Product Manager, Arene AI

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August 23, 2022
About Woven Planet Group Woven Planet Group (Woven Planet) represents a carefully curated blend of expertise and resources dedicated to bringing the vision of “Mobility to Love, Safety to Live” to life. Through innovations and investments in automated driving, robotics, smart cities, and more, we are transforming how humankind lives, works, and moves. We exist to design, build, and deliver secure, connected, and sustainable mobility solutions that benefit all people worldwide. Founded in 2018 as Toyota Research Institute - Advanced Development (TRI-AD), Woven Planet is composed of four complementary companies: Woven Planet Holdings, Woven Core, Woven Alpha, and Woven Capital. Visit us to learn more: TEAM The Arene Product Management team defines the customer, developer and ecosystem experience to create the most programmable vehicle on the planet. Comfortable both thinking at the biggest scale and defining the most intricate technical details, our Product Managers own the business challenges, decide the strategic and operational direction and write the story of how our vision of a software first mobility ecosystem becomes a reality. We are constantly experimenting on behalf of our customers and breaking down barriers to shipping world class software and marketplaces. Engaging with customers, making data driven decisions and driving creative solutions to the problems of the future across Toyota and our global partners is what we do. WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR? We are looking for experienced product and technical program managers passionate about software, mobility and breakthrough customer experiences. As a Product Manager, Arene AI, you orchestrate a highly scalable, secure and safe platform for giving car owners cutting edge innovations and developers access to the latest AI advances to accelerate building vehicle and mobility software. You must be constantly learning to be a better communicator and bigger thinker while thriving on getting things done. Unafraid of new technologies and languages, you tinker and build the future yourself while understanding that quality and craftsmanship are worth the journey. Responsibilities * Design an ML development process that ensures a safe and secure vehicle platform that also considers regulatory requirements. * Constantly find ways to disrupt the current market through solid understanding of the industry and trying what has not been tried before in automotive. * Identify possible customers for your product and develop a product vision. * Work with multiple teams across the organization to turn a high level vision and into actionable requirements. * Draw a holistic and optimal grand design with deep collaboration with Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC Japan), Tier-1 suppliers and other stakeholders. * Engage with vendors to make build-vs-buy decisions. * Convey your vision of the next product increment by working together closely with a Scrum team and having rich face to face communication every day. * Create product requirement documentation, developer materials and work with teams to automate product releases. * Create and continuously refine a product roadmap focused on providing continuous value to end users of our products. * Maximize the RoI of your product by regularly inspecting it and collecting feedback from your end users. Adapt your roadmap and backlog if correction is needed. * Continuously maintain a backlog focused on maximizing RoI and work with a Scrum team to refine it. Ensure that your team can constantly deploy new features in small frequent batches and create value after each sprint. * Engage in depth with Open Source communities (e.g., Autoware, Linux Foundation), start-up companies in the mobility space, to gain product adoption in production: from developer workstations to vehicles manufactured at scale. * Occasionally travel internationally to achieve product adoption goals. Minimum Qualifications * A bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience * 5+ years experience as product manager or relevant work in AI/Machine Learning or software engineering. * Experience with machine learning productization for embedded systems. * Proven ability to prioritize complex requirements through managing or influencing cross-functional teams and stakeholders. * Data-driven decision making and quantitative analysis skills * Clear customer focus with experience building customer experience end to end. * Fluent English and business level Japanese - strong written and verbal communication skills Preferred Qualifications * Proven success in delivering technology products/services in a high growth, ambiguous environment. * Proven track record of taking ownership, a motivated self-starter that can work independently * Deep UX experience in working with Design, User Research and Data Science teams * Experience in automotive, aviation or other large scale mobility area * Familiarity with Functional Safety productization If you are currently located at outside of Japan, don't worry, we'll set an interview over Google Hangout Meet or Skype. What We Offer ・Competitive Salary - Based on skills and experience ・Work Hours - Flexible working time with NO core-hours ・Paid Holiday - 20 days per year (prorated) ・Sick Leave - 6 days per year (prorated) ・Holiday - Sat & Sun, Japanese National Holidays, and other days defined by the company ・Japanese Social Security - all applicable (Health Insurance, Pension, Workers’ Comp, and Unemployment Insurance, Long-term care insurance) ・ Employee Benefits ・In-house Training Program (software study/language study) By submitting your application you agree to the following terms: [OUR COMMITMENT] ・We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. ・We pledge that any information we receive from candidates will be used ONLY for the purpose of hiring assessment.
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