We are seeking an experienced Product Manager to initiate, plan, and execute projects focusing on our Houndify Edge product. 

Houndify Edge is a fully-embedded voice solution for brands seeking the convenience of a voice user interface without the privacy or connectivity concerns of the internet. The technology is broadly applicable across industries such as auto, mobile applications, medical devices, appliances, and more.  Houndify Edge is an integral part of the overall Houndify developer platform and complements the Houndify Cloud.

In this role you will:

  • Own the Houndify Edge roadmap and be able to define, prioritize, and execute based on input from a variety of stakeholders
  • Translate product goals into product requirements, specs, user stories, and wireframes
  • Drive delivery by working with cross functional teams including engineers, business development, marketing, designers, and data-scientists
  • Make data driven decisions and set KPIs for the product 
  • Keep an eye on the market and the industry including competitive and market research
  • Champion the product by giving demos to customers highlighting new and innovative features as well as key benefits and advantages 
  • Be hands on including writing code samples, blog posts, and developer facing documentation
  • Contribute anything and everything to make the product successful

We would love to hear from you if:

  • You have 3-5+ years of experience as an embedded software Product Manager or equivalent
  • You have successfully shipped embedded software products at scale in fast paced environments
  • You understand the difference between processor architectures and chipsets, and why those differences are important
  • You are comfortable working directly with customers 
  • You believe communication and documentation is critical to a project’s success
  • You are self motivated, collaborative, and hands on
  • You have worked with a number of developer platforms and understand what makes them successful
  • You have a degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent

We’d be especially excited if:

  • You have hands on development experience in embedded software
  • You have the ability to create functional prototypes and conduct user research
  • You understand audio pathways on embedded systems
  • You have prior startup experience
  • You have exposure to voice, search, natural language understanding, and related technologies
  • You have a desire for periodic hands-on coding role in addition to the above responsibilities

This role can be based in our Santa Clara, CA office or Toronto, Canada office

At SoundHound Inc., we believe every brand should have a voice. As the leading innovator of conversational technologies, we’re trusted by top brands around the globe. Houndify, our independent Voice AI platform, with 70,000+ users, allows brands to create custom voice assistants that deliver results with unprecedented speed and accuracy.

Our mission is to enable humans to interact with the things around them in the same way we interact with each other: by speaking naturally. We’re making that a reality through our SoundHound music discovery app and Hound voice assistant and through our strategic partnerships with brands like Mercedes-Benz, Hyundai, Deutsche Telekom, and Pandora. Today, our customized voice AI solutions allow people to talk to phones, cars, smart speakers, mobile apps, coffee machines, and every other part of the emerging ‘voice-first’ world.

Our diverse team of engineers, UX/UI designers, writers, data scientists and linguists are all passionate about creating a world with more conversations. With more than 14 years of expertise in voice technology, we have hundreds of millions of end users, and a worldwide team in six countries building solutions for a voice-first world.

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