Staff Technical Product Manager
Crunchbase helps over 75 million people around the world connect with the companies and people that matter. Powered by best-in-class proprietary data, Crunchbase is democratizing access to opportunities so salespeople, entrepreneurs, investors, job seekers, and others can accelerate innovation for a better future. We’re proud to build intelligent products that shape how companies and people connect and enable them to communicate in a more meaningful way.
We are committed to a positive, diverse, and inclusive culture by hiring for potential, focused on the inclusion of people who have different ways of thinking, different viewpoints, different backgrounds, and different skill sets. We value a transparent and open culture that positively impacts our teams and our products.
Crunchbase has a remote-first approach, and is open to hiring in residents of these states:
California, Colorado, Illinois, Florida, Georgia, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, and Washington
Our inclusive remote-first culture, generous PTO policies, competitive pay, and employee wellness benefits set us apart!
Product at Crunchbase
The Product Management role at Crunchbase is a vital and strategic position that collaborates closely with engineering, design, marketing, sales, and legal departments. The person in this role is tasked with overseeing both the strategy and execution within their domain. Their responsibilities range from addressing minor issues, referred to as "paper cuts," to driving major initiatives, known as "boulders." This role is designated as an Individual Contributor, emphasizing a focus on personal responsibility and initiative in delivering outstanding products to our customers.
What You’ll Do:
- Lead the development of a robust technical foundation designed to support advanced predictions, insights, and machine learning models.
- Cultivate deep customer understanding and champion their needs, ensuring their tasks are prioritized not only within your team but across the entire organization.
- Collaborate effectively with colleagues in Marketing, Product Design, Engineering, and Product Marketing, employing an agile and iterative approach to develop and launch new features.
- Work in tandem with Business Development to identify and integrate innovative data points that enhance the Crunchbase offering.
- Coordinate with leadership to develop and implement a strategic product roadmap for your area.
- Foster strong relationships with both internal and external stakeholders, industry experts, and thought leaders.
- This role is pivotal, focusing on our core data and serving the needs of internal product teams.
What We’re Looking For:
- Technical Expertise: You should have a comprehensive understanding of data infrastructure, architecture, databases, ETL processes, cloud services, and data security. This knowledge is vital for effective collaboration and communication with engineering teams, including managing dependencies and understanding the broader impacts of product decisions. A minimum of 5 years of experience in technical product roles is preferred.
Data Analytics Skills: Proficiency in using data analysis tools, familiarity with statistical concepts, and the ability to interpret data trends are crucial. Product managers should be adept at drawing insights from data and using analytics to guide product development strategies.
Market Insight and Customer Focus: A deep understanding of the market and customer needs, particularly in data management, is essential. This includes the ability to gather and analyze customer feedback, conduct market research, and translate these insights into meaningful product enhancements.
Stakeholder Engagement and Communication: Strong communication skills are required for effective interaction with technical teams, business stakeholders, and cross-functional groups. The ability to clearly convey complex technical ideas to a diverse audience is crucial.
Problem-Solving and Strategic Decision-Making: The role demands excellent problem-solving abilities and decision-making skills, particularly in complex scenarios involving data platforms. Candidates should be capable of making informed decisions that balance technical feasibility, customer impact, and business goals.
What Crunchbase Offers:
- Competitive salary and equity
- Remote first policy
- Generous Reimbursement policy for learning and development activities
- Monthly fitness / mental health reimbursement
- 14 weeks of fully-paid time off for new parents
- Flexible Paid Time Off (PTO)
- Volunteering Paid Time Off
- Incredible medical, vision and dental benefits for employees and their families
- Free One Medical Group membership for employees and their families
- 401(k) and Roth plans, and free annual financial adviser check-in
- Monthly internet stipend
- Work from home allowance to purchase furniture for your work from home space
- Annual carbon offset
- Matching charity contributions for our Townhall awards
- A team of creative, transparent entrepreneurs driven to accomplish our mission