Senior Product Manager - SDK
About InMobi & working with us :
InMobi is not just another mobile advertising company. We are a technology powerhouse. We are leading the industry by building a superior mobile ecosystem. We build mobile-first customer engagement platforms that transform the economics of influencing global consumers. Our focus on understanding consumer behaviour and leveraging big-data to predict their actions enables us to offer unique mobile advertising solutions.
Today, the world's largest brands, agencies, developers and publishers are creating immediate business value by using our platforms to deliver compelling value propositions to their target consumers. We have award-winning creative teams, innovative solutions and products, combined with big data analytic capabilities that process 100s of terabytes of data daily to enable our customers make real-time decisions and gain the most value from their investment.
Our people philosophy is based on development and growth. We believe in hiring exceptionally smart people, setting them up to crazy challenges, giving them freedom to experiment, learn and grow, and celebrate their success. We do things a bit differently at InMobi. We don’t have performance appraisals, we have development conversations. We don’t assign ratings and performance bonuses, we give opportunities and ask about aspirations. And when it comes to taking care of our people, we go all out. Our chef managed cafeteria is open from Breakfast to Dinner. We have an onsite spa that’s free for all employees. Kids and pets are welcome to our office. Our insurance plans cover both parents and in-laws... Our people are special and we make them feel it!
Glance is InMobi’s consumer offering, designed to be a content discovery product for lockscreen. Glance is distributed to consumers as a preloaded lockscreen feature, and currently boasts of millions of users in India, with high time spent per day on the product.
Glance is truly building India’s first product and tech stack for AI driven content creation and recommendation, for users across the world.
Product Management at InMobi & Glance :
Our Product Managers do all of the usual things that product managers usually do (become subject matter experts, design products, write PRDs, educate sales teams, manage development timelines and track deliveries), but they do it at one of the fastest growing companies in the space with a truly global footprint.
Product Managers at Glance, are the voice of the consumer, in ensuring that we prioritize and build experiences and features that keep moving up Glance in utility and engagement for the user.
Our Product Managers need to be extremely agile and on top of technology. They need to think big and multi-task. They should be able to deal with ambiguity, in fact, thrive in it.
Job Description :
A key aspect of Glance is that it is integrated into the ROM, via our relationships with world’s biggest handset manufacturers. Glance is thus a unique value proposition, developed for the consumers, in close collaboration with product and tech teams of handset manufacturers.
The integration is done via the Glance SDK, featuring deep device side APIs to create a native experience for the user. Each integration of the SDK into a handset manufacturer is unique, and captures technical and user experience nuances of the manufacturer.
The job of the Glance SDK PM is critical, to ensure that key user experiences from Glance SDK light up in an intended and enterprise quality manner into different types of handsets.
Years of experience: 6-10 yrs with 3+ years in product management, with specific deep understanding of the mobile ecosystem
Education qualification: Bachelor’s degree in CS or related technical field, MBA preferred
Critical abilities that the candidate will be evaluated on are:
- Attention to Detail / Rigour is paramount to ensure high quality integration
- Very strong communication/brainstorming/relationship building skills since this is a partner facing role.
- Ability and passion to understand and go deep into engineering system design, as needed
- Understanding and passion for consumer products and experiences
- Own Glance SDK Integrations across handset manufacturers, ensuring high quality user experience, and enterprise grade product
- Drive deep product relationships with product/design teams of partner manufacturers
- Own the product roadmap for Glance SDK, collaborating with the rest of the product team in Glance in lighting up user facing features via SDK
- Serve as the in house expert on Android operating system, and device capabilities.
- Drive expansion of Glance beyond mobile devices into other connected devices.