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Requisition Number 18-0064
Title Sr. Product Manager
City herndon
State VA
Description SUMMARY: The Senior Product Manager works with clients and development teams to create best in class online educational experiences for students that drive academic achievement, engagement and retention.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The below statements are intended to describe the general nature and scope of work being performed by this position. This is not a complete listing of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required; other duties may be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• Researches markets and competitors to make sure that product offerings are best in class;

• Converts a deep understanding of client needs, business goals and competitive pressures into product requirements and priorities; Synthesizes client research and feedback and internal recommendations into actionable product development plans;

• Understands and analyzes user needs in an ongoing manner, synthesizing and communicating them effectively to stakeholders;

• Creates plans to promote adoption of new product features and measures their impact;

• Drives requirements and roadmaps for online educational products including web, tablet and mobile expressions; Defines and implements product roadmap with software development and content partners;

• Works with partners such as user interface (UI) and user experience (UX) to create learning experiences that are highly engaging, effective and result in academic achievement;

• Identifies opportunities and new product features to grow academic achievement and frictionless instructional models for both fully virtual and blended learning environments;

• Serves as a product point of contact for Design, Engineering, Operations and client teams, helping lead teams to successful launches.
Requirements • Bachelor’s degree AND

• Three (3) years of experience in online product management with an online technology, online education, media or mobile products company OR

• Equivalent combination of education and experience

Certificates and Licenses: None required.


• Ability to define a product vision and execute the product roadmap

• Experience managing project specifications and requirements, roadmaps, and developer and designer work pipelines using an Agile methodology

• Ability to effectively use data insights to drive decision making process

• Extensive experience with web analytics platforms and tools, e.g. Omniture, comScore, Google Analytics, etc.

• Excellent written and oral communication skills with proven ability to work effectively with both technical teams and business experts

• Ability to maintain and grow internal and external relationships, responding to frequent demands of multiple customers - internal and external

• Demonstrated ability to launch consumer products

• Analytical thinking and hands-on approach to problem solving with an interest in working on problems that don't have an obvious solution

• Strong passion for improving students’ learning experiences and discovering new teaching methodologies

• Entrepreneurial drive and a demonstrated ability to achieve stretch goals in an innovative and fast paced environment

• Willingness to be relentless in the pursuit of excellence

• Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, and Visio

• Ability to travel approximately 10% of the time

• Ability to pass required background check


• Scrum Master certification

• Experience working with ebooks

• Experience with Big Data or Learning Analytics Data

K12 is a Federal Contractor, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

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