Raken is looking to hire a Senior Product Manager focused on helping Raken acquire, grow and retain our core customers, with a specific focus on creating a low touch adoption model. Reporting to the VP of Product, and working with a team of passionate colleagues, you will be involved in shaping the future of our company. 

In this role, you will face user experience, design, and innovation challenges as you seek to find the optimal balance between the needs of our business and the needs of our core users.  You will have the chance to contribute early-on to the evolution of our entire product suite, and that work will have an immediate, visible impact on our users and our company’s trajectory. You will also have the chance to directly contribute to Raken’s core product offering, and positively impact the lives of the 180 million+ construction workers worldwide.

Why Join Raken?

  • Raken is a rapidly growing startup based in Carlsbad, California
  • We have won numerous awards including being named a 'COOL Company' by San Diego Venture Group as well as one of San Diego's 'Most Innovative Products' and 'Best Places to Work'
  • We are disrupting a 7,000-year-old industry and recently raised a Series A with some of the most respected investors in The Valley. This position offers phenomenal benefits (including employer-sponsored health, dental and vision), and unlimited growth potential. You’ll be a critical part of our team, working in our offices right on the Pacific Ocean
  • Our Culture is Top Priority - We have a hard-working team that loves to make a significant positive impact and have fun while doing it

Role Responsibilities

  • Partner with product design, user research, and engineering to build balanced and creative solutions that grow Raken’s customer base.
  • Leverage data collected from user research, testing, and market analysis, to influence product decisions and direction.
  • Maintain a roadmap which balances short term fidelity with long term opportunity and vision. 
  • Partner with customer success, sales, and marketing to ensure we are building the right things, and launching them to customers successfully.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • 5+ years software Product Management experience producing clear business results.
  • Experience building products for users across iOS, Android and web applications.
  • Self-motivated leader who is results-driven, collaborative, and pays attention to details.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; you can clearly and persuasively communicate complex strategies and goals to peers and leaders.
  • Fluent in UX, visual, and interactive design best practices along with a strong knowledge of usability principles and techniques.
  • Ability and interest to roll up your sleeves and fill in the gaps when the team requires it.
  • Combines strong execution skills with a real passion for building great customer experiences.
  • Excellent self-learner and can pick up new skills in a matter of hours or days.
  • Combines strong execution skills with a real passion for building great customer experiences.

Recommended Skills and Experience:

  • Experience managing a B2B mobile applications.
  • Previous experience or institutional knowledge of the construction industry.
  • An undergraduate degree in human computer interaction, computer science or previous engineering experience.

 Benefits:

  • Employer Sponsored Medical (99% covered) Dental, Vision
  • Generous PTO, including 11 Paid Holidays
  • Free on-site gym membership / classes
  • Company Provided MacBook Air and Varidesk Stand-Up Desk
  • Walking distance to the beach
  • Free use of surfboards and bikes on-site
  • On-site Coffee Bar
  • Monthly Social Events

About Raken, Inc.:

Raken is a cloud-based, mobile, collaboration platform for the construction industry. We enable construction field workers and office personnel to report and communicate more effectively & efficiently. We work with Commercial, Residential, and Specialty Contractors of all shapes and sizes; including many of the largest construction companies in the world.

 

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