Senior Product Manager

Graphcore

Bristol, GB
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Prod Mgmt/Dev
  • Post Date: 06/14/2021
  • Website: graphcore.ai
  • Company Address: 228 Hamilton Avenue, Palo Alto, CA, 94301

About Graphcore

Graphcore has created a new processor, the Intelligence Processing Unit (IPU), specifically designed for artificial intelligence. The IPU’s unique architecture means developers can run current machine learning models orders of magnitude faster. More importantly, it lets AI researchers undertake entirely new types of work, not possible using current technologies, to drive the next great breakthroughs in general machine intelligence.

Job Description

Graphcore’s Intelligence Processing Units, or IPUs, are specifically designed for artificial intelligence applications. These are not like legacy processor architectures (e.g. GPUs, CPUs, etc.) but rather graph processors designed for the massive parallelism and sparse data structures characteristic of machine intelligence knowledge models.  Architecturally, IPUs are a unique new approach and offer significant performance, latency, and power efficiency advantages that distinguish them from legacy processors. Graphcore offers support for popular machine learning frameworks and a full tool suite for developers to innovate both within and outside those frameworks.

We believe our IPU technology will become the worldwide standard for artificial intelligence compute. The performance of Graphcore’s IPU is going to be transformative across all industries and sectors whether you are a medical researcher, a roboticist or building autonomous cars.

As Senior Product Manager, you are responsible for driving the production direction within your specific product area.  This involves working with our development team to align on product development prioritization based on specific end customer and market requirements.  In addition, you are a key communicator of the product value propositions, enabling sales and the field to best position our solution.  You will develop product strategies and partner closely with cross-functional teams in Graphcore (Engineering, Marketing, and Sales) and with external partners to develop product solutions and Go-to-Market strategies.

The position with be part of the Graphcore Product team to be based in one of our Graphcore offices (Bristol, Cambridge, Oslo or London).

Main duties:

    Lead prioritization discussions on product development and product roadmap within your product area
    Responsible for internal training and arming sales with compelling value proposition statements.
    Work with sales on securing strategic cusotmer opportunities
    Perform competitive analyses, define and communicate key advantages to the team.
    Communicating roadmap and technical capabilities to customers and in turn clarify with our development team the problems are customers are trying to solve
    Drive awareness of Graphcore products to the general market and engage with key influencers through presenting at conferences, writing white papers, etc.
    Enable Sales with tools and training to support the selling process

 Requirements:

    Significant experience of product management in high performance compute platforms and/or machine learning systems
    B.Sc. in computer science, software engineering or other technical disciplines, MSc/ BA a plus
    Entrepreneurial character that is able to see and develop new markets and new opportunities
    Very good knowledge of machine learning platforms and software tool chains used in cloud and/or supercomputers (compute, storage, network, security, administration, virtualization and orchestration)
    International travel up to 30%

You will report to Director of Product Management in Bristol or Oslo

We welcome people of different backgrounds and experiences and are committed to building an inclusive work environment making Graphcore a great home for everyone. We are an equal opportunity employer and want to build a work environment where everyone is happy, productive and respectful, for them to do their best.

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