Transeo (we provide software solutions to schools and school districts nationwide) is growing and hiring a Software Product Owner/Project Manager.

This person will report to our VP of Product and work closely with a range of stakeholders to create and iterate products that advance student learning and life readiness. You will identify user needs and work with clients and internal, cross-functional teams to design, develop and improve product functionality and manage product releases. As a Software Product Owner /Project Manager, you must have a strong understanding of the software development lifecycle and actively manage it in order to deliver products that support students, teachers, and school leaders. We are looking for someone passionate about education and capable of flourishing in a start-up environment.

Being a fast-growing startup, we need a “doer” who will actively run and manage the sprint and tenaciously clear any blockers or impediments to deliver on the deadlines in the product roadmap.

What you will do:

  • Create and manage sprint planning
  • Orchestrate handoffs between all members of the team so they all feel set up for success
  • Builds the product backlog, prioritizes items to achieve objectives and results and continuously keeps it up to date.
  • Demonstrate ownership and accountability of results in an end-to-end project/product lifecycle
  • Take large, complex projects and break them down into manageable pieces; develop functional specifications, then deliver them in a successful and timely manner
  • Leverage precious resources and a proven ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously
  • Thrive in a dynamic and challenging work environment and able to set goals and achieve scheduled deadlines
  • Have working knowledge of software product development architecture in order to break down technical projects into appropriate pieces of work
  • Lead and work cross-functionally in a small collaborative environment

Must-Have:

  • Minimum 2-3 years of experience as a Product Owner/Project Manager
  • Demonstrable experience managing effective geographically distributed teams building digital products, preferably SaaS
  • Familiarity with Agile, Waterfall, and Kanban software development practices
  • A track record of thriving in a dynamic environment, collaborating directly and deeply with cross-functional partners, including designers and engineers
  • Ability to communicate well with our customers and establish which product-related challenges and problems they are facing are most important to their success and our business
  • Comfort with and experience in interacting with internal senior management as well as counterparts in customer organizations
  • Excellent visual, written, and oral communication skills

Nice to Have:

  • Experience with a high-growth start-up
  • Software Development or Engineering experience a plus
  • Experience working remotely and autonomously

The Company

Transeo is a different kind of company. We place a premium on social impact, having fun, working hard, and thinking deeply but practically. Transeo was created for educators by educators. We have forged both a corporate team and collaborative partnerships that represent some of the highest caliber talent and thinking in the field of K-12 education. In addition to diverse, high-energy, and smart professionals, we have a strong national network of leading educational organizations.

The Mission

Too many students are graduating from American high schools lacking the real-world skills and experiences they need to succeed. Transeo is committed to transforming student readiness and ensuring our learners do not graduate lacking in these areas. We've developed tools that expand learning beyond the traditional classroom walls, empowering students, and supporting educators.

The Platform

We build and deploy software with a suite of tools that helps schools, districts, regional entities, and states transform the way they support students in their college, career, and life readiness journey. Transeo currently features 4 products (Serve, Jobs, Journey, College) with more on the way, all fully integrated and built using the most relevant and up-to-date tech stack. The suite is highly configurable to suit the needs of every organization and impacts students in highly meaningful ways.

Compensation and Benefits

The salary range for this position is $90,000.00 plus commensurate with experience.

We also provide the following benefits to all employees:

  • All required hardware and software (PC/Laptop, Software, Tools & Platforms)
  • Generous health plans with substantial portions covered by Transeo, including:
    • Healthcare, Dental, Vision
    • Potential for a stock compensation plan