Product Manager (Data)

| Somerville

The Product Manager (Data) will set the direction of Perceptive Automata’s data efforts. This will entail working at the intersection of data science, business, engineering, user experience and product. You will collect internal and external feedback, perform data analysis using statistics, data science as well as other machine learning techniques, and seek clarity on business goals to create actionable product and data roadmaps. You’ll collaborate seamlessly across domains and teams, build consensus, and prioritize ruthlessly to drive key results. You will have a deep passion for the work you do and know that you are helping to steer us towards our mission of bridging the gap between humans and machine intelligence to solving real-world problems using cutting-edge neuroscience and computer science.

In the coming year, we’re anticipating rapid growth to support an increasing demand for our technology -- come help us design and build a scalable data infrastructure to support that growth!

Responsibilities

  • Define our company’s data strategy (how data will be generated, collected, and consumed) by using data science techniques as well as internal and external customer feedback
  • Owning the product roadmap for a set of key metrics in accordance with the company’s goals for data, infrastructure, machine learning and data science initiatives
  • Partnering with our engineering teams to build outstanding production-level systems to collect, analyze and derive insights from data and drive key product decisions
  • Work closely with research and engineering teams to scale advanced machine learning and data science systems
  • Becoming a trusted advocate and product resource for data initiatives
  • Analyzing and reporting on key product initiatives to the executive team
  • Present your insights to all levels of the company clearly and concisely
  • Be hands-on and take initiative

Requirements

  • 4+ years experience as a PM working on data-heavy products
  • Experience and enthusiasm for working with engineers and researchers to design, test, analyze, and iterate on data collection, storage, analysis and machine learning systems
  • Proven ability to lead and coordinate teams on key initiatives and work cross-functionally in a highly collaborative environment
  • Strong communication skills with both technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Ability to prioritize and build consensus within multidisciplinary teams
  • Deep product sense & self-starter with an eye for detail
  • Familiarity with machine learning, data science and statistics techniques

Preferred Qualifications

  • Deep technical knowledge, especially in applying data science techniques to drive key decisions
  • Experience with Python, SQL and other tools of the trade
  • Experience working in a rapid growth environment that requires flexibility and continuous innovation

Benefits

  • Innovative, collaborative and fun culture
  • Competitive compensation including benefits and equity
  • Guest lectures, learning opportunities with connections to labs at Harvard and elsewhere, and publication opportunities
  • Free Lunch

Company Overview

Perceptive Automata is a machine learning and computer vision company started by Harvard and MIT scientists that is developing a novel approach to help make autonomous vehicles safer. We are supported by top Silicon Valley investors and global car makers and are growing rapidly in response to increasing demand for this technology.

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Location

Nestled in the heart of Union Square, Perceptive Automata's urban headquarters boast lots of bright natural light with lots of greenery.

An Insider's view of Perceptive Automata

What are some social events your company does?

We host different events that are thought up of by different team members. We've gone to throw Axes at Urban Axes and we are taking a trip out to Cape Cod later this summer. Board game nights and Mario kart competitions are also always easy to come by!

Natasha

Director, Operations

What is your vision for the company?

A world where machines can seamlessly understand and cooperate with humans to improve the quality of life for all.

Sid

CEO & Co-Founder

What are Perceptive Automata Perks + Benefits

Culture
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
Diversity manifesto
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Perceptive Automata employees can contribute up to $2700 annually to their FSA.
Dental Benefits
Our dental plan covers Two Cleanings per year and helps out with a lot of other costs.
Vision Benefits
The vision benefits plan covers 100% for annual eye exams with $150 for glasses and contact lenses.
Health Insurance Benefits
Perceptive offers two different health plans through Blue Cross Blue Shield. Perceptive covers 100% of the premium on the HMO plan and then you can pay up a little bit to be on the PPO plan.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Perceptive offers Dependent Care accounts for families and also WFH flexibility & sick days.
Flexible Work Schedule
Acme Co. provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes lots of vacation time and flexible work from home abilities.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Perceptive offers employees 3 weeks paid vacation plus a week shut down at Christmas and 11 paid holidays per year. Effectively that is 6 weeks of time off.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Employees receive 5 hours per year of paid sick leave.
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Perceptive gives you $90 a month towards commuter benefits or assists with a dedicated parking spot.
Company Outings
We offer events at least quarterly and sometimes more.
Free Daily Meals
We offer free daily catered lunch along with cereal / yogurts and fresh fruit which you can eat for breakfast.
Game Room
Our game room includes Video Games.
Stocked Kitchen
Coffee, espresso, seltzer water, filtered water, candy, fresh grapes or cherries, bananas, chips, popcorn, and much more!
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted At team's discretion.
Parking
We offer employees paid street parking.
Pet Friendly
Perceptive's pet policy is occasional bring your pet to work days.
Fitness Subsidies
3 months of fitness reimbursement is offered through our health plan.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Perceptive hosts journal club on a weekly basis.
Cross functional training encouraged
Time allotted for learning
We allow employees to buy any book they'd like that relates to learning for their position and allow time for exploration.
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