Senior Product Manager

  • Job Reference: 396662257-2
  • Date Posted: 14 October 2021
  • Employer: Govini
  • Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

We are seeking a talented and knowledgeable Senior Product Manager to join our team. You will serve as a defense and national security subject matter expert to drive forward enhancement and development of our Decision Science Platform and National Security Knowledge Graph. You will dissect customer needs and translate them into requirements for Engineering. Additionally, you will be instrumental in the planning and vision of our product roadmap to drive forward user adoption and further our dominance in the Decision Science field.

In order to do this job well, you must be an expert in the defense and national security ecosystem. You are passionate about developing functional, adoptable technologies that further our customers mission. You thrive in a collaborative environment and aren't afraid to make difficult decisions. You love data and are passionate about enabling users to harness the power of that data to make more informed decisions. You are agile, gritty, and love to roll your sleeves up to get the job done.

This is a senior team member role located in our Pittsburgh, PA office.

Scope of Responsibilities

Advise on the development and release of features and modules by connecting customer requirements, data science logic, and business objectives
Provide subject matter expertise in the defense industry to inform product features and enhancements
Work directly with our customers to obtain feedback and ensure mission outcomes are delivered
Determine, prioritize and drive detailed functional specifications for data capture, data linkage and analytics
Collaborate with product peers to prioritize problem solving, make trade-off decisions, and ultimately translate priorities into detailed user stories and acceptance criteria
Ensure fidelity between data sources and their presentation within the Govini platform
Research data issues and inconsistencies with delivery issues as they arise
Comprehensively identify and manage cross-team dependencies
Build effective relationships with Engineering, Design, QA, and a variety of cross-functional stakeholders


U.S. citizenship is required
This role requires up to 25% travel

Required Skills

Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
At least 5 years experience in product management
Previous product management of a data analytics tool/SaaS platform
Experience working with data management, data scientists, product managers, and engineers to ensure client issues are clearly articulated and solutions are identified and implemented
Understanding of data and information services business models
Ability to draw meaningful connections across data sets
Demonstrated ability to balance long-term roadmap vision with the unavoidable shifting of short-term priorities in an agile, startup environment
Excellent communication with both client-facing and technical team members
High degree of ability to work autonomously with little supervision in a fast-paced environment
Highly organized with strong attention to detail

Desired Skills

Previous experience working with DoD/National Security organizations
Understanding of technological infrastructure involved in building data products
Current possession of a U.S. security clearance or the ability to obtain one
Experience in or exposure to the nuances of a startup or other entrepreneurial environment