Senior Technical Product Manager at Wyze Labs

Wyze Labs

Senior Technical Product Manager

Full-Time in Kirkland, WA - Senior - Engineering

Who is Wyze?

Wyze is a tech startup based in Kirkland, WA.

We’re a team of innovators and tech geeks obsessed with making smart home products accessible to everyone. Our products are intuitive and easy to use, and we partner with our customers to add new features and continuously improve our products over time. We believe customers shouldn’t have to compromise – beautifully designed smart home products should enrich people’s lives and be something everyone can afford.

We launched our first smart home camera, Wyze Cam, in October 2017. We also sell Wyze Cam Pan, a pan & tilt camera.

What is this opportunity?

If you have the spirit of an entrepreneur and enjoy a fast pace environment, this opportunity is for you. We are growing rapidly and looking for team members who have the energy to work in a quickly moving industry. We are a user centric company, being able to understand our customers and our users is one of the aspects to success in our company.

As a Technical Product Manager (TPM) you are the ‘hub’ of your team. You will work closely with product managers to define device behavior in the Wyze ecosystem. You may work on brand new devices to fit them in Wyze ecosystem; or you may work on current devices and evolve them. You will be the technical team leader who owns design and implementation of your product. Developers are your teammates to provide technical solutions as a team. Your team’s deliverables include app, cloud, and firmware releases. You will be leading the effort to integrate your devices with other smart home systems like Alexa, Google Home, and IFTTT. During development phase, you will own execution of the plan and make sure to deliver the project on time and with high quality.

Responsibilities:

  • Scope and deliver large, complex projects end-to-end for new initiatives
  • Work closely with product managers to understand business need, translate business requirements into technical functional spec
  • Lead your team’s technical implementation to ensure a smooth end-to-end device experience
  • Foresee future changes, lead the feature team to provide expandable and scalable solutions
  • Work with developer to create a detail development plan with accurate estimates
  • Drive project schedules from design to release, communicate to stakeholders, and manage the production launch on time with high quality
  • Build project plans, balancing business needs with project risks and resource availability
  • Work with platform TPMs to build the technology road map for Wyze IoT platform
  • Drive BI effort for your products to better understand your customers and your business
  • Drive team or group level engineering process improvements for engineering excellence

Qualifications:

  • BA/BS in engineering or related majors.
  • Excellent internal and external communication skill.
  • Deep understanding of software development lifecycle
  • 3+ years of product management experience in similar industry.
  • Successful customer management experiences.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficient in Mandarin.

Preferred skills

  • Former development/testing experience for real products (not prototypes)
  • Former experience with software releases and agile development
  • Former experience with IoT and/or smart home products.
  • Be active and passionate participant in Smart Home products
  • Full understanding of software development lifecycle
  • Be available during some weekday nights to communicate with partners from China

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.