Product Manager

Carbon Five is a software product consultancy working with a range of clients across technologies, markets and company sizes. We are seeking a mid to senior level Product Manager in the San Francisco office with 4-6 years of experience as a product manager on agile/lean software development teams. It’s an excellent environment to gain a breadth of experience. As part of the Carbon Five team, you’ll work with clients across industries and scale, to build successful products and grow effective teams.

Core Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with client, developers and designers to define a feasible product that will support the vision, strategy and goals and translate into actionable stories
  • Help define project milestones and keep the team on track while maintaining an open path for extensibility and disruption
  • Actively create conditions for team success
  • Wrangle stakeholders as needed
  • Assist with the identification/refinement of product metrics
  • Plan kickoffs and facilitate collaboration exercises
  • Introduce and/or co-lead an Agile (XP) process
  • Identify and communicate project risks and plan mitigations with the team
  • Communicate and share out aspects of the process
  • Be an effective teacher of process change
  • Participate in early stage business development discussions and help educate prospects on modern software delivery
  • Work with team to scope projects and estimate team size and budget

Desired Experience/Skills

  • 4–6 years in a Product Management or related role, preferably in a fast-paced, continuous delivery environment
  • Experience working in tight collaboration with design and engineering
  • Results oriented — no task is too big or too small
  • B2B and B2C product exposure — or ability to navigate the differences between the two
  • Solid communication skills
  • Systems thinker with experience in project management, user research, business development, and data analysis
  • Have strong communication and collaboration skills, including the ​ability to receive and deliver constructive feedback
  • Ability to think on the fly, tolerate ambiguity, ​suggest solutions for problems found, ​and demonstrate good judgement
  • Ability to stay composed, constructively communicate, and effectively collaborate with clients and teammates when opinions differ

What We Offer


  • A new domain, and opportunity to solve a new problem, several times a year
  • New collaboration techniques for working with clients, developers, and designers
  • Competitive salary + 401K with employer annual profit share contribution
  • Full health (Medical, Vision, Dental) + pre-tax commuter benefits
  • 3 weeks PTO + 1 week during end of the year holidays
  • Lunch or breakfast provided 3x/week
  • Paid parental leave
  • Professional development budget of $2k/year
  • Company-sponsored social events
  • Endless banter and puns