Senior Product Manager

About Us

Meritize works with students, educators, and employers to build skills-based careers through:

  • Awareness: information on skills-based career paths and training opportunities
  • Access: merit-based funding that improves financing options by including academic, military, or work achievements in credit evaluation
  • Advancement: customized talent acquisition programs designed to solve employer skills gaps and help trainees build careers

Job Description

You are a passionate Product Manager who can define and communicate a product vision and strategy. You believe in building customer-driven products and understand how to advocate for both the user and the business. You have experience collecting input from across an organization and synthesizing it effectively to enable your team to continuously deliver value.


  • Lead product vision and strategy, gathering input from others where appropriate
  • Own product roadmap, write user stories and maintain backlog
  • Ruthlessly prioritize product ideas using outcome-based lean startup experiments (i.e. to drive X, we will build Y, and will know we achieved it by measuring Z)
  • Promote agile product management, innovate and iterate on agile processes
  • Work with product design to engage users, conduct research and usability testing, and ensure that product development is based on user value
  • Act as a mentor to the product team
  • Enhance the product management practice at Meritize through sharing best practices and contributing to process development, drawing on your experience


  • 5+ years of increasing responsibility in Product Manager roles, with a focus on building new-to-the-world products
  • Ability to make hard decisions to create user value
  • Ability to break down complex problems into a series of simple solutions validated through user research
  • Demonstrated leadership, communication, and collaboration skills
  • Ability to work effectively with designers, engineers, marketers, and other functional leaders
  • Experience with agile product development and user-centered design


  • Rapidly growing startup environment where you’ll make a true impact on the product and business
  • A culture of honesty, bold thinking and risk taking with incredible teammates
  • Competitive compensation with comprehensive benefit package

Meritize is an Equal Opportunity Employer.