Product Manager, Wyzant (San Mateo, CA)

IXL Learning - San Mateo, California - Full time

Wyzant is the web’s largest tutor marketplace. Our 65,000+ tutors help K-12 students, college students, and adults succeed in school and achieve their life goals. As successful as Wyzant already is, there is still great potential to expand our reach and help even more learners. We will do this by making the user experience even more compelling and by offering new services to meet the needs of a greater variety of learners.

This is a full time hybrid position in either our Raleigh, NC or San Mateo, CA office.

WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING

  • Assist in overseeing the product’s evolution, helping to determine which developments will make the greatest impact, and seeing them through to completion
  • Understand the Wyzant platform at a deep technical level, and become an expert on Wyzant’s diverse user base to define product requirements and written specifications
  • Work cross-functionally with teams across our organization, including engineering, customer success, sales and marketing to develop and test the right solutions
  • Manage the gathering and analysis of user data after features launch to inform further product decisions
  • Provide ongoing status reports and recommendations to product team leadership
  • Serve as a problem solver and point of contact, collaborating with, and managing internal stakeholders to achieve the greatest positive impact for users

WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR

  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 3+ years of experience in product management
  • Previous experience as a software engineer is a plus
  • Proven success leading product teams to both build the right thing - and build the thing right
  • Strong analytical skills - ability to provide high quality, efficient, creative solutions to complex problems
  • Ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams, especially engineering
  • Strong communication skills
  • Highly motivated with a resourceful, “figure-it-out” approach
  • Creativity, open-mindedness, and an unfailingly positive attitude

At IXL, we value diversity in age, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, physical and mental ability, political and religious beliefs, and life experience, and we are proud to promote a work environment where everyone, from any background, can do their best work. IXL Learning is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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 850,000 teachers deliver personalized instruction, and empower over 13 million students to achieve new learning milestones every day.

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Role

Product Management

Experience Level

Mid Level

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