What you’ll be doing...

About Skyward

Skyward provides the best operations management platform for commercial drone operators all over the world. Our mission is to help UAV pioneers build successful, safe, efficient ops, whether they’re a small business or working within a major enterprise.

About You

You have a passion for technology, start-ups, drones, aviation, or all of the above. You’re a driven self-starter with a high level of personal integrity. You’re also a nice person who can collaborate across teams and you think using principles, not dogma.

The Role

As a product manager, you will partner with virtually every team in Skyward to ship value that meets customer and business needs. Running organized projects and communicating effectively are key to doing this job well.

Responsibilities

  • The ability to lead the feature lifecycle from idea to shipped code, in partnership with UX and Engineering.
  • Facilitate the agile process based on principles, maintain a groomed backlog, and track work for two Engineering teams.
  • Prioritize and implement roadmap features and defects in partnership with the mobile and backend product managers.
  • A business mindset to handle requests for vetting integration opportunities, partnerships, etc.)
  • Strong communication skills, including interpersonal, small group facilitation, and public speaking.
  • A track record of turning ambiguity into business and customer value.
  • A toolkit of concepts and mental models around decision making and strategic thinking.
  • A strong desire to learn.

What we’re looking for...

You will need to have

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • 2-3 years of product management experience
  • A background in agile practices
  • Experience working on SaaS products

Even better if you have

  • Ability to work in a highly collaborative team
  • Demonstrated aptitude and desire to learn new skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to stay organized while working in a fast-paced team environment
  • Ability to embrace change and work in an iterative development environment
  • Experience with multiple agile methods
  • An understanding of the theory of Jobs to be Done
  • A thoughtful approach to decision making

When you join Verizon...

You’ll have the power to go beyond – doing the work that’s transforming how people, businesses and things connect with each other. Not only do we provide the fastest and most reliable network for our customers, but we were first to 5G - a quantum leap in connectivity. Our connected solutions are making communities stronger and enabling energy efficiency. Here, you’ll have the ability to make an impact and create positive change. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, join our team of the best and brightest. We offer great pay, amazing benefits and opportunity to learn and grow in every role. Together we’ll go far.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer- and celebrate our employees' differences,including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status. Different makes us better.