Technical Product Manager, Molecula Core

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Molecula’s vision is to unlock human potential through the power of real-time data. Our core technology is an enterprise feature store that solves today’s massive data readiness problem by giving companies access to big data faster than ever before to power cutting-edge technologies. We are a burgeoning startup with a passionate team of dedicated engineers, designers, and business experts determined to make a positive impact.

Our preference is for the incumbent to join us in Austin, TX, however we are open to consider candidates that would like to work remotely and can commit to working Central Time hours.

Molecula is looking to bring on an experienced Technical Product Manager to join our Core team to own and drive the advancement of our core technology, including our OSS offering, Pilosa. In this role, you will partner with engineering to establish our core technology as the optimal format for Machine Learning. You will be responsible for uncovering the root of customers’ needs and collaborating with engineering to implement innovative solutions that align with our product direction and help us achieve our business objectives. We are looking for someone who is passionate about inventing the future, obsessed with driving the best user experiences, and loves working on the high performance engine under the hood.


Responsibilities Include:

  • Own the delivery of Molecula’s core engine – including Pilosa – which includes conducting user research, managing and prioritizing the product backlog, and planning sprints
  • Prioritize the product roadmap for the Core team based on feedback from customers, customer facing teams, engineering, and Molecula’s vision
  • Act as a leader and partner to the Core engineering team and leverage your technical expertise to write and discuss clear requirements for addressing low level problems and for building out new features
  • Evaluate the market landscape and competitors in our space to incorporate differentiated value into the product and customer experience
  • Keep various stakeholders across the business updated, engaged, and excited about the work our teams are doing and what we’re enabling for our customers

Job Qualifications:

  • Minimum Qualifications
    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, related field, or equivalent practical experience
    • 3+ years building and launching products
    • A technical background building databases, data infrastructure, in-memory systems, or other low level data storage/management products
  • Preferred Qualifications
    • Master's or PhD in Computer Science or related field
    • Previous hands-on programming experience as part of your core responsibilities
    • Experience working with distributed systems in a product or engineering role
    • Expert understanding of various data models and formats including their strengths and weaknesses when applied to various use cases
    • Open to revisiting assumptions about how systems are designed and how data is stored and accessed
    • Ability to get to the root cause of customer pain and ideate solutions that drive our business objectives forward
    • Have an instinct for prioritization and the ability to articulate the "why" behind priority
    • Familiarity with Open Source go-to-market strategies and projects, specifically Pilosa
    • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal, with the ability to engage others in a virtual environment
    • Recognize the benefit of documenting processes, decisions, and requirements in detail
    • Ability to distill technical concepts for a non-technical audience
    • Experience with source code repositories and ticket tracking systems like Github and JIRA
    • Experience with Go or a similar programming language

To all recruitment agencies: Molecula does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, Molecula employees or any other organization location. Molecula is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

Molecula is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. 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 as a response in the application. 

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Location

Austin, TX

An Insider's view of Molecula

What’s the vibe like in the office?

We're an agile team with incredible internal motivation. This creates a contagious energy that makes coming into work exciting and transcends into the remote workspace. With remote employees and a team in Palo Alto, we do a great job of embracing our diverse talent across the world while still acting as one. We love our weekly virtual happy hours!

Heather

VP Customer Success

What projects are you most excited about?

I'm most excited about creating UI that makes data more accessible and digestible for both non-technical and technical folks. Our UI empowers non-techies to understand trends and gain a high level view of what their data represents and allows more technical people to dig in deeper to all of their data without having a ton of setup work.

Stephanie

Frontend Developer

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

When I was making the decision to join, H.O. said to me, “this is going to be like getting 100 MBAs at once,” and he was not wrong. The career growth I’ve experienced during my time at Molecula has undoubtedly changed my life’s trajectory. I attribute this to my teammates, the problems we are solving, and the pace at which we operate.

Sarah

Director of Product

What is your vision for the company?

We see a future where data is as ubiquitous as air and water and where any human or machine that needs input to make decisions can access any and all the data she, he or it needs. This ability to instantly access data will become a basic right and will lay the foundation for a super evolution that unlocks human potential in ways we can not fathom.

Higinio "H.O."

CEO

How does the company support your career growth?

The Molecula leadership team empowers everyone within the organization to explore their passions even if it's not within their job description. I started as an intern and didn't realize what an amazing experience it would be. I'm so happy I accepted my full-time offer and am an integral part of building the company's Sales and Marketing processes.

Aarush

Business Development Representative

What are Molecula Perks + Benefits

Culture
Daily sync
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
Our senior leadership team is fabulously diverse and empowers our teams to strive for greatness while keeping our values of diversity and inclusion high up on our priority list.
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Molecula offers free disability insurance.
Dental Benefits
Molecula's dental plan is 100% employer paid.
Vision Benefits
Molecula offers 100% employer paid vision insurance.
Health Insurance Benefits
Molecula offers a great 100% employer paid healthcare plan with BCBS PPO.
Life Insurance
Molecula pays for life insurance for its employees at no cost to the employee.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Molecula offers generous equity plans to employees.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide 16 weeks of paid maternity leave for mothers. Molecula also provides 10 weeks of paid leave for fathers and adoptive or foster parents.
Flexible Work Schedule
Molecula is great with flexible work schedules.
Remote Work Program
We have several teammates who work remotely and make sure to include them in our company events and culture. They are definitely a big part of our team culture and the team loves the flexibility.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Molecula hosts awesome virtual and in-person happy hours!
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