Product Manager

Saronic Technologies

Saronic Technologies

Austin, TX, USA
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024
Saronic Technologies is a leader in revolutionizing defense autonomy at sea, dedicated to developing state-of-the-art solutions that enhance maritime operations for the Department of Defense (DoD) through autonomous and intelligent platforms.
Job Overview
We're seeking a Product Manager to play a pivotal role in driving the strategy, development, and delivery of cutting-edge ASV solutions. Your expertise in both software and hardware engineering will be leveraged to meet the rigorous requirements of defense applications.


  • Product Strategy: Develop and execute a comprehensive product strategy aligned with the company's vision and DoD requirements. Analyze market trends, competitor offerings, and user feedback to identify opportunities and drive product differentiation
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Collaborate closely with DoD stakeholders, including program managers, engineers, and end-users to understand their needs, gather requirements, and ensure that product development aligns with government objectives and regulations
  • Roadmap Planning: Create and maintain a detailed product roadmap, outlining key milestones, feature enhancements, and timelines for product development. Prioritize features and enhancements based on customer feedback, market demand, and strategic objectives
  • Cross-functional Leadership: Lead cross-functional teams, including software and hardware engineering, to deliver high-quality ASV solutions on schedule and within budget. Foster a collaborative and innovative team culture focused on continuous improvement and rapid iteration
  • Product Development: Oversee the entire product development lifecycle, from concept to launch, ensuring that ASV solutions meet DoD specifications for autonomy, security, reliability, and performance. Conduct thorough testing and validation to verify product functionality and compliance with regulatory standards
  • Risk Management:Identify and mitigate risks related to product development, including technical challenges, regulatory hurdles, and market uncertainties. Develop contingency plans and alternative strategies to address potential obstacles and ensure project success
  • Customer Engagement: Engage with DoD customers regularly to gather feedback, solicit input, and build strong relationships. Act as a point of contact for customer inquiries, providing timely updates and resolving issues to maintain customer satisfaction
  • Market Analysis:Monitor the competitive landscape and emerging technologies in the autonomous maritime industry. Conduct market analysis and feasibility studies to assess new opportunities for product expansion and diversification


  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Business, or a related field
  • Experience in product management, preferably in the defense or maritime industry, focusing on autonomous systems
  • Deep understanding of DoD procurement processes, regulations, and compliance requirements
  • Strong technical background with knowledge of autonomous navigation systems, sensor technologies, and maritime operations
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams and influence stakeholders at all levels
  • Analytical mindset with proficiency in market research, data analysis, and risk assessment
  • Proven track record of delivering complex projects on time and within budget in a fast-paced startup environment
Saronic does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, age, national origin, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other reason prohibited by law in provision of employment opportunities and benefits.