impact-oriented roadmaps, and scale product-oriented thinking across the entire group.

You're probably a match if:

  • Exceptional leadership skills with experience managing and growing product management teams.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively with both technical and non-technical teams.
  • Strong technical background with a deep understanding of platforms, software development, and current technology trends.
  • Strategic thinker with a track record of executing large-scale projects successfully.
  • Experience in a fast-paced, high-growth tech environment is preferred.
  • Proven experience in product leadership, particularly in technical platforms, cloud services, or other related areas

What you’ll do (responsibilities)

  • Partner with engineering leadership to refine the strategy and vision for Canva's cloud infrastructure
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including engineering, operations, security, and finance, to align infrastructure development with company objectives.
  • Manage and mentor a team of product managers, setting clear goals and ensuring they have the resources and support needed to succeed.
  • Drive innovation in infrastructure technology to stay ahead of industry trends and user demands.
  • Balance technical, business, and user needs, making decisions based on data and informed insights.
  • Communicate progress, challenges, and achievements to stakeholders at all levels of the organization.

About the team

The Infra Supergroup at Canva aim to make complex technology simple for Canvanauts by building foundational platforms that will propel Canva’s growth. The scope is broad: every week, thousands of developers interact with the tools, utilities, and platforms that Infra provides. Infra plays a direct role in improving developer productivity across the entire software lifecycle. More than just a set of tools, Infra aims to improve developer happiness and unlock innovations that empower Canva teams to delight users and enter new markets.

We are looking for an experienced product leader to lead Product Management within Infrastructure, building and coaching a high-performance product management team, and partnering closely with engineering leadership to transform Infrastructure into a truly product-oriented group.


What's in it for you?

Achieving our crazy big goals motivates us to work hard - and we do - but you'll experience lots of moments of magic, connectivity and fun woven throughout life at Canva, too. We also offer a range of benefits to set you up for every success in and outside of work.

Here's a taste of what's on offer:

  • Equity packages - we want our success to be yours too
  • Inclusive parental leave policy that supports all parents & carers
  • An annual Vibe & Thrive allowance to support your wellbeing, social connection, office setup & more
  • Flexible leave options that empower you to be a force for good, take time to recharge and supports you personally

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Other stuff to know

We make hiring decisions based on your experience, skills and passion, as well as how you can enhance Canva and our culture. When you apply, please tell us the pronouns you use and any reasonable adjustments you may need during the interview process.

We celebrate all types of skills and backgrounds at Canva so even if you don’t feel like your skills quite match what’s listed above - we still want to hear from you!

Please note that interviews are conducted virtually.

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