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Sr. Product Manager (Technical)

| Bellevue
About Us:
Right now, even though STEM skills are increasingly important, over 60% of students in Kindergarten through 8th grade are not proficient in math at their own grade-level. As a society, we need to bring together our best, most creative minds to tackle this critical problem and ensure all kids are successful in math and school and have the tools they need to reach their potential. This includes developing the most innovative learning technology using advanced data science in a way that inspires students and empowers teachers. Come help us make a difference at DreamBox Learning.
We’re passionate about our mission to radically transform the way the world learns. Today, our Intelligent Adaptive Learning platform – with its rigorous math curriculum and game-based environment – is helping 2 million kids and over 80,000 teachers improve math achievement and build a love of math at the same time. And as a rapidly growing tech company, we are just getting started. We’re looking for talented product managers to lead our product innovation and accelerate our growth.
 
About the Role:
As a Senior Technical Product Manager, you'll partner with engineers one minute, design, marketing and other key team members the next to drive features within DreamBox’s award-winning, game-based student experience. You'll analyze data to understand usage and customer feedback to inform product enhancements that optimize learning and engagement.
This is a rare opportunity to be a part of a small, high energy, rapidly growing company at an exciting time in the development of EdTech. Check us out at DreamBox.com and see what our teachers and students think on twitter.
What You'll Be Doing:
  • Understand, prioritize and advocate for the customer’s needs. Drive customer research where needed.
  • Interact directly with students, teachers, and industry gurus.
  • Wrestle hard technical, business and design problems to the resolution, finding common ground with various partners to identify and design new features that benefit students and teachers.
  • Define and analyze key metrics to inform decision-making and measure success.
  • Establish product vision, goals for your feature areas and develop a product roadmap to achieve them.
  • Maintain prioritized backlog across multiple feature areas
  • Communicate data, insights and business requirements clearly, distilling complexity down to its essence.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally through the development process to bring features to life.
  • Seek opportunities to improve team practices.
  • Develop others through mentoring.
  • Delivery of software that has an impact on customers
  • Analysis and Growth in key metrics relative to a given feature area
  • Roadmap and prioritized backlog across given feature areas.
About You:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, or related STEM field
  • 5-7 years of Product Management experience building web products working in an agile environment.
  • Shown strength with model building, and data analysis to aid business decisions. Proficiency with SQL is a plus.
  • EdTech experience is not required.
  • Excellent analytical abilities to break down and solve complex problems
  • Excellent user-centric design and product sense
  • Proven ability to collaborate and build relationships with diverse teams
  • Outstanding written/verbal communication and presentation abilities, able to communicate complex ideas to a nontechnical audience
  • Self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Organized, focused and able to thrive in a dynamic environment
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company.
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
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    • RLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • jQuery UILibraries
    • ReactLibraries
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    • SpringFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases

Location

Located in the growing tech scene of DT Bellevue, employees get the best of both worlds with access to metropolitan amenities & PNW scenery.

What are DreamBox Learning Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Sabbatical
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Happy Hours
Parking
Pet Friendly
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program

Additional Perks + Benefits

Last but not least, we have a noble mission of changing the way the world learns that has a strong purpose and leads to a different way of waking up in the morning.

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