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2018-12-04T22:20:07-05:00 X, The Moonshot Factory
Product Manager, Wing Apps, Wing

Product Management

Mountain View, CA (HQ)

About Wing: Wing is reshaping the future of delivery. We are an on-demand drone delivery service that can deliver food, medicine or other items within minutes. We’ve also developed an unmanned traffic management platform--a kind of air traffic control for unmanned aircraft--to safely route drones through the sky. Our service is faster, safer and produces far less pollution than traditional delivery. Originally created in 2012 within X, the Moonshot Factory, Wing is now an Alphabet company.

About the Role: As Product Manager for Wing Apps, you will provide the vision and strategy for one of the company’s most important assets and create new opportunities for our vibrant ecosystem of internal and external partners. You will lead a high performing team of product managers and engineers, who will make meaningful contributions to the last mile delivery mission for Wing.

The successful candidate will have a broad, diverse portfolio of products for consumers and businesses that reach customers, globally. They will have experience bringing new products to market as well as scaling and optimizing more mature products. They will easily traverse the realms of business, technology and design and be able to rapidly simplify complex topics and communicate effectively at all organizational levels. They will have deep experience leading and developing high performing teams especially working in native iOS and Android environments.

What you’ll do:

  • Define vision and strategy for Wing consumer and merchant facing apps
  • Define goals and metrics for your team
  • Guide the engineering team on functional and technical requirements, formulating, and defining system scope, integration requirements, and objectives
  • Define the Product Roadmap aligned to vision, strategy and goals
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to manage dependencies, risk and tight schedules
  • Provide opportunities to hear from customers, partners & internal stakeholders

What you'll need:

  • 8+ years experience in technology and preferably in E-Commerce environment
  • 5+ years experience in management, leading high performing teams that are executing multiple, complex projects in parallel
  • Experience working with developer platforms and ecosystems and you are able to work closely with strategic partners through technical integrations

Bonus:

  • Ability to “innovate and simplify” complex issues
  • Ability to make hard decisions using a blend of quantitative and qualitative inputs
  • Ability to define vision and strategy, in addition to solid results-driven execution
  • Ability to influence at all levels of the organization
  • Collaborative spirit and eager to work in a fast-paced environment

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