Principal Technical Program Manager
Posted on 10/27/2023
INACTIVE
2U

1,001-5,000 employees

Empowering global education with high-quality digital learning.
Company Overview
2U is a leading company in the online education sector, connecting over 76 million learners with top-tier universities and industry experts, providing a comprehensive, free-to-degree online education. The company places a strong emphasis on student success, designing their approach to yield transformative outcomes, whether for online course applicants or degree-program graduates seeking career advancement. This focus on student achievement, coupled with partnerships with prestigious educational institutions, gives 2U a competitive edge in the rapidly growing field of online education.
Education

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$426.9M

Founded

2008

Headquarters

Lanham, Maryland

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-10%

1 year growth

-11%

2 year growth

6%
Locations
Remote in USA • Lanham, MD, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Agile
Communications
Data Science
SQL
Data Analysis
CategoriesNew
Product
Requirements
  • 8+ years in a Technical Program Manager, Technical Product Manager role or similar
  • Knowledge and experience in experimentation platforms, tools and processes
  • Understanding of experimental design, A/B testing, and statistical methodologies
  • Familiarity and experience working with agile development methodologies
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to collaborate effectively with diverse, cross-functional teams
  • Track record of successful project management and delivering high-quality results
Responsibilities
  • Sets the strategic vision, roadmap, and direction for the Experimentation Platform and communicates this to the broader organization, including to executive stakeholders
  • Builds an in-depth knowledge of 2U teams running experiments to understand their pain points and identify opportunities
  • Takes an evidence-based approach to opportunity sizing and prioritization of opportunities with clear rationale
  • Actively partners with the Experiment Platform Engineers to execute on roadmap, ensuring experimentation platform projects are delivered on time and within scope
  • Coaches and mentors stakeholders across the organization seeking to run experiments and guides and build their capacity to enable experimentation in their specific contexts
  • Drives continuous improvement, regularly evaluating and enhancing the experimentation process through the creation of methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria
  • Fosters a culture of experimentation and data-driven decision-making, measuring improvements through relevant KPIs
  • Identifies areas within the organization requiring additional talent to meet experimentation needs, facilitating in the recruitment and onboarding of such talent
  • Stays abreast of industry best practices and emerging technologies related to experimentation and recommends improvements to enhance our platform's capabilities
  • Experience working across multiple technology stacks in a post-M&A organization
  • Experience with data analysis, SQL, data science and data products
  • Experience with software products for a SaaS Education Technology company
  • Experience using Optimizely, Amplitude, Google Optimize, VWO, StatSig, and other feature flagging, personalization, and A/B testing platforms