Girls Who Code
About the organization
Girls Who Code is a nonprofit organization which aims to support and increase the number of women in computer science by equipping young women with the necessary computing skills to pursue 21st century opportunities.
Oversight of owned and operated GWC products—such as our student project gallery, customized domestic and international curriculum and resource delivery app, website—maintaining high performance and ensuring product consistency.
Be responsible for the roadmap for your product areas: working to prioritize, develop, and launch new features in alignment with strategic goals and organizational priorities
Lead developers using agile methodology – sprint plannings, reviews, retrospectives, and daily standups to ensure completion of planned work.
Anticipate, identify, and communicate project status and risks to key partners, including the executive leadership team.
Work with teams to coordinate cross team dependencies and alignment of domestic and global priorities.
Coordinate and drive execution; manage project schedules and work collaboratively to ensure timely delivery of high quality features.
Maintain documentation for customer care team and respond to queries.
Measure the impact of launched projects and use results to impact future priorities.
Responsibilities: Product Design & Development
Exhibit deep insight and learn from students, teachers, internal and external partners, surfacing crisp interpretations and creating action plans and strategies based on what you’ve learned.
3-4 years relevant work experience (product management, or a combination of product design and project management roles or experience); track record of delivering high quality, efficient, creative solutions to tough, real-world problems in resource-challenged environments.
Experience working with APIs, integrating multiple systems, understanding complex operations, workflows, and systems; as well as crafting and implementing new processes.
Experience working with remote and contract engineering teams.
Use data to make decisions and have used qualitative and quantitative research to validate potential product ideas.
Strong project management skills.
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. Experience communicating with both technical and non-technical audiences
Detail-attentive with superb organizational skills
Proven ability to work both independently and collaboratively
Passion for our mission to close the gender gap in technology fields through a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion
Contact email: [email protected]
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