Product Manager, Robotics

18 days ago

Job Description

We are looking for a product manager to join our Robotics team to own delivery of our robotic automation solutions, accelerating DroneDeployโ€™s business in the Construction and Energy industries. As part of your upskilling in the robotics domain, you will be responsible for successfully implementing our solutions for customers across the globe and building an in-depth understanding of the jobs to be done. You will take this delivery experience with key customer projects to transition into a full-blown Product Manager role. Youโ€™ll deliver simple, intuitive user experiences that delight and engage customers. DroneDeployโ€™s robotic automation products are our fastest growing and you will need to work cross-functionally across product, engineering, sales, and marketing to deliver on the massive growth opportunity.


  • Accountable for the delivery of key customer projects to implement robotic automation solutions (docked drones and autonomous ground robots).
  • Facilitate communication between internal teams and customers to ensure a clear understanding of project objectives, timelines, and deliverables.
  • Provide support to customers during the implementation phase
  • Deeply understand our customers and prospects in the Construction and Energy Verticals. Learn about and clearly document their goals & frustrations. Educate the team on your research. 
  • Partner closely with your partners in Design and Engineering, delivering pragmatic solutions that drive significant value for customers. 
  • Lead product decisions on priorities, help resolve issues, develop and communicate your roadmap to the company and your team.
  • Develop a clear revenue growth plan, and contribute to our packaging approach. Help the go-to-market team to focus their efforts.
  • Lead high-level relationships with strategic partners where they connect to your product.
  • Own the delivery of the product through launch, customer acquisition, adoption, activity, and long-term iteration and improvements.


  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to manage stakeholder expectations effectively.
  • Proven ability to lead cross-functional teams and manage complex projects in a fast-paced environment.
  • 3+ years experience in building and/or delivering SaaS products.
  • Experience with hardware products or Construction/Energy industries is a bonus. 
  • Day-to-day experience as a Product Manager in an agile environment with a dedicated development team.
  • Comfortable seeking and using customer conversations to make product decisions.
  • Will be required to travel internationally to customer sites 
  • Will be required to work onsite in our New Zealand office 3x a week


  • Working with cutting-edge robots like Boston Dynamics Spot and the DJI Dock 
  • Annual wellness and learning development budgets
  • Additional healthcare allowance for yourself and direct family 
  • International travel including an annual all-company offsite in the U

Employee Offerings & Benefits include:

(may vary by location & country)

Innovative company culture

Drone pilot certification

Flexible work schedules 

Flexible work location

Family paid leave

Paid healthcare for employees

Professional development & career advancements

Wellbeing activities (live & on-demand)

Flexible paid time off

Employee referral bonus

Commuter savings

About dronedeploy

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Build with certainty, operate with confidence. Thatโ€™s why thousands of construction, oil and gas, and renewable energy companies use DroneDeploy on a daily basis. We help them automate reality capture using drones, robots, and 360 cameras โ€“ combining this data in one platform for AI-powered analysis. From aerial and ground views of construction progress to automated gauge readings and methane leak detection, DroneDeploy is shaping the future of reality capture.

At DroneDeploy, we thrive in a remote-first culture, powered by innovation. Growth is limitless, and employee contributions matter. With accolades as a Best Place to Work in the SF Bay Area and a spot on Americaโ€™s Best Startups list, our team is dynamic, purpose-driven, and dedicated to delivering top-tier reality capture software. We cultivate an environment of opportunity. Our dynamic growth is fueled by the diverse range of ideas nurtured by our team. This is why our commitment to internal advancement is profound. A multitude of paths for professional and personal development are available, where flexible schedules, family-friendly benefits, and remote work options propel our team's journey.

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