Sr. Software Product Manager, Product Analytics
At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we are always re-examining the way people learn best, whether it’s one child in our own backyard or an education community across the globe. We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who motivate each other to explore new frontiers in an environment that supports and inspires us to always be better. By pushing the boundaries of technology — and each other to surpass these boundaries — we create seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the world’s innovations, personal and global, large and small.
Learning & Product analytics is transforming education, and Pearson is at the forefront of using data to improve teaching and student learning. With over 10 million higher education students annually studying in our MyLab, Mastering, and other learning products, we have the data. We have the instructional and assessment content. Our product teams are making new discoveries in how we can use data to derive actionable insights around our Learners, Instructors and Institutions for building adaptive and intelligent learning systems. Today, MyLabs and Mastering learning products are delivering personalized and adaptive learning experiences worldwide, and this success forms a powerful foundation for new research and innovation. We are looking for a uniquely talented individual to derive actionable insights for our Higher Education Global product teams.
We are looking for someone who turns data into insight, action and results. This likely goes without saying but you must love data! The Senior Product Manager of Product Analytics will operate as an analyst in many capacities while developing insight products that help optimize our customer experience by providing actionable insight into our products, content and systems. They will take part in the entire product life-cycle from ideation to launch to optimization. Strong critical thinking skills, a drive to understand the business, and a strong ability and bias toward actionable insights is essential for success in this role. The successful candidate is also expected to elicit and define requirements, partner with business users to think beyond operational metrics to the next question and manage client expectations about capabilities and timing. The role will involve close interaction with the product mgmt, user design groups, data warehouse developers and software development teams. Strong communication and interpersonal skills are critical.
High Level Responsibilities:
●Partner with Product Managers and Content teams to prioritize, scope and perform in-depth analyses to drive and inform strategic decisions, especially related to the product development and growth initiatives.
●Collaborate with and lead the project team to ensure successful delivery of the project.
●Developing lasting insights into complex questions through conducting cutting edge, creative analyses using SQL, R and Tableau with a particular focus on product efficacy and success in optimizing learning outcomes.
●Provide thought leadership across those internal stakeholders being supported in order that they may be able to better leverage the insights.
●Heavily partner with Product and Engineering teams to produce instrumentation requirements to generate insightful measurements on our new and existing products. Familiarity with Google Analytics is critical!
●Work across departments and collaborate with business managers, user experience, systems architects, engineering delivery teams, project managers, QA, and operations teams.
●Identify information and visualization required to tell a compelling and meaningful story with the various data points available; establish baselines and monitor growth or decline in a multitude of consumer metrics.
●Performs other duties as assigned or apparent.
Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Primary Location: United States
Other Locations US-MA-Boston, US-CO-Centennial, US-CA-San Francisco
Work Locations: US-MA-Boston-501 Boylston 501 Boylston St Boston 02116
Job: Product Management
Organization: Global Product
Employee Status: Regular Employee
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Job Posting: Jan 17, 2018
Job Unposting: Ongoing
Schedule: Full-time Regular
Req ID: 1800437