Product Manager

Performance Matters - Roswell, GA - Full time

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Position Summary:

The Product Manager will conduct market and competitive analysis, identify new product opportunities, define product features, help define product vision, work closely with customers and leadership to build out the roadmap, identify new product opportunities, and oversee all areas related to the conception, design, development, prototyping, implementation and product positioning of SaaS-based K-12 applications.

The Product Manager will work closely with the product management team, engineering, client services, sales, marketing, business development and company executives to ensure overall product and customer success. The Product Manager will ensure that the product supports the company’s overall strategy and goals to deliver high-value products that ensure and effective teacher for every student.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Help define the product strategy and roadmap for select K-12 software solutions.
  • Work closely with customers on business needs and requirements.
  • Specify and prioritize market requirements for current and future products supported by research and on-going interaction with customers and other stakeholders.
  • Work closely with internal and external stakeholders to validate planned product offerings.
  • Drive and position solutions across internal teams - primarily software development, client services, sales and marketing.
  • Run beta and pilot programs with early-stage products.
  • Manage customer advisory and focus groups.
  • Work with external third parties to assess partnerships and licensing opportunities.
  • Align product activities with company revenue, profitability, and cash flow goals.
  • Lead and own various products and evangelize across the organization

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong leadership skills, work ethic, and meticulous attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated track record defining and launching production ready software solutions.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to present to both external and internal audiences, including customers, sales, product managers, and executive management.
  • Ability to manage in a fast-paced environment with multiple high-level priorities.
  • Ability to work independently to achieve goals; results oriented.
  • Excellent teamwork skills.
  • Ability to prioritize features into releases based on customer drivers and market realities.
  • Understand and articulate customer viewpoints and perspectives, the problems, challenges and opportunities customers face in their businesses and how customers use, or could use, the product(s) to address them.
  • Knowledge of software lifecycle process and methodologies.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience defining and managing software products or business applications, either through product management or an equivalent role.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience as a Product Manager.
  • Technical background with web-based software solutions.
  • Experience with agile software development lifecycle is a plus.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or equivalent area of study

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Role

Product Management

Experience Level

Mid Level

Performance Matters

Are you interested in joining a growing education software company working to make a difference in the lives of our nation's children? Performance Matters is the leading provider of online solutions and analytics to connect student achievement with educator growth. Performance Matters offers competitive salary, excellent work/life balance, 401k matching, life insurance, short and long term disability insurance, an Employee Assistance Program, and great health benefits for qualified employees.

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