Sr. Product Manager
Hardware
Posted on 2/2/2024
Lightmatter

51-200 employees

Photonic AI computing company
Company Overview
Lightmatter is a pioneering company that is at the forefront of developing photonic computers, which have the potential to outperform traditional electronic computers in speed and energy efficiency. Their work culture encourages curiosity and exploration, fostering an environment where employees can push the boundaries of what is technologically possible. As industry leaders in this emerging field, they offer a unique competitive advantage and the opportunity to be part of a team that could redefine computing.
AI & Machine Learning
Data & Analytics
B2B

Company Stage

Series C

Total Funding

$422.2M

Founded

2017

Headquarters

Boston, Massachusetts

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

21%

1 year growth

41%

2 year growth

71%
Locations
Mountain View, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Sales
Communications
Management
Marketing
CategoriesNew
Product
Requirements
  • 8 years of relevant work experience (product management, product marketing, applications engineering, and business development roles)
  • 3+ years in product management, driving high-complexity semiconductor products to volume production
  • Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering or related engineering field
  • Knowledge of the semiconductor industry and data center vendor space, especially as it relates to highly integrated switch/interconnect products and optical networking products
  • Experience driving products through the full development cycle from business case/definition through development, design-in, production, and EOL cycles
  • Strong knowledge of system/card-level hardware ecosystem, ODM’s, optical interconnects, and costing models
  • Experience building and owning budgets, forecasts and providing strategic insight based on key performance metrics
Responsibilities
  • Continue to update and improve on the existing frameworks for detailed requirements definition, product line family/SKU strategy, and commercial business cases for Passage line of products
  • Manage the roll-out of the products to lead customers and product lifecycle management through the development process all the way to and through the production phases
  • Support sales in pursuing and winning key customers by producing collaterals and articulating key advantages and value propositions of Lightmatter products through detailed customer proposals
  • Develop pricing guidelines, margin analysis, and forecasts establishing competitiveness and profitability of Lightmatter products in support of corporate financial goals and revenue planning
  • Develop key partnerships with primary industry suppliers of adjacent components and solutions, including lasers, fiber management, acceleration card/server hardware, and related solutions
  • Support executives in material to brief top industry press, analysts, and investors relative to Lightmatter product strategies, competitive advantages, and other industry trends
Desired Qualifications
  • Masters or PhD in Electrical Engineering or related engineering field, especially with a focus on silicon photonics or optical communications
  • Strong end-to-end understanding of all aspects of semiconductor chip development
  • Awareness of co-packaged optics from a product management, marketing or engineering perspective
  • Strong industry knowledge of the data center, AI, and ML market dynamics related to hardware and network infrastructure