Technical Project Manager

| Greater NYC Area | Hybrid
Employer Provided Salary: $140,000 Annually
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Kinship is here to help everyone pet parent like a pro. We’re building the future of pet care, combining insights, products, and services to help people be the best pet parents they can be - and to ultimately create a better world for pets. Kinship is a business division of Mars Petcare, the global leader in pet health, nutrition, and services, and dedicated to one purpose: A Better World for Pets. Learn more at


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  •  Whistle the award-winning GPS dog tracker and health monitor
  • Pet Insight Project our ground-breaking science team that uses AI to turn billions of data points into actionable insights
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Together, these teams work to set new standards in pet care. And, as a part of Mars Petcare, they work to create a better world for pets. Learn more at


Our mission at Mars Petcare is to make the world a better place for pets. In Science and Diagnostics we use our data, products, and services to help people be the best pet parents they can be. And we unite changemakers in pet care to break down barriers, open new doors, share insights, and advance our collective knowledge. All so we can reimagine the pet parenting experience, up people’s confidence, and help the world find better ways to care.

We build beautiful, connected devices and engaging app experiences that pet parents use everyday, empowering new ways of care through data and advanced AI.

At Whistle we are transforming the pet-parenting process through the power of cutting edge technology. With our portfolio of intelligent, connected devices and award-winning app we help deliver data-driven insights and personal care recommendations in an engaging digital experience, to help pets and pet parents live their healthiest, happiest, safest lives.


The Whistle Engineering team is responsible for managing and maintaining the iOS and Android applications, backed by our internal APIs.  Our goal is to help everyone pet parent like a pro by providing outstanding experiences that provide insight to the health, well-being, and location of the user’s pet. 


  • Create management, communication plans and processes.
  • Analyze and develop procedures for management and technical duties.
  • Define project responsibilities with stakeholders.
  • Support technical leads on how resources are allocated for the project.
  • Maintain project time frames, budget estimates and status reports.
  • Perform SCRUM ceremonies


  • Lead technical projects from conception to implementation.
  • Comfortable with defining development processes that would enable efficiency and high deliverability.
  • Supervise development and ensure that deadlines are followed.
  • Maintain the project deliverables while assessing timeline/resources and scope constraints.
  • Prepare progress reports for senior management.
  • Oversee the implementation of project improvements.
  • 5+ years of experience in project management. 
  • Attention to detail.
  • Comfortable with both software and hardware product development practices.
  • Solid communication tools with business as well as technical audiences. 
  • Able to write clear and concise documentation, excellent written and spoken communication skills.
  • Strong familiarity with Agile methodologies
  • Excellent skills from problem-solving to communication and presentation.
  • Experience with Jira and roadmap tools to plan and manage projects, epics, stories and tasks.


  • A degree in engineering, computer science or a related field.
  • A proven track-record of successfully working in a fast-paced environment with resilience to evolving priorities and navigating with grace and flexibility.
  • Experience in PetCare, Wearables, Consumerized Health, Paid Consumer Services desired.
  • SCRUM certification


  • You Have Courage: a willingness to bring forth a new idea, engaging others across Kinship to support you, and taking risks and action will full accountability
  • You Learn at Pace: a consistent and fast work ethic to meet growth goals, and the ability to evolve and pivot quickly from what you’ve learned
  • You Value Difference: a genuine belief in inclusion and diversity is in your DNA, and it shows up in your work, and how you work. 


The San Francisco, California base salary range for this position is $130,000 - $140,000 annually, commensurate with experience. Total compensation will include bonus incentives and benefits. Kinship provides Full Time Employees (Associates)  benefits which may include health insurance, retirement plan benefits, eligibility for Mars discounts, unlimited paid time off and access to other benefit programs. Eligibility for Kinship benefits is determined under the terms of the applicable Kinship Benefits plan at a person’s date of hire.


  • Opportunities to impact and grow the business on a day to day basis
  • Dog-friendly workplaces 
  • Medical, dental, vision, 401k match, and pet benefits for Full-Time Employees and their families
  • Unlimited paid time off for Full-Time Employees
  • Hybrid work environment 
  • Parental leave for the birth or adoption of your new human child (and fur baby) for Full-Time Employees
  • Discounts on pet products, services, nutrition and veterinary wellness plans
  • An extensive onboarding program with a chance to meet all of our leaders across Kinship

Kinship is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.

Note to Search Firms/Agencies:
Kinship does not compensate search firms for unsolicited assistance unless they have a written search agreement with Kinship and the requisition is position-specific.  Any resumes, curriculum vitae, and other unsolicited assistance from search firms that do not have a written search agreement or position-specific requisition submitted to any Associate of Kinship will be deemed the sole property of Kinship and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Kinship.

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