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Principal Product Manager, API

Remote
Alarm Full Time

Job Description

WHO WE ARE
Pinata Technologies, Inc. is building the tools and infrastructure for a more free and empowering Web3 generation through IPFS. Our vision is to foster a sense of place for every creator on the internet that is uniquely theirs. Our fully remote team comprises engineers and designers, builders and creators, and overall kind humans with big dreams. We believe in a culture that fosters integrity and teamwork, laughter and trust, and our work is meaningful and challenging in the best ways every day. 

Check us out at About Us | Pinata

THE ROLE
Pinata is creating a world where people can own the experience of creating and distributing content.

We are looking for a versatile and experienced Senior Product Manager or Principal Product Manager, who will work alongside our Director of Technical Products to own the product roadmap for our APIs, documentation platform, and developer onboarding. This role will focus on core internal improvements to our APIs to help us move faster when developing new API first solutions.

If you are inspired by creating great products through empathy and data, and excited to work with the top platform for media in the NFT space, then you will succeed in this role. Building products in web3 is a challenge unlike any other market. If that excites you, read on.

We're looking for someone who believes in themselves and can help shape the vision of the future of Product at Pinata.

You will report to the Head of Product.

WHAT YOU'LL DO

  • Leadership: Lead the end-to-end lifecycle of complex features from conception through launch
  • Collaboration: Collaborate cross-functionally with Engineering, Design, and Marketing teams to develop a comprehensive product strategy including features, metrics, objectives, and a roadmap for the product you own
  • Entrepreneurial: Own the product vision and strategy for our APIs in close collaboration with our Director of Technical Products
  • Champion: Guide internal stakeholders on product strategy to ensure company-wide alignment
  • Customer-empathy: Exemplify a customer-first mindset and prioritize research uncovering customer goals and needs to translate directly into impactful product improvements
  • Design thinking: Run experiments and leverage research to release new products, increase efficiencies and iteratively improve our products
  • Results-driven: Own product requirements, planning, and go-to-market to deliver on business goals
  • WHAT YOU BRING

  • 5+ years of product management or product development experience with 2+ years experience with APIs
  • Experience in a leadership role as a Product Lead, Lead Product Manager, leading a product team, or similar responsibilities
  • Experience as a software engineer or demonstrated ability to understand and drive technical decisions around backend, API, and data modeling
  • Experience at a fast-growing, consumer-facing startup or tech company
  • Ability to thrive in ambiguity and complexity to make thoughtful product decisions based on an appropriate assessment of risk and value
  • Ability to analyze micro and macro effects of your product decisions on customers and the business
  • Exceptional communication skills with internal stakeholders and customers
  • Ability to educate others on the Product function and drive alignment between functions
  • Demonstrated analytical skills including the ability to define and analyze metrics that inform the success of the product
  • Detail-oriented mindset; you believe that a great product is the sum of an inordinate number of small, thoughtful decisions
  • Pinata

    Pinata

    Pinata is the simplest way to upload and manage files on IPFS. Our friendly user interface combined with our IPFS API makes Pinata the easiest IPFS pinning service for platforms, creators, and collectors. Get started for free today.

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