Product Manager, edX for Business

Massachusetts, United States
03 Apr 2020
End of advertisement period
03 Jun 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture and benefits that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future then take a look at this opportunity.

PRODUCT MANAGERedX-edX for Business, to deliver great products for edX learners. Will support organizations that need to provide high-quality education to their workforces at scale. Will develop and execute a product roadmap to support and grow edX’s established offerings and new product lines; examine market conditions, competitive and technology landscape, and customer input to evaluate and prioritize product opportunities; and regularly engage with customers, business stakeholders, and engineering teams to identify, synthesize, and clearly communicate product requirements. Responsibilities include defining strategy, targeting outcomes, priorities, and roadmap, and measuring impact; interacting directly with learners, educators, other product managers, and stakeholders from across the company to understand emerging product needs and capture these in the form of user stories; defining the engineering backlog and technical and product requirements that will achieve the desired outcomes; defining MVP and success, examining tradeoffs, and managing risks; and working with engineering, data science, and UX teams to define the execution plans for the user stories.

This unique position offers an opportunity to be part of building a new business (edX for Business) that delivers on-demand eLearning solutions to help companies grow and thrive.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: at least five years’ experience in a B2B software company; data-driven, iterative approach to work; demonstrated abilities related to roadmap ownership and development; experience operating and thriving in a matrixed, results focused, fast-paced environment; continuous improvement focus; and a bias to action with regard to cross-team collaboration skills, including with conflict resolution, presentation, and negotiation skills. Experience in higher education or education technology a plus. Job #18163-Q

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.

MIT considers equivalent combinations of experience and education for certain jobs. All candidates who believe they possess equivalent experience and education are encouraged to apply.