Technical Product Manager

Knowde

Knowde

IT, Product
Remote
Posted on Friday, May 17, 2024

​​About Knowde

Knowde is a global software company digitally transforming the $5 trillion chemical industry by solving the root problem holding the industry back: organizing and digitizing product data. Knowde provides touchless product master data and a suite of purpose-built, integrated tools to accelerate digital transformation, helping Chemical Industry suppliers and distributors unleash the hidden power of their product information and get it into the hands of the people who drive value — sales, regulatory, supply chain and, of course, their customers. More than 8,000 of the world's largest suppliers and distributors use Knowde to accelerate their digital transformation and drive business growth.

We’ve raised over $100M from the world’s leading investors, including Sequoia Capital and Coatue, to realize our vision.

Come Join Us!

We are looking for a Technical Product Manager to join our Product team. We seek people with excellent technical & communication skills who have a knack for working across many different functions. In this role you will be responsible for managing our Customer Experience Platform product offering. If you’re interested in an opportunity to have a big impact on shaping the future of a growing team then we would love to hear from you!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Define and manage the product roadmap, ensuring alignment with the company's strategic goals and customer needs.
  • Collaborate with engineering, design, and sales teams to define product requirements and specifications.
  • Lead the product development process from ideation to launch, ensuring timely delivery and high-quality outcomes.
  • Gather and prioritize product and customer requirements, translating them into detailed user stories and acceptance criteria.
  • Monitor and analyze product performance metrics, using data-driven insights to inform product decisions and improvements.
  • Communicate product vision and strategy to stakeholders, ensuring alignment and buy-in across the organization.
  • Maintain excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing with the ability to make complex and technical concepts easy to understand
  • Demonstrate proficiency/understanding of solutions and concepts related to web search, marketplaces, ecommerce, digital sales management, CMS, CRM, Marketing automation, customer data platforms and other common related solutions required to build a world-class web presence
  • Maintain a deep understanding of Knowde’s full product suite.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field, or equivalent experience.
  • Proven experience as a Technical Product Manager or similar role in a tech startup environment.
  • Strong technical background, with experience in software development or engineering.
  • Excellent project management skills, with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to make data-driven decisions.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams.
  • Experience with agile development methodologies and tools (e.g., Jira, Confluence).
  • Familiarity with modern web technologies and platforms (e.g., cloud services, APIs, microservices).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience building eCommerce websites for clients with tools such as Shopify or in an agency setting.
  • Experience working hands on with advanced search capabilities.
  • Master's degree in Business Administration (MBA) or a related field.
  • Experience in a high-growth tech startup environment.
  • Knowledge of user experience (UX) principles and practices.

About the team:

  • Knowde is a well-funded, remote-friendly start-up based in SF Bay area but with work opportunities around the globe: Our core team is in the Bay and Seattle, but you can work from wherever it makes sense for you.
  • At Knowde, everyone owns the product and the product is our passion.
  • No one works 9-5. We’re a start-up.
  • We think big, move fast and have strong opinions.
  • We frame things up and expect you to fill in the details.
  • We are open to great ideas and are willing to experiment.
  • We believe in work flexibility and respect your need to work in your own space.
  • Above all, we execute
  • And, if you work with Knowde, you will share in our success through equity participation

Our Perks & Benefits

  • We offer “Knerds” a variety of medical, dental, and vision plans, designed to fit you and your family’s needs
  • 401K program to help you invest in your future
  • Education & learning stipend for personal growth and development
  • Fully remote position
  • Flexible vacation time to promote a healthy work-life blend
  • Paid parental leave to support you and your family

We believe in supporting people to do their best work and thrive, and building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive company is core to our mission. Our goal is to ensure that Knowde upholds an inclusive environment where all people feel that they are equally respected and valued, whether they are applying for an open position or working at the company. We welcome applicants of any educational background, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, age, citizenship, socioeconomic status, disability, and veteran status.