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Product Manager

About Brilliant

Brilliant ( helps you excel in math and science. On Brilliant, you can master concepts through examples and problems contributed by a community of mathematicians, scientists, and engineers. Brilliant brings together professionals and enthusiasts from around the world.

Members learn from a vibrant community of over 5 million students, educators, and enthusiasts, including olympiad champions, international science fair medalists, high school teachers, and university professors. Through the Brilliant network, people discover the resources they need to succeed, the dream that they can, and the allies to help them.

We collect a large data set as members use the product, about their aptitude in different subject areas. Our long-term vision is to build a more efficient way for ambitious people who are building their skills to be found directly by organizations seeking talent. To learn more about Brilliant's mission, watch CEO Sue Khim's TEDx talk.


The Role

We are a team of fun, motivated, and experienced product, design, and engineering entrepreneurs who are working to make an actual, meaningful, and positive impact in the world. As a Product Manager at Brilliant, you’ll be working closely with an engineers, designers, and analysts to ship new features and bug fixes on time across 3 distinct platforms (web, Android, and iOS). Your work will call for constant and clear communication, a high attention to detail, and an affinity for organizational analysis and problem solving. You’ll be the hub at the center of the wheel. If you enjoy building and tuning a high-performing organization which ships great work on time, we’d love to talk!

Specifically, your responsibilities will cover project and product management:

  • Function as the clearinghouse for information about upcoming and ongoing feature development
  • Manage the workflow between “planners” and “doers” — between analysts, engineers, visual designers, curriculum designers, illustrators, marketing folks, and so on.
  • Provide day-to-day coordination that supports an accelerating pace of execution, and feel responsible for reporting for projects including managing sprint planning for engineering and design teams
  • Lead the development of novel product solutions to specific business problems, including concepting, wireframing, analyzing data, and higher level prioritization
  • Build expertise in some of the technologies that we use and stay up to date on major developments in technical subdomains

Who are you?

You are a conscious, practiced, and effective communicator. You’re someone who believes that communication ability is a skill that one can observe, read about, and deliberately practice. You’re also an organized person by default, and feel comfortable developing organizational systems and workflows based on the behavior and personalities that you observe around you.

You’re someone who is comfortable using your communication and organizational skills in the service of a detailed understanding of the larger systems and frameworks that you’re operating within. You enjoy and feel comfortable harmonizing finite resources with specific, shared outcomes.

Finally, as someone standing at the center of things at Brilliant, you’re someone who is ready and willing to fall in love with our mission, product, and specific market opportunities.


Our Product Team

You’ll be joining an experienced and ambitious product team, operating alongside a diverse and high performing group of content, marketing, and operations teams. We work together as an interdependent team to accomplish our common goals, and we know how to get things done. We hold ourselves to high personal standards, and possess an ongoing, voluntary, and self-motivated pursuit of knowledge. We feel personally responsible to figure out what are the best ideas and changes to improve the lives of our users and customers.


Why join Brilliant?

Brilliant has a mission you can get behind. We’re a company that’s helping to bring thinkers from all over the world together and create a platform on which they can excel, learn, and contribute.

We also offer:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Medical, dental, and vision benefits – we pay 100% of the premiums
  • Sponsorship for conferences and professional development
  • Equipment budget for computer and peripherals
  • Free lunch
  • Fully-stocked pantry and refrigerator with snacks and drinks
  • Weekly happy hour
  • Flexible vacation time
  • A stimulating work environment and a chance to change the world

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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