Senior Product Manager, Multiple Openings

Seattle, Washington San Francisco, California Chicago, Illinois St. Louis, Missouri


Description

Description

Climate is a global organization that
is revolutionizing the agriculture industry with its Digital Farming Platform and products that help the world’s farmers sustainably increase their productivity with digital tools. We have unique opportunities for senior product leads to join our team to help create the world’s largest digital agriculture platform and ecosystem to bring new innovation and product offerings to farmers and enterprises.
 

Profound Meaning in your Work: 

If you are looking for meaning and impact by solving a problem which will affect generations to come — we need your passion and grit. We have only begun to scratch the surface of how we can use Science, Technology, Data and Design to modernize farming.  You will be at the forefront of an industry which affects every human on earth. 

Your Seat at the Table: 

As a senior product manager you will have the potential to make a massive impact on Climate business by working cross-functionally to guide products from conception to launch and by connecting the technical and business worlds. You will have an opportunity to break down complex problems into steps that drive product development. 

We are looking for a highly analytical and data driven Senior Product Manager who will be a critical part of Climate’s Product team. This product leader will own the product strategy and roadmap for a product line, service, feature or capability. She/he will work with the business leads and partner with our engineering and all functional units to bring together a complete solution for our customers. You will work closely with dedicated engineering team(s) to breakdown features and outline functional and non-functional requirements and work alongside them on execution and release. 

This is a hands-on position that will require you to roll up your sleeves to get things done. Having a general manager / owner mentality, an entrepreneurial drive, and a demonstrated ability to have fun and inspire teams will be beneficial to this role. 

What You Will Do: 

  • Discover, collaborate and understand clients and internal stakeholders needs to build a robust data platform for digital farming solutions needs 
  • Translate customers and internal stakeholders needs into a prioritized roadmap 
  • Collaborate closely with user researchers, designers and the engineering counterparts to convert the roadmap into an actionable plan 
  • Work with Science teams to build the data collection strategy and ensure science capabilities are utilized correctly to deliver quality products to the market 
  • Lead across products and business units to ensure smooth execution and delivery of products into the market. 
  • Provide guidance and mentorship to junior members of the team 
  • Define and drive the use cases, requirements and release plans for the data platform 
  • Collaborate closely with clients and all functional units to roll out data services and capabilities 
  • Partner with business groups across the organization to evangelize understanding of our data and solutions, and to explore areas of opportunity to improve experiences and offerings 
  • Partner with product marketing, sales and field teams to drive the GTM plans as well as drive the adoption of our products 
  • Monitor user feedback and metrics to create solutions and drive better user experience and business value 

Basic Qualifications: 

  • 8+ years’ experience as a technical product manager or similar technology background 
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, science and/or business or equivalent experience, an advanced degree is a plus (e.g., MSc., MBA) 
  • Knowledge of digital space with the ability to support change in complex organizations 
  • Bring a general manager mindset, analytical problem-solving skills, ability to simplify complex problems, prioritize based on trade-offs and drive decisions and actions 
  • Experience leading highly complex initiative(s) that works across multiple business units 
  • Understanding of agile methodology 
  • Ability to keep a pulse on risks and headwinds that can come up in an evolving environment. 
  • Ability to understand market needs, product priorities, and ecosystem capabilities 
  • Genuine empathy toward customers and commitment to diving into the weeds on their challenges 
  • Ability to identify and decompose customer problems, use cases and business needs into actionable tasks/stories and track to delivery 
  • Ability to drive roadmap and projects autonomously 
  • Excellent team- and relationship-building abilities, with both internal and external parties (engineers, data scientists, business partners, legal, privacy, security, etc.) 
  • Strong leadership skills, including the ability to influence cross-functional teams via diplomacy and tact 
  • Experience working with engineering to deliver a product into market 
  • Ability to work well under pressure, multitask, and maintain a keen attention to detail 
  • Natural tendency to be positive, creative, curious and learn quickly 

 Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Experience in digital and data systems, applications, platforms or infrastructure 
  • Experience in and passion for agriculture is a plus 
  • Experience designing and executing in SAFe Agile Framework 
  • Experience, acumen, and interest in both STEM concepts and business principles 
  • Strong technical aptitude - no coding experience required, but understanding of technology stack is critical to success 
  • Ability to work well under pressure, multitask, and maintain a keen attention to detail 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and an ability to summarize complex technical programs into a broader compelling narrative 

What We Offer:  

Our teams are composed of industry experts, top scientists, and talented engineers. The environment is extremely engaging and fast-paced, with dozens of specialties coming together to provide the best possible products and experiences for our customers.

We provide competitive salaries and some of the best perks in the industry, including:

  • Superb medical, dental, vision, life, disability benefits, and a 401k matching program
  • A stocked kitchen with a large assortment of snacks & drinks to get you through the day
  • Encouragement to get out of the office and into the field with agents and farmers to see first-hand how our products are being used
  • We take part and offer various workshops, conferences, meet-up groups, tech-talks, and hackathons to encourage participation and growth in both community involvement and career development

We also hinge our cultural DNA on these five values:

  • Inspire one another
  • Innovate in all we do
  • Leave a mark on the world
  • Find the possible in the impossible
  • Be direct and transparent

Learn more about our team and our mission:

Climate, LLC - The Technology Behind Making A Difference
https://youtu.be/c5TgbpE9UBI or visit https://climate.com/careers

Climate aims to create a welcoming and collaborative environment for our employees in which a diverse set of perspectives and voices are represented and celebrated. 

As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Climate, LLC is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and does not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, sex (including pregnancy), protected veteran status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any unlawful criterion existing under applicable federal, state, or local laws. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at [email protected]


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