Maps are no longer static. Our maps represent the ever-evolving world, accessing, aggregating, and adapting anonymous data from millions of sensors and phones in real-time. Mapbox has the exciting opportunity to power devices and products across the next frontier in location-based data, such as Internet of Things and AR/VR.
Whether you’re tracking the delivery of your grocery order, sending snaps on Snapchat, beating your personal best on a workout, or checking today’s forecast, Mapbox is the location and maps within those apps. We’re changing how people move by mapping the world in real-time. We are the developer platform for location.
Mapbox is a global company with offices in Washington, D.C., San Francisco, Beijing, Minsk, and Helsinki.
What We Do
At Mapbox, data is foundational. It flows into every product we sell - maps, navigation, or search - and ultimately to our customers. HD Maps team is setting out to build an HD Map in a non-typical way. we are going layer-by-layer and using machine learning to extract meaningful information from unstructured, raw data - such as GPS probes, street level imagery, or feedback from our Vision SDK. In some cases we will fuse multiple inputs to create a more reliable and complete product.
HD Maps aims to build datasets of excellent quality, to be integrated into our main products(Maps, Search, Navigation), or sold as independent assets.
What You’ll Do
Mapbox is looking for a hands-on, technical manager to lead the development of our HD Map layers. You will be responsible for organizing team’s day-to-day work, developing the people on the team, and making sure everything we work on is driven by customer needs and has impact on the overall business.
In this role, you will:
Deliver complex, high-impact projects while providing technical expertise and mentorship to your team
Operate the team day-to-day and be hands-on in project management
Manage and develop the team through hiring, retaining, mentoring, and continually building the team’s capabilities
Drive company, product, and team objectives, carrying your team and relevant stakeholders along in the decision-making
Develop the long-term business strategy driving the team’s work
Establish and track operational metrics for data products to ensure the team is delivering products that satisfying customer requirements
What We Believe are Important Traits for This Role
Experience building and maintaining complex software development projects that process large volumes of data
Experience with designing and delivering data products, preferably one for location or mapping
Fundamental knowledge of machine learning and the unique challenge of software development projects that use AI
Clear and persuasive communication of complex information to a broad audience, and a commitment to fostering and growing cross-team relationships
Previous experience building and leading a high-performing team that delivered high-impact and high-value work
Ability to take on a business ownership role, and be able to ramp up quickly and operate independently
Experience facilitating work in ways that counteract unconscious bias
Commitment to recruiting, building, and retaining a diverse engineering team
What We Value
In addition to our core values, which are not unique to this position and are necessary for Mapbox leaders:
We value high performing creative individuals who dig into problems and opportunities.
We value transparent, in-depth communication. Strong culture of open debate, decide, and commit. We value deeply understand problems and solving them at the root.
We value the spirit of entrepreneurship, action-orientation, and fast moving ethos.
We believe in individuals being their whole selves at work. We commit to this through supportive health care, parental leave, flexibility for the things that come up in life, and innovating on how we think about supporting our people.
We emphasize an environment of teaching and learning to equip employees with the tools needed to be successful in their function and the company.
We strongly believe in the value of growing a diverse team and encourage people of all backgrounds, genders, ethnicities, abilities, and sexual orientations to apply.
We are creating a very strong team of professionals able to solve complicated and interesting tasks. We will provide appropriate working conditions, good salary, really nice office in the city center and others.
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Mapbox is an EEO Employer - Minority/Female/Veteran/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
Mapbox is the location data platform for mobile and web applications. We provide building blocks to add location features like maps, search, and navigation into any experience you create.
We’re changing the way people move around cities and explore our world. Through the apps Mapbox powers, we reach more than 300 million people each month.
Location is built into the fabric of our daily experiences. Whether you’re exploring a city with Lonely Planet, sharing with friends on Snapchat, seeing if it’s going to rain on Weather.com, tracking breaking news on Bloomberg, or checking your ETA in Lyft — location is essential to every one of these applications, and they’re powered by Mapbox.
We craft beautiful maps and developer-friendly location data, APIs, and SDKs so that you’re free to focus on designing, building, and developing your application. Our open-source tools let analytics companies understand big geo data, drone companies publish flyovers, real estate sites visualize properties, satellite companies process cloud-free imagery, and insurance companies track assets.
Mapbox proudly embraces our open-source roots. We work in the open and release as much code as possible. We believe it’s the right thing for people, technology, and business.