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Product Manager, Core Systems

Product Manager, Core Systems

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US-NY-New York

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What We're Looking For

This individual will work closely with internal stakeholders at 2U techdev organization. S/he will then translate those needs into product requirements and work with an Agile engineering team and consultants for development and delivery. The Product Manager will serve as the business expert who will leverage his/her understanding of the 2U technology and implementation related processes to build the future of 2U’s tech shared systems.

Responsibilities Include, But Are Not Limited To

  • Being the product champion for systems 2U technology organization is using internally, including but not limited to shared technology frameworks and components, implementation systems and tools, user authentication systems, centralized design repos etc.
  • Consolidating input from internal stakeholders and working with Engineering and Admin teams to drive superior outcomes
  • Guiding products throughout the full software development lifecycle in Agile environment
  • Driving a set of solutions across various technology functions from conception to implementation by developing a business case, use cases, data dictionaries and flows
  • Creating and communicating vision for assigned product across the team and the organization
  • Serving as liaison between the groups within 2U technology organization
  • Working alongside the engineering team to set development priorities, define and implement a product roadmap through initial launch and subsequent releases


Things That Should Be in Your Background

  • At least 4 years’ experience in product management required
  • Experience of direct management/ownership of a product including financial/ROI and strategic roadmap responsibilities.
  • Experience managing products in an Agile environment.
  • Knowledge and experience in working with internal technically complex systems.
  • Experience working in Product Management or Business Analyst capacity on shareable tech components, tools and framework is a strong plus
  • Ability to work in a dynamic and flexible environment with a start-up culture
  • Ability to travel as needed, up to 25%



EEO statement:
2U is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate against applicants or employees and ensures equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of their race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, national origin, age, marital status, disability, citizenship, military or veterans’ status, or any other classifications protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. 2U’s equal opportunity policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, job benefits, pay and dismissal.

Note: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this position, and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

2U partners with leading colleges and universities to deliver the world’s best online degree programs. Our Platform, a fusion services and technology, enables schools to attract, enroll, educate, support and graduate students around the world. Our company culture is united by our No Back Row® philosophy; the idea that when we each lean in and do our part, we are better individually and collectively.

2U Diversity and Inclusion Statement
At 2U, we are committed to creating and sustaining a culture that embodies diverse walks of life, ideas, genders, ages, races, cultures, sexual orientations, abilities and other unique qualities of our employees. We strive to offer a workplace where every employee feels empowered by the ways in which we are different, as well as the ways in which we are the same.

Why It’s Great to Work at 2U
2U offers a high-energy work environment that’s both challenging and fun. We work hard, but our offices are casual and social places. We wear jeans to work and fuel brainstorming sessions with snacks and seltzer.

2U offers a comprehensive benefits package:

  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Life insurance, disability and 401(k)
  • Unlimited snacks and drinks
  • Generous paid leave policies including a PTO allowance for your vacation, personal, or sick days
  • Additional time off benefits include:
    • time off to volunteer for non-profit organizations
    • parental leave after 12 months of employment
    • holidays that include a winter break from Christmas through New Year and more!
  • Tuition reimbursement program