GIS Product Manager at Locusview (Chicago, IL)

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Locusview is a global growth stage SaaS startup in the digital construction management space that enables infrastructure organizations to scale execution and optimize their capital investments. Our platform leverages mobile, web, and hardware technologies to create guided workflows in the field and back offices to optimize safety and efficiency at all stages of long-cycle work from planning to execution and close-out. 

We're looking for a GIS Product Manager to support our company and product’s continued growth and help take us to the next level. In this role the GIS Product Manager will leverage their experience in the GIS industry to develop product needs and value proposition for strategic growth in the GIS market. They will work closely with the Business Development, Sales, Marketing, Product Management, and Account Management teams throughout many facets of the business including the sales process, marketing and messaging, gathering client feedback, and defining product recommendations and strategy.

What You'll Do:

Product

  • Help define product requirements for the GIS integrations product within Locusview’s digital construction management platform
  • Work with the Sales/BD and Product teams to prioritize product development requirements
  • Work with Product and Product Marketing teams to produce engaging and informative material for internal and external audiences on new and future product capabilities
  • Work with GIS vendors to understand their technology stack and evaluate how it relates to our product offerings, our customers’ needs and the growth of Locusview
  • Actively measure and communicate industry trends and technologies and consult product managers and technical teams on impacts and opportunities

Sales/Business Development/Marketing

  • Assist in managing partner relationships with outside vendors and technology providers
  • Participate in sales cycle assisting with pre-sales strategy, presentations and demonstrations
  • Participate in development of messaging and positioning material
  • Evangelize Locusview solutions in the market with public speaking, industry association membership, white papers, etc.

Requirements

  • 8+ years experience in GIS industry
  • 5+ years managing or working with GIS teams within a utility is a plus
  • Experience as a Product Manager is a plus
  • Knowledge in Utility GIS Workflows
  • Experience with leading GIS technologies (Esri, Smallworld, etc.)
  • Strong understanding of Esri’s Utility Network
  • Prior experience working with Esri's Utility Network - a plus
  • Graphic Work Design tools (AutoCAD/AUD, Schneider, etc.)
  • Experience with integration implementation principals
  • Familiarity with the utility IT technology stack supporting the Design>Construction>Close-Out workflow including GWD, WMS, MWFM, GIS, EAM
  • Dynamic, self-motivated, creative thinker with an appreciation of corporate goals
  • Articulate, confident, self-aware, and personable character
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field or equivalent work experience
  • Willingness for up to ~25% travel (post-COVID)

Benefits and Perks

  • Medical, vision, and dental insurance
  • Short term, long term, and life Insurance
  • 401K/Roth options
  • Monthly phone allowance
  • Work From Home stipend
  • Stock equity options after 90 days
  • 15 days PTO
  • Exceptionally collaborative and cool office space with free breakfast, snacks, and gym access.

Locusview is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and will consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factors under federal, state or local law.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
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    • ZendFrameworks
    • Google CloudFrameworks

Location

Located on the 10th floor of a 40-story glass building right on top of Ogilvie train station, our private suite in the Industrious co-working space features best-in-class amenities and a bird’s-eye view of Chicago’s most historic landmarks.

An Insider's view of Locusview

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Everyone works together to share knowledge and project updates to ensure success. It’s an amazing place to work! We have Locusview Olympics and monthly happy hours at cool spots. It’s a work-hard-play-hard vibe, where you have ownership of the company’s success. We value our team members, which translates to a productive and fun workplace.

Nakeeta Charles

Product Marketing Team Lead

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

It's easy to book time with other people or find out which conversations are already happening because everyone's calendar is viewable to all. Established cross-team groups are typically led by a point person. I can't overstate how much I appreciate both of those.

Dan

Product Manager

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

This open-minded environment has provided opportunity to grow my skillset in leadership and team management alongside my technical project management skills. After starting at LV as an App Specialist, I have risen to challenges and now find myself in a supervisory role.

Beth

Technical Project Manager

What are Locusview Perks + Benefits

Locusview Benefits Overview

Our total rewards package includes a number of benefits aimed at helping you and your loved ones stay healthy and happy. We cover 80% of costs for our medical, dental, vision plans, and offer matching funds on your 401(k).

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
Three of our seven top executives are women including our President and Co-Founder, Alicia Farag, who is recognized as one of Chicago's top female leaders in tech.
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Locusview's Flexible Spending Account (FSA) helps employees cover out-of-pocket medical expenses with pre-tax contributions of up to $2,650 annually.
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Locusview's vacation policy includes at least three weeks paid time off for all employees.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Relocation Assistance
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
We hold monthly opportunities for team members to learn from internal subject matter experts, and we contract outside specialists to conduct workshops and trainings on important topics to our team.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications

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