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Senior Product Manager at Fictiv
San Francisco, CA, US

At Fictiv, we’re inspired every day by our customers and teammates

The Fictiv product organization is building the core of Fictiv. We use software to solve tough problems for our customers in the manufacturing space – supporting engineers, designers, and fabricators who are innovating in cutting-edge industries including autonomous cars, aerospace, consumer electronics and medical devices, to name a few.
 
As a product manager, you define and deliver the Fictiv platform to bring transparency, insight, and confidence to hardware development. The product you build will accelerate hardware development cycles and enable new products to be created faster than ever before.

 

WIIFU (What’s in it for you?)

Change the way physical products are made
As a Product Manager, you know how difficult it is to develop products with long release cycles. This is the norm in hardware development today. With Fictiv, we use software to allow our customers to build prototypes faster, get more actionable feedback, and transfer those learnings directly to production manufacturing. You will have a direct role in shaping our product that is changing the manufacturing industry.

Work with inspiring customers
Our customers work on products that push technological boundaries – from self-driving cars to low-cost water purification systems. As a Product Manager, you will have the opportunity to see and understand our customers at a deep level and make a difference to their work.

 

What You’ll Be Doing

  • Understand customer needs through user research and data analysis.  Develop conviction around the problems we’re solving and bring those insights to the team.
  • Collaborate with design, engineering and other company departments across the globe to identify product opportunities, develop hypotheses, and create high-impact solutions for our customers.
  • Champion your team in achieving successful outcomes by clearly communicating OKRs, prioritizing initiatives, and removing friction from the product development process.
  • Create trust and transparency by communicating team progress and results to stakeholders; help the organization celebrate successes and learn from failures.
  • Developing a strategic roadmap that aligns with company and team OKRs, as well as detailed product requirements for near-term development efforts.

 

Desired traits

  • 7+ years experience building software as a product manager, engineer or designer, or relevant experience as an IT professional 
  • Customer oriented – You are curious about hardware manufacturing and the daily workflows of mechanical engineers and supply chain managers.  You love talking to customers and developing insights into their needs.
  • Skilled problem solver – you can break big problems into smaller, more manageable challenges and you’re comfortable making fast, high quality product decisions using both quantitative and qualitative data.
  • Articulate communicator – You can convey customer needs clearly with multiple stakeholders, and you bring those people together to create a differentiated product to serve our customers.
  • Data driven - ability to analyze and use data to inform decisions on where to invest and to measure progress towards goals.

 

About Fictiv (www.fictiv.com)

Fictiv is transforming how teams design, develop and deliver the next generation of hardware products.

Fictiv is a manufacturing platform and the most efficient way to fabricate parts. Powered by a distributed network of highly vetted vendors, Fictiv provides the critical infrastructure teams need to streamline prototyping and accelerate development cycles. The online interface makes it easy for customers to get instant quotes, review manufacturing feedback, and manage orders—all through a single service.

We’re actively seeking potential teammates who can bring diverse perspectives and experience to our culture and company. We believe inclusion is the best way to create a strong, empathetic team. Our belief is that the best team is born from an environment that emphasizes respect, honesty, collaboration, and growth.

We encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups, including but not limited to women, members of the LGBTQ community, people of color, people with disabilities, and veterans.