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Senior Technical Product Manager

Prodigy Education

Prodigy Education

IT, Product
Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Saturday, June 15, 2024
Prodigy Education, a global leader in game-based learning, is on a mission to make every student in the world love learning. We believe learning should be as fun as playing a video game. This is central to our educational philosophy, because when you love what you do, you do it better. Visit www.prodigygame.com to learn more.
With Prodigy, kids practice standards-aligned skills in Math and English as they play our fun, adaptive learning games. All with teacher and parent tools to support their learning in class and at home.
As a Senior Technical Product Manager, you will leverage both qualitative and quantitative data to identify opportunities for creating a more engaging and enjoyable experience for millions of students worldwide, linking this engagement to educational and business outcomes. You will also assist classroom teachers in using Prodigy to engage students in learning and support their academic achievement. This role is technical in nature, requiring experience in articulating the business and customer impacts of technical investments.

Your Impact

  • Collaborate with a cross-functional team of developers, designers, and QA to foster a user-centered team culture with a compelling vision
  • Communicate the value of technical investments and ensure the platform's continued development and improvement
  • Manage the project backlog to prioritize the most critical tasks, balancing new feature development, iterations, bug fixes, and other internal tasks
  • Develop a deep understanding of our customers' needs
  • Track and analyze metrics throughout the user journey to identify the highest value opportunities
  • Scope projects and experiments effectively, ensuring they are lean yet valuable enough to validate your hypotheses
  • Continuously iterate on successful features to ensure teachers consistently receive value from our product
  • Regularly communicate your team's work and releases to partner teams
  • Champion your team's accomplishments within the company, ensuring they receive proper recognition

About You

  • 4+ years of experience in a Technical Product Management role at a product-centric company
  • Experience leveraging user research and metrics to significantly enhance a product's value
  • A solid understanding of data driven decision making, including the ability to drive and interpret hypothesis-based testing including A/B testing
  • Clearly articulate and communicate technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders, as well as the business and user value of technical initiatives, to various internal and external audiences
  • Exhibit a passion for education
  • Possess the ability to scope projects such that every component contributes meaningfully to the overall objective
  • Have prior experience collaborating closely with engineers, developers, UX designers, and other team members

Working At Prodigy

  • Be part of a mission-driven organization dedicated to helping every student in the world love learning! At Prodigy Education, your work positively impacts the lives of millions of students and teachers worldwide.
  • Join a company which empowers a Growth Mindset among its team members, so you grow as we do. You’ll also work on award-winning products which harness the magic of math and power of language for students in grades 1st-8th.
  • We understand that a thriving team is at the core of our success. So, on top of an inspirational mission and rewarding work, our Total Rewards Program reflects our commitment to your financial, physical, and mental well-being.
  • It’s not just about the work though; it's about the culture. As the Toronto Star reports in a recent feature on Prodigy: "Prodigy’s secret sauce is that it sees its corporate culture as something that is built slowly from the ground up and is always evolving.” Check it out here.
  • #LI-Hybrid
Prodigy Math is used by almost one million teachers a year, and was named the most popular supplemental education platform in classrooms in the United States! Our products have also won numerous consumer awards, including the Mom’s Choice Award, Parent and Teacher Choice Awards, and National Parenting Product Award.
Come as you are. We believe the power of our collective potential will transform education. We are building towards a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace to empower and create access and opportunity for all. We welcome applications from people from all underrepresented groups, including (but not limited to) people of any gender, age, or religion, members of the LGBTQIA2+ community, BIPOC and other underrepresented races and nationalities, people with disabilities, veterans, and anyone who may contribute to the further diversification of Prodigy Education. If you feel like you don’t have all the qualifications for this position and are willing to use your initiative to learn the rest, we’d still love for you to apply!
We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA). Prodigy Education will provide accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodation, please notify us at jobs@prodigygame.com, and we will work with you to meet your needs.