Product Manager

We are looking for a passionate Product Manager to take ownership over some of our current products (Labor Management, Pay, Mobile, Labor Market) and play a key part in defining and facilitating our product process. 

Who You Are:

  • You are empathetic and work well with different personalities and styles. 
  • You are a leader 
  • You are highly adaptable and are comfortable in an environment with limited resources and quickly shifting opportunities and issues 
  • You can internalize the mindset of a customer or user and put yourself in their shoes
  • You provide constructive, direct feedback to teammates' workYou are detail-oriented and have an eye for visual design & UX Culture 
  • You are a builder, experimenter, and steward of our (still-early) product culture and company culture as it scales
  • You emphasize the importance of data collection & monitoring in measuring the success of the product and efficiency of the team 
  • You are an advocate for our customers and users (managers and especially workers) 
  • You are an advocate for the product team, and for the engineering team in particular when it comes to managing technical debt 
  • You are mindful of remote employees and always strive to keep them included 
  • You are proactive in helping hire engineers, designers, and other PMs 
  • You work closely with new team members on their first project(s), welcoming them and facilitating their journey to shipping 

What You'll Do:

  • You'll strategize on how to leverage the product in creative ways to capture incoming business opportunities, and on how to grow the product toward the company vision
  • You'll provide clear direction for the product across different resolutions (week/month/quarter/year) 
  • You'll facilitate direct collaboration between the engineering team, design team, and company leadership. You will also facilitate alignment between these teams and the customer success, marketing, and sales teams
  • You'll create the framework for how to prioritize product features, weighing opportunity size (in protecting and growing our revenue), user experience impact, alignment to mission, and internal cost (technical, customer support)
  • You'll provide clear definition around an outcome and how to measure its success, especially when there are conflicting concerns, e.g. whether making it very high quality, meeting a deadline, or getting something out for feedback
  • You'll QA new releases and make the call on when or how to ship somethingYou follow up after a feature launch to evaluate the impact of our solution and decide whether to take steps to improve it


Qualifications:

  • 3+ years' experience of working as a Product Manager or an Associate Product Manager

  • Significant experience of managing all aspects of a successful product throughout its lifecycle

  • Significant experience of developing product and marketing strategies and effectively communicating recommendations to executive management

  • Excellent understanding of software development and web technologies

  • Strong problem solving skills and high responsibility

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • MS or BS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or other relevant area
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • PostgreSQLDatabases

Location

We are located in the heart of Dumbo, Brooklyn, overlooking the beautiful Brooklyn waterfront.

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What are some social events your company does?

We have family meal once a week at Nowsta - either catered in or a team outing. We spend this time playing games (e.g. two truths and a lie) and doing fun brain teasers. Sometimes a ping pong tournament breaks out.

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What are Nowsta Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Group brainstorming sessions
Diversity
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Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Nowsta offers free health insurance to full time employees
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
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