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Senior Product Manager

The Senior Product Manager should have a passionate dedication to their craft and a desire to work with peers that inspire them on a daily basis. This position is based in Austin OR Dallas.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Lead Product - including defining strategy and vision; designing features; writing acceptance criteria and user stories; and creating wireframes, prototypes, test plans, and release checklists  
  • Build and expand the product team
  • Prioritize enhancements and bug fixes while managing the release cycle
  • Manage the daily workflow of developers while assisting with daily scrum meetings
  • Meet with customers and internal stakeholders to understand needs and use cases
  • Communicate functionality and release plans
  • Assist Marketing with product updates, messaging, blogs, and social media content
  • Help with the creation of newsletters, webinars, and surveys
  • Support Quality Analysts with software testing as-needed
  • Analyze development KPIs, feature usage, end-user engagement, and support metrics
  • Conduct market research to identify new products and features 
  • Understand the competitive landscape
  • Complete other strategic projects as needed

About KaiNexus:

We are a rapidly growing software company with offices in Austin, Texas, and Dallas, Texas. Our core product is a revolutionary SaaS platform that helps organizations manage their improvement and innovation programs. Our mission is to create software that helps organizations improve. We have a rapidly expanding international customer base of healthcare, logistics, and manufacturing companies that includes Fortune 100 companies known for being leaders in innovation. The growth potential for this company and position are extremely high.

About Working for KaiNexus

Do you want to be part of something great? Do you strive for a position that creates meaningful impact to your customers? Are you looking for a challenge? Everyone on the KaiNexus team is passionate about improvement. KaiNexus was founded on the simple belief that people and organizations want to improve. They want to improve their lives, their families, their communities and their work. We know that improvement is hard. We firmly believe that we can utilize technology to connect people to make improvement easier.  

KaiNexus is a fast-paced, dynamic environment with a flat management structure.  We are collaborative problem solvers who approach challenges from many different angles, leveraging our diverse backgrounds to rapidly identify and implement solutions.  We believe in investing in our employee’s personal and professional development to make themselves, our company, and the world a better place. Flexibility, maintaining a healthy work/life balance, and family time are a priority for us.  Being a small company, team members are given a lot of responsibility and have the opportunity to help improve the software we create, the way we create it, and contribute to our vision. We are a tech-minded, highly motivated, successful, and fun team.  As part of KaiNexus, you must have the desire to put in the time it takes to get the job done, be eager to learn new things and wear many hats, and be ready for a challenge.

About This Position

KaiNexus is seeking a talented, fun, and energetic professional with experience in enterprise SaaS product management to lead our Product vision and strategy. In this role, you will execute our day-to-day design and development activities, and you will also orchestrate the immediate expansion of our product team. 

KaiNexus is on a mission to spread continuous improvement. Simply put, we believe that developing a culture of continuous improvement is the single best way that any organization can meet its long-term goals and further its mission. We have developed a software platform that eases the administrative burden of starting, spreading, and sustaining an improvement culture at scale. Enterprise organizations across the globe use KaiNexus to gain control over their improvement activities and understand the impact improvement has on their organization. To date, organizations have tracked over $4.9B in savings from their combined improvements efforts in KaiNexus.  

This position will report to our CEO/Founder and could be structured as a Director or VP role based on experience. 


Requirements & Qualifications:

A candidate should have a passionate dedication to their craft and a desire to work with peers who inspire them daily. To be successful in this role, one must have:

  • 5+ years of prior enterprise SaaS Product Management 
  • Based in Austin, TX or Dallas, TX, or have plans to relocate

  • A broad range of knowledge and experience with all product design, development, and marketing-related activities
  • Experience in a start-up or small team
  • Experience in enterprise or B2B SaaS
  • Ability to communicate sincere empathy for the customer and commitment to delving deep into the challenges they experience
  • Superior project management abilities
  • A keen attention to detail, the ability to multitask, and be able to work well under pressure
  • Natural curiosity, a positive attitude, and a creative spirit
  • Critical thinking skills and a willingness to constantly improve their craft, along with an eagerness to voice new ideas
  • Team player who collaborates well with others
  • Familiarity with product management tools (preferably Jira)
  • Familiarity with prototyping and design tools such as Keynote or Figma
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills


Confidence sometimes holds us back from applying for jobs we really want. But we'll let you in on a secret: there's no such thing as a 'perfect' applicant. KaiNexus is a place where everyone can grow. So however you identify and whatever background you bring with you, please apply if this is a role that would make you excited to come into work every day.


Commitment & Consideration

  • Company-sponsored health plan
  • Retirement savings plan with company match
  • Generous parental leave policy
  • Disability insurance
  • Professional development & education reimbursement
  • This is a full-time salaried position. Salary will be based on experience

KaiNexus is committed to a work environment in which all individuals are treated with respect and dignity. Each individual has the right to work in a professional atmosphere that promotes equal employment opportunities and prohibits unlawful discriminatory practices. It is the policy of KaiNexus to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, marital status, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. KaiNexus prohibits any such discrimination or harassment.