Amplify
A pioneer in K–12 education, Amplify is leading the way in next-generation curriculum and formative assessment.
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Product Manager, Interoperability at Amplify (Remote)

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A pioneer in K-12 education since 2000, Amplify is leading the way in next-generation curriculum and assessment. Our captivating core and supplemental programs in ELA, math, and science engage all students in rigorous learning and inspire them to think deeply, creatively, and for themselves. Our formative assessment products turn data into practical instructional support to help students at every skill level build a strong foundation in early reading and math. Our programs provide teachers with powerful tools that help them understand and respond to the needs of all their students. Today, Amplify serves over eleven million students in all 50 states.
We're seeking a hard-working Product Manager to join our burgeoning Interoperability team, ready to build our innovative educational products, ensure they work exceptionally well in classrooms, and be a champion for Amplify's interoperability initiatives both within Amplify and more broadly in the educational space. Our product managers partner with engineering, design, curriculum, marketing, and implementation to align our vision and execute against the roadmap. The ideal candidate is passionate about building the best possible experience for teachers, students, and administrators and is excited to lead cross-functional agile teams.
"Amplify's COVID-19 vaccination policy requires all staff to provide proof of vaccination for in-person meetings unless an approved exemption is provided. "
Responsibilities of the Product Manager:
Be an agile team leader.
  • Motivate and empower your team to prioritize the highest impact work.
  • Participate in agile ceremonies (sprint planning, retrospectives, scrum, etc.) and track completed work.
  • Prioritize your backlog, translate features into user stories, and elaborate on those stories for your agile team.

Communicate across the organization.
  • Proactively connect with key partners and cross-functional teams to ensure alignment of product vision and execution.
  • Track progress toward successful delivery. Raise issues, risks, and dependencies, and collaborate to resolve them.
  • Deeply understand your product's features, content, user experience, and relationship to the broader product ecosystem, so you can effectively communicate about your component with a broad range of team members.
  • Draft release notes, announcements, and training materials to support the launch of new features and products.

Develop exceptional products.
  • Empathize with our customers' and users' needs as a passionate advocate for customer perspectives through all phases of product development.
  • Conduct user testing interviews to identify problems and validate improvements.
  • Research the competitive product landscape and education market.
  • Synthesize data, observations, and other research into insights to help advise product strategy.

Represent Amplify in the Edtech space
  • Work with Amplify stakeholders to aggregate and document Amplify interoperability needs and strategies.
  • Research commonly used ed tech standards and their use across the popular market.
  • Attend IMS Global meetings to represent Amplify and advocate for improvements to existing standards.

Basic Qualifications of the Product Manager:
  • BA/BS or equivalent experience
  • Organizational skills attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical and creative problem-solving skills
  • Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills
  • Strong project management skills

Preferred Qualifications of the Product Manager:
  • Experience as an educator
  • Background in technology, design, user research, curriculum development

We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. To that end, we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.
Amplify is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.
This position may be funded, in whole or in part, through American Recovery & Reinvestment Act funds.
Amplify Education, Inc. is an E-Verify participant.
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What are Amplify Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Open door policy
Group brainstorming sessions
Diversity
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
We have a variety of employee-led ERGs whose goal is to create a safe space for employees of all backgrounds and identities to find community and support in their personal and career development.
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
We offer Pet Insurance options through Nationwide.
Wellness Programs
We offer a premier subscription to CALM, an award-winning mindfulness app as well as health club discounts through our Employee Assistance Program with Aetna.
Mental Health Benefits
Mental Health benefits, including access to therapists, is available through our Employee Assistance Program. We also offer employees the opporutunity to complete Mental Health First Aid training.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
All full time, part-time and temporary employees over the age of 21 are eligible to partiicpate in our Fidelity 401K and/or Roth 401K plan after 30 days of employment.
401(K) Matching
Amplify provides 100% match on first 1% of employee contributions and 50% match on the next 5%, with an annual maximum employer match of $3,000.
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Amplify does offer performance bonuses dependent upon the nature of your position .
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Amplify offers a backup childcare solution through Bright Horizons.
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Occassional Happy Hours during company functions.
Relocation Assistance
If an eligilbe employee is asked to relocate as part of their job, Amplify may reimburse them for reasonalbe expenses.
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Fully remote employees, not assigned to an office, are eligible for internet reimbursement up to $40 per month.
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Online course subscriptions available

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