Product Manager, Hive Data at Hive | Powderkeg

Location: San Francisco

Employment Type: Full-time

Team: Product & Engineering

About Hive

Hive is the leading provider of cloud-based enterprise AI solutions to power the next wave of intelligent automation. We offer a portfolio of best-in-class deep learning models, built with consensus-validated training data sourced and annotated by our distributed workforce of more than 2 million contributors globally. Hive's APIs enable use cases including automated content moderation, contextual advertising, advertising and sponsorship measurement, document parsing, and more. We process billions of API requests per month for many of the world's largest and most innovative companies.

Hive has raised over $120M in capital from leading investors, including General Catalyst, 8VC, Glynn Capital, Jericho Capital, Bain & Company, Visa Ventures, and others. We have over 170 employees globally in our San Francisco and Delhi offices. Please reach out if you are interested in joining the future of AI!

Product Manager, Hive Data Role

The Hive Data team plays a central role at Hive in enabling massive amounts of data to be labeled in an accurate, efficient, and scalable way. You'll take a critical part in improving a platform of services and tools used by millions, and which is paramount to the success of bleeding edge ML products and research.

As a Product Manager, you will be an essential part of the Hive team, working effectively across all disciplines to build, launch, and iterate. You will work closely with all stakeholders to define product requirements and see implementation through to completion, leading development efforts between engineering and design. You will play a central role in helping each team succeed and promoting productivity, efficiency, risk management, and continuous improvement. You are passionate about organization, experienced in working with agile teams, have a good understanding of best practices in software engineering, highly effective in communicating and problem solving, and have experience managing enterprise projects.


  • Oversee product execution from inception to delivery
  • Gain deep understanding of our enterprise customers’ needs
  • Mock up concepts, write specs, cut tickets, write copy and do whatever it takes to ship your products
  • Work closely with teams comprised of engineers, designers, sales, and play a critical role in planning of projects to ensure the timely delivery of quality products and features
  • Help teams estimate and decompose complex projects into manageable parts with delivery plans, and track progress against those plans
  • Work with teams to drive alignment, remove blockers, anticipate and make tradeoffs, and balance business needs against technical constraints throughout project lifecycles
  • Facilitate the resolution of timing conflicts, project collisions, and resourcing constraints, and identify and remove bottlenecks
  • Work with leadership to determine top priorities and ensure development work reflects those priorities
  • Communicate plans, status, risks (and mitigations) to all stakeholders, escalate urgent issues appropriately and drive them to closure
  • Measure engineering velocity, and help identify and establish new best practices to improve the speed and security at which projects are delivered
  • Hold yourself and team members accountable to timelines
  • Maintain awareness of industry best practices for data maintenance handling as it relates to your role
  • Adhere to policies, guidelines and procedures pertaining to the protection of information assets
  • Report actual or suspected security and/or policy violations/breaches to an appropriate authority


  • BA / BS, preferably in computer science or a related technical field
  • A track record of building web products, preferably in a startup or fast-paced environment
  • You have technical experience with any of the following: data, analytics, design or engineering
  • Technical depth that lets you understand tradeoffs and ask engineers insightful questions about architecture and product decisions alike
  • Strong quantitative background to support data-informed decision making
  • Experience working with engineering, design, and customers in enterprise software or related technical fields
  • Experience leading a team, and effectively implementing team goals and deadlines
  • Detail oriented; organized; collaborative; hands on
  • Exceptionally clear and precise communication skills
  • Self-starter, capable of staying on track while pursuing solutions with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines, and handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • You are comfortable with — and can thrive in — an environment that is constantly changing, frequently uncertain, and at times chaotic
  • You can turn incomplete, conflicting, or ambiguous inputs into solid action plans
  • Beyond just shipping new products, you obsess about continuous product improvement

Who We Are

We are a group of ambitious individuals who are passionate about creating a revolutionary AI company. At Hive, you will have a steep learning curve and an opportunity to contribute to one of the fastest growing AI start-ups in San Francisco. The work you do here will have a noticeable and direct impact on the development of the company.

Thank you for your interest in Hive and we hope to meet you soon!

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Product Manager, Hive Data
  • Company
  • Location
    San Francisco, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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