SOFTWARE PRODUCT MANAGER (Ed-Tech)
Who We Are
Intervene K-12 is a virtual instruction company experiencing exponential growth. We provide assessments, analytics, and online instruction to assist students struggling in math, reading, science, history, and English Language (EL/ ESL). Intervene K-12 programs have served over 30,000 students, many of whom come from diverse backgrounds. School leaders rely on Intervene K-12 to provide comprehensive intervention.
We improve student academic outcomes through deep analyses of student skill deficits, differentiated lessons, and live online small group adapted/ personalized instruction. We service school districts nationwide to provide a meaningful impact on future leaders of tomorrow.
What We Are Looking For
An experienced and entrepreneurial Product Manager to help define product strategy, manage roadmaps, and ship engaging products and scalable systems that shape the future of our company.
As a Product Manager, you’ll need to help us figure out what we should build and how we should build it. To be successful, you must be mission-driven, highly collaborative, and demonstrate deep empathy for our customers. You bring strong technical knowledge, analytical rigor, and product judgment to everyday problems and demonstrate the ability to bring together engineers, designers, and stakeholders to deliver impactful roadmaps that ultimately drive results for the business.
What You Will Do
Working at the strategic level propose innovative solutions for product direction based on a combination of data, customer insights, intuition, and experience.
Assess business, market and customer needs and lead cross-functional
product teams to find the fastest path to delivering values against those
Make product decisions that drive value daily while keeping customer needs in mind.
Participates in continuous product discovery, monitors 3rd party research and maintains an up-to-date understanding of the competitive landscape to recommend the best solutions and ensure that products meet users’ needs.
Develop and evolve product roadmap based on business priorities and customer needs that deliver the highest value
Work with delivery teams to develop release estimates and plans for the product
Create, prioritize, and accept user stories; incorporate them into release planning
Put together rough mockups very quickly. Engineers should be able to take your spec and make it come to life (without too many unexpected hiccups along the way).
Condense complex technical concepts into non-technical language for stakeholders
Establish a regular cadence for communications for product stakeholders and executives to enable trust and transparency
Manage product team and stakeholder expectations to execute on product strategy and provides education to requestors to determine prioritization based on tangible benefits and/or user experience
Work closely with and provide direction and guidance to cross-functional delivery teams in an Agile environment
Lead standups, iteration planning sessions, retrospectives and product demos
What You Bring
5-7 years of relevant experience to include exposure to product and development teams, UX, design thinking, Agile principles, and client-facing work
Proficiency in lateral leadership, effectively aligning team members as well as client stakeholders and executives around a shared set of objectives to progress the goal of shipping the right product to the client’s customers.
Experience working directly with clients and leading projects, along with developing, motivating and leading high-performing teams
Design experience preferred and the ability to distill complicated flows into something intuitive and simple.
Proficiency in working as part of a collaborative, cross-functional, modern software design and development team
Proficiency in creating, prioritizing and accepting user stories
Experience operating as a product manager or product owner
Ability to facilitate collaborative decision-making in a workshop context along with coaching and leading others
Experience launching a new product from concept through launch
Experience with driving innovation and influencing teams while keeping the end user in mind
Experience building customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions
Understanding of software operations, DevOps, and security/privacy by design
Emotional intelligence, interpersonal savvy, deep user empathy and strong user experience sensibilities
Experience with Slack, Asana, and other team collaboration tools
Proven work experience as a product manager background is required. At least 5-10 years of experience in a relevant company.
A strong technical background
It’s necessary for you to have great interpersonal, problem-solving, analytical, and research skills.
Passion for design and User experience
Why Intervene K-12?
We Think Intervene Is a Great Place to Work – Were a Rapidly Growing Startup
Here at Intervene, we engage and empower students to achieve their academic goals. We unlock the potential of educators and administrators, improving their ability to lead and use data to deliver world-class instruction.
Benefits: No waiting- employee benefits start on day one. We offer a 401(k) matching contribution, employee assistance program (EAP), medical, dental, vision, short-term and long-term disability, and life insurance!
Learn and get promoted: Join us at the start of our journey – we are in this together! were growing quickly and believe in promoting from within. You can learn and grow your career here.
Join a legitimately secure tech start-up. We have best-in-class technology and a people team!