Skillsoft is the global leader in eLearning – we train more professionals than any other company in the world, over 400 million learners and currently support more than 6000 customers, including half of the Fortune 500.
We have recently released our next generation SaaS platform solution – Percipio. This is the realization of our vision that brings together technology and product to build the most beautiful product possible. You will be responsible for the content publishing capabilities for this platform enabling the creation, management, and publishing of Skillsoft’s multi-modal learning content.
We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced product leader to lead a large agile team (located in Rochester) in the development of content publishing tools enabling the delivery of video, audio, ebook, assessment, and other content types. You will be responsible for the strategy, design, development, launch, tracking, iteration of the internal content publishing system and services used in the delivery of client content publishing features.
You will become our thought-leader in all things content and will help to inform the overall content strategy and roadmap. You will have the opportunity to work with brilliant people around the globe including working closely with Development squads, Content Product Management, Content Development, and User Experience Design departments.
Own and manage the product vision and collaborate with management and other product owners to build a comprehensive product strategy
Actively manage and maintain the product roadmap and backlog
Research, document and drive all changes to products including new features, minor enhancements, and defects
Participate in an Agile process with Engineering and QA to manage the backlog of work, refine requirements, estimate work effort and plan day-to-day product development activities
Collaborate with User Experience Designers to build a UX strategy, develop feature-level designs, and usability testing.
Conduct market research and analysis of competitive landscape
Contribute to and review product release notes, user manuals and training material
Work with cross-functional teams to develop and implement a go-to-market plan
Support product release activities including release planning, product training, demonstrations, and customer presentations
Provide on-going product support to direct sales and channel sales organizations helping them to understand product positioning and key benefits
Knowledge and Skills
Minimum 5+ years of experience in Software Product Management
Excellent written and verbal communications skills
Domain expertise in Content publishing, Web-based Learning, Skillsoft Target Markets, and/or Training Business
Ability to work in fast-paced, entrepreneurial start-up environment
Strong organization skills
Strong negotiation skills
Experience working in an Agile software development environment
Experience with web analytics
Experience with JIRA, Confluence or other Agile software development tools is desired
Technical background and/or strong understanding of modern software development practices is desired
Experience working with a virtual team is desired
Content Publishing Specific – highly desired
Minimum of 2 years of digital content publishing experience
Experience with video and/or audio production and delivery technologies
Experience with Content Management Systems (CMS)
Education and Certifications:
BA/BS or related degree required