Senior Product Manager - Integrations

IXL Learning - San Mateo, California - Full time

IXL Learning, a leading edtech company with products used by 7 million students worldwide, is seeking experienced Product Managers to lead the design and development of new features for IXL.

At IXL Learning, we are dedicated to creating first-of-their-kind products that leverage cutting-edge technologies to solve seemingly intractable problems in education. Millions of users count on us to make learning as effective as can be, so we're looking for exceptional people who are committed to solving the real-world challenges faced by students and teachers around the world.

The Product Manager for Integrations will identify and develop integrations that will have the biggest impact in making setup of IXL easy for schools and districts. These integrations will help IXL work seamlessly with the technology ecosystems of all of our customers. Our customers work with a multitude of different student information systems and identity providers, and we need to make sure that technical and logistical issues are never an obstacle to students’ learning on IXL. This is an amazing opportunity for someone with experience in system integrations who wants to take their next step in Product Management with a mission-driven high-growth company.

WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING

  • Research customer interoperability needs and education technology systems; stay ahead of the shifting industry standards
  • Work with senior leadership to develop the integrations platform strategy and roadmap
  • Design simple, elegant and robust solutions that address customer and business needs and align with broader product strategy; provide detailed written specifications for each integration
  • Drive successful product launches, working with Engineering to develop, test and deploy new integrations; align stakeholders across departments; optimize existing processes and workflows
  • Evangelize integration capabilities, priorities, and vision to internal teams and customers
  • Provide proactive support on current and planned capabilities to Sales teams and customers through demos, requirement and solution discussions, and RFP responses
  • Create and maintain clear, thorough documentation for all integrations

WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or a related field required
  • 5+ years of product management experience, or a combination of product analysis, project management, and technical roles; strong track record of managing all aspects of a successful product throughout its lifecycle
  • 5+ years experience working with complex data structures, web-based APIs, and systems integrations in enterprise software environments
  • Experience with single sign-on and education industry standards (including SAML, OAuth, LTI, and G Suite APIs) are a plus
  • Interest in education and making educational technology seamless to use for students, teachers, and administrators; education administration experience is a plus
  • Ability to articulate complex technical concepts to a wide range of audiences clearly and concisely, in both written and verbal form
  • Self-directed and highly motivated; ability to work independently, with a resourceful, “figure-it-out” approach
  • Extremely strong analytical skills - able to provide high quality, efficient, creative solutions to complex problems
  • Flexibility to travel up to once per month
  • Curiosity, open-mindedness, and an unfailingly positive attitude

About IXL

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 350,000 teachers deliver personalized instruction, and empower over 7 million students to achieve new learning milestones every day.

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Product Management

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Mid Level

IXL Learning

At IXL Learning, we are dedicated to creating first-of-their-kind products that leverage cutting-edge technologies to solve seemingly intractable problems in education. 

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