Product Manager III

2U   •  

New York, NY

Industry: Education

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5 - 7 years

Posted 43 days ago

Our ideal candidate will have worked previously as a Product Owner, Project Manager, Developer, and/or Stakeholder in a dynamic, fast-paced software development environment. At 2U, you will work with top-tier technologists to set the bar for educational technology.

What You'll Be Responsible For:

  • Drive product development from conceptualization through launch, create actionable plans, work streams and tactics and execute on those in support of new product launches
  • Conduct market research and make build vs. buy recommendations
  • Provide leadership and tactical guidance to Business Analysts and Engineers
  • Define and manage the product roadmap, setting expectations with all relevant stakeholders
  • Communicate and refine requirements with development team and guide product design, implementation, testing and maintenance.
  • Manage stakeholder expectations by delivering on product design deliverables
  • Champion a strategic vision for your products with senior leadership
  • Work cross functionally with teams across the value chain, including development, content, marketing, analytics, design, legal and ops.
  • Proactively identify and resolve strategic issues that may impair the organization’s ability to meet its strategic, financial, and technical goals.
  • Leverage data/analytics to make decisions, but know how to make the call when all the data isn’t there

Skills and experience:

  • At least 4-7 years of experience in product management required
  • Experience of direct management/ownership of a product including financial/ROI and strategic roadmap responsibilities
  • People operations and management experience
  • Experience building technology products that address complex business needs
  • Demonstrated knowledge of end-to-end software development process (SDLC)
    Experience in Agile Software Development Methodologies
  • Proven ability to learn a product landscape quickly
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Judgement, vision, and drive to succeed

Our team is smart, ambitious, and hard-working. If you’re an innovative, process-conscious Product professional who’s interested in making a difference in the higher ed space, this may be the role for you.