Technical Product Manager

Product Toronto, Ontario


We are looking for a Technical Product Manager to join our close-knit and amazingly talented product team. The ideal candidate is skilled at synthesizing qualitative and quantitative inputs from multiple sources. They are a smart and deliberate decision maker, with a passion for creating superior products. They know how to get things done and can drive the development of new product features from vision to launch.

About the Gig:

  • Continuously work with our customers to understand the problems they are trying to solve
  • Work with internal customers (sales, customer success, operations) and ensure their insights contribute to product decisions
  • Create meaningful signals from our metrics and use them to inform our design decisions
  • Be an expert in the education technology sector; be able to identify key trends to drive the company’s product roadmap
  • Collaborate with our design team to come up with wireframes and UI
  • Work with the Dev team to write stories and plan and manage sprint work
  • Communicate new product releases to internal and external customers

About You:

  • 3+ years experience as a product manager for a B2C web application
  • Engineering/Computer Science background so you can effectively communicate with engineers about product details and technical options
  • Deep empathy towards customers
  • An analytical, meticulous, detail-obsessed mindset
  • Belief in data-driven design and ability to work with various analytics platforms to help inform and validate design decisions
  • Exceptional written and spoken communication skills, with an ability to persuade and galvanize others behind the product and your vision
  • Solid project management skills
  • Experience working in an agile dev environment

About Top Hat:

Top Hat’s interactive, cloud-based teaching platform enables professors to engage students inside and outside the classroom with compelling content, tools and activities. Millions of students at 700 leading North American colleges and universities use the Top Hat teaching platform. Headquartered in Toronto, Top Hat has been operating profitably since its 2009 launch with $22 million in venture capital funding.

The life of a Top Hatter comes with some awesome perks:

  • An altruistic spirit. We have an outstanding company culture and super smart teams that genuinely care about each other.
  • Lunch and awesome snacks are provided daily.
  • Competitive benefits package including health and lifestyle benefits.

If this sounds like the big step you want to take, we'd love to start the conversation and tell you more about what makes Top Hat a great place to work. Apply here or follow us on LinkedIn or Twitter.

Top Hat welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.