Govini is a decision science firm dedicated to transforming the business of national security through data science and machine learning. Through its data and analytic platform, Govini delivers objective, decision-grade information at scale to the national security enterprise, so that leaders can better direct investments to innovation and modernization. Govini has offices in Arlington, Virginia, San Francisco, California, and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
We are seeking an exceptional Product Manager to serve as a platform champion. Reporting directly to the Chief Product Officer, they will act as the subject matter expert, both internally and externally, on how to best interpret, structure, and disseminate our available data; instructing our teams and clients on how to best consume and make data-based decisions with Govini’s Decision Science Platform. This role requires the ability to ask probing questions to understand our customer requirements and the ability to translate this information to our technical teams.
This is a team member role located in either our Arlington, VA or Pittsburgh, PA offices
This role requires up to 50% travel
In order to do this job well, you must be naturally curious and an eager problem solver with a hunger for delivering high quality data, analytics and software. You have a passion for great work and nothing less than your best will do. You are driven to build something great and don’t mind getting your hands dirty. You share our intolerance of mediocrity. You’re uber-smart, challenged by figuring things out and producing simple solutions to complex problems. Knowing there are always multiple answers to a problem, you know how to engage in a constructive dialogue to find the best path forward. You’re scrappy. We like scrappy.
Scope of Responsibilities
Own the successful delivery of accountable features and modules, and heavily contribute to the success of the overall product
Determine, prioritize and drive detailed functional specifications for data capture, data linkage and analytics
Responsible for connecting data science logic and applications with business goals and objectives
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
Effectively identify and manage cross-team dependencies
Build effective relationships with Engineering, Design, QA, and a variety of cross-functional stakeholders
Candidate must be a U.S. citizen
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
At least 2 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 technical teams 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
Experience working with supply chain data strongly preferred
Previous experience working with DoD/National Security organizations and / or Federal information such as budget and contracting data
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
Understanding of technological infrastructure involved in building data products
We firmly believe that past performance is the best indicator of future performance. If you believe you meet the qualifications above, and you’re prepared to perform complex, mentally rigorous work, we’re eager to hear from you!
Govini is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans status or any other characteristic protected by law.
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