EdX is searching for a Senior Product Manager with a strong business mindset to deliver great products for edX learners. edX is an online learning platform founded by Harvard and MIT in 2012, which today serves millions of people around the world. As a Senior Product Manager, you will examine market conditions, the competitive and technology landscape, and customer input to evaluate and prioritize product opportunities. You'll regularly engage with customers, business stakeholders, and engineering teams to identify, synthesize, and clearly communicate product requirements that create an outstanding experience and achieve desired outcomes for our learners.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Senior Product Manager for edX Learner products. Define strategy, target outcomes, priorities, and roadmap for your business area, and measure impact.
  • Think ahead to the future of our platform, while achieving target engagement outcomes for the Learner team products.
  • Interact directly with learners, course teams, other product managers, and stakeholders from across the company to understand emerging product needs and capture these in the form of user stories.
  • Define the engineering backlog, technical and product requirements, that will achieve the desired outcomes.
  • Define MVP, examine tradeoffs, and manage risks.
  • Work with engineering teams to define the execution plans for the user stories.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • MBA degree with experience in a B2C software company, preferably in a product focused role.
  • Be data driven and iterative - has audacious hypothesis, yet invests in testing and learning along the way.
  • Demonstrated abilities related to roadmap ownership (or co-ownership) and development.
  • Experience operating and thriving in results focused, fast paced startup environment.
  • Empathy for our Learners and continuous improvement focus.
  • Excellent cross-group collaboration skills, including conflict resolution, presentation and negotiation skills.

PLUSSES:

  • Experience creating user stories, acceptance criteria, and other artifacts related to Agile.
  • Strong understanding of technical concepts, especially in web and database technologies.

Applicants must be able to work out of our Cambridge, MA office. Sorry, Visa sponsorship is not available.