Love tech? Check out 5 Boston companies offering fresh product opportunities

by Justine Hofherr
April 20, 2018

Do you love translating complex ideas into simple stories? If so, then a career in product might be for you.

Spanning the divide between makers and users, product managers must be artful communicators who can create and execute a go-to-market strategy that helps their company scale its success. It’s not an easy job, but it sure is rewarding. Here, we’ve highlighted five open product roles at some of Boston’s hottest tech companies. Dive in.

 

toast
Photo via Toast

The gig: Product manager — fintech/ business services 

What you’d do: You will help to lead the development, launch and future growth of a new Toast financial services launch, owning the product roadmap from inception through execution.

Who they’re looking to hire: Someone “highly accountable,” with the ability to independently lead and coordinate complex projects across multiple subject areas.

Why you should apply, straight from the source: “Toast puts a major focus on culture and centers its events around keeping Toasters engaged and social. In the past six months alone, we’ve had a competitive field day, a summer appreciation event (with a bonfire, food, drinks and music), and a fall cookout where we had a pig roast and potluck.” — Brittany Rothstein, training content specialist

Perks and benefits: Company equity, recreational clubs, beer on tap and plenty of fun company outings.

 

simplisafe
Photo via Simplisafe

The gig: Product manager

What you’d do: Tasked with leading the product development of SimpliSafe’s next-generation home security solution, you will work closely with the executive leadership and cross-functional groups to define the product strategy and manage execution.

Who they’re looking to hire: Someone with a passion for products, specifically in the consumer products and Internet of Things realm.

Why you should apply, straight from the source: “Our no-ego culture means we hire people that really believe in the ‘no task is too small’ mentality and go above and beyond to contribute to our mission of helping people live safely.” — Elyssa Feliciano, talent associate

Perks and benefits: Commuter perks, unlimited vacation, flexible hours and company equity.

 

bookbub
Photo via Bookbub

The gig: Growth product manager 

What you’d do: Become a key member of Bookbub’s product team, and work collaboratively across product and marketing in scaling up a consumer experience that engages millions of readers every day.

Who they’re looking to hire: Someone with “excellent analytical instincts, deep intellectual curiosity, and a strong belief in making data-driven decisions.”

Why you should apply, straight from the source: “We’re in Kendall Square — perhaps the most concentrated square mile of startups, technological innovation and entrepreneurial people in the world.” — BookBub insider

Perks and benefits: Medical, dental, vision, 401(k), and take-what-you-need paid time off.

 

pillpack
Photo via Pillpack

The gig: Platform product manager 

What you’d do: As a platform product manager at PillPack you will work on a cross-functional team to help define the product objectives and overall road-map for the pharmacy systems that power consumer experiences.

Who they’re looking to hire: Someone with a solid understanding of how business, design and tech come together to create compelling product experiences.

Why you should apply, straight from the source: “As part of our commitment to being an inclusive place to work, PillPack's health insurance coverage meets the complete standards of care recommended by the World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH). This includes coverage for every recommended component of elective gender reassignment surgery.” — Jacquelyn Miller, VP of communications

Perks and benefits: Earned rebates on gym memberships, free weekly yoga in the office and $0 co-pays on medications for chronic conditions.

 

upserve
Photo via Upserve

The gig: Product manager

What you’d do: You will collaborate with teams across the company to translate Upserve’s customers' needs and the company's vision and goals into product strategy.

Who they’re looking to hire: Someone with excellent communication skills, particularly in communicating technical information to non-technical audiences.

Why you should apply, straight from the source: “Thousands of restaurants use Upserve to manage relationships with more than 32 million active diners to serve over 23 million meals per month.” — Upserve insider

Perks and benefits: Unlimited vacation and frequently catered lunches from the area’s top restaurants.

 

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