Associate Product Manager
Greater LA Area
Headquartered in “Silicon Beach” El Segundo, CA -- NEXT is a company driven by a commitment to providing world-class service to shippers and truckers alike. We’re on a mission to solve a trillion-dollar puzzle and offer painless freight.
Armed with experienced professionals from Amazon, Google, Facebook, Snap, and Salesforce, NEXT is seeking change agents who are excited to make a meaningful impact on an industry driving the U.S. economy. Forbes included us on its 2019 Next Billion-Dollar Startups list, and we’ve been recognized as one of Built in LA’s Best Small Companies to Work For and 50 Startups to Watch. NEXT is venture-backed by leaders such as Brookfield Ventures, GLP and Sequoia Capital.
We are passionate entrepreneurs, creative thinkers, and decision-makers who will transform the freight transportation industry with modern technology. We create delightful product experiences that enables freight to move effortlessly, solving complex problems for our shippers and carriers. We collaborate with some of the best designers, engineers, and business partners to achieve our goals.
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About The Role:
As an Associate Product Manager, you will collaborate with engineering, design, and business stakeholders to apply product development best practices to deliver the industry’s most effective web and mobile app products and offline experiences.
What You'll Do
- You will conduct agile ceremonies such as sprint plannings, standups, and retrospectives.
- You will own and drive product initiatives while working cross-functionally with designers, engineers, and other key stakeholders that deliver business outcomes.
- You will conduct stakeholder and market-based research to enable thoughtful, data-driven decision making.
- You will groom agile backlogs and ensure up-to-date product documentation.
- You will write product specs with holistic understanding of system and user impact.
- You will evangelize new product opportunities and consult business stakeholders to ensure high adoption.
- You will proactively test products and conduct risk assessments to ensure the continual delivery of quality.
- You will obsess about shippers, carriers, and other customers and users, eliciting customer needs and developing insights that inform product development.
- You will take full responsibility for the user experience and commercial success of your products.
- You will lead by example, helping to craft a mission-driven, performance culture.
What You'll Have
- You have 1+ years of Product Management experience working in fast-paced tech companies that practice agile methodologies
- You have high customer empathy, with a desire to improve customers’ lives.
- You are flexible and can quickly adapt to unexpected changes.
- You are industrious and self-motivated.
- You are data-driven and consistently leverage data to make decisions.
- You have excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work well with different personality types and seniority levels.
- You are a collaborative team player
- Experience working effectively with remote/offshore teams.
- Experience in transportation, logistics, and supply chain industries.
- Experience in venture-backed startups or other hyper-growth environments.
Nice To Have:
What You'll Receive
- Competitive Base Salary + Bonus + Equity
- Full Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits
- 401k w/ company match
- Vacation and holidays
- Fun perks: open office, dog-friendly, unlimited snacks, and monthly catered lunches!
- Join a rapidly growing technology company disrupting the trucking industry
NEXT is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by emailing [email protected]
To all recruitment agencies: NEXT does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, NEXT employees or any other organization location. NEXT is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.
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