Product Manager, Mapping and Analytics at Swift Navigation
South San Francisco, CA, US
Swift Navigation is looking for a product manager to lead product development of centimeter-accurate analytics and mapping services to our customers. You will work with a small team to push the state of the art in satellite navigation technology, making high accuracy positioning ubiquitous and easy to use across a wide variety of industries and applications in unmanned aerial vehicles, robotics, and autonomous transportation.

The ideal candidate will be project lead for a highly technical and multifaceted web product. Experience in analytics, web-mapping and geographic informations systems, product management is required. Candidates with highly technical backgrounds are preferred.
Your Job:

Understand customers’ needs. Talk to customers and identity their needs. Write clear and concise product briefs and specifications, and collaborate with engineering to prioritize, build, and ship features.
Learn the landscape. Understand where our products fit, competitive differentiators, and price accordingly. Work across teams and management to roadmap our data and web products.
Manage the project. Account and be accountable for all stages of the project across the various teams. Define methods to quantify success (or failure) and ensure that the team can clearly understand, articulate, and meet its objectives.
Communicate. Within the team, listen to and account for all concerns, ensure that priorities are clear, facilitate communication where necessary, then drive conversations to decisions. Outside the team, clearly articulate value proposition and differentiators for marketing product.
Make it work. This is not purely a strategy role: implementation is 90% of success.
Your Experience:

Strategy. Demonstrating strategic thinking and market analysis a plus.
BA/BS (or higher) in a relevant technical field (e.g., computer science, geography), or equivalent experience.
Exceptional problem solving, communication, and collaboration skills. Flexibility and enthusiasm for learning technologies, tools, and ideas.
Product Management. At least 2 years product management experience focused on developing technical, software, and data products at scale. Track record of successful product delivery from inception to launch.
Corporate development. Demonstrated creativity in deal structures and ability to close deals. Preference for experience in wireless, networking, "big data".
We Offer:

Strong ownership over a new, highly-available, high-precision GPS analytics and mapping product targeting machine automation and robotics.
Competitive salary and equity
Flexible vacation policy
401(k), Medical, Dental, Vision benefits
Sunny, bike-friendly office near the San Francisco Civic Center, close to public transit.
Swift Navigation, Inc. was founded in 2012 to make GPS positioning technology more accurate and affordable. Its GPS and GNSS positioning products are available a fraction of the price of the competition and deliver 100 times better accuracy than the GPS in a cell phone. Swift Navigation’s technology benefits a multitude of industries and applications—including autonomous vehicles, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), precision agriculture, robotics, surveying and space. With its innovation and technology honored by Inc.’s 2016 and Forbes2017 30 Under 30 lists, Swift Navigation is enabling a world where fields farm themselves, drones fly safely and autonomous transportation can take you home.

We are located in San Francisco, close to public transportation and are well financed. Swift offers unlimited vacation days, competitive salary and benefits, 401(k), a casual office environment, hackathons and tech talks to push the professional growth of all or employees. Come join us!