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Cervin Ventures
Cervin Ventures

Engineering Product Manager, Spatial AI & Data



Software Engineering, Product, Data Science
Lisbon, Portugal
Posted on Wednesday, April 17, 2024
AiFi, a globally leading AI provider, empowers retailers worldwide to scale autonomous shopping solutions with 100% computer vision. Powered by the most cost-effective and flexible method of deploying cashier-less technology solutions, AiFi’s camera-only platform enables businesses to provide a frictionless checkout experience to their customers. AiFi’s technology works through cameras and computer vision to allow quick and efficient shopping for various store formats across multiple global retail segments.
AiFi’s solutions adapt to numerous verticals, including convenience stores, sports and entertainment venues, universities, workplaces, and travel retail. AiFi customers include: LA Clippers, Golden State Warriors, NASCAR, Florida Panthers, Aldi, Compass Group, Zabka, and many more. AiFi now has the highest number of store deployments globally with over 100 active stores. The company has raised a total of $80 million from investors including Qualcomm Ventures, Verizon, HP, Mithril, Duke Angel Network, Cervin Ventures, TransLink Capital, and Plum Alley.
Strategic Roadmap Development and Product Vision:
-Spearhead the development of a technology-driven product roadmap, focusing on crafting a robust Spatial AI platform tailored to solve specific business and customer challenges
-Translate business needs, market trends, and inputs from internal stakeholders into technical requirements and actionable engineering tasks that drive the development of the Spatial AI platform
-Prioritize initiatives within the product backlog to align with strategic advancements in Spatial AI and vision technologies, ensuring the platform evolves to meet market demands and critical dates
Product Ownership and Outcome Realization:
-Take full ownership of the product lifecycle, from initial concept through development, launch, and continuous enhancement of the Spatial AI platform
-Establish and monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) relevant to the effectiveness and impact of the Spatial AI technologies and developments, to ensure accountability of outcomes
Workflow Management and Product Ownership:
-Champion various workflow management methodologies across development teams, integrating principles from Agile, Kanban, Scrum, and others throughout the product lifecycle
-Lead key ceremonies and activities such as sprint planning, daily stand-ups, workflow board updates, and retrospectives
-Act as the Product Owner, guiding sprint planning, task prioritization, and overall workflow efficiency
Data-Driven Strategy and Innovation:
-Utilize data analysis and statistical methods to drive hypothesis testing, validation, and decision-making
-Develop innovative solutions that optimize existing products and enable new offerings, focusing on performance, scalability, and cost-efficiency
Cross-Functional Team Leadership:
-Act as the key liaison among Product, Engineering, and other technical teams to drive the development and execution of the Spatial AI platform
-Communicate complex AI technologies and platform updates effectively across all levels of the organization to ensure alignment and integration
-Oversee internal product launches, including the preparation of technical release notes for product versions
Market Analysis and Competitive Insight:
-Conduct market research and competitive analysis to inform strategic decisions and maintain the competitiveness of the product
-Integrate market insights into product development to ensure the product addresses current and emerging market needs


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Data Science, Engineering, or a related technical field
  • Demonstrated experience in technical product management, especially in developing AI-based platforms, particularly with a focus on Spatial AI and vision technologies
  • Proven experience in technical product management, particularly in Agile/Kanban/Scrum environments and with AI/data-driven products
  • Outstanding leadership, communication, and project management skills
  • Proficiency in project management tools (e.g., Jira) and methodologies

Additional "nice to haves"

  • Experience in environments where technology drives product innovation, particularly in robotics or biomechanics
  • Technical expertise in data querying and analysis tools (SQL, Python, R)
  • Proven track record of addressing complex, undefined problems with innovative, Spatial AI-centric solutions
AiFi enables reliable, cost-effective, and entirely frictionless shopping with AI-powered computer vision technology to provide an unrivaled experience for retailers and customers around the globe. AiFi has partnerships with leading retailers worldwide such as Aldi, Sodexo, Carrefour, Zabka, Morrisons, and Compass Group to create customized autonomous shopping experiences with flexible integration and entry options.