Careers at Wyzant

Product Manager

Wyzant is currently looking for  an experienced product manager to help in all areas of the product - search and discovery, tutor experience, student experience, platform logistics, and more.  As a PM at Wyzant, you will help define the product vision, build the business case, gather and prioritize product features, document detailed product requirements, coordinate with the engineering and design teams to get the product delivered, and manage the success of the product in production.

Wyzant relies heavily on user-intelligence, analytics and A/B testing.  As a PM at Wyzant, we expect you to embrace this data-driven philosophy.

Qualifications: (the job)

  • Develop and drive product strategy based on business objectives, identified and unarticulated needs, competitive landscape, and resource constraints.  Work collaboratively with stakeholders to develop this strategy into an achievable roadmap.
  • Learn what makes Wyzant users tick by unearthing unmet needs through research, data analysis, user experience analysis and testing, competitive research and other relevant tools.
  • Lead projects through definitional stages, ensuring we’re solving the right problems and are tracking back to our goals.
  • Articulate decision-making approach, including trade-offs, risks, and expected outcomes.
  • Work with UI/UX designers to create preliminary design concepts and work with development to implement and iterate.
  • Work with the development teams through execution and own accountability for the final product and metrics, while working cross-functionally to keep stakeholders engaged and informed.   
  • Be the best communicator on the team.  Facilitate communication across groups and stakeholders throughout all phases of work, from ideation to measurement.

Requirements:

  • Strong technical or product expertise - the ability to analyze business problems and drive game-changing solutions.  
  • Minimum 3-5 years experience as a product manager in consumer internet or consumer tech companies. More experience welcome.
  • Track record of success in fast-paced organizations with matrixed reporting environments, using collaborative approaches to drive effective solutions when no direct reporting structure relationship exists.  
  • Bias for action, with a natural curiosity to investigate and understand things.
  • Innovative problem solver who can turn ambiguous problem areas into clear solutions.
  • Leader accustomed to driving results in collaborative, cross-functional environments with little instruction or oversight.
  • Clear communicator (both written and oral) comfortable in front of all team members.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with large quantities of information and to deliver data driven solutions.
  • Experience with Scrum methodology.
  • BA/BS in Computer Science or a related technical field, MBA a plus.

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