Technical Product Manager, Autonomous Driving

  • Overview

    We start building a team for our new client, Cyngn, and looking for an experienced product manager to lead the evolution of the autonomous driving product with us.

    Cyngn is a Silicon Valley-based autonomous vehicle startup backed by leading Venture Capital firms, including Andreessen Horowitz, Benchmark Capital, and Index Ventures. Cyngn is a team of engineers and scientists, and they believe in building the best products through open and honest collaboration. Cyngn is constantly experimenting, asking questions, listening to feedback, and acting.

    The journey of creating and building is just as important as the final product. Cingn prides itself on its trusting and creative work environment; it is what has led them to build one of the world’s leading autonomous vehicle solutions. Their advanced self-driving system is cost-effective, modular, and broadly applicable across a variety of industries and vehicles by leveraging applied artificial intelligence, leading-edge sensors, and robotics.

  • Responsibilities

    • Document customer journeys to help inform the product requirements

    • Develop multiple roadmaps for software products (backend systems, front end applications and interfaces, internal systems and tools, 3rd party integrations, and more)

    • Develop product requirements that align with Cyngn’s product roadmap and strategy

    • Support systems design, development, release and continuous improvement

    • Collaborate with cross-functional team members to develop product requirements

    • Develop and track KPIs that measure the products usability, quality, and robustness

    • Manage project execution and roll out strategy

    • Together with senior management define strategic direction and product scope

    • Act as voice of the customer in product development and execution

    • Develop hands-on, in-depth knowledge of competitive software offerings and maintain technical analysis of competitive strengths and weaknesses

    • Coordinate beta testing of new products and features. Document and report problems and recommend solutions/improvements to stakeholders

  • We Require

    About You:

    • You’re obsessed with driving vision for scalable SaaS applications

    • You take pride in the thoughtfulness and detail you put in when writing and communicating requirement

    • You stay abreast of the latest technologies and share what you learn with others

    • You are not afraid of failing, iterate quickly through ideas, and make data-driven decisions quickly and thoughtfully

    • You are fascinated by other cultures and interested building strong relationships with team members across the globe

    Key skills required:

    • 5+ years of experience in digital product management and launches across SaaS, mobility or consumer tech. verticals

    • Knowledge and understanding of autonomous vehicle industry is strongly desired

    • Deep knowledge in Product Development and Project/Program Management

    • Have depth and breadth of knowledge across multiple software engineering disciplines: restful services, data modeling, distributed design orchestration, API’s, DevOps, and analytics

    • Proven history of converting learnings from complex data sets into useful product features that customers love

    • Comfort building platforms that integrate across multiple 3rd party providers and ecosystems

    • History of working through ambiguity and devising clean sheet solutions in new markets

    • Ability to articulate a product vision and rally resources to build it

    • Be highly capable at working with development teams through periods of rapid growth and scale the greater benefit of the business

    • Proven ability to take the product through all stages of development from concept to launch at scale

    • Experience building autonomous vehicle technology is a plus

    • BS/MS CS or equivalent qualitative degree

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