Technical Product Manager

About Formant

Founded in 2017, Formant is the leading cloud-based platform for managing fleets of robots. Formant’s platform enables companies to operate, observe, and analyze robots from anywhere, meeting the growing need of robotics companies looking to deploy into new environments and scale their fleets.  

We are inspired by the unique opportunities and challenges of connecting robots to each other, people and the cloud. We believe that more effective infrastructure can help unlock the shared potential of humans and robots and accelerate the successful deployment of autonomous systems throughout society. 

As a team, we value humility, honesty, and creativity. We have a friendly, remote culture full of people from diverse backgrounds. We love solving problems and take pride in our craft.

About the role

As a technical product manager focused on our data platform, you will be the point person for helping drive alignment on strategic initiatives related to all things data - analytics, observability, visualization and insights. You are a strategic thinker who can balance big picture strategy with detailed, flawless execution. You need little direction and can complete projects independently from research to launch. You have both technical and business savvy, knowing how to develop technical products that meet the needs of both our customers and our business. You are data-driven, with a high attention to detail and are looking for an opportunity that will challenge your technical skills as well as your interpersonal skills.

What you'll do

  • Define and help build new products and services, including defining the scope and setting the prioritization of features in an agile way against evolving needs

  • Help define the product roadmap & strategy by partnering with other leaders, keeping it up to date while the needs from the company evolves, the industry changes, and our development makes progress

  • Take high level requirements and define detailed requirements based on user stories for execution by the engineering teams

  • Deeply understand the needs of our customers  by speaking with them as well as analyzing usage data – and translate those into success metrics and SLAs on the key features and services

  • Monitor trends in the autonomy/robotics industry to inspire new product opportunities and bring forward proposals to expand our product line

Qualifications

  • Experience with data platforms, data visualization, and analytics is required.

  • Familiarity with robotics and autonomy is required.

  • Hands-on experience in developing roadmaps, writing user stories, grooming product backlogs and coordinating/prioritizing conflicting requirements in a fast paced, ever changing environment.

  • In-depth knowledge & extensive experience working with Scrum and agile methodologies. Hands-on experience in using relevant tools, such as JIRA, to plan and execute the sprints.

  • Strong communication skills, especially within a cross-functional team of engineers, designers, and business executives.

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Remote (United States)

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