Product Manager

Job description

Synspective develops an analytics platform that utilizes satellite data. With new geospatial and terrestrial data through data science, we aim to support data-driven decision making, business growth, and risk management. This role is responsible for combining technologies built inside/outside the company and turn it into products.


As a product manager you will be responsible for driving a comprehensive product roadmap from different angles, more precisely:

  • Gain a deep understanding of customer requirements, identify and fill product gaps and generate new ideas, improve customer experience and drive growth
  • Create buy-in for the product vision both internally and with key external partners
  • Develop product pricing and positioning strategies
  • Translate product strategy into detailed requirements and prototypes
  • Scope and prioritize activities based on business and customer impact
  • Work closely with engineering and scientist teams to deliver with quick time-to-market and optimal resources
  • Drive product launches including working with public relations team, marketing, sales, executives, and external stakeholders
  • Evaluate promotional plans to ensure that they are consistent with product line strategy and that the message is effectively conveyed
  • Act as a product evangelist to build awareness and understanding of our analytics platform

Job requirements

Minimum qualifications

  • 5+ years of proven track record of managing all aspects of a successful product throughout its lifecycle
  • Proven ability to develop product and marketing strategies and effectively
  • Solid technical background with understanding and/or hands-on experience in software development and web technologies
  • Strong problem solving skills and willingness to roll up one’s sleeves to get the job done
  • Skilled at working effectively with cross functional teams in a matrix organization
  • Experience with GIS tools.
  • Bachelor or Master Degrees in Engineering, Science or equivalent
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Business level in English and Japanese

Preferred qualifications

  • Proven track record
  • MBA or business degrees
  • Experience in platform products
  • Experience in geospacial technology or businesses
  • Security Clearance needed