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Silicon Product Manager



Paris, France
Posted on Saturday, June 22, 2024

Snap Inc is a technology company. We believe the camera presents the greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Snap contributes to human progress by empowering people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together. The Company’s three core products are Snapchat, a visual messaging app that enhances your relationships with friends, family, and the world; Lens Studio, an augmented reality platform that powers AR across Snapchat and other services; and its AR glasses, Spectacles.

We’re looking for a Silicon Product Manager to join our SnapLab team at Snap Inc!

What you’ll do:

  • You can break down complex problems into steps that drive product development to help design and develop technologies that improve overall end product experience.

  • Define requirements for custom SOC hardware that brings to life key user experiences and distinguish our devices by delivering end user impact

  • Work cross-functionally across software and hardware engineering teams, project management, industrial design and external partners to assess and select challenges to overcome through custom silicon, build multi-year roadmaps that intersect our long-term device strategy, and secure executive support for the ML and SOC hardware

  • Ensure ML and SOC hardware has a clear path to productization, and drive internal stakeholder and partner engagements necessary for the on-time development and launch of the product

  • Drive ML, CV Research, Hardware, Software co-design between the Silicon team and various device and software teams across the company

  • Establish relationships with app partners internally and externally to develop knowledge of capabilities and roadmaps

  • Collaborate with device level product, legal, and multiple cross-functional teams for product launches enabled with internal AI silicon

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related technical field or equivalent practical experience

  • 10-15 years of experience in product management and development at a semiconductor company shipping commercial products

  • Experience working with cross-functional teams including Hardware and Software Engineering, Product Engineering, Industrial/Product Design, Sales, Marketing, Finance, Supply Chain, Customer Support, Partnerships, and Legal

  • Proficiency in Python, and familiarity with AI platforms and frameworks (TensorFlow, PyTorch, TensorRT, etc.)

  • Experience with developing custom silicon for computer vision based silicon products preferred in consumer electronics.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

Preferred qualifications (one or more highly desirable):

  • Experience working with developer tools for mobile/edge compute applications targeting processors (e.g., CPU, GPU, DSP, or specialized ML accelerators).

  • Experience with commercializing computer vision products and/or algorithms such as SLAM, Depth, ISP functions for ML needs.

  • Experience with enablement of security functions needed in consumer grade silicon products

If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please don’t be shy and provide us some information.

"Default Together" Policy at Snap: At Snap Inc. we believe that being together in person helps us build our culture faster, reinforce our values, and serve our community, customers and partners better through dynamic collaboration. To reflect this, we practice a “default together” approach and expect our team members to work in an office 4+ days per week.

At Snap, we believe that having a team of diverse backgrounds and voices working together will enable us to create innovative products that improve the way people live and communicate. Snap is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. EOE, including disability/vets.

Our Benefits: Snap Inc. is its own community, so we’ve got your back! We do our best to make sure you and your loved ones have everything you need to be happy and healthy, on your own terms. Our benefits are built around your needs and include paid parental leave, comprehensive medical coverage, emotional and mental health support programs, and compensation packages that let you share in Snap’s long-term success!