Product Manager - Business Systems (San Mateo, CA)

IXL Learning - San Mateo, California - Full time

IXL Learning, a leading edtech company with products used by 11 million students worldwide, seeks a product manager for IXL’s Business Systems, the software that powers our business and supports our Sales and Finance functions. You will be at the intersection of product and business operations--collaborating with leaders across the company to make sure we adapt quickly as our business evolves, and digging into the details of your product area to design and build effective solutions. You will seek harmony between our business processes and our technology.

WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING

  • Collaborate with stakeholders in Sales, Finance, Operations and Customer Support to deeply understand and optimize our business processes and workflows
  • Proactively identify and prioritize issues and opportunities within our business systems and define our approach to address them
  • Design simple, elegant and robust solutions that address customer and business needs and align with broader business strategy; provide detailed written specifications for each solution
  • Successfully deploy updates across the company, working with Engineering to develop and test solutions and with Sales Operations to align stakeholders across departments

WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in STEM or a related field
  • 3+ years of product management experience
  • 2+ years of business operations or management consulting experience
  • Experience working with APIs for Business Management or CRM Software
  • Experience building internal tools
  • Strong communication skills
  • Independent and highly motivated, with a resourceful, “figure-it-out” approach
  • Extremely strong analytical skills - able to provide high quality, efficient, creative solutions to complex problems
  • Curiosity, open-mindedness, and an unfailingly positive attitude

ABOUT IXL LEARNING

IXL Learning is a leading educational technology company on a big mission: creating innovative learning experiences that help all learners reach their full potential. IXL's comprehensive curriculum and insightful analytics help more than 500,000 teachers deliver personalized instruction, and empower over 11 million students to achieve new learning milestones every day.

At IXL, we’re passionate about our mission of creating the best educational technology that improves learning for all students. We bring that same passion to creating a workplace that values diversity on the basis that all of us bring a unique perspective and experience that advances IXL’s mission.

We strive to increase diversity in race, ethnicity, gender, age, sexual orientation, and physical or mental ability and to continually promote a work environment where everyone, from any background, can do their best work

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Role

Product Management

Experience Level

Mid Level

IXL Learning

IXL Learning is a leading educational technology company on a big mission: creating innovative learning experiences that help all learners reach their full potential.

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