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Product Manager

Vinli


3 weeks ago

Job type: Full-time

Remote (USA Only)

Hiring from: USA Only

Category: Product


PRODUCT MANAGER

Vinli's team is transforming the mobility industry via our next generation data intelligence platforms. Our passion is building products and services that unlock the true value of connected cars by showing drivers, passengers and organizations the potential hidden within their vehicles' data. We were founded in 2014 and are backed by some of the biggest names in transportation (Cox Auto, Samsung, Continental) venture capital (First Round Capital, Westly Group) and energy (E.ON). We are also partnered with some of the largest players in the mobility industry – including ALD Automotive. And remote work has been a successful part of our cultural DNA since long before 2020. Future members of our team should be intellectually curious, self-starters whose work history demonstrates the courage to create and the maturity required to bring products to market.

ABOUT THE ROLE

This position will be responsible for developing the requirements, value propositions, and go-to-market strategies for Vinli's products, to include both connected car telematics platforms and data science applications. You'll serve as the bridge between Vinli business objectives, customer requirements, and design & engineering capabilities.

The ideal candidate will be a self-starter and strong communicator (written and verbal), and will build the necessary cross-organizational relationships to drive successful projects and campaigns.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Write product requirements.  Obtain and document detailed information on specific use cases.  Review with design & engineering teams and coordinate communication between development and customers to refine requirements.
  • Prepare development plans and requirements for Vinli IP.  Provide business justification.
  • Ensure that product requirements are communicated effectively to all stakeholders, to include customers, design teams, development teams, and quality assurance.
  • Assist Vinli Project Management staff in establishing priorities and scheduling work.
  • Develop sales collateral (presentations, brochures, data sheets, FAQs)
  • Conduct market segmentation and analyze competitors
  • Define product strategy and vision for data science solutions.
  • Present new release functionality via written updates, webinars, and review sessions as appropriate.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Ability to understand technology and explain it.
  • Experience working with software development teams.
  • Demonstrable ability to perform SWOT analysis, ROI study, and work with executives on business models for the product.
  • Effective communication with various stakeholders: C-level, engineering, product design, partners, and market.
  • Solid understanding of modern development platforms to include mobile and web front ends, databases and other data storage mechanisms, cloud platforms, and data science.
  • Experience with Agile development methodologies.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in a technology/analytical field such as Computer Science, Management of Information Systems, Data Science, Machine Learning, Engineering, or other relevant technology field
  • Experience working with big data systems and cloud (AWS preferred)
  • Experience in programming preferred. Preferred languages are Javascript, GoLang, Python, Spark (Scala, PySpark)
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Exceptional interpersonal, persuasion, and communication skills in order to communicate strategic and technical ideas to internal audiences to both inform and solicit buy-in from the end user community

Benefits

Vinli offers competitive benefits including health care, PTO, drinks & snacks, and a cool office in walking distance to Deep Ellum, the Dallas Farmers Market, and the historic East Quarter.

We are an equal opportunity employer. We strictly prohibit unlawful discrimination or harassment of any kind, including discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, veteran status, age, pregnancy status, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, mental or physical disability, medical condition, or any other characteristics protected by law. We also make all reasonable accommodations to meet our obligations under laws protecting the rights of the disabled.

Vinli Core Values

Integrity.  Doing what you say you will do at Vinli is our way of building trust among our team members, partners, investors and vendors.  We believe that maintaining integrity requires an openness and empathy in sharing goals and challenges with others.

Drive to Innovate.  People at Vinli don't just love to learn, they feel compelled to use their knowledge to make our Company and the world a better place.  We believe in learning from our mistakes and always challenging ourselves to innovate - from the biggest product decisions to the smallest processes.

Joyful Work Environment.  Loving where you work isn't about ping pong tables and free snacks.  It's the feeling that you wouldn't want to be on a project with any other team.  It's the feeling that you can get creative energy just by showing up to work.  It's the feeling that your entire team respects your life away from the job and understands how work impacts it.  At Vinli, we believe in building camaraderie and joy in our environment by supporting and encouraging each other every day.

We are an equal opportunity employer. We strictly prohibit unlawful discrimination or harassment of any kind, including discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, veteran status, age, pregnancy status, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, mental or physical disability, medical condition, or any other characteristics protected by law. We also make all reasonable accommodations to meet our obligations under laws protecting the rights of the disabled.

 

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