Northrop Grumman Project Management 2/3 (Product Manager) in Woodlawn, Maryland

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Northrop Grumman Technology Services is seeking a Project Management 2/3 (Product Manager) who will support several projects a large federal agency. These positions will be located in Woodlawn, MD.

The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's Health Systems Management operating unit, which focuses on Healthcare IT solutions for our Federal, State, and Local government clients. The qualified candidate should also have strong analytical, problem solving, and communication skills with a keen attention to detail.

Description of Work:

  • Responsible for applying industry standard Product Management frameworks to existing Federal agency processes to support the modernization and requirements development process.

  • Subject Matter Expert for agency Product investments and presenting to executive audiences.

  • Capable of describing and discussing data-driven value-seeking Product Management Practices in concert with improvements in software development productivity.

  • Provide extensive assistance in defining and producing Product Management courseware content tailored to organization-specific requirements.

  • You must possess a unique blend of business and technical savvy; a big-picture vision, and the drive to make that vision a reality.

  • Capable of providing support through the SDLC process for strategic client projects.

  • Run Product Discovery and requirements gathering workshops with clients.

  • Coach and train other Product Managers on best practice.

  • Work with team members to produce estimates for proposals and investments.

  • Provide guidance on creating and maintaining a product backlog with epics and user stories.

  • Provide guidance on creating product roadmaps and release plans.

  • Facilitate communication between executive leadership, stakeholders and development team members.

  • Provide product demos and presentations to clients.

  • Capable of supporting organizational change management message delivery/outreach sessions in the roles of author, packager, and presenter.

  • Capable of producing positive outcomes in technical debates about the application of Product Management processes, redefinition of Product Management terminology, and strategic leadership concepts.

  • Comfortable discussing and practicing agile delivery methods, agile culture, and agile leadership.

  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills.

  • Ability to interface with senior leadership.

HITSSA

This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below. This requisition may be filled at either a level 2 or a Level 3.

Basic Qualifications for a Project Management 2 (Product Manager):

Minimum knowledge, skills, abilities needed.

  • Bachelor's degree and 3 Years of relevant work experience OR Master's degree and 1 Year of relevant work experience OR a minimum 7 years of relevant work experience as a Product Manager in lieu of a degree

  • Minimum of 2 years of of experience describing and discussing data-driven value-seeking Product Management Practices in concert with improvements in software development productivity

  • Minimum of 1 year of combined experience in 1 or more of the following:

  • Experience implementing product practices at an enterprise level

  • Experience defining and producing Product Management courseware content tailored to organization-specific requirements

  • Experience conveying software methodologies to audiences including senior leaders with varying technical backgrounds

  • Demonstrable experience in presenting product concepts to senior leaders through presentations

  • Must be US Citizen or US Permanent Resident (green card holder)

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a US Public Trust clearance

Basic Qualifications for a Project Management 3 (Product Manager):

Minimum knowledge, skills, abilities needed.

  • Bachelor's degree and 6 Years of relevant work experience OR Master's degree and 4 Years of relevant work experience OR a minimum 10 years of relevant work experience as a Product Manager in lieu of a degree

  • Minimum of 4 years of of experience describing and discussing data-driven value-seeking Product Management Practices in concert with improvements in software development productivity

  • Minimum of 3 years of combined experience in 1 or more of the following:

  • Experience implementing product practices at an enterprise level

  • Experience defining and producing Product Management courseware content tailored to organization-specific requirements

  • Experience conveying software methodologies to audiences including senior leaders with varying technical backgrounds

  • Demonstrable experience in presenting product concepts to senior leaders through presentations

  • Must be US Citizen or US Permanent Resident (green card holder)

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a US Public Trust clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

Candidates with these skills will be given preferential consideration.

  • Prior Federal Government/Government/large scale corporate working experience

  • Pragmatic Product Manager Certification

  • Experience managing Product Managers and equivalent professionals

  • Experience creating training plans & curriculums

  • Ability to interface with senior leadership

  • Ability to manage, train and communicate with cross functional teams and implement Product

  • Ability to prioritize and react to changing requirements with a sense of urgency

  • Ability to envision a big-picture vision at an enterprise level, and the drive to make that vision a reality.

  • Knowledge of big data and analytics products

  • Negotiating and customer interfacing skills

  • Strong problem-solving capabilities evidenced by a proven ability to quantitatively and qualitatively analyze product concepts, strategic opportunities and competitive threats

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