We’re only able to consider applicants based in the United States at this time. (You can work remotely anywhere in the United States. Once it is safe to do so, you’ll be welcome to work from our San Francisco office as well, if that is what you prefer.)

About Archipelago

Archipelago is a Silicon Valley start-up working to change how risk is insured. Our platform enables large real estate owners, managers, brokers & insurance carriers to efficiently map their portfolio, manage their risks, and underwrite them, through a mix of machine learning and human intelligence. Our founders are tech & finance entrepreneurs with several IPOs and acquisitions under their belts. We are headquartered in San Francisco, have raised several rounds of VC funding, and currently employ over fifty people across the US & Europe.

About the position

We’re looking for a Product Manager to help us manage design, deliver & iterative improve of our Machine Learning/AI Data Pipelines, using a mix of software and human operators. Our system system relies on CV/NLP algorithms, as well as a workforce of humans accomplishing labeling-like operations, and we'd like to work with someone who has significant experience managing both. We’re a small team distributed around the world, with headquarters in San Francisco. We iterate quickly, build for the long term, and are looking for smart, independent folks who want to ply their trade with like-minded people.

The ideal candidate will be comfortable working collaboratively, across teams & timezones, and helping us define our platform culture. You’ll have significant impact, since the product & team is in its early stages. You’ll have a full team to support you, from research and design, through planning, development, deployment, delivery, and iteration.


  • Manage design, delivery & improvement of our data pipelines
  • Work alongside the Product, Design & Engineering teams, as well as our human operators & business experts to help improve our pipelines
  • Help manage long-term milestones and weekly engineering iterations
  • Catalyze consensus from C-suite, Product, Design, Engineering and Customer Success teams
  • Proactively identify delivery risks and mitigate them

Experience and Qualifications

  • 5+ years experience working for a startup (or tech company) as a Product Manager, Program Manager or Engineering Manager
  • 2+ years experience managing ML pipelines
  • 2+ years experience managing human labeling operations (e.g. Mechanical Turk, dedicated contractors, etc.)
  • Some hands-on software development experience
  • 2+ years of remote work experience
  • You know how to communicate clearly no matter the medium: on Slack, task trackers, video calls, emails, in person, etc.


  • You’ll join at an early stage of the company, so you can take something from 0 to 1
  • We’re a supportive team who will give you as much assistance or independence as you like
  • We offer a full benefits package, including medical/vision/dental, 401(k), work-from-home budget, etc. — depending on location
  • Our headquarters are in San Francisco, but we’ve been a distributed company from the start.