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Product Manager - Cyber Security 15691289

Herndon, VA

Check out this fantastic Product Manager - Cyber Security opportunity to partner with a global tech and engineering company!

Title: Product Manager - Cyber Security
Location: Hybrid - Herndon, VA
Job Type: Contract

The Product Manager is one half of a team (with a Product Owner) responsible for defining new product feature enhancements, planning and directing activities to ensure the timely development and delivery of reliable and efficient solutions to business requirements, and developing acceptance criteria to validate that the resulting product meets initial requirements. 

This position is primarily focused on the market, sales, customer, feature definition and forecasting side of the product management organization. They define the product to fit the market need, forecast anticipated revenue, act as the customer’s proxy, accept a product from product owners as the final step in delivery and adjudicate bug queues both to prioritize and to ensure they are not unsupported features.  

Essential Responsibilities and Characteristics (Includes and is not limited to the following):

  • Initiate and sustain productive relationships with identified customers and their sales, marketing, product management and solution delivery organizations
    • Coordinate with Sales and Customer Support organizations to ensure consistent, positive, and knowledgeable representation of the company and its activities
  • Responsible for evaluating and prioritizing features, enhancements and bugs fixes based on business, customer, and strategic value
  • Serve as customer proxy with internal stakeholders (e.g. Product Owners, Engineering, Sales), balancing needs of customer with business requirements
  • Management of process for evaluating all new product/feature/solutions requests
    • Gather and analyze data required to develop business requirements required for business case creation in support of request
    • Develop and deliver comprehensive business cases (market need, feature analysis, customer identification and financial forecasting)
    • Running business case through comprehensive Decision Tree process
  • Work with assigned Product Owners to  translate requirements into executable product use cases, scenarios, and acceptable criteria
  • Develop subject matter expertise related to products and technical best practices
  • Identification and escalation of issues/obstacles to delivering the product as defined
  • Responsible for delivering a complete system to the company
  • Responsible for delivering finished product (including documentation, adequate testing, appropriate functional and performance capabilities) as co-defined with Product Owner


Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related majors required, MBA preferred


  • 5+ years progressive experience as Product Manager in the security market or STEM related field; satellite, networking, IT, or telecommunications.
    • Prior experience in the security market is preferred.
  • Experience with various security maturity models and standards such as SAMM, BSIMM, NIST, SOC, FISMA, etc.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively represent the company to external audiences
  • Business acumen; ability to conduct financial and data analysis, construct and communicate recommendations in a business context
  • Technical acumen; ability to understand key technical aspects of the product
  • Prior collaboration with Product Owners to translate market and customer needs into consumable Epics and Stories with acceptance criteria for engineering organization
  • Ability to lead teams and drive projects to successful outcomes
  • Experience managing the entire lifecycle of hardware solutions
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills
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