Careers - Software Platform Product Manager
Official Job Title Software Platform Product Manager

Area Of Interest Software Development
Location San Diego, CA
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Alpha Ori Technologies (AOT) is a B2B Technology company operating in IoT (Internet of Things), Ship ERP (Enterprise Resource planning) and Big Data science. We create next generation software for digitalization of maritime industry operations. AOT uses cutting edge technologies with breakthrough user experience to solve real world issues for every stakeholder in the maritime logistics value chain - Ship Owners, Ship Management Company, Ship Operators, Port Management, Surveyors, Register companies, Ship insurers, Shipbuilders and others.

From the beginning, AOT’s founders have understood the challenges innovators face in developing solutions that challenge the status quo and require a paradigm shift in mindset of operators resulting in game changing benefits. We are removing these barriers with technology that integrates the end-to-end maritime operations and maximizes operational efficiency. Our technology and specialized maritime applications make it possible for operators (ship and shore staff) to make decisions based on data and recommendations.


SMARTShip Platform - A Pathway to Autonomous Shipping! SMARTShip is a Cloud enabled IOT software platform that transforms ships as a digital enterprise. It automates operational data collection from shipboard systems through various data acquisition units, performs edge analytics locally onboard and transfers data to shore using satellite connectivity. SMARTShip Applications enable value added applications like Realtime data visualization, Remote monitoring & diagnostics, Decision support system, Automated reports and E-logs, Performance monitoring system and various Compliance related applications.


As a member of the AOT team, we can promise you the opportunity to collaborate alongside smart and driven people, with endless opportunities to grow your many skills.

We are looking for a hands-on Product Manager to join the Product Management group with a focus on Platform. This person possesses deep experience in product operations and iterative platform product development and excels at discovering optimal, extensible solutions in partnership with engineers and architects. This person has strong interpersonal skills to work in a matrix environment who will work cross functionally with globally located (US, Singapore and India) Engineering, Design, QA, Program Management, Customer Success, Compliance, and Marketing to deliver on high impact product efforts that ultimately enable ship operators visibility into operations data and real time insights for faster decision making and financial savings.

Key Responsibilities

  • Product thought leader on our platform including strategy, requirements, prioritization, and the roadmap
  • Lead engagement with various stakeholders as product leader for development and delivery of the features on SMARTShip platform
  • Own and manage the product backlog including writing stories, mitigating risk, prioritizing effectively, and unblocking the team
  • Provide input to support workforce and staff planning
  • Introduce process to enable/support scale and drive toward greater predictability of delivery
  • Synthesize market needs into product requirements and drive alignment with leadership on prioritization for the roadmap
  • Lead workshops and other cross functional exercises to explore product opportunities
  • Own the product roadmap for the Platform product line and executing with cross functional teams to deliver on it
  • Collaborate with other functions to develop and drive product strategy while ensuring alignment with greater business goals and objectives
  • Articulate a compelling product vision and inspire cross-functional teams to rally around it
  • Work across the organization to partner with and support various stakeholders key to delivering product
  • Enable customer-facing teams with product knowledge and direction
  • Engage with customers and lending product thought leadership in support of further product development, customer success, and BD activities
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • 3+ years’ experience in product management, 2+ years managing platform products, preferably in a B2B SaaS enterprise organization
  • Deep technical acumen and demonstrated ability partnering with Engineering
  • Experience writing detailed stories, managing and prioritizing backlog health, and delivering with cross functional teams
  • Excels at systems-level thinking
  • Analytical and data driven approach to problem solving
  • Experienced working in an Agile development environment
  • Ability to drive initiatives forward with influence and a collaborative working style

Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • MBA / master’s is a plus

Alpha Ori Technologies is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status. Our goal is to create workplaces that reflect the communities we serve and where everyone feels empowered to bring their full, authentic selves to work.

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