Burning Glass

  • Product Manager, API Solutions

    Job Locations US-MA-Boston
    Posted Date 2 months ago(3/14/2018 1:45 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Product Management
  • Overview

    Burning Glass Technologies is a leading labor market analytics provider whose tools play a growing role in closing the skills gap and informing educational needs for the emerging workforce. We provide researchers, policy makers, educators, and employers with detailed insight into labor-market demand. Burning Glass proudly serves a global client base, including educational institutions, government workforce agencies, academic research centers, global recruitment and staffing agencies, major employers, and leading job boards.


    We seek a Product Manager to join our team to lead the development of our API toolkit. Today, APIs are critical to deliver capabilities in learning, workforce development, and human capital management markets used to shape the future of the workforce. The Product Manager, API Solutions will lead overall product strategy with full accountability for all aspects of API market development and product lifecycle.


    Product Managers at Burning Glass drive the product and market definition, technical and market requirements, product marketing, sales facilitation, and customer success of new and enhanced enterprise solutions in the learning and workforce and human capital management markets. The Product Manager, API Solutions is responsible for understanding of the core problems in these markets and the definition of, and execution to, the product roadmap.


    The successful candidate will have experience managing technology projects and interacting with agile development teams. Based in our Boston office, this position is responsible for working with Sales, Engineering, and customers and will guide cross-functional teams from design to continuous delivery. He or she will gather and synthesize customer and market insights to fuel development, define personas, and inform product and campaign strategy. Position requirements include attention to detail and an enthusiasm for managing quantitatively.


    Minimum qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree in Business, Marketing or a related field
    • 5+ years of experience in the development, sales, and marketing of APIs or OEM solutions
    • Exceptional ability to think strategically and analytically coupled with strong written communication skills
    • Proficient in B2B software product marketing and software sales support
    • Strong project management skills
    • Cross-functional team leadership with a collaborative work style and the ability to positively negotiate with and influence others

    Preferred qualifications

    • An understanding of machine learning, big data, and ontology development
    • Background in or experience with labor market data
    • Familiarity with web product delivery
    • Pragmatic marketing certification


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