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Business:  Navis
Job Function:  Application & Product Management

Oakland, CA, US

Senior Product Manager

Purpose of the position

As a Product Manager working in the area of integration and automation, you will be responsible for designing solutions to integrate our software with robotic equipment control systems and other 3rd party systems.


This position requires working in cross functional team across Product Management,  Engineering and Quality Assurance. You will identify the next steps for extending and improving our integration solutions, gather requirements, specify the design, work with our engineers to develop solutions and validate new features in our product. You will be focused on creating a world-class solution and taking integration to the next level in order to standardize the way software and automated equipment are integrated in our industry. This will lead to better and easier project implementations in order to deliver our customers the best possible result, help them reduce overall project risk and achieve higher performance in their terminals.


The Product Manager role requires significant engagement with customers and field operations (Sales and Services) in order to understand market needs and obtain a clear vision of industry demands, priorities and customer product feedback.  


  • Be the product owner for automation product APIs

  • Create a methodology to help our partners integrate with Navis in a standard way reducing risk, effort, time and resources

  • Design and specify integration and automation solutions with the goal of standardizing the way our software is integrated to robotic equipment controls systems

  • Work with our Engineering department to develop new solutions and features

  • Implement techniques and a set of tools to validate new optimization and automation capabilities added to our product

  • Work with our testing department to create a meaningful test strategy for integration and automation solutions

  • Passion for making the complex simple and creating good products that non-coders can implement and most importantly use


  • Bachelor's degree or Masters in Computer Science or Engineering or related field and experience in automation

  • 7+ years of experience in software, including 3 years of experience in integrating automation intensive applications or robotics control systems with a track record of bringing multiple quality products to the market and/or projects into production

  • Java and OO programming experience a plus

  • Knowledge of simulation/emulation techniques

  • Success as a Product Owner in an agile development process

  • Outstanding conceptual design skills, as well as interaction design best practices

  • Strong work ethic, team player and proactive approach to problem solving

  • Good communication and presentation skills

About Navis

Navis is the global market leader in a multi-billion dollar industry building and implementing maritime terminal operating systems, optimization and automation solutions at ports around the world. From Long Beach to Hong Kong, Dubai to Brazil, and Rotterdam to Busan, Navis delivers mission critical enterprise software that is at the heart of running a terminal and services to optimize operations. We are an innovative and profitable maritime platform striving to make global trade smarter, safer, and more sustainable for everyone by connecting multiple systems to support a more efficient global container flow. Most of the material goods in the world are transported in containers using our software.

Culturally, Navis is organized around our Guiding Principles for Success (GPS). Commitment to our core principles is an essential ingredient for success for our team members. Our GPS are Smart Operators, Customer Obsessed, Forging the Future and Better Together.

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland