Job Description

Title: Technical Product Manager, Platform Services – US Remote

Location: US Based Remote

Degreed is the upskilling platform that connects learning to opportunities. We integrate everything people use to learn and build their careers skill insights, LMSs, courses, videos, articles, and projects and match everyone to growth opportunities that fit their unique skills, roles, and goals. Degreed exists to discover, empower and recognize the next generation of the world’s expertise.

We’re expanding our product team and are looking for an experienced product professional to join us to help solve problems for our clients. In this role, you will work within the Platform Services team which designs, develops, and maintains critical internal and external platform level tools and capabilities including, but not limited to: APIs and developer experience, Authorization and Authentication, Identity services, SSO, security and compliance, & platform architecture.

This role reports to the VP, Product Management.

Day in the Life

  • Review/assess technical requirements / solutions engineering with various integrated platforms
  • Understand and mitigate the risks associated with changes or additions of new data from new sources
  • Collect and synthesize market insights to identify the unique problems faced by clients and ideate, explore, and validate solution concepts that solve them
  • Distribute market and product knowledge amongst our internal teams – especially Sales, Marketing and Customer Success
  • Build an outcome-focused product roadmap, manage competing needs and changing requirements under tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment, while maintaining a backlog focused on impactful initiatives
  • Act as the Product Owner to facilitate day-to-day meetings like standups, sprint planning, and grooming to keep everyone aligned and on track
  • Meet with clients to discuss to understand their needs and discuss roadmapped plans.
  • Write clear initiatives, epics and user stories based on the product roadmap
  • Assess and address technical, security, and compliance risks
  • Follow competitors and conduct capability analysis regularly
  • Support strategic integration initiatives

Who You Are

  • 3+ years of experience as a Technical Product Manager or Product Owner
  • 3+ years of experience managing enterprise SaaS products
  • Experience using “jobs-to-be-done” (or similar) as a structured approach to uncovering user needs
  • Enthusiasm for close partnerships with designers, engineers, other PMs, and the broader team
  • Strong analytical background, including the ability to break down and work through complex problems and workflows using data
  • Ability to tell a persuasive story and convey information in a digestible format
  • Ability to see the big picture while maintaining close attention to detail
  • Proactive, entrepreneurial mindset, with a record of success in a high-growth context
  • Experience working directly with software developers using agile methodologies
  • Experience in project management tools and workflows (JIRA)

What Sets You Apart

  • Experience with one or more of the following: API, SSO, Integrations design including working with 3rd party systems integrators and integration platforms
  • Knowledge of enterprise learning and/or HR information systems a plus