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  • Kitchener, Ontario
  • New Graduate
  • Product Development

Associate Technical Product Manager

  • Reference #: 2941298

The Associate Technical Product Manager will drive transitions from legacy to newer products to result in increased client satisfaction and reduced development overhead.

D2L is a cloud company that is modernizing education and building the Future of Work. The old models of teaching and learning are in the midst of the largest transformation in history, and D2L is at the heart of that fundamental shift. 

New models of teaching and learning enable a personalized, student-centric experience – and deliver improved retention, engagement, satisfaction, and results for learners of all ages – in schools, campuses, and companies.

D2L is disrupting the way the world learns, by providing the next generation learning environment and solutions to engage and inspire learners. And most importantly, by giving customers a platform that is easy, flexible, and smart. No other company provides a solution as robust and innovative as D2L.

D2L’s has had a singular mission for 20 years and is dedicated to that same mission in the years ahead: to transform the way the world learns – and by doing so, we will help improve human potential globally.

General Description: 

 Associate Technical Product Managers are responsible for executing on Release & Transition projects. This junior level role includes customer implementation projects including configuring the D2L platform, setting up and testing integrations between a customer’s implementation of the D2L application and other existing systems. Projects will primarily be setting up and testing customer data migration of student data to the D2L application although the Associate Technical Product Manager will execute other project tasks as well. This is a customer-facing role, and exceptional customer service is a must. 

Major Responsibilities (How Will I Make an Impact?) 

Responsibilities: 

  • Gather technical requirements for integrations with customer systems, primarily Student Registration/Information Systems and Authentication Systems. 
  • Deploy integrations with customer systems 
  • Install/configure integration tools 
  • Test integration and support customer acceptance testing 
  • Run established scripts to transform data as needed 
  • Keep existing solution documentation updated for continuous improvement of common solutions and processes 
  • Identify gaps between customer requirements and D2L products, manage a backlog of feature requests and help the team prioritize and groom. 
  • Assist in creating documentation on new integration solutions as they develop 
  • Provides input on project plans 
  • Collaborate with customers and prospects to better understand their challenges 
  • Collaborate with Engineering and Design to identify feasible solutions with appropriate scoping 
  • Create the necessary artifacts to communicate requirements, scope, solution proposals and project status effectively 
  • Manage the impact of scope change and priority with all stakeholders 
  • Will include customer contact via phone, video & email 
  • Guide customers through common questions, configuration decisions, and learning about integration options 
  • Day-to-day contact with project leadership to provide status updates 
  • Assist in data extractions from customer Student Registration Systems and D2L Platform 
  • Supporting other project or operational work as required 

Competencies (What you’ll bring to the role): 

Work Experience Recommendations: 

  • At least one year of relevant work experience or equivalent co-op/internship experience 
  • Data Analysis skills, intermediate Microsoft Office knowledge (primarily Excel) or other similar tools 
  • Superb oral and written communication skills 

Nice to Have 

  • Microsoft SQL Experience  
  • API development knowledge 
  • Experience in a customer-facing/consulting role 
  • Project coordination or management experience 
  • Prior D2L or online learning exposure is a plus, but not required 

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Bachelors of Computer Science, Applied Science, Engineering or equivalent 
  • Advanced degree in any of the above fields if work experience requirements are not met 
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