Unacademy is an EdTech platform that empowers millions of students across India to prepare for competitive exams and achieve their aspirations. Product management at Unacademy is about customer obsession. It is about getting under the skin of our users, understanding both their stated as well as unstated needs, and solving for them.
Unacademy was founded by Gaurav Munjal, Roman Saini, and Hemesh Singh in 2015. It was started as a YouTube channel by Gaurav Munjal in 2010. Headquartered in Bengaluru, Unacademy is India’s largest learning platform with a growing network of 47,000+ registered Educators and over 40 million Learners. With education being imparted to students across 5,000 cities in India, in 14 Indian languages, Unacademy is changing the way India learns. Unacademy Group consists of Unacademy, PrepLadder, Mastree, CodeChef, and Graphy. The company is backed by prominent investors such as Tiger Global, SoftBank Vision Fund 2, Facebook, General Atlantic, Sequoia India, SAIF Partners, Nexus Venture Partners, Steadview Capital, and Blume Ventures.
A sneak peak into the opportunity:
43 million learners currently on the platform & growing at an unprecedented rate, with 400k+ active subscribers
12.2 billion+ minutes of watch time
1,60,000 Live Classes with concurrent learners exceeding 60,000 for certain classes
47,000+ registered educators on the platform, teaching across 47 categories
A rapidly growing team of PMs with some of the finest talent in the industry
An opportunity to build products that influence education at the grassroot level
Roles and Responsibilities:
Our Product team is composed of talented and driven problem-solvers. We never stop learning, we teach one another, and we take immense pride in our work. We are a small team and thus every individual has the opportunity to create a huge impact. Our mission is to change the face of education in the country and you would play a critical role in achieving this steep goal.
Our Product team is organized into various verticals such as learner acquisition, growth, category experience, classroom experience, assessment tools, learner journeys, educator experience, and platforms. You will be owning the product in the Platform team to build great products.
As an App and Web platform PM, you will be responsible for ensuring platform performance, stability and scalability. You will lead new innovations on the platform side in close collaboration with OS teams. You will lead and ensure quality release cycles and updates. You will also be responsible for areas such as user identity and login, and build algorithms for fraud detection. You will also be responsible for the right navigation and optimizations for the Web product.
Being highly driven, comfortable in the chaos of a fast-paced environment, dealing with ambiguity, penchant for innovation, an innate ability to get into details and drive execution excellence is essential to success in this profile. You will interact frequently with other key stakeholders during the research, design, and development process to build the product vision, iterate the product and partner on execution. You will work closely with senior leaders to shape the product strategy and roadmap for your products, and will be responsible for building innovative and scalable products and driving execution excellence.
4+ years proven experience at building high-impact products at scale, preferably in a fast-paced B2C internet company; previous software development experience in relevant domain will be a plus
B.Tech or equivalent from a premier school
Ability to operate in a very fast-paced, constantly changing and evolving environment
Good product intuition along with strong problem solving skills
Good data and metrics orientation, along with strong analytical abilities
Good technical understanding with an ability to be hands-on with Engineering teams for implementation and trade-offs
Design thinking, user empathy and deep understanding of Indian users & challenges
Crisp written and verbal communication skills
Our mantra of ”Learning as a way of life” is not limited to our student users, but extends to our team as well. We drive this with a special allowance for books & an internal library of courses, created by and for Unacademians themselves.
We celebrate our teams’ hard work with company-wide offsites, twice a year, to rejuvenate & recharge. We take care of our people with wellness programs (In-house mental health counselor, meditation & fitness sessions), a fully stocked pantry, game zone, and a top-notch medical plan that covers employees + dependents.
We’re building a strong, diverse team of curious, creative people who want to find a purpose in their work and support each other in the process. If that sounds like you, come join us on this journey as we democratize education for all.