Technical Product Lead-Consultant

Leap Innovations - Remote - Part time

We are looking for a Technical Product Consultant for a 4-6 month engagement-with the opportunity to convert to full time employment, who shares our fierce commitment to improving education outcomes for all students, who embraces our spirit of innovation, and who is looking for an opportunity to impact an organization that is on the cutting edge of education.

What you’ll do:

  • Articulate and codify LEAP’s vision as it relates to our pilot work, pinpointing what the “source of truth” is for our vision-led product development.
  • Lead engineering of LEAP's core IP in collaboration with our software partner.
  • Develop a marketplace landscape analysis, evaluating our ideas against what exists (or doesn’t yet), to determine how our work can add value to the current ecosystem of student-centered and borderless learning products and services.
  • Create user journeys for the work, clearly delineating how each of our audiences will experience the pieces of the LEAP’s product to inform our planning against the vision.
  • Ensure that the technical product aligns with the adaptive changes.
  • Lead the analysis and engagement to explore tools that exist across the marketplace by conducting interviews, focus groups and presentations.

Ultimately you will play a critical role at LEAP to:

  • Determine the product path forward
  • Determine whether to build or buy the technology to support the vision
  • Provide analysis and recommendations for make vs. buy decisions
  • Recommend on-going product processes

What skills you’ll have:

  • 5+ years’ experience in technical product development roles, ideally in an edtech or technology company
  • Experience as a software architect on early-stage product development with long term scale in mind
  • Experience evaluating and integrating open source resources as components of overall solution is critical
  • Experience managing the development of SaaS products utilizing modern technology frameworks.
  • Broad technical expertise, including web front end, web services, and back-end application infrastructure
  • 2+ years of people management/leadership experience
  • Deep experience leading cross-functional teams to deliver distinctive impact in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
  • Proven ability to think strategically and execute solutions to address both defined and undefined problems
  • Proven ability to make data-driven decisions while balancing product quality and speed-to-market
  • Demonstrated project management and organization skills
  • Commitment and ability to integrate and sustain a diversity, equity, and inclusion lens throughout all of LEAP’s internal and external work and operations

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Role

Product Management

Experience Level

Mid Level

Leap Innovations

LEAP Innovations aims to transform learning into a holistic tailored experience, built around preparing, empowering, and inspiring every learner to ignite their own unlimited potential.
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