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Technical Project Manager

Technical Project Manager

ID 
2017-4311
Job Locations 
US-NY-New York
Category 
Technology

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What We're Looking For

2U is a SaaS-based education technology company that enables leading colleges and universities to deliver high quality education to qualified students anywhere. We are looking for a Project Manager to direct implementation of technical products during the onboarding of new university partnerships. You will be challenged to manage complex relationships and processes, to improve team efficiency, and to meet business goals. As a member of the Implementation team, you will have the opportunity to work with all of 2U’s technical systems, with our business operations teams, and with our University partners as well.

Responsibilities Include, But Are Not Limited To

  • Managing all aspects of new program technology standup in accord with a complex set of business requirements
  • Creating engineering task tickets and managing project workflows
  • Evolving our processes with an emphasis on resilience, simplicity and consistency
  • Developing and maintaining strategies, plans, scripts and cases for User Acceptance Testing purposes. Conducting final product testing.
  • Communicating strategically and diplomatically with internal and external stakeholders
  • Gathering program requirements and translating business needs
  • Maintaining thorough documentation during all stages of the process
  • Designing and troubleshooting data integrations according to established best practices

Things That Should Be in Your Background

  • At least 1-3 years' experience in Project Management or Business Analysis roles 
  • Proven strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to drive the requirements gathering process, determine needs and clearly articulate as simple use cases and acceptance criteria for feature enhancements and new products
  • Experience gathering, reviewing and analyzing data requirements
  • Familiarity with Agile software development and deployment processes 
  • Experience with data management and reporting tools
  • Ability to grasp new concepts and technologies quickly in a fast-paced environment
  • Proven aptitude for solving complex logical problems

Other Attributes That Will Help You in This Role

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.

 

About 2U (NASDAQ: TWOU)
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.

 

Benefits
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