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Product Manager, Edge Compute Infrastructure



Other Engineering, Product
Munich, Germany
Posted on Wednesday, March 6, 2024

Intrinsic is Alphabet’s bet aiming to reimagine the potential of industrial robotics. Our team believes that advances in AI, perception and simulation will redefine what’s possible for industrial robotics in the near future – with software and data at the core.

Our mission is to make industrial robotics intelligent, accessible, and usable for millions more businesses, entrepreneurs, and developers. We are a dynamic team of engineers, roboticists, designers, and technologists who are passionate about unlocking the creative and economic potential of industrial robotics.


As the PM for Intrinsic on-premise offering, you will have the opportunity to lead and shape the future of IntrinsicOS, Intrinsic edge operating system, which is key to deploying and running industrial applications in production. You will define the vision and roadmap for IntrinsicOS, ensuring it scales reliably and securely across a diverse set of customer environments, operating constraints and compliance regimes. You will work closely with our customers and business development teams to create the vision and drive execution to make our Edge device software interoperable with third-party hardware and software assets, following existing and emerging Industry 4.0 standards. Reporting to the Group PM for the overall Intrinsic infrastructure, you will be working with a highly motivated cross-functional team of software engineers, roboticists, UX designers and security experts with the opportunity to grow and make a tangible impact on the business from day one.

How your work moves the mission forward

  • Define a compelling and ambitious product vision for Intrinsic edge offering as an open and differentiated platform for industrial automation applications.
  • Work with customers, business development and user research teams to define clear product requirements for the IntrinsicOS roadmap.
  • Collaborate with engineering teams to prioritize and execute on features that deliver customer value and realize the Intrinsic edge vision
  • Work with OEM vendors and partners to pave the way for Flowstate customers to seamlessly deploy robotic applications to real hardware in production.

Skills you will need to be successful

  • 4-year degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Proven track record of success as a product manager within a technology company
  • Demonstrable experience with robot (Fanuc, KUKA, UR, ABB) and PLC (Rockwell, Siemens, Beckhoff), Programming environments Machine Vision (Cognex, HALCON), and HMI Development
  • Experience with Industry 4.0 standards (OPC-UA, Asset Administration Shell, and Manufacturing-X)
  • Experience with compute hardware, linux-based operating systems for industrial applications and real-time control
  • Experience with kubernetes and virtualization platforms
  • Ability to dive into and breakdown complex problems without precedence to lean on

Skills that will differentiate your candidacy

  • Ability to design effective APIs for our clients
  • Experience with edge and networking security
  • Exceptionally organized and self-driven, with a strong sense of ownership on all projects
  • Outstanding communication skills, both at the executive level and with peers

At Intrinsic, we don't just accept difference - we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.

If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please contact us at: candidate-support@intrinsic.ai.