Product Manager, Acquisition Tools

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Product Manager, Acquisition Tools

Job description

The National Security Technology Accelerator, NSTXL, is seeking a Product Manager of Acquisition Tools to perform as our lead manager charged with the design, development, and deployment of a software platform tailored for defense acquisition activities. The PM will report to NSTXL’s Vice President of Acquisition Products and Services and will supervise a team of supporting technical staff. The ideal candidate will have an understanding of Department of Defense (DoD) data processes and possess direct experience with constructing software stacks or applications in a commercial environment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Identification and/or design of secure software platforms stacked to support all stages of a product’s life cycle with an ability to quickly model data for commercial and Government clients
  • Define product strategy and associated roadmaps
  • Conduct research and develop an understanding of the customer's needs, new technologies, trends in the market, and competitors
  • Manage & execute on-time development and release schedules
  • Forecast costs and complete activities within approved budget
  • Create associated reference material, such as How-To Guides
  • Interact with DoD clients and collect user feedback through customized assessments or surveys
  • Regularly communicate system capabilities to current & prospective users
  • Work with external third parties to assess partnerships and opportunities
  • Run beta/pilot programs

Travel: 15% (Contingent upon COVID protocols and/or other restrictions)

Job requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Product Management, Business, Computer Science, or related field
  • Possession of, or an ability to receive, SECRET-level clearance within 90 days of hire date
  • A strong understanding of DoD enterprise architecture, applications, security requirements and business systems
  • Clear understanding of data analytics, to include subsequent reporting & application
  • Experience with design/development of custom databases and/or modeling software
  • Demonstrable fluency in commercially available technologies that support multi-faceted data collection and representation
  • Exemplary customer service and communication techniques
  • 3+ years of experience working with low-code/no-code software applications
  • 5+ years of experience analyzing, designing, testing, and integrating software products
  • Supervisory experience overseeing technical staff
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite software, to include Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project, and Outlook

What We Offer

The National Security Technology Accelerator (NSTXL) harvests innovative technology from the commercial and non-defense marketplace, ensuring the development of better, cheaper, and faster defense capabilities. We offer a unique and simplified approach to rapidly develop, demonstrate, and assess prototypes that address a range of operational and installation needs, from individual Warfighter technology up to large-scale installation projects. NSTXL delivers technology to the Warfighter by serving as a one-stop shop to match government requirements with innovative private-sector and academic solutions.

We strive to be one of the best places to work in America. We offer competitive salary and benefits including flexible work hours, paid sick leave, work from home accommodations, a 401(k)-profit sharing plan, a wellness plan, floating holidays and much more.