23 September 2021

Product Manager, Data Systems

The Drone Racing League (DRL) is the premier, global drone-racing circuit and producer of world-class sports content. As a futuristic sport that blurs the line between the real and the digital, we get to race in the most legendary locations around the globe and immerse fans into video-game-inspired courses. 

We are seeking a Product Manager, Data Systems to be responsible for managing the product side of our data systems development. You’ll be part of a highly talented collaborative team working on various technical challenges, ranging from scalability to innovative features to our timing, scoring, analytics, and centralized drone management. As part of this key role in search, you get to shape key decisions that are instrumental in our future systems design. 

What You’ll Do:

  • Partner with key stakeholders (especially marketing, research, design, technology, analytics, and senior leadership) to help define and determine the Product vision and roadmap.
  • Gather requirements and solidify specs for our timing, scoring, and analytics.
  • Gather requirements and solidify specs for our centralized drone management platform.
  • Write specs, manage project execution, and define product rollout strategy and communications.
  • Drive improvements in process and quality of the development process and deliverables
  • Communicate product roadmap, learnings, advocate for new features, and write documentation for technical and non-technical audiences through the use of compelling data storytelling.

Who You Are: 

  • 4+ years Product Management experience
  • Experience as a product leader, owning and driving business outcomes
  • Efficient at building minimum viable products, measuring, learning, and iterating in a fast-paced environment
  • The work you will do will revolve around real time data collection from racing drones and sensors coupled with real time control stations, as well as aggregation and scoring insights during the races and afterwards – you need to have relevant experience that helps you understand and drive those products

Why You’ll Love DRL: 

  • We team up. We can promise you’ll work with some of the smartest and most interesting people in the industry. We work hard and we play hard too. We care deeply about our work and each other. 
  • Everybody sweeps. No task is ever too small for our team. We sweat the details and are not afraid to get our hands dirty.  
  • We embrace debate. There are no seats at the table at DRL because there is no table. Everyone is encouraged to share their thoughts and ideas. We embrace the idea that debate is healthy and knowing that an impassioned discourse leads to our best results. 
  • We stay hungry. We look for the hardest challenges and tasks and once we master them, we look for the next one. We celebrate our victories and are always excited for tomorrow knowing “good enough” is never really “good enough.”
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