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Job Description and Requirements
Job description / Role
Product Manager, Conversational AI for Learning - Curio
We are building a revolutionary learning experience with the aim that no kid in the world should lack foundational skills.
As Product Manager, you will play a critical role in the success of our learning app by focusing on conversational interfaces and experiences for learning purposes.
You will work with a team of passionate AI and machine learning developers. You are expected to be a self-starter who manages the entire lifecycle for your product but will also collaborate with other teams across the company.
This role requires a strategic thinker. You have a two years view of where you want the technologies to end up but balance it with what the team needs to deliver in the short-
and mid-term. You should be curious and adaptable as this is an evolving space, things change quickly and above all, you should love the transforming power of education and the promise of technology to redefine how kids learn.
Finally, we expect you to be authentic and accountable : work hard, be committed to excellence, and deliver results.
You will be responsible for executing the day-to-day tasks of product operations, communicate business objectives as a product owner in an Agile team, including writing, refining, planning and reviewing user stories and tasks, and assist the Product & Design team in defining strategy and planning the Roadmap.
Own the product vision; demonstrate technical acumen in developing 'MVP Tests' to prove (or disprove) your product hypothesis
Lead and work closely with UX and UI designers and researchers to deliver an amazing user experience that keeps students coming back
Passionate evangelist of products and advocate for the end user; cultivate close relationships with customers and bring their needs into product planning
Inspire and work closely with R&D to prioritize new product features based on market requirements, available resources, and product release cycle timelines.
Manage partner relationships; Analyze and make recommendations regarding potential partner relationships; Knowledge of competitive portfolio products
Provide technical content for marketing materials and develop strong product positioning and competitive differentiation messages
Support and represent the company at trade shows, conferences, and other industry events
Provide support for strategic sales opportunities as needed
Coordinate with various global virtual teams and build alignment across cross-functional teams
Other duties as directed
Master's or PhD degree, preferably in cognitive science, computer science, linguistics, psychology, statistics, or a related quantitative discipline.
2+ years' experience in direct product management / development owning a directly relevant product or one related to machine learning or natural language processing applied to consumer web, cloud / IoT or mobile domains
Entrepreneurial and experienced in working with resource constrained teams to deliver outstanding successes
Strong background in two or more areas : conversational interfaces, natural language processing (NLP), enterprise search / question answering, speech-
to-text, machine learning, data analytics, artificial intelligence (AI)
Solid understanding of the chatbot / IVR landscape
Familiarity with one or more Open Source Platforms / Frameworks : Neural networks (Tensorflow, Theano, Pytorch), Search (Lucene, Elastic Search), Web applications (Django, node.js)
Bachelor's degree in a quantitative field with an additional 5 years of stated essential qualifications.
Excellent understanding of product management and related marketing methodologies.
Superior project management, organizational, and analytical problem solving skills
Ability to translate complex technical and business information for diverse audiences. Excellent speaking-listening-writing skills, attention to details, proactive self-starter.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills