We’re a technology and finance startup on a mission to feed the world while saving the planet. We work across the $37 billion shrimp farming industry to help businesses grow with financial products and empower farmers to increase the supply of sustainably produced shrimp, leveraging technology including artificial intelligence / machine learning and computer vision to do so. It is an exciting time to join the company as we recently closed a $20M Series B round with mission-driven investors like Aqua-Spark, Obvious Ventures, and Tony Fadell (inventor of the iPhone and iPod) to name a few. Join our growing team of passionate and curious individuals to build and scale products that tackle real-world problems that help make the planet a better place to live!
In this role, you will:
1. Deliver and scale financial products that eliminate shrimp farmer’s largest largest cashflow and capital constraints
Develop a deep understanding of XpertSea’s markets, customers, and competitions to align the team on building desirable, viable, and feasible financial products
Establish, measure and analyze the objectives & key results to measure the success of these products and offerings
2. Build a unified product vision and roadmap across various workstreams
Establish a close relationship with the sales + customer success teams to support product discovery, go-to-market and ongoing support and improvement
Work in an experimental, iterative manner—using lean product development principles and ongoing customer feedback loops—to ensure a high product-market fit
Translate farmer financing objectives into product requirements
3. Help the delivery team (engineering + finance + marketing + customer success) exceed your execution goals and deliver results
Engage day-to-day with the scrum teams writing and clarifying user stories, participating in sprint planning and reviews, backlog grooming and prioritization
Work across the company to determine desirable, viable, feasible solutions and reasonable implementation timelines
Facilitate problem solving as required, working closely with teams on implementation challenges
Understand and keep up-to-date with emerging technologies, trends and innovative solutions
4. Report to the farmers Product Lead
5. Travel up to 25% of time
Outcomes - What Success Looks Like
By 6 Months
You have helped launch an alpha financing product with strong product market fit that helps shrimp farmers eliminate their largest cashflow and capital constraints.
Your product made your early adopters enthusiastic, checks off the business viability requirements discovered through market research and is backed by a technically feasible roadmap to scale to the requirements gained from user research initiatives and from stakeholders in Design, Sales and Customer Success.
You have begun gathering crucial data for how far the product can scale and have established a framework to reason about strategic initiatives and hypotheses related to farmer financing.
By 12 Months
You have scaled a desirable financing product that captures enough of the farmer market to outpace the company’s growth targets.
There is still a lot of room for it to grow the product, but with your help, it can scale on autopilot.
You have now begun creating a financial product portfolio that will keep XpertSea’s growth trajectory strong in the long term.
Who you are:
You know how to build a desirable financial product. You have experience delivering financial and/or fintech products and/or services, preferably B2B or alternative finance. You have technical knowledge with an understanding of systems, design and architecture to cover your bases.
You love landing projects successfully. You are a problem solver with excellent project delivery, organization and analytical skills, with proven accomplishments leading cross-functional projects and implementing agile methodologies, preferably scrum.
You can influence strategy across all levels. You have strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to engage and influence stakeholders at different levels in the organizations. You balance the important details in customer desirability, business viability, and technical feasibility in your strategic decision-making.
You are humble enough to experiment. You drive innovation with your curious and experimental mindset. You help the rest of the team learn with you and don’t hide behind success cases.
You are interested in developing professionally. Feedback does not scare you, and you provide it often for your team. You see your leaders as your peers on a mission to become the professional you strive to be.
We think that having a Business, Finance or Engineering degree with 4+ years related experience in product management, entrepreneurship, or a related field is a good precursor for the above, but want to hear from you if you have delivered outstanding long-term solutions to hard problems in your field
Working proficiency in Spanish
You have a passion for solving problems related to sustainable food systems, aquaculture, & shrimp farming
Familiarity with some or all of the following technologies: Jira, Confluence, Miro, Gsuite, Slack, Figma, Mixpanel, Metabase
XpertSea is serious about fostering a diverse workplace marked by inclusion and psychological safety for its employees. XpertSea is an equal opportunity employer and expressly prohibits any form of workplace discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics.