Map Product Manager

Requisition Number: 
#1032
Date Posted: 
January 25, 2019
Location: 
Sunnyvale, CA
Reports To: 
Sr. Director Product
Position Summary: 

We are seeking a talented and passionate Map and POI data Product Manager to join our Product team. You will be leading the effort to source, evaluate and recommend for use 3rd part Map and POI data sets. You won’t be afraid of working under tight schedule in an interactive development environment with evolving requirements. You are enthusiastic about new technologies, and a fast learner to evaluate and apply them through your daily development work. You are a good problem solver and write product specifications, requirements and briefs. 

Essential Functions: 
  • Source and evaluate Map and POI data from leading data vendors in the industry
  • Assess suitability of the Map and POI data for NextNav’s product, service and development needs
  • Hands-on assessment of the coverage, quality and accuracy of the data sets
  • Deep understanding of technology stack used by the vendors to deliver the data
  • Understanding of licensing and business models of the data sets
  • Develop material to drive choice of data set(s) with the best fit
  • Develop specifications on how the chosen data sets will be used/integrated into NextNav product and services
  • Multi-task and manage priorities in a fast paced environment
Education, Experience, Skills and Attributes: 

Required:

  • Bachelors/Masters in computer science or related field
  • Prior direct work experience in a similar role
  • Deep experience evaluating/handling Map and POI data
  • Deep understanding of architecture and tech stack to deliver Map / POI data at scale 

 

Preferred:

  • Experience with one or more of the following data/service : Here, TomTom, Mapbox, ArcGIS, OpenStreetMaps, Google Maps or Apple Maps.

 

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