Oct 24, 2018

Product Manager - Intelligent Spaces

  • WeWork
  • NYC, NY, USA
Full time User Experience Private Company Network Effects Growth Hacking Enterprise Software

Job Description

About the Role

We are looking for a Product Leader who is compelled by the opportunities to reinvent the way we think about our environments through the thoughtful combination of software, hardware, and physical design. You will need to be equally adept at data thinking and design thinking, considering both analytics and research and synthesizing a clear vision for the future.

WeWork Product Managers collaborate with dedicated teams of engineers, designers, and partners to build and ship scalable solutions. We seek high-energy, passionate, ambitious people who have worked in agile startup environments and push the boundaries of what’s possible.

Mission Outline

The Engagement mission is responsible for delivering technology that creates intelligent environments and connected, consciously-engineered communities for every space in the world. Our team is interested in increasing lifetime value, satisfaction productivity, and building engaging community models in smart environments.

Responsibilities

  • You'll define, manage, and evolve product strategy, roadmap, and vision
  • You can identify and prioritize key issues or needs in the existing experience, while bringing to bear savvy technical knowledge and product instincts to deliver awesome solutions
  • You'll be responsible for product performance, setting proper success metrics and tracking them in a way to maintain accountability but also inform the future product roadmap
  • You'll collaborate with cross-functional groups in engineering, design, physical design, hardware, building construction, building infrastructure, and other disciplines to jointly align on plans to build the most impactful experiences
  • You'll routinely collaborate with partners to keep tabs on their needs and experience concerns
  • Monitor industry trends to find opportunities and modify strategies
  • Work directly with engineering and design to ensure our products exceed standards of quality and reflect WeWork’s brand
  • Be extremely adept at operating a cross-functional unit in an agile setting, with well-defined sprints, clear product backlogs, and forward-looking plans that align with your mission and success metrics

Requirements

  • 3+ years product management experience, several of which should include full ownership of a product roadmap and vision
  • Technical skills to oversee products that integrate with various APIs and devices
  • Proven ability to innovate and deliver creative, yet simple solutions to routine problems
  • Excellent verbal/written communication and presentation abilities
  • Deep understanding of software design, data structures, APIs, and more
  • You have shipped a variety of products requiring significant cross-functional teamwork and can speak to the process of designing and building them with great detail
  • You have high emotional intelligence to relate your products to customer needs
  • You lead with data and research, not assumptions
  • You are detail oriented and have an eye for design and beautiful products
  • You are very organized -- you write detailed user stories, maintain your backlog, and set clear goals that are shared throughout the organization
  • You work hard, no matter the task, and do what it takes to deliver
  • Experience working or strong interest in working at the intersection of technology and physical environments a huge plus
  • Experience working with hardware integrations in the past is a plus
  • Experience working with JIRA a plus

About WeWork

WeWork Technology is bridging the gap between physical and digital platforms, providing a delightful, flawless & powerful experience for members and employees. We build software and hardware that enables our members to connect with each other and the space around them like never before.

We augment our community and culture teams through the tools we build. We believe there’s a macro shift toward a new way of working—one focused on a movement towards meaning and purpose. WeWork Technology is proud to be shaping this movement.

We are a team of passionate, fearless and collaborative problem-solvers distributed globally with one goal in mind - to humanize technology across the world.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.