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Product Manager

Nava

Washington DC
Other
Mid
5 days ago

Nava is at the forefront of reimagining how our government serves its people, and we're looking for a Product Manager to drive our vision forward.

You'll help us execute on our mission of reimagining the digital services our government provides. Working directly with government and across Nava's engineering, design, and business teams, you'll create experiences that improve the lives of millions of Americans. You care deeply about end users, and are passionate about crafting simple and usable solutions.

You'll be responsible for being the market expert for our products, deeply understanding our end users and populations we serve, collaborating with leadership on our product vision, actively communicating and pitching our vision to the Nava product team and government partners, and making sure the company is executing in the chosen product development direction.

What you'll do

  • Define the vision, goals, and measures of success for the products and services you manage
  • Work with designers, business analysts, and technical leads to discover and synthesize market research, user needs, business requirements, and technical approaches
  • Define the direction, scope, and priority of projects, from high level initiatives to specific features, user stories, and business metrics
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams to develop and ship projects
  • Proactively socialize, iterate on, and build buy-in for product initiatives with the team, government partners, and other contractors
  • Collaborating with the project management team to prioritize roadmap and inbound units of work
  • Represent Nava's outcome-centric and user-centric approach in discovery meetings with agencies and contractors
  • Understand and communicate the needs of end users and population segments we serve and government partners we work with
  • Measure product progress towards business goals or user needs and translate data insights into action
  • Make tactical decisions to improve the design, define requirements, and generate stakeholder buy-in for our desired path forward

What we're looking for

  • At least two years of experience as a Product Manager of a cross-functional team
  • Experience running and/or shipping consumer web applications
  • Ability to generate very strong product plans and build buy-in across the team, our government partners, and other contractors
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills for technical, user experience, and project management trade-offs; enthusiastic communicator
  • Strong bias towards action; ability to step up into team gaps and ambiguous situations to structure the team's action plan
  • Ability to execute with incomplete information; great product instincts and an ability to create order from divergent needs
  • Ability to define a product objective, and logically reverse engineer the path and communications to achieve the objective
  • Ability to identify market trends and shifts that will affect product direction, and updating plans based on future expectations
  • An adaptive, empathetic, collaborative, and positive mindset
  • Knowledge of big data technologies/software such as Spark and Redshift

We're a small team working to radically improve our government, so everyone that joins us has a direct impact on the direction and success of Nava. We are stewards – we hold a deep responsibility towards the systems that we work with. We are a community – we value collaboration both within our teams and with the many hardworking people within government. We offer generous compensation and equity packages and value a healthy work/life balance.

We care deeply about diversity and inclusion at Nava. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Product Manager

Apt

Washington DC
Enterprise
Mid
last month

As a member of the Product Development team, you'll hold a valued role within a rapidly growing and successful firm, working closely with experienced and driven senior managers to solve problems as a team. Innovative product opportunities, modern business questions, and intricate datasets present uniquely challenging problems that we are eager to take on. APT's next generation platform blends industry-leading analytics, advanced software architecture, and the latest web technologies to face these problems. Our software is required to effectively decipher analytically complex insights from these problems, on which businesses base multi-million dollar business decisions.

If this role is right for you, then you can join our team as a part of this mission.

Join a fast growing team

At APT, you will build revolutionary products that advance how businesses all over the world seize the most value from their data. As a Product Manager, you will:

  • Drive the evolution of APT's software with an impact on all aspects of product development, from defining strategy to product design and cultivating usage
  • Play a vital part of a highly creative, entrepreneurial, and self-driven group of individuals who excel in business decision making, analytics, and technology
  • Collaborate with all parts of APT and its customers to help solve the highest profile analytic challenges faced by Fortune 500 companies today
  • Work closely with small teams of developers to deliver the highest quality product with an intuitive user experience and a focus on customer value
  • Engage in strategic problem solving with exceptional peers who are passionate about what they do
  • Grow quickly with an immediate opportunity for increased responsibility, leadership, and professional advancement

Ideal Candidate Qualifications

  • 2+ years of related experience
  • Highly motivated, self-directed, flexible professional who thrives on small project teams
  • Demonstrated analytical / quantitative skills
  • A passion for technology and innovation
  • Outstanding communication and organizational skills
  • Coding experience, while an asset, is in no way required for our day to day work

APT is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and inclusion. Applicants will be considered and treated without regard to gender, gender identity, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, veteran or disabled status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.