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Engineering, Full Time    San Francisco, New York or Chicago    Posted: Wednesday, November 28, 2018
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About Foursquare:

Foursquare is a technology company that enriches consumer experiences & informs business decisions through location intelligence. A community of more than 50 million people use the Foursquare City Guide & Foursquare Swarm apps & websites to discover new places, explore the world & check in. They have written more than 95 million tips & checked in over 12 billion times. Foursquare powers location data for Snapchat, Apple, Uber, Twitter & 125,000 other developers. Foursquares business solutions also include Pinpoint, Attribution, Pilgrim SDK & Foursquare Analytics, which empower brands to understand & connect to targeted audiences as well as measure foot traffic & advertising success.

About the role:

Foursquare is seeking a Product Manager to scale our developer platform products, building upon our proprietary Pilgrim technology which connects the physical & digital worlds. In this role you will partner closely with engineering, design, data science & BD teams to develop solutions that help developers create contextually aware, location-powered features as well as better understand consumer behavior.

** We would prefer this role to be based out of San Francisco, but are flexible for New York City or Chicago as an option as well.


  • Lead a team of engineers & designers to scope, develop, QA & release Pilgrim SDK & Places API features
  • Partner with Places & Pilgrim SDK product owners to plan product roadmaps
  • Engage directly with customers to gather feedback, understand user pain points & uncover opportunities
  • Understand the location technology landscape in depth, including customer types, competitors & use cases
  • Build business cases & create alignment with engineering & BD on product roadmaps
  • Partner with Product Marketing team on go-to-market strategy, launches & collateral
  • Reduce complexity of integration & time to uncovering value for our customers


  • Experience: You have 2 - 4 years product management experience on consumer mobile apps or developer products. 3rd party integration & location experience a plus.
  • Technical: You are comfortable leading a team of engineers through development. You are able to communicate features clearly. You understand technical complexity & can work with an engineering lead to weigh tradeoffs & prioritize requirements.
  • Analytical: You can use metrics to measure feature success & product health. You can define goals & OKRs. You have a good grasp of experiment design, statistical analysis & multivariate testing. SQL skills a plus.
  • Organizational skills: You are able to manage multiple work streams with stakeholders across the organization. You have experience working closely with business & marketing partners. You can prioritize among dozens of external feature requests.
  • Follow-through: You say what youll do, & do what you say. You dont let details slip.
  • Write: Succinctly.
  • Diplomatic: You know how to work with all different types of personalities, & can navigate tough conversations.
  • Curious: You are curious, optimistic & a skilled problem-solver. You embrace the unknown & are always learning.
  • Flexible: You are comfortable working in a fast-paced environment where priorities may shift & new opportunities arise.
  • UX: You are passionate about creating simple, intuitive experiences for users. You are a strong partner to design, & can build experiences across mobile apps & web.

Foursquare is proud to foster an inclusive environment that is free from discrimination. We strongly believe in order to build the best products, we need a diversity of perspectives & backgrounds. This leads to a more delightful experience for our users & team members. We value listening to every voice & we encourage everyone to come be a part of building a company & products we love.

Foursquare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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