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Product Manager

🇺🇸 Remote - US

🕑 Full-Time

💰 $70,000 - $100,000

💻 Product Development

🗓️ February 8th, 2024

Agile SDLC Edtech
Overview

Do you want to make a difference with product management your work?  Are you interested in the booming EdTech space?  If you are a great product manager who wants to help students succeed, then this role may be for you!  PowerSchool Special Programs is hiring a product manager to lead a compliance area and state models to help schools, teachers and administrators ensure students progress with needed accommodations. This is an opportunity at the leading EdTech provider with lots of professional growth potential as you contribute to transformational initiatives at the company.

Responsibilities

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Gain an understanding of customer pain points and market dynamics
  • Gain expertise in Special Education compliance areas
  • Enhance team performance on delivering products by contributing to the roadmap and managing scrum team backlog.
  • Collaborate to bring teams together to ensure product success interacting regularly with sales, support, and customer success
  • SLDC opportunity identification, roadmap, backlog, beta, release management, feedback look and prioritization
  • Lead global product development team to deliver compliance model updates
  • Perform customer discovery, outreach, advisory boards, business process reviews, and webinars regularly
  • Participate and help lead daily scrum ceremonies, leading refinement sessions, and engaging with your Engineering team, guiding direction and focus
  • Ensure quality releases and follow up to eliminate bugs or implementation issues
  • Facilitate roll out to states and territories and an adoption
  • Support state relationship, development, and feedback loop
  • Communicate the product vision to the technical teams as well as to other teams within the company
  • Keep Senior Management updated on product status

Qualifications

To be considered for and to perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

 Qualifications include:

  • 5+years’ prior experience in a product owner, product manager, or senior business analyst role
  • Excellent understanding of Agile Values and Scrum Methodology
  • Excellent ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Excellent ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources, including upper management, clients, and other departments
  • Excellent ability to handle a heavy workload with multiple projects and frequent interruptions
  • Excellent ability to work in a changing, dynamic environment
  • Excellent understanding of the software development life cycle (SDLC)
  • Strong attention to accuracy and detail, while still results oriented
  • Strong knowledge of Agile/Scrum methodology practices
  • Strong problem solving, conflict resolution, interpersonal and presentation skills.
  • Experience with business analysis, documenting use cases or requirements gathering
  • Bachelor’s degree in business or computer science, or equivalent work experience

Compensation & Benefits

PowerSchool offers the following benefits: ​
 
  • Comprehensive Insurance Coverage (including Medical, Dental, Vision, Pharmacy benefits, Life Insurance and AD&D)​
  • Flexible Spending Accounts and Health Savings Accounts​
  • Short-Term Disability and Long-Term Disability​
  • Comprehensive 401(k) plan​
  • Generous Parental Leave​
  • Unrestricted paid time off (known as Discretionary Time Off - DTO) ​
  • Paid Community and Volunteer Time Off (VTO)​
  • Wellness Program, including ClassPass& Employee Assistance Program​
  • Tuition Reimbursement​
  • Optional Benefits: Pet Insurance, Identity Theft Protection, Student Debt Repayment Program and Prepaid Legal coverage​
 
A reasonable estimate of the base compensation range for this position is $70,000 – $100,000. The compensation range is specific to the United States and incorporates many factors including but not limited to an applicant’s skills and prior relevant experience and training; licensures, degrees, and certifications; internal equity; internal pay ranges; and market data/range parameters. 

EEO Commitment

PowerSchool is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. PowerSchool is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. Our inclusive culture empowers PowerSchoolers to deliver the best results for our customers. We not only celebrate the diversity of our workforce, we celebrate the diverse ways we work. If you have a disability and need an accommodation regarding our recruiting process, please let us know by emailing accommodations@powerschool.com.