Job Location: 
Baltimore, MD
Positions Available: 
1
Hours per Week: 
40
Years of Experience: 
12
Education: 
Masters
Benefits: 
All Company Benefits
Job Description: 

 

Description of Work: 
  • Responsible for applying industry standard Product Management frameworks to existing Federal agency processes to support the modernization and requirements development process.
  • Subject Matter Expert for agency Product investments and presenting to executive audiences
  • Capable of describing and discussing data-driven value-seeking Product Management Practices in concert with improvements in software development productivity.
  • Provide extensive assistance in defining and producing Product Management coursewarecontent tailored to organization-specific requirements.
  • You must possess a unique blend of business and technical savvy; a big-picture vision, and the drive to make that vision a reality
  • Capable of providing support through the SDLC process for strategic client projects
  • Run Product Discovery and requirements gathering workshops with clients
  • Coach and train other Product Managers on best practice
  • Work with team members to produce estimates for proposals and investments
  • Provide guidance on creating and maintaining a product backlog with epics and user stories
  • Provide guidance on creating product roadmaps and release plans
  • Facilitate communication between executive leadership, stakeholders and development team members
  • Provide product demos and presentations to clients
  • Capable of supporting organizational change management message delivery/outreach sessions in the roles of author, packager, and presenter.
  • Capable of producing positive outcomes in technical debates about the application of Product Management processes, redefinition of Product Management terminology, and strategic leadership concepts.
  • Comfortable discussing and practicing agile delivery methods, agile culture, and agile leadership.
Basic Qualifications: 

Minimum knowledge, skills, abilities.

  • Master’s degree and 7 years of experience, Bachelor’s degree and 9 years of experience, or 13 years of relevant work experience in Product Management with software development applications5 plus years of Agile and project management experience.
  • Experience implementing product practices at an enterprise level.
  • More than 5 years of experience describing and discussing data-driven value-seeking Product Management Practices in concert with improvements in software development productivity.
  • Experience defining and producing Product Management courseware content tailored to organization-specific requirements.
  • Ability to envision a big-picture vision at an enterprise level, and the drive to make that vision a reality.
  • Experience conveying software methodologies to audiences including senior leaders with varying technical backgrounds 
  • Strong problem-solving capabilities evidenced by a proven ability to quantitatively
    and qualitatively analyze product concepts, strategic opportunities and
    competitive threats
  • Manage, train and communicate with cross functional teams and implement Product
  • Demonstrable experience in presenting product concepts to senior leaders through presentations.
  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to interface with senior leadership
  • Must be US  Citizen or US Permanent Resident (Green card holder)
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Position of Public Trust.
Preferred Qualifications: 

Candidates with these skills will be given preferential consideration.

  • Prior Federal Government/Government/large scale corporate working experience
  • Pragmatic Product Manager Certification
  • Experience managing Product Managers and equivalent professionals
  • Experience creating training plans & curriculums.
  • Ability to interface with senior leadership
  • Knowledge of big data and analytics products
  • Ability to prioritize and react to changing requirements with a sense of urgency
  • Negotiating and customer interfacing skills
Other: 

Agile Certified Product Manager and Product Owner