Geo/Map Data Product Manager

Requisition Number: 
1042
Date Posted: 
January 30, 2020
Location: 
Tysons Corner, McLean, VA, US
Position Summary: 

NextNav is launching a groundbreaking location service for smartphones, IOT, and other devices – an ability to determine floor level altitude service across the country – a capability that does not exist at scale anywhere today! No longer constrained by legacy “flat earth” technologies, applications and users will be able to determine floor-level altitude, which is essential for navigation, user context and relevancy and many other applications that are used indoors.

We are seeking a talented and passionate Map, POI and Terrain data Product Manager to join our Product team. You will be leading the effort to source, evaluate and recommend for use 3rd party Map, POI and Terrain data sets. You won’t be afraid of working under a tight schedule in an interactive development environment with evolving requirements. You have an extensive background and industry relationships in the data business You are a good problem solver and write product specifications, requirements, and briefs.

Join the team to make the world three dimensional!

Responsibilities

• Source and evaluate Map, POI and Terrain data from leading data vendors in the industry
• Assess suitability of the Map, POI and Terrain data for NextNav’s product, service and development needs
• Hands-on assessment of the coverage, quality, and accuracy of the data sets
• Data accuracy evaluation techniques and procedures.
• Deep understanding of technology stack used by the vendors to deliver the data
• Understanding of licensing and business models of the Geo data sets
• Develop material to drive choice of data set(s) with the best fit
• Develop specifications and data pipeline flows on how the chosen data sets will be used/integrated into NextNav product and services
• Evaluate and select technical vendors/partners that can transform the Geo data sets to increase usability, accuracy and integration into NextNav Products and services
• Manage the delivery of new products and services that utilize these Geo data sets
• Multi-task and manage priorities in a fast paced environment

Desired Skills & Experience

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, Intermap, Vricon, Sandborn, Harris, ArcGIS, OpenStreetMaps, Google Maps or Apple Maps.

Physical Demands

• Long periods of sitting
• Long Periods of standing

Work Environment

• Office environment

 

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