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Prelude Ventures
Prelude Ventures

Senior Technical Product Manager



IT, Product
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India · Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Wednesday, June 19, 2024
Come work alongside some of the most talented minds in agriculture technology. We are a team of innovators who are accelerating the sustainability and digitization of our planet’s food system. At Arable, you will have the unique opportunity to build something meaningful with an amazing group of people who care about each other and their work.

What We Are Looking For

We are seeking an adaptable and seasoned Senior Technical Product Manager who can manage and build product software. This individual will play a pivotal role in the development process, bringing with them the agility and pace often found in startup environments. This position will report to the VP of Product, who is currently residing in Israel.

What You Will Do

  • Take an active role in building product software and ensuring the pace and urgency necessary for an exceptional user experience.
  • Create and maintain a comprehensive product roadmap to guide the engineering team while crafting detailed functional product requirements for UI/UX Designers and Engineers to ensure the development of high-quality, user-friendly features.
  • Problem solver: connect the dots, make sense of data, and offer creative solutions to unblock the team to execute.
  • Work hand-in-hand with engineering, design, and data science teams to ensure the timely delivery of features and enhancements.
  • Oversee the design, development, and maintenance of API integrations for third-party systems and platforms.
  • Ensure ease of use and high quality in the Web and Mobile apps. Partner with QA teams to uphold product quality standards and meet user requirements.
  • Create comprehensive technical documentation, user manuals, and product guidelines.
  • Establish mechanisms to gather feedback from end-users and iterate on product features accordingly.
  • Collaborate with product marketing, marketing, and sales teams for product launches and promotional activities.
  • Partner closely with the VP of Product, who resides in Israel, to align on product strategies, priorities, and roadmaps, ensuring seamless communication and collaboration across time zones.
  • Excel in executing tasks and meeting deadlines, consistently delivering on commitments and ensuring projects reach successful completion with precision and efficiency.

Qualifications And Skills

  • Ability to adapt to different time zones for effective collaboration with global teams, with a requirement to be available approximately 60% of the time during Bangalore, India time zone (IST) hours.
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, AgTech, or related fields.8+ years of experience in product management, preferably in mobile and web app development.
  • Experience working as a Software Engineer or holding a degree in Software Engineering is a plus.
  • Experience working with legacy code and legacy systems is required, including the ability to understand, maintain, and improve existing software infrastructure.
  • Technical proficiency in mobile and web app development and tools.
  • Experience working in startup environments, demonstrating agility, flexibility, and a sense of urgency.
  • Experience in hardware devices is a plus.
  • Familiarity with data modeling for data-heavy products is highly beneficial.
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to effectively convey technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Must have excellent communication skills and be fluent in written and spoken English to effectively interact with team members, stakeholders, and clients.
  • Capability to clearly and concisely document product requirements and collaterals.
  • Familiarity with Agile methodologies and tools such as Jira, Confluence, etc.
  • Ability to travel up to 30%, both domestic and international.

What We Offer

At Arable, you will be joining a company of dedicated team players who bring together diverse expertise and a passion for building a more sustainable future. We are a fast-moving startup committed to providing a rewarding employee experience through the work we do.

At Arable, we don't just accept difference—we celebrate and support it. Not only because it's the right thing to do but because we draw on the differences in who we are, what we've experienced, and how we think to make Arable thrive. Arable is proud to be an equal-opportunity workplace and is an affirmative-action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, protected veteran status, and any other characteristic protected under applicable laws and regulations.