Product Manager

Location: St. Louis, MO

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

Boundless is looking for an experienced Product Manager to help chart the future of our product ecosystem.

About Us

Boundless is looking for a self-motivated, top-notch product manager to join our growing open GIS team. Boundless is a high-growth software company that offers powerful geospatial solutions to free enterprises from proprietary software. Founded as not-for-profit in 2002, Boundless develops and supports open software for managing spatial data and building maps and applications. The experts at Boundless enjoy a fun and flexible work environment and exceptional benefits while building geospatial solutions for some of the largest corporations and government organizations.

We make the world's best open geospatial software, and we want you to help us support our users!

About You

You are an experienced product manager who is familiar with the product development life cycle and who understand the intricacies of working with open source software.  You understand how to gather requirements from both internal team members, as well as external customers, and have experience in vetting and prioritizing requirements to ensure the right work is done.  You also have experience working alongside product engineering teams, and are familiar with the Agile development process.

About the Job

Boundless is looking for a candidate to help run some of our product roadmap.  This includes gathering feedback and requirements, developing a product roadmap, working alongside engineering to ensure work is accomplished, and working with marketing to ensure our products are well received.  Teamwork is critical as you will be working with other Product Managers, as well as several members from other teams in the company.

Qualifications & Expectations

  • Experience capturing requirements and vetting them against goals and timeline
  • Experience gathering market trends and competitive intelligence to ensure Boundless products remain the best open GIS solutions
  • Ability to maintain an up-to-date product roadmap, epics and possible features
  • Experience discussing and implementing product pricing strategies
  • Excellent communication skills and an affinity for regular planning meetings
  • Experience grooming a backlog of stories and features
  • Gather feedback from core developers and professional services staff on relative value of backlog items
  • Work with Engineering to ensure proper estimation for development and QA of products before release
  • Working closely with Marketing and Sales staff, ensure each new release brings a wider “fanbase” and customer base
  • 5+ years of experience in the geospatial marketplace, including an understanding of geospatial web services and general market trends
  • Experience in GIS, geography, computer science, management information systems, or relevant field

Locations: St. Louis, MO, Washington DC, or New York City

Boundless Offers

We invest in the best people and treat them right. We offer competitive salaries and great benefits (all the basics, plus three weeks of vacation and lots of snacks). Most importantly, we offer a challenge: to build software that will help change the status quo.

Boundless is a small but growing organization focused on bringing the best enterprise open source geospatial software to organizations and governments around the world. Our team is distributed from Austria to Argentina, with higher concentrations in St. Louis, New Orleans, Washington DC and Victoria, BC.

How to Apply

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