2U, Inc. Platform Product Manager Salary in the United States

How much does an Platform Product Manager make at companies like 2U, Inc. in the United States? The average salary for Platform Product Manager at companies like 2U, Inc. in the United States is $177,389 as of June 27, 2024, but the range typically falls between $152,400 and $202,378. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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What does an Platform Product Manager do at companies like 2U, Inc.?

Job Description:

We're searching for an innovative and motivated Platform Product Manager who will manage the multi-team development and operational delivery of a large portfolio of technical projects by understanding business requirements, managing changes, removing roadblocks, and communicating broadly with multiple functional groups and stakeholders.

In this position, you will anticipate bottlenecks, provide escalation management, and build consensus by understanding stakeholder requirements and constraints. You will be expected to clearly communicate goals, roles, responsibilities, and desired outcomes to cross-functional teams. You will help identify, prioritize, and advocate for the largest opportunities, as well as create and manage new efficiency opportunities from ideation to launch.

Our Platform PM’s are in charge of creating functionality that spans multiple technologies. These PM’s need to understand the large strategic vision well enough to make short- and long-term trade-offs across different products

Platform PMs must have a technical background, understand the company’s technology at a deep level and be able to interact with the development team to lead the strategy for the product. They are the glue between the business side and technical side of our organization. Our Platform PMs are able to answer the “why”, the “what” and the “how” for all features released on our platform.


  • They will lead requirements gathering sessions, proactively drawing out requirements from stakeholders.
  • They will define the long-term vision for our Platform service
  • They will own execution of the platform product roadmap and set the appropriate expectations with many different stakeholders.
  • The Platform Product Manager will need good project management skills to handle the complex dependency management and diverse stakeholders to deliver projects on time and on strategy
  • They will work with their teams to maintain and prioritize the Platform backlog
  • They will set, monitor and review the platform features and KPIs with the functional teams
  • They build solutions focusing on scalability, stability, performance and security
  • They lead implementation of new features from ideation to release
  • They will be responsible to monitor, review and optimize existing features to improve overall quality
  • They must have the ability to conceptualize current requirements against future plans
  • They must demonstrate an ability to support Business Process Re-engineering (BPR) and Change Management
  • Meticulous, highly developed organizational skills, a half-full attitude, and the ability to work on multiple projects in a highly dynamic and fast-paced environment
  • They must work within a software development methodology like AGILE
  • They must know how to use Jira
  • Salesforce experience is a plus

About 2U Inc. (NASDAQ: TWOU)

Eliminating the back row in higher education is not just a metaphor–it’s our mission. For more than a decade, 2U, Inc., a global leader in education technology, has been a trusted partner and brand steward of great universities. We build, deliver, and support more than 250 digital and in-person educational offerings, including graduate degrees, professional certificates, Trilogy-powered boot camps, and GetSmarter short courses. Together with our partners, 2U has positively transformed the lives of more than 150,000 students and lifelong learners. To learn more, visit 2U.com. #NoBackRow

2U Diversity and Inclusion Statement

At 2U, we are committed to creating and sustaining a culture that embodies diverse walks of life, ideas, genders, ages, races, cultures, sexual orientations, abilities and other unique qualities of our employees. We strive to offer a workplace where every employee feels empowered by the ways in which we are different, as well as the ways in which we are the same. 

Why It’s Great to Work at 2U

2U offers a high-energy work environment that’s both challenging and fun. We work hard, but our offices are casual and social places. We wear jeans to work and fuel brainstorming sessions with snacks and seltzer. 


2U offers a comprehensive benefits package:

  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Life insurance, disability and 401(k)
  • Unlimited snacks and drinks
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Generous paid leave policies including unlimited PTO for your vacation, personal, or sick days
  • Additional time off benefits include:
    • time off to volunteer for non-profit organizations
    • parental leave after 9 months of employment
    • holidays that include a winter break from Christmas through New Year and more!

Note: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this position, and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

2U is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate against applicants or employees and ensures equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of their race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, national origin, age, marital status, disability, citizenship, military or veterans’ status, or any other classifications protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. 2U’s equal opportunity policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, job benefits, pay and dismissal.

2U will consider qualified job applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable law, including Los Angeles' Fair Chance Ordinance.

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