Senior Product Manager

Remote (US) OR Washington, DC

Full Time Senior-level / Expert
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Interfolio's leading Faculty Information System increases transparency, equity, and efficiency around academic decisions for higher education.
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Interfolio is on a mission to build smart, inspired and useful products for faculty and academic communities. By building an engine for faculty activity, decisions, and data, Interfolio has become the first mover in defining and owning the category of faculty-focused technology that cultivates goal-oriented collaboration around academic decision-making. Interfolio operates the first holistic faculty information system to support the full lifecycle of faculty work, from job seeking to review, tenure, sabbatical, committee work, research, and beyond. Offering colleges and universities increased clarity and insight into faculty data to help achieve their strategic initiatives, Interfolio believes that advancing the faculty will advance the institution. What’s even better than that? We’ve crafted a fun, collegial, dynamic culture that celebrates team and individual success almost daily. We’ve got a lean team of super-smart, super-hard working, local and remote colleagues who collaborate closely to produce a valuable service for an industry we’re passionate about. And, we genuinely like working with each other and with our clients. Like what you've heard so far? Then consider joining our Product Strategy team. The position of Technical Product Manager is based out of our Washington DC office. Product Managers at Interfolio play a central role in ensuring the overall success of our products, from idea inception, development, through commercial launch and ongoing maintenance. Successful product managers will have an equal balance of passion for creating innovative products and  delivering outsized impact to our customers.  

Position Description:

  • Own the continuous prioritization and grooming of your backlog
  • Define, defend, and socialize the strategy and roadmap for the products within your portfolio
  • Manage and mentor Product Owners and other Product Managers.
  • Own making the business case to the executive team for the sustained investment  in your product / platform area of responsibility
  • Be an expert in understanding the specific market pressures and corresponding market needs that shape your product
  • Be the subject matter expert for your product and provide support to Sales and Client Success as needed
  • Provide appropriate guidance to the engineering teams to ensure the successful completion of Sprints
  • Partner with the Product and Eng leadership to coordinate on cross product strategy
  • Own and report out on OKRs to drive transparency and trust around your products across the lifecycle
  • Work directly with customers, end users and education industry experts
  • Cultivate and maintain a meaningful partnership with Sales, Marketing, User Experience, Engineering, Client Success, and Senior Executives

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher
  • 7+ years experience, of which at least 5 years as a product manager, product owner (or similar) role in an agile software development environment
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with confidence and clarity with different audiences and personalities via electronic, verbal or in presentation forms
  • Demonstrated ability to lead teams working in an Agile environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a highly collaborative environment
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate and build consensus across multiple stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to be an independent, creative problem solver
  • Proven quantitative based approach for making decisions

Nice to have:

  • Degree in Computer Science or related technical field
  • Prior experience in the Education industry
  • Prior experience building developer communities
  • Prior experience analyzing data from  Product utilization / measurement tools (Pendo, MixPanel, or related)
  • Prior experience integrating Sisense, Tableau, PowerBI or related Business intelligence

In addition to a competitive salary, Interfolio offers a robust benefits package that includes medical insurance, unlimited paid time off, a yearly wellness benefit AND professional development stipend, and a fun company culture, which sets us apart! We look forward to you learning more about us!
Interfolio is committed to diversity and the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national, social or ethnic origin, age, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, family or parental status, or any status protected by the laws or regulations in locations where we operate.
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