InStride
InStride helps transform businesses and create social impact by unlocking the power of education.
Los Angeles, CA

Product Analyst at InStride

| Greater LA Area
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As the premier global provider of Strategic Enterprise Education™ (SEE), InStride enables employers to provide career-boosting degrees and credentials to their employees, through leading global academic institutions across the U.S., Mexico, Europe and Australia. InStride helps organizations achieve transformative business and social impact by unlocking the power of education, through advanced technology-enabled experiences for learners and corporate partners alike.
Role Overview
At InStride, the Product Analyst will play a key role in further developing our platform to streamline partner onboarding and create an amazing experience for our customers. The ideal candidate is a self-starter who wants to develop features that can help change the lives of our users.

Responsibilities

  • Feature discovery: You want to really understand the pain points that the customer is facing and find ways to iterate on research to get to a feature MVP.
  • Specs & Stories: You write specifications and user stories to help the tech team understand what problem we are trying to solve, so they can build it. 
  • Sprints: You love being in the nitty-gritty of a regular cadence of sprints, leading a tech pod to consistently deliver new features sprint after sprint.
  • Prioritization: You excel at prioritizing and grooming a backlog, making sure that there is cross-functional alignment on what’s prioritized next. 
  • Ownership and accountability: You are accountable for a tech pod and for executing on a plan to consistently deliver value to our users.
  • What you’ll actually do
  • Organize and perform requirements gathering between Design, Engineering and additional teams in order to define user stories, acceptance criteria based on the direction for product features. 
  • Lead a Pod of Engineers through backlog grooming, tech estimations, planning, and development to ensure each sprint moves forward at its best velocity.
  • Support the release of feature launches with cross-functional alignment, user acceptance testing and communication notes to all stakeholders.
  • Review and prioritize feature/bug requests from internal and external stakeholders.
  • Analyze business data to identify insights, trends and develop recommendations in order to enable us to make data-driven decisions.
  • Drive post-launch product optimization opportunities to increase conversion rates 

Ideal Profile

  • 2+ years in product management or similar positions 
  • Demonstrated track record of success in the full lifecycle of product management from visioning and discovery through launch to support and iterations 
  • Knowledge of software development practices and experience crafting epics, user stories, organizing an agile process in Jira
  • Experience in balancing priorities and timelines across multiple stakeholders 
  • Strong ability to communicate and collaborate with Engineering, Design, Marketing and Business teams using storytelling, data, visualizations and/or examples
  • Possesses ability to zoom in and out between the “big picture” strategy and the high attention to detail tasks 
  • Experienced with analytics and performance monitoring tools such as Google Analytics, Tableau and/or Google Data Studio
  • Experience in setting up and improving digital marketing, commerce, and traffic optimization flows using A/B testing tools like Google Optimize or Optimizely
  • Excited by the challenge of building a world-class business that delivers not only high revenue growth and compelling ROI, but also has a meaningful impact on society
  • High EQ, comfort with ambiguity and a “no job too small” startup mentality

InStride is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, medical condition, or any other category protected by applicable federal and state law, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance relating to an applicant's criminal history.

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Where we are

Our DTLA office provides easy access to public transportation, great restaurants, museums, and other attractions.

Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
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    • SqlLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • Dynamo DBDatabases
    • AWS RDSDatabases
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    • IllustratorDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • JIRAManagement
    • WrikeManagement
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What are InStride Perks + Benefits

InStride Benefits Overview

We want InStriders to thrive and feel supported. Here are a few perks and benefits we are proud to offer our team.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
On a weekly basis, we have yoga, guided meditation, HIIT, Pure Barre classes to name a few.
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Our game room is shared and includes ping pong, pool and a wine fridge.
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Our clubs are growing but here are a few. Our Supper Club for foodies. Our Give Back program to support our local community. Our weekly Creative Juices on Wednesdays to think outside the box.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
Paid industry certifications

Additional Perks + Benefits

As part of our mission to enable lifelong learning, we provide full tuition coverage for InStriders to earn a degree or credential from a university online within our network.

An Insider's view of InStride

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Everyone at InStride is incredibly intelligent, thoughtful, and approachable. We’re all here to contribute to the success of the company.

Austin Daneshmand

Controller

How does the company support your career growth?

Lifelong learning is core to the mission of the company but also the goal for our staff, and I think that’s really important. The Step Forward program means a lot to me because I never thought I would go back to school for my master’s and thanks to InStride I’m super excited to enroll.

Kat

Executive Assistant

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Sr. DevOps Engineer

InStride
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In this role, you will work with the Sr. Manager, Site Reliability Engineering & DevOps, responsible for availability, latency, performance, efficiency, monitoring, emergency response, and security on the cloud-hosted environment (preferably in a SaaS environment serving large companies) and a passion for our mission.

Staff Accountant

InStride
Greater LA Area
1 day ago
+46
InStride is a public benefit company whose mission is to develop the workforce of the future by helping employers provide career-boosting education opportunities to their employees through a network of high-quality academic institutions. We believe the most enduring way for companies to achieve transformative business and social impact is by investing in their people.   InStride is looking for a motivated, organized, and hard-working Staff

Lifecycle Marketing Specialist

InStride
Greater LA Area
1 day ago
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InStride is looking for a Lifecycle Marketing Specialist to coordinate and help execute our lifecycle marketing strategy. The ideal candidate is a process-focused individual who has experience developing automated workflows, building HTML emails and working with cross-functional teams.

Senior Product Manager

InStride
Greater LA Area
1 week ago
+46
InStride is a public benefit company whose mission is to develop the workforce of the future by helping employers provide career-boosting education opportunities to their employees through a network of high-quality academic institutions. We believe the most enduring way for companies to achieve transformative business and social impact is by investing in their people.   Role Overview Reporting to the Director, Product, the Senior Product

Marketing Manager, Learner

InStride
Greater LA Area
1 week ago
+46
InStride is a public benefit company whose mission is to develop the workforce of the future by helping employers provide career-boosting education opportunities to their employees through a network of high-quality academic institutions. We believe the most enduring way for companies to achieve transformative business and social impact is by investing in their people.   InStride is seeking a marketer to work consultatively with our partners to

Associate Product Manager

InStride
Greater LA Area
1 week ago
+46
InStride is a public benefit company whose mission is to develop the workforce of the future by helping employers provide career-boosting education opportunities to their employees through a network of high-quality academic institutions. We believe the most enduring way for companies to achieve transformative business and social impact is by investing in their people.   Role Overview At InStride, the Associate Product Manager will play a key

Director, Strategy

InStride
Greater LA Area
2 weeks ago
+46
InStride is a public benefit company whose mission is to develop the workforce of the future by helping employers provide career-boosting education opportunities to their employees through a network of high-quality academic institutions. We believe the most enduring way for companies to achieve transformative business and social impact is by investing in their people.   Role Overview InStride is seeking a Director, Strategy to lead the

Sales Operations Analyst

InStride
Greater LA Area
2 weeks ago
+46
InStride is looking for an experienced Sales Operations Analyst who wants to jump in head-first and support our fast-growing Corporate Partnerships team help reach InStride’s vision and mission.

Software Engineer

InStride
Remote
2 weeks ago
+46
· Ensure use of engineering best practices for development, development, agile, security, accessibility, compliance, performance, HADR, etc. · Experience delivering SaaS solutions for large enterprise customers. · Experience leveraging a variety of open source technologies, working with cloud services, leveraging modern UI frameworks (Angular, React) , backend (RESTful APIs, Node.js, python, microservices, serverless, etc). · Be able to lead and be a technical subject matter expert for platform architecture discussions and decisions. · Strong process orientation and attention to detail. · Proactively communicate and manage expectations with your leader and team. · Excited by the challenge of building a world-class business that delivers not only high revenue growth and compelling ROI, but also has a meaningful impact on society. · Exposure to higher education institutions through direct experience and/or passion for the education space. · Comfort with ambiguity and a “no job too small” startup mentality. · Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science related field and/or work experience.

Staff Engineer

InStride
Remote
2 weeks ago
+46
Reporting to the Director of Engineering, this role will lead the architecture, platform, development and sustainment of our platform and ecosystem. The ideal candidate would have previous experience building web and mobile digital products for large enterprises, a proven track record of building applications, services, infrastructure and helping growing needs of our business and engineering teams and a passion for our mission.

Sr. Software Engineer

InStride
Remote
2 weeks ago
+46
5+ years software engineering experience delivering large scale, global, high traffic and highly available consumer facing web applications and mobile apps. 5+ years experience delivering projects using agile methodologies. 5+ years experience collaborating with and working in cross functional teams including product, user experience, project management, etc.. 2+ years leading or mentoring other developers on the team. Ensure use of engineering best practices for development, development, agile, security, accessibility, compliance, performance, HADR, etc. Experience delivering SaaS solutions for large enterprise customers. Experience leveraging a variety of open source technologies, working with cloud services, leveraging modern UI frameworks (Angular, React) , backend (RESTful APIs, Node.js, python, microservices, serverless, etc). Be able to lead and be a technical subject matter expert for platform architecture discussions and decisions. Strong process orientation and attention to detail.

Corporate Partner Success Manager

InStride
Greater LA Area
2 weeks ago
+46
InStride is currently seeking a highly motivated Corporate Partner Success Manager responsible for managing a portfolio of Enterprise Corporate Partners including ongoing delivery against annual targets, identification of expansion opportunities and ultimately driving resounding client advocacy.