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Full-Time

Associate Product Manager

Posted on 6/28/2024

Empowerly

Empowerly

51-200 employees

Data-driven college admissions counseling platform

AI & Machine Learning
Education

Compensation Overview

$60k - $90kAnnually

Junior

Remote in USA

Category
Product Management
Product Strategy
Product
Required Skills
Python
UI/UX Design
React.js
Communications
TypeScript
React Native
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s in Computer Science, Engineering, or in quantitative field (e.g. statistics, mathematics, econometrics, etc.)
  • 1-3 years of product management experience
  • Proven experience in product management, particularly in a technology-focused company.
  • Clearly communicate complex technical requirements in a simple, easily understandable way, akin to explaining them to a tiny human
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and a user-centric approach to product development.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a distributed team environment.
  • Strong communication skills, with the ability to translate complex technical concepts into simple terms for diverse audiences.
  • Willingness to learn and adapt in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment.
  • Comfortable working in a startup setting
  • Strong analytical skills, including the ability to derive insights from raw data
Responsibilities
  • Manage your project end-to-end, including design, code, and feedback
  • Learn about building a platform that scales quickly while maintaining quality and security
  • Strong ability to translate your technical capabilities in a product manager role from both sides – our customers, clients and engineers.
  • You are able to make complex topics simple and clearly communicate nuance to stakeholders (engineers, customers, field, etc.) in both written and verbal form
  • You are excited to solve ambiguous problems with a collaborative team
  • Work closely with a distributed Engineering Team and remote teams located across the United States and Brazil, fostering a collaborative and inclusive environment.
  • Understand basic UI/UX. Specifically, identify and address key challenges faced by our users, ensuring that our product solutions are tailored to meet their needs effectively.
  • Work with an engineering team that does front end development – focusing on creating intuitive and responsive Web UIs using technologies such as React and Redux, and Mobile UIs using React Native.
  • Work with an engineering team that develops Empowerly APIs using Node and Express, managing our Messaging Service in TypeScript, and contributing to Machine Learning workflows with Python.
  • Focus on the execution and iteration of our product strategy, focusing on both short-term and long-term goals – including sprints to ensure that our product roadmap aligns with the company's vision.

Empowerly stands out as an excellent place to work due to its robust focus on leveraging data-driven technologies to enhance college admissions counseling. The company's commitment to personalization through technology not only leads in industry advancement in educational services but also cultivates a culture of innovation and results-oriented strategies. This approach supports a dynamic work environment where professionals can thrive while genuinely making a difference in students' educational journeys.

Company Stage

Series A

Total Funding

$26.6M

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Founded

2018

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

21%

1 year growth

90%

2 year growth

86%