GoGuardian
We envision a future where all learners are ready and inspired to solve the world’s greatest challenges.
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Senior Product Manager

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About Us
At GoGuardian, we're helping share the future of digital learning by providing educators, students, and schools with tools to create engaging and equitable learning environments. Together, we build innovative solutions to empower students, deliver insights, and encourage experimentation. With employees around the globe, we're committed to building a culture of inclusivity, curiosity, and courage. GoGuardian's growth is fast and ever-evolving, and our teams are growing along with it - always ready to experiment and learn.
Our Culture
We're here for the cause, but also for the culture. We celebrate our successes and wins together, and make time to appreciate our teammates every day. Take a peek into your future at GoGuardian: our Slack channels include #gardenclub, #boardgametime, #bookrecs, and #petphotos. There's always something fun going on, including concerts, classes, book clubs, and more! From virtual trivia to local meet-ups, Guardians are always finding ways to connect.
The Team
We're looking for someone who thrives in an environment of trust, adaptability, optimism, and consistent questioning of the status quo. We trust our Product Management team to define the future of GoGuardian, and in turn, the future of our impact on education.
The Role
As a Senior Product Manager, you will be the loudest advocate for your users. You will use your strong business acumen and in-depth understanding of your users' community to set a clear vision and strategy for your product and make critical, evidence-based prioritization decisions that help us grow as market leaders. You will collaborate closely with a cross-functional team to ensure you keep a strong pulse on the market and that our products are innovative and continuously evolve to exceed our users' needs. You will also work closely with your fellow Product Managers, creating opportunities for mentorship and assisting in their developmental growth.
What You'll Do
    • Develop an exceptional understanding of the needs of students, guardians, educators, and administrators through structured user research
    • Define and carry out the product vision for users, champion it through the entire product lifecycle, and manage tactical initiatives
    • Ensure your teams are working on the most impactful projects through evidence-based prioritization
    • Collaborate across the organization to think outside of the current roadmap and build a strategic vision around the future of the product and market
    • Own large and complex strategic decisions, often with a build, buy, partner framework
    • Measure and share the success of your product and its ability to solve problems through both quantitative and qualitative measures
    • Educate, advocate, and evangelize your product initiatives so there is internal awareness and alignment
    • Help your teammates grow professionally, and grow by learning from them

Who You Are
    • You have 4+ years of experience of product ownership/management experience
    • User-centricity and empathy is at the core of your approach to product management
    • You're able to easily switch between thinking creatively and analytically and make time for both
    • You have a strong EQ. You're highly collaborative and know how to foster relationships to further support your product and are comfortable being the final decision maker
    • You have an advanced ability to identify and resolve issues, manage risk, develop detailed work plans and specifications, and delegate tasks
    • You approach problems with a data-driven mindset, building hypotheses and testing their validity with experimentation and measurable results.
    • You have worked extensively with qualitative customer feedback and quantitative data to inform decisions. You've conducted user research and orchestrated tests in cooperation with researchers and analysts
    • You don't need explicit direction or micro-managing. You're self-driven, entrepreneurial, value product team alignment and can use your resources to accomplish your goals on your own
    • You have exceptional communication skills (written and verbal)
    • You have an ability to effectively operate with high-energy and flexibility in a fast-paced, constantly evolving team environment
    • You have an understanding of the technical architecture of complex & modern web applications. You're able to tailor the level of technical communication based on the audience the room

What We Offer
    • A varied and challenging role in a multinational and highly innovative company
    • A robust benefits package including health insurance, 401(k) retirement savings plan with company match, employee stock option plan, paid parental leave, 13 paid company holidays, and much more
    • Development and further training opportunities for shaping and realizing your career goals
    • Exceptional colleagues with a passion for EdTech

    • P.S. - Share this with your friends or co-workers who may be interested in working at GoGuardian! We have multiple openings and are always looking for amazing people.

GoGuardian is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs. GoGuardian does not discriminate against employees, applicants, interns or volunteers on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, sex, age, sexual orientation, military and veteran status, registered domestic partner status, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
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What are GoGuardian Perks + Benefits

GoGuardian Benefits Overview

We believe there is no better investment than in the health and wellness of our employees. With benefits like flexible PTO, yoga and meditation classes, and professional development stipends, it’s easy to relax, unwind, and align. Your growth is our priority, both inside and outside the office!

Culture
Volunteer in local community
GoGuardian participates in local volunteer activities such as AngelHacks Hackathon, Teens Exploring Technology (TXT) and LA Food Bank.
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
GoGuardian's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee has five focus areas to drive meaningful and lasting change in Community, Communication, Talent, Product & Education.
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
On-site meditation twice per week
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Team fitness initiatives include weekly in-office yoga classes
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 12 weeks of parental leave for all parents who have been with the company for one year.
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
We offer a flexible time off policy for full-time exempt employees. Full-time non-exempt employees accrue 3 weeks of PTO annually. We also offer a paid 2 week end of the year holiday break.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications

Additional Perks + Benefits

Relax, recharge, and refresh with weekly yoga classes & guided aromatherapy meditation. Whether you're a golfer or a gamer (or both), there's probably a weekly activity with your name on it.

An Insider's view of GoGuardian

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Exciting! We’ve had tremendous growth and have gone through a lot of changes over the last couple of years, but have maintained the supportive, passionate, and energetic foundations that made me join the company in the first place. The vibe is simultaneously feels relaxed and open, and like everywhere you look, people are solving difficult problems

Terence

VP of Customer Service and Support

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

Our vision brings tall challenges; one of which is finding ways to sift through nearly insurmountable amounts of data, finding the important nuggets of information, then surfacing it to the right people. By using a combination of machine learning and cutting-edge data science (really), we're building better products for our users.

Zach

Senior Designer

How does the company support your career growth?

One of my life mantras is "When you stop learning you stop growing" and it is not possible here at GG to stop learning, as long as we take advantage of all that is available to us! Not only does GoGuardian keep us continually learning through our monthly all-hands meetings, but we have GG University and our personal learning stipend.

Susan

Account Executive, Pear Deck

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

The collaboration with people is really incredible. On the partnerships team, I get to work across internal teams as well as partner with our customers and thought leaders to enhance our products. I really enjoy learning from and working with our partners and everyone at GoGuardian.

Melissa

School Partnerships Manager

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