Technical Product Manager | NABIS | $130k – $150k | Remote (United States)

Technical Product Manager | NABIS | $130k – $150k | Remote (United States)

130,000 - 150,000 / year
Remote US
Application ends: September 20, 2024
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Job Description

About Nabis

Nabis is the #1 Licensed Cannabis Wholesale Platform in the world with the largest portfolio of cannabis brands, supplying hundreds of brands to retailers across California, New York, and Nevada. Our mission is to empower the world to discover cannabis by providing choice, access, and innovation.

We’re at the forefront of this movement and are building an innovative technology-first platform to scale the entirety of the cannabis industry. Through dedication to enhancing efficiency, transparency, and customer satisfaction, Nabis is paving the way for sweeping legalization.

Our team, backed by Y Combinator and from a celebrity roster of tech luminaries and celebrities, including Doordash co-founder Stanley Tang, NFL Hall of Famer Joe Montana, Gmail creator Paul Buchheit, and Twitch cofounder Justin Kan, is scaling the cannabis supply chain with technology and our ultimate goal is to become the largest distributor of cannabis products in the world.

Job Summary
Nabis is seeking a dynamic, highly skilled, passionate, and experienced Technical Product Manager with a strong engineering background, and experience ideally at a major tech company. This role involves overseeing complex projects and integrating technical and management skills to deliver innovative solutions efficiently for the burgeoning cannabis industry that is legalizing rapidly and imminently.

This role will be instrumental in bridging the gap between our technical and business teams, ensuring the successful development and deployment of our products. The Technical Product Manager will be responsible for overseeing the entire product lifecycle from conception to launch, focusing on the technical aspects and ensuring alignment with business goals.

Key Responsibilities

  • Project Planning and Execution
    • Develop detailed project plans, including scope, objectives, timelines, and resource allocation.
    • Lead cross-functional teams to ensure project milestones are met.
    • Utilize Agile methodologies to enhance project flexibility and efficiency.
  • Technical Oversight
    • Provide technical guidance and support in Product Requirements documentation, leveraging deep understanding of software development, system architecture, and integration.
    • Evaluate and select appropriate technologies and tools for project success.
    • Use deep technical expertise to speak the engineering language with ease.
  • Stakeholder Management
    • Act as a liaison between technical teams and non-technical stakeholders, translating clear business terms into complex technical concepts.
    • Communicate project status, risks, and issues effectively to all stakeholders.
  • Adaptability and Grit
    • Thrive in a fast-moving industry landscape, handling the dynamic and iterative processes typical of early-stage startups.
    • Demonstrate a hands-on, roll-up-your-sleeves attitude with a strong entrepreneurial spirit.
    • Embrace the challenges of a rapidly evolving environment with flexibility and resilience.
  • Continuous Improvement
    • Research and adapt best practices for marketplace juggernauts like Amazon, Shopify, and others into the emerging cannabis industry, taking into account compliance and other industry-specific opportunities.
    • Leverage AI and tools like ChatGPT to streamline the product management process, including customer research, specification writing, and daily operations.
    • Utilize continuous feedback loops and data-driven insights, leveraging off-the-shelf analytics tools and direct SQL (Postgres) queries to get your hands dirty with a relentless pursuit of insights about our customers. 
    • Foster a collaborative and innovative team culture, encouraging continuous learning and process improvement, through demos and knowledge transfers with junior members of the team.

Qualifications

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field; Master’s degree or relevant certifications (e.g., PMP, Agile) preferred.
  • Experience: Minimum of 4 years in technical project management roles, or deep engineering experience with strong business aptitude.
  • PM Skills: Proficiency in project management tools (e.g., Jira, Confluence, Asana), software development languages, and frameworks.
  • Soft Skills: Excellent communication, leadership, and problem-solving skills. Ability to manage multiple priorities and work under pressure.

Preferred Skills

  • Experience with Agile and Scrum methodologies.
  • Knowledge of the latest technology trends, systems, and tools.
  • Experience with technologies including TypeScript, HTML5, CSS3, and modern frameworks such as React, Node, and Next.js, and familiarity with Figma. Nabis Tech Stack.
  • Proven track record of successful project delivery in technical environments.
  • Expertise in performance optimization, ensuring high-quality user interfaces and customer experiences.
  • Strong collaboration skills, working with product managers, UI/UX designers, and engineering teams.

Why You’ll Love Working at Nabis!

  1. You’ll work at the fastest growing cannabis startup in the U.S.
  2. Unlimited PTO and flexible work-from-home policy.
  3. Medical/Dental/Vision: 75% of employee premium paid by Nabis.
  4. Competitive salary $130k-$150k dependent on experience.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Nabis is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are seeking to create a diverse work environment because all teams are stronger with different perspectives and life experiences. We strongly encourage women, people of color, LGBTQIA individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, older members of society, and others from minority groups and diverse backgrounds to apply. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. All employees and contractors of Nabis are responsible for maintaining a work culture free from discrimination and harassment by treating others with kindness and respect.