Associate Product Manager

Amplify Brooklyn , NY 11201

Posted 3 months ago

A pioneer in K12 education since 2000, Amplify is leading the way in next-generation curriculum and assessment. Our captivating core and supplemental programs in ELA, math, and science engage all students in rigorous learning and inspire them to think deeply, creatively, and for themselves. Our formative assessment products turn data into practical instructional support to help all students build a strong foundation in early reading and math. All of our programs provide teachers with powerful tools that help them understand and respond to the needs of every student. Today, Amplify serves more than three million students in all 50 states. For more information, visit amplify.com.

We're seeking an enthusiastic Associate Product Manager to join the Amplify Science team -- someone ready to dive into user and market research, drive cross-functional product initiatives, help build our innovative educational products, and ensure they work exceptionally well in classrooms.

Our Product Managers partner with Engineering, Design, Curriculum, Marketing, and Implementation to understand our vision and collaborate to build and execute against the roadmap. An ideal candidate is passionate about building the best possible experience for teachers, students, and administrators and is excited to lead cross-functional agile teams.

Responsibilities of the Associate Product Manager:

Develop exceptional products

  • Empathize with our customers' and users' needs and be a passionate advocate for their perspectives through all phases of product development.

  • Conduct user testing interviews, organize and recruit for pilots, and visit Amplify classrooms to identify problems and validate improvements.

  • Research the competitive product landscape and education market.

  • Synthesis data, observations, and other research into insights to help inform product strategy.

Be an agile team leader.

  • Communicate product vision and goals to your team regularly to motivate them and empower your team to take on work they think is best based on the prioritized backlog.

  • Serve as a key member and collaborative leader of your cross-functional agile team to plan, develop, design, test, and deliver working software and content.

  • Participate in agile ceremonies (sprint planning, retrospectives, scrum, etc.) and accept completed work.

  • Prioritize your backlog, breakdown features into user stories, and elaborate on those stories for your agile team.

Communicate across the organization.

  • Proactively communicate with stakeholders and cross-functional teams to ensure alignment of product vision and execution.

  • Track progress toward successful delivery. Raise issues, risks, and dependencies, and work collaboratively to resolve them.

  • Deeply understand your product's features, content, user experience, and relationship to the broader product ecosystem, so you can effectively communicate about your component with a broad range of team members.

  • Draft release notes, announcements, and training materials to support the launch of new features and products.

Basic Qualifications of the Associate Product Manager:

  • BA/BS or equivalent experience

  • 1 year of experience in a product management, project, engineering, or content leadership role

  • Project Management experience which demonstrated strong analytical and creative problem-solving skills and the ability to drive processes across teams

Preferred Qualifications of the Associate Product Manager:

  • Experience with the software and content development life cycle, from concept to delivery, using Agile practices

  • Background in technology, design, user experience, curriculum development

  • Experience as a teacher

Amplify is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.

This position may be funded, in whole or in part, through American Recovery & Reinvestment Act funds.

Amplify Education, Inc. is an E-Verify participant.


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