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Senior Product Manager - Federal & Defense

Sustainment

Sustainment

Product
Remote
Posted on Thursday, May 9, 2024

Company Overview: Sustainment is a company whose products enable US-based manufacturers to confidently build and manage vetted domestic supplier networks, with modern tools to find, communicate, collaborate with, and manage qualified manufacturing suppliers. Our vision is to reimagine the American manufacturing base as a hyperconnected, secure, and resilient ecosystem of local and regional suppliers who can more easily interact and transact with the government and industry organizations that rely on them. As a public benefit corporation, we are committed to a mission-driven approach that will enable continued success for American industry.

Job Overview: Sustainment is seeking a smart, passionate and collaborative Senior Product Manager to join our Product team. If you have experience in enterprise software, an obsession with data, and know how to operate in a dynamic startup environment, you may be the perfect fit!

In this role, you will define and execute the platform roadmap by partnering closely with executive, engineering, and customer success teams. Your focus will be to lead and manage all of our products focused on our federal and defense customers. This position will report to the VP of Product.

Responsibilities:

  • Creative problem-solving with a mix of best practices, processes, partnerships and tooling.
  • Research, flesh out requirements, discover new ways to innovate, and plan iterations in concert with the Engineering, UX, Customer Success and Marketing teams. Nothing happens without communication and collaboration with these groups.
  • Collaborate with other Product Managers, UX Designers and Data Scientists to ensure roadmap alignment with a broader product portfolio.
  • Gather market feedback and requirements directly from customers and prospects as well as from Sustainment’s Federal Sales, Marketing and Customer Success teams.
  • Launch your product and product features, including rollout planning, internal and external communication, testing and all the last minute decision-making required to actually get something incredible out the door.
  • Assesses market competition by comparing the company's product to current products and methods as well as competitors' products.
  • Participate in the identification and definition of further product and solution opportunities with the federal and defense space

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • 2-3 years of product management
  • Experience working in a venture-backed startup.
  • Extremely strong verbal, visual and written communication skills, and can message appropriately for all levels of the organization using data and visualizations.
  • Passion and empathy for the product and for our users and strong belief in the mission of creating customer and user value.
  • Proven critical thinking and creative problem solving skills.
  • Ability to self-manage and act with autonomy.
  • Detail oriented, but also strategic. You should be able to context switch from giving a company presentation to making decisions about minute implementation details with ease and aplomb.

Desired but not Required:

  • Experience working within the Federal government or with the Federal Government as a customer
  • Experience in eCommerce, supply chain and/or logistics

Sustainment offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, company holidays, and 401K matching.

Sustainment is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We provide employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other protected class.

Applicants must be authorized to work for ANY employer in the U.S. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa at this time.

Sustainment participates in E-Verify.