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Senior/Staff Technical Product Manager, (Perception & Motion)



IT, Product
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Saturday, December 23, 2023

Aescape is looking for a Senior Technical Product Manager (Perception & Motion) with experience working with roboticists and vision experts on cobot or autonomous systems that operate in close proximity to people. You’ll be a key member of the team developing our vision and roadmap, delivering technology at the intersection of robotics and wellness. While this role is focused specifically on vision, control and software, you’ll also work closely with our hardware team as we develop future versions of our platform.

This role is based in NY

Aescape is the NY-based lifestyle robotics company redefining self-care.

We announced the world's first commercially available, fully automated AI-powered massage experience with Equinox in March — and this is only the beginning. We are in a period of rapid growth, launching our category-transforming product throughout 2024 with global leaders in hospitality, wellness, sports and fitness.

Backed by $85M in funding from investors like Valor Equity Partners (an early investor in Tesla and SpaceX), we've assembled a team of top talent across connected hardware and fitness from industry giants like Amazon, Apple, Peloton, Tonal, Uber, The New York Knicks, and more to bring people and robotics together for better living.

In less than 48 hours since announcing our launch and partnership, publications like WIRED, Fast Company, Popular Science, Sports Business Journal, Fortune and Now This News have covered our news, with remarkable enthusiasm.

What You'll Do

As a Senior Technical Product Manager (Perception & Motion) at Aescape you will

  • You’ll obsess over the experience we deliver to delight our customers, build intuition for the impact of our technology choices and the way we deliver content.

  • Partnering with our engineering and content leaders you’ll develop the vision and roadmap for our human robot interfaces and control systems.

  • You’ll design metrics and KPIs that bridge our innovative technology and customer experience to enable us to track and improve performance.

  • Working with research, content and design you’ll test and validate hypothesis to improve our experience, shipping new features to our customers.

  • You’ll develop product requirements, working with engineering managers to plan and execute sprints, develop acceptance criteria and ensure we ship on time.

What You’ll Bring

  • 7yrs+ working with robotics, at least three of these as a product manager.

  • Solid product management skills, the ability to think customer first.

  • Technical curiosity and a passion for both robotics and our customers.

  • A working knowledge of robot control & vision systems and an ability to break down complex technical concepts for a wider audience.

  • Experience with cobots or autonomous systems that operate in proximity to humans.

  • A background of structured problem solving and a data-driven approach, familiarity with analytics and comfort with developing metrics & reports.

Nice To Have

  • Working SQL knowledge, data analysis, ability to develop reports & dashboards.

What’s In It For You

  • Join a trailblazing tech company anticipated to transform the massage industry.

  • The chance to make a difference with a product that empowers healthier and happier living.

  • Team culture driven by passion, ambition, empowerment, inclusion, curiosity, and fun!

  • We’ll grow together – your personal and professional growth are equally important.

  • An environment that empowers individuals, emboldens teams, and rewards achievement.

  • Early stage equity in a company led by serial entrepreneurs with multiple exits.

  • Medical, vision, and dental insurance covered by us.

  • 401k with 4% company match.

  • Unlimited vacation, generous parental leave.

  • Working late? Dinner is on us.

  • Competitive pay + bonus + equity plan, the salary range for this role is $180,000 - $250,000 depending on the level and experience.

Begin Your Aescape Career Journey

At Aescape, we're on a mission to redefine self-care for a better world, and we're seeking trailblazers to join us on this journey. We're inspired by individuals who are passionate, driven, and eager to learn. We value diverse perspectives and resourceful, determined individuals who are committed to making a difference. At Aescape, we empower people to reach their full potential, just as our product empowers better living. If you're ready to innovate, create, and make a meaningful impact, we want you on our team.