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Product Manager

Company: AssemblyAI
Location: New York
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

AssemblyAI is a remote-first AI company building powerful deep learning models for developers, startups, and enterprises to transcribe and understand their audio data.
Our Automated Speech Recognition (ASR) models already outperform companies like Google, AWS, and Microsoft - which is why hundreds of companies and thousands of developers are using our APIs to transcribe and understand millions of videos, podcasts, phone calls, and zoom meetings every day. Our APIs power innovative products like conversational intelligence platforms, zoom meeting summarizers, content moderation, and automatic closed captioning.
AssemblyAI's Speech-to-Text APIs are already trusted by Fortune 500s, startups, and thousands of developers around the world, with well-known customers including Spotify, Algolia, Dow Jones, Happy Scribe, BBC, The Wall Street Journal, and NBCUniversal. As part of a huge and emerging market, AssemblyAI is well on its way to becoming the leader in speech recognition and NLP.
We're growing at breakneck speed, and recently announced our Series B round. We've raised $63M in total funding, and are backed by leading investors including Insight Partners, Accel, Y Combinator, Patrick and John Collision (Founders of Stripe), Nat Friedman (Former CEO of GitHub), and Daniel Gross (Entrepreneur & Investor in companies including GitHub, Uber & SpaceX)!
Our ambition is to build an iconic AI company, making advanced deep learning technology accessible to everyday developers through a simple API, good docs, and a great developer experience.
Join our world-class, remote team and help us build an iconic deep learning company!
The Role
As a Product Manager at AssemblyAI, you will take part in helping shape the product vision and roadmap, while leveraging customer feedback and AI market opportunity to drive our success.Your deep understanding of customer needs, combined with your collaborative approach, will enable you to work seamlessly with design and engineering teams to build the right product, and work with go-to-market teams to get our products into the hands of our customers. You'll work with your engineering and GTM counterparts to effectively communicate the direction and status of your product area to the rest of the organization. You'll be actively researching the AI market, ensuring we stay on top of the latest and remain ahead of our competition both in product quality and ease of use for developers. At AssemblyAI, product managers are highly flexible, technically-minded, and will adjust to whatever is needed to deliver great products to our customers.
Key Responsibilities

  • Serve as a founding member of the product function at AssemblyAI
  • Understand our customers by talking with customers regularly, interacting with go-to-market teams, and digging into product data. Help the rest of the organization understand our customers as well.
  • Help set the direction of AssemblyAI's product lines
  • Leading the scoping, prioritization, and delivery of new product initiatives that align with the company's goals and roadmap
  • Work closely with the engineering team to ensure technical feasibility and timely delivery of new products
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including sales, marketing, and customer success to ensure successful product launches and customer satisfaction
  • Own the product roadmap and strategy, and continuously identity and prioritize opportunities for growth and improvement
  • Develop effective product briefs that help us build the right products
  • Identify new opportunities and product areas for AssemblyAI to pursue
  • Measure, analyze and report to the organization on the success of our products
  • Help build the foundations for a high-performing Product team at AssemblyAI
  • Be an advocate for the user and use data and analytics to drive decisions and improvements Requirements
    • Technical undergraduate degree (e.g. Computer Science, Engineering)
    • Entrepreneurial mindset and experience
    • You don't need to be an engineer, but you need to speak the language of caching layers, databases, and pull requests
    • Strong project management skills, with the ability to lead and execute multiple projects simultaneously
    • Knowledge and experience of user research methodologies and comfortable in front of customers
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to articulate complex ideas and concepts clearly and concisely Nice to have
      • 4+ years as a Product Manager, with a track record of launching successful products
      • Previous experience building products for developers
      • Experience owning end-to-end product development, from ideation to launch
      • Familiarity with SQL, Javascript, and APIs. Skills
        • Ownership mentality and an entrepreneurial spirit
        • Ability to context-switch and manage ambiguity
        • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to make data-driven decisions
        • Collaborative and team-oriented mindset Our Team
          Our team is made up of problem solvers, innovators and top AI researchers with over 20+ years of experience in Machine Learning, NLP, and Speech Recognition from companies like DeepMind, Google Brain, Meta, Apple and Amazon. They conduct cutting edge deep learning research and develop novel algorithms & techniques to continually push the state of the art in speech recognition & NLP!
          Our team is fully remote, and our culture is super collaborative, low-ego, transparent, and fast-paced. We want to win - and have a flat organization where everyone can openly share ideas (regardless of their title or position) in order to get the best idea.
          As a remote company, our team members are given a lot of trust and autonomy to work where and how they want. We look for people to join our team who are ambitious, curious, and self-motivated, and we put a lot of trust and autonomy into everyone on our team. We want to empower everyone to do their best work with whatever tools, structures, or resources they need to perform at their highest potential.
          Benefits (US)
          • Competitive Salary + Bonus
          • Equity
          • 401k
          • 100% Remote team
          • Unlimited PTO
          • Premium Healthcare (100% Covered for you + dependents)
          • Vision & Dental Care
          • $1K budget for your home office setup
          • New Macbook Pro (or PC if you prefer)
          • 2x/year company paid team retreat

Keywords: AssemblyAI, New York , Product Manager, Executive , New York, New York

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