We Are Spartan: Come unlock the full value of radar for safe and reliable movement of people and things!

Spartan is transforming automotive and transportation radar market into smart sensors with unparalleled capabilities and performance. Spartan combines deep expertise in radar from decades of experience in defense with Silicon Valley innovation to create a reliable sensor that will improve the safety and performance of today’s automated driving and driver-assist systems.

The Product Manager will be responsible for Hoplo, our aftermarket radar product intended for collision avoidance applications, primarily on industrial and commercial vehicles. The ideal candidate would have hands-on experience serving as Product Manager for a hardware product utilized by large-scale industrial fleets or OEMs. 

Salary parameters for this role are based on experience, with a base in the $131,000 to $173,000 range. In addition, we also offer equity participation, full benefits, 401K (with match), and a wellness perk of up to $75 per month for gym membership reimbursement. This position is remote eligible, and can be based anywhere in the United States.

Specific Duties

  • Work closely with customers to best understand their expectations for product, and then work with Sales and Engineering to best define both the product roadmap as well as the go-to-market strategy
  • Stay abreast of competitive requirements and recognize key product differentiators; provide insight back to teams to inform technical requirements and drive new product sales
  • Engage closely with both Sales and Engineering to inform decisions that balance timing, cost, features, and performance, while staying true to the product strategy and vision.
  • Serve as a cross-functional liaison that bridges engineering, business, and regulatory considerations to drive product decisions.
  • Provide input into Product Marketing decisions and activities.

Qualifications:

  • 10 years' overall experience, including a minimum of 5 years in a customer-facing product leadership role
  • Experience bringing a hardware product for commercial and industrial fleets successfully to market, from inception through to market adoption
  • Extensive understanding of how to gather market input from customers to define a successful product roadmap
  • Experience working as a Field Service Engineer, or working closely with Field Service Engineers strongly preferred
  • Proven ability to evolve product strategy based on customer input, research, data, and industry trends
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and discuss technical concepts, manage tradeoffs, and evaluate opportunities with all stakeholders
  • Experience working cross-functionally with multiple teams including Business, Sales, and Engineering to meet revenue goals
  • Proven track record of taking ownership and successfully delivering results in a fast-paced, dynamic environment; start-up experience strongly preferred
  • Highly organized and collaborative, with exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • Experience with JIRA desired, but not required
  • Bachelor’s Degree required

Spartan Radar is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.  https://spartanradar.com/privacy-policy/ 

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