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Technical Product Manager - APIs



IT, Product
Austin, TX, USA
Posted on Saturday, May 4, 2024

Apptronik is building robots for the real world to improve human quality of life and to help solve the ever-increasing labor shortage problem. Our team has been building some of the most advanced robots on the planet for years, dating back to the DARPA Robotics Challenge. We apply our expertise across the full robotics stack to some of the most important and impactful problems our society faces, and expect our products and technology to change the world for the better. We value passion, creativity, and collaboration to help us overcome existing technological barriers in the industry to create truly innovative products.

You will join a team developing state-of-the-art general-purpose robots designed to operate in human spaces and with human tools. It is designed to work alongside humans, mobilize to human spaces, and manipulate the world around it.

We’re seeking an experienced product manager to guide interface development in general purpose humanoid robotics. Reporting up to the Director of Product, you will own the roadmap for user interfaces, and the APIs for developer focused products.


· Your mission is to help us establish a world-class API and Integration strategy that supports our users, partners, and internal product teams

· Define product features/enhancements and communicate requirements to engineering teams via clearly written requirements documents, diagrams, and concise verbal communication

· Synthesize insights from user research, customer meetings, usage data, and sales feedback into a strategy that delivers business objectives and customer benefits

· Own and maintain the product roadmap from ideation to launch of user facing interfaces with companion internal and external API

· Collaborate with other product managers across the organization to define the strategic short- and long-term technical roadmap of products and identify new opportunities

· Support product marketing initiatives, partner relationships, and other opportunities to accelerate the adoption your products


· Strong communication skills, both verbal and written

· You make decisions in uncertainty, prioritizing velocity over perfection

· You prioritize user feedback, promoting that voice to internal teams

· 4+ years’ experience as a Product Manager, building user and developer facing products (UIs, APIs, dashboards)

· In-depth knowledge of interface specifications and common data mappings

· Experience working with design to refine user workflows

· Experience with agile methodologies in B2B product environments

Nice to Have:

· Portfolio highlighting your style of user experience and user interfaces

· Previous product management experience in robotics products, industrial or consumer

· Experience with development strategies for both edge and cloud architectures

· Experience guiding VR development


· Competitive base w/ benefits

· Highly motivating equity incentive package

· Hybrid work schedule (i.e. work from home in some capacity)

· Flexible work hours policy

· Professional development opportunities

· Open Paid Time Off (PTO)

· 401k plan

*This is a direct hire. Please, no outside Agency solicitations.

Apptronik provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.