Whistle is looking for a passionate product leader to build and execute the vision that transforms Whistle from excellence in location and safety to an assumed pet staple. As a Product Manager, you'll use your background in developing inspired consumer-facing mobile experiences, helping a cross-functional product development teams to learn, grow, build and iterate to deliver exceptional experiences in the fitness and health category. You'll be hands-on, have a strong technical understanding, strong business judgment, excellent communication skills, and a motivation to help our customers succeed with human/pet fitness, and improve their overall health. You'll lead our efforts in creating new Whistle features, as well as any tools or systems needed to support them. 

You believe that the role of a good Product Manager is to design and build innovative products and features that provide the most significant impact on our audience and business. You're excited by work that includes the user experience and finding creative technology solutions to address user and market needs. You make decisions based on data and research, as well as the gut instincts you've honed through many, many development cycles. You're great at helping other parts of the team understand the vision. This position is an exciting opportunity for candidates with an entrepreneurial mindset who enjoy leading teams and developing the strategy, details, and ROI of building innovative products.

Responsibilities:

  • Partner with the leadership team to develop Whistle's short term (1yr) and long term (5yr) roadmap
  • Ideate, research, specify and lead the implementation of new products
  • Partner with engineering to define and scalable platform architecture
  • Work with CX and UX design to create an intuitive and engaging customer experience
  • Develop profitable & engaging service offerings
  • Define pricing, competitive offering, and positioning
  • Collaborate with Business Development to support and/or integrate partner offerings/APIs into the core offering
  • Work with engineering to develop and refine product development processes that allow agility in execution while providing long term visibility in delivery
  • Partner with Customer Support & QA to continuously improve Whistle's product offering
  • Collaborate with engineering, quality, support, and program management partners in coordinating the delivery of complex, objectives
  • Manage team to author product requirements per defined product development process
  • Foster and facilitate timely decision-making across a broad network of stakeholders, delivery partners, and operational teams

Qualifications:

  • Passionate about pets!
  • 2-5+ years Software & Services product management experience with specific experience in consumer fitness or pet care applications
  • Comfortable with both Product Development and Product Life-cycle Management
  • Proven leadership capabilities including strategy development, effective decision making, and the ability to drive results
  • Able and interested in putting his/her hands-on experience to use and work as an individual contributor
  • Able to work cross-functionally across Engineering, Marketing and Business Development
  • Communicate with business as well as technical audiences. Able to write clear and concise documentation, excellent written and spoken communication skills
  • Experience in pet care, wearables, consumerized health, paid consumer Services desired
  • Experienced with agile/scrum development
  • Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills
  • MBA preferred, but not required

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