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Product Manager, Cybersecurity Boot Camps

2U

Dec 23

AWS

What We’re Looking For:

As a Product Manager, Cybersecurity Boot Camps, you’ll have the responsibility of supporting several fast growing product lines. Your scope will be wide and your impact must be deep. You’ll work across every element of the offering and several different teams -- Marketing, Admissions, Academics, Partnerships, and more. You’ll become the key source of truth of who our students are, what their goals are, and how we’re going to meet their needs while the market is changing.

Your work will be the difference maker in helping students decide to accelerate their career with a 2U boot camp, partnering with the VP, Product to identify and prioritize new product bets. You’ll then work closely with the Learning team to bring them to life and with our go-to-market teams to make sure students know it is their best option.

This job will require sophisticated communication skills, force you to learn quickly, and challenge your ability to distill and communicate complex ideas and topics. You will have responsibility for setting the strategic direction for your boot camp product and its ancillary products. You’re a high-energy, optimistic leader who loves to find the ‘truth’ inside of unstructured problems.

Responsibilities Include, But Are Not Limited To:

  • Serve as the "co-pilot" to the VP, Product who has revenue and P&L responsibility for the entire vertical, shaping the problems and opportunities they focus on
  • Own the evolving truth of the Student, the Market, and the Value Prop, and aligning teams around the right problems to solve
  • Develop and define the learner personas in your verticals, shaping the entire organization’s understanding of who our learners are
  • In collaboration with the VP, Product, lead the definition and strategy of the right products to build in your verticals, helping to size the promises and positions that are most valuable
  • Define key hypotheses through market research and then manage the deployment of ‘in-market’ tests to validate opportunities for new product development
  • Work with Marketing to support the building of content and marketing experiences that communicate the value proposition and market position of our offerings

Things That Should Be In Your Background:

  • 4-7+ years of experience in a product and/or go-to-market role, preferably in Education
  • Experience with consumer-centric businesses a must
  • Strong communication skills with stakeholders across functional teams
  • Excellent analytical skills, quantitative and qualitative, and ability to define signal within noise
  • Strong business acumen and ability to self-start to drive towards business outcomes

Other Attributes That Will Help You In This Role:

  • Cybersecurity knowledge and experience preferred

About 2U Inc. (NASDAQ: TWOU)

2U is comprised of 3 lines of business: Graduate Degree Programs, Short Course, and Boot Camps. Going beyond traditional learning management systems, we use tech, people, and data to help top universities and enterprise organizations transform in the digital era—and eliminate the back row in higher ed. We support lifelong learning which means thinking beyond a single degree. It means finding ways for students to gain the skills they need to change careers, evolve their expertise, and meet the challenges of the changing world head-on. We help our partners fill those needs—developing new digital education technologies and offerings capable of supporting students at different points in their lives. Whether they need a simple refresher, to learn something new, or to change their career trajectories completely, our partners are there to help them succeed. Together with our partners, 2U has positively transformed the lives of more than 275,000 students and lifelong learners. 

2U Diversity and Inclusion Statement

At 2U, we are committed to creating and sustaining a culture that embodies diverse walks of life, ideas, genders, ages, races, cultures, sexual orientations, abilities and other unique qualities of our employees. We strive to offer a workplace where every employee feels empowered by the ways in which we are different, as well as the ways in which we are the same. 

Benefits & Culture

Working at 2U means working with individuals that are passionate and mission driven. We collaborate on tough problems to deliver the best outcomes for our partners, students, and each other. You will find team members working together in our open office spaces, gathered in the kitchen grabbing a snack, or taking a break in our game rooms.

2U offers a comprehensive benefits package:

  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Life insurance, disability and 401(k)
  • Unlimited snacks and drinks
  • Generous paid leave policies including unlimited PTO
  • Additional time off benefits include: volunteer days, parental leave, and a company-wide winter break

In Colorado, the anticipated base salary for this role is $82,000.00 with potential bonus eligibility. Note: The final compensation for this position may consider factors including the geographic location where the work is performed (candidate’s assigned office) and prior work experience of the candidate.

To learn more, visit 2U.com. #NoBackRow

Note: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this position, and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

2U is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate against applicants or employees and ensures equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of their race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, age, marital status, disability, citizenship, military or veterans’ status, or any other classifications protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. 2U’s equal opportunity policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, job benefits and pay.