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We are an experienced team passionate about advancing optical sensors to dramatically improve the way we live.

In previous roles, we’ve made critical contributions to technological breakthroughs in hardware, software, imaging, and machine learning. And we have won international competitions and launched innovative products.

We’ve come together at Optronia to accomplish something big and meaningful. Together. Join us!

Product Manager, Precision Farming

Optronia lives at the intersection of technology, data science and nature. Our mission is to make optical sensor technology useful to protect our climate, wildlife and environment.

Our team combines expertise in computer vision, artificial intelligence and agrotechnology. Our sensors help farmers to improve profitability, protect biodiversity, reduce pesticide use and capture valuable plant-by-plant data.

Description

We are looking for an experienced Product Manager for our Spray Logics systems. In this role, you will have the opportunity to build technology solutions that radically improve spraying efficiency and deliver food production at lower costs. You’ll create a strong value proposition meeting our customers' needs and expectations, capture user stories coming from real-world problems, translate them into technical requirements and design inputs. You’ll set the direction for the product, drive execution across the team, and keep leadership informed of progress.

Your role will be vital towards the mission to reduce herbicides and make agriculture more sustainable.

Responsibilities

  • Develop a deep understanding of the current market landscape of intelligent spraying solutions.
  • Analyze market segments and collaborate with leadership to identify high value opportunities.
  • Develop product road maps based on a deep understanding of customer needs, business objectives and competitive landscape.
  • Engage in field tests and collaborate with industry partners, academic researchers, regulatory bodies, and agricultural producers.
  • Drive product requirements and specifications to guide engineering teams in the development of software and hardware features and work with the technical team to ensure our products are reliable and easy to use.

Required Qualifications

  • BA/BS in industrial engineering, computer science, related technical field or equivalent practical experience.
  • 4+ years of experience in product management from product strategy to launching and landing.
  • Track record of leading commercialization efforts of digital, data-based products.
  • Excellent problem-solving, organizational analytical and influencing skills, with proven ability to take initiative and build productive relationships across functions.
  • A passion for agriculture, technology and biodiversity.

Preferred Skills

  • Practical experience in agrotechnology.
  • Experience working with machine learning and computer vision technology.
  • Practical knowledge of crop production and regulatory requirements.
  • Fluent in Italian and proficient in English.

We offer exciting opportunities in a multinational work environment with English as our corporate language. Salary will be determined based on professional experience; the formal minimum salary according to Austrian Collective Agreement is EUR 53979 p.a.

The position will be based in Innsbruck (AT) and/or Trento (IT). We are looking forward to receiving your application at jobs@optronia.com.

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