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Product Manager II, Navigation/ADAS Map



Helsinki, Finland
Posted on Saturday, June 1, 2024

Mapbox is the leading real-time location platform for a new generation of location-aware businesses. Mapbox is the only platform that equips organizations with the full set of tools to power the navigation of people, packages, and vehicles everywhere. More than 3.9 million registered developers have chosen Mapbox because of the platform’s flexibility, security, and privacy compliance. Organizations use Mapbox applications, data, SDKs, and APIs to create customized and immersive experiences that delight their customers.

What You'll Do

As the Product Manager for our Navigation and Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) Map you will shape the future of a key foundational element for Mapbox: our road network map data. Your partner teams and our customers are using this road network map data for calculating routes, showing beautifully designed maps, and powering Advanced Driver Assistance Systems such as lane keeping or speed limit advisory and control systems.

The successful candidate will own the Mapbox Navigation / ADAS Map roadmap, interact with customers, and derive customer insights to influence our strategy. You will work closely with engineering teams on solving complex technical problems for integrating 3rd party data sources and using vehicle sensor data and other sources in combination with Machine Learning to create and improve coverage, quality, and freshness of map data.

As a Product Manager you can expect to:

  • Develop and manage the roadmap for the Mapbox Navigation and ADAS Map

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including engineering, sales, and marketing, to define product requirements

  • Interface and collaborate with high profile automotive industry customers to ensure our products meet their requirements and are delivered on-time and within budget

  • Define and track key performance indicators (KPIs) for the product

  • Analyze market trends and customer needs to identify opportunities for product development

  • Manage the product development lifecycle, from ideation to launch and post-launch

  • Ensure product compliance with relevant industry standards and regulations

  • Provide product training and support to internal and external stakeholders

  • Continuously monitor product performance and implement improvements as needed

What We Believe are Important Traits for This Role

  • 5+ years as a Product Manager: You have launched successful products, preferably in the geospatial and automotive industry

  • Mapping and automotive industry experience: You will bring subject matter expertise, hands-on experience, and a strong understanding of the space we operate in. You are familiar with the Navigation and ADAS Maps stack: architecture, use cases, known limitations, and the state of the art approach for creating map data

  • Communication: Your written and verbal communication and collaboration skills are excellent

  • Analysis and Bias for Action: You have strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Ownership: You can develop and execute a plan based on high level direction for feature and product development

  • Dealing with Ambiguity: You have the ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment and adapt to change as we learn and grow

Bonus qualifications: Basic programming skills for data processing (e.g. SQL, Python). Familiarity with geospatial software (e.g., JOSM, QGIS)

By applying for this position, you acknowledge that you have received the Mapbox Non-US Privacy Notice for applicants, which is linked here. Completing this application requires you to provide personal data, such as your name and contact information, which is mandatory for Mapbox to process your application.

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