Technical Product Analyst

American Psychological Association - Washington, DC - Full time

American Psychological Association - Washington, DC - Full time

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The technical product analyst will immerse himself/herself in the market, monitoring competition and learning all aspects of the key persona of current and future customers and users with a focus on their workflow and engagement with content in this workflow. This position will understand user pain points and use this knowledge to develop new products and improve existing products. This position will be responsible for market research, interpreting market research, developing new product concepts/existing product features, writing business requirements, working with IT to build products and product features, working with sales/marketing to position the product/service in the market, and communicating regularly with business stakeholders.

This position will help the Product Management department to develop exciting and successful new products and services for the multiple markets while creating net revenues to be repurposed to support the mission of the APA directorates.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, with a degree in computer or information science preferred; masters level highly desirable.
  • Minimum of three years’ experience required in the information, education, or publishing industry, in either a marketing or product-oriented role. Must be able to demonstrate knowledge of how users of online information seek and use information from a variety of sources.
  • Experience in leading product development projects with cross-functional teams required.
  • Experience with successfully launching new products and/or services to market preferred.
  • Knowledge of Pragmatic Marketing processes desired.

Computer Skills Required:

  • Proficient using Word Processors, Spreadsheets and Financial Management Programs
  • Proficient using Presentation Software
  • Familiar with using Survey/Market Research Tools
  • Proficient using Analytics Tools (e.g., Google Analytics)
  • Familiar with Product Road-Mapping Tools
  • Familiar with Commercial Search Interfaces (EBSCO, Ovid, Medline, etc.)
  • Learning Management and Learning-Focused Systems (Blackboad, Canvas, Brightspace, adaptive learning, game-based learning, etc.) Advanced
  • Project and Development Management Tools (eg., JIRA, LeanKit, Confluence, WorkOtter) Advanced


The American Psychological Association, located at 750 First St NE, Washington D.C., was named a 2014 recipient of the Washington Post Top Workplace. It is metro accessible from the Red Line.

Application Instructions:

Qualified candidates must apply online through APA’s applicant system and attach a cover letter and resume specifying your salary requirements. Applications that are submitted without both documents are considered incomplete and will not be reviewed for consideration. Once your application is submitted, you will receive a confirmation email. Please make sure to check your Spam folder if you do not receive an email from us.

The American Psychological Association is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected categories covered under local law.

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Product Management

Experience Level

Mid Level

American Psychological Association

The American Psychological Association, in Washington, D.C., is the largest scientific and professional organization representing psychology in the United States and is the world's largest association of psychologists.

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