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Product Manager (Remote flexibility)

Company: Abt Associates
Location: Durham
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

**Opportunity**Abt Associates seeks a Product Manager with a business analyst background to support the Division of Health and Environment in the design, development, and delivery of digital solutions for Federal government clients focused on public health and the environment. The selected candidate will work with cross-functional teams to deliver user-centered products, including translation of business goals and user needs into features and stories, supporting development teams, and measuring product outcomes. An interest in working in a collaborative, cross-disciplinary environment that includes developers, data scientists, UX designers, scientists, economists, and policy specialists is important for this position.**Key Roles & Responsibilities**+ Guide teams in efficiently and effectively delivering high quality work through best practices in product management, human centered design, and agile development.+ Work with stakeholders to understand the vision and strategic goals of the product.+ Coordinate with UX designers to research and design products that meet the needs of the stakeholders and users.+ Identify features and define a backlog of user stories with acceptance criteria, and work with developers to understand the requirements and build solutions.+ Validate that the solutions developed meet the acceptance criteria.+ Consider value, prioritization, and tradeoffs in facilitating the delivery of the highest quality product that fits within project constraints (time, budget, or technology).+ Use metrics and data to measure success and plan improvements.**Preferred Skills/Prerequisites**+ Experience in a range of technical projects, including managing a portfolio of concurrent products at different stages of the development lifecycle.+ Experience working on client-facing projects to define, document, and prioritize product features and user stories.+ Experience shipping public-facing, data-intensive web applications.+ Experience working in a federal government digital services environment is a plus.+ Interest in identifying and learning relevant new technologies and processes to leverage in product solutions.+ Demonstrated understanding of the principles of product management, human centered design, and agile development through combination of education, certification, or work experience.+ Excellent communication, organization, and time management skills, and ability to anticipate client and team needs.+ Ability to translate qualitative and quantitative feedback into product requirements and actionable insights.+ Ability to manage competing project demands while maintaining a high attention to detail.+ Experience with Microsoft Power Platform, BI tools (Power BI, Qlik, or Tableau), and/or ArcGIS Online is a plus.**Minimum Qualifications**+ Bachelor's Degree + Five years of relevant experience, or Master's Degree + Three years of relevant experience, or PhDThis position offers an anticipated annual base salary range of approximately $90,000?to $135,000?and may vary by ten percent depending on candidate geographic location.?Salary offers are made based on internal equity and market analysis.?Abt Associates is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse workforce. Abt Associates provides market-competitive salaries and comprehensive employee benefits. Local candidates strongly encouraged to apply._Disclaimer: Abt Associates will never ask candidates for money in exchange for an offer of employment._The Division of Health and Environment (DHE) is rapidly growing our domestic health and environment portfolios as we expand our footprint in these thriving markets. As we race into the years ahead, we will continue to serve as a trusted advisor to our clients in providing innovative, evidence-driven solutions that contribute to a healthier environment and the health and safety of individuals, families, and communities. We are market leaders in providing policy and regulatory support; advancing public health and clinical epidemiology; providing environmental science, natural resource management, and ecosystem restoration; shaping healthcare policy and health services delivery; responding to mental health and substance use disorders; and studying the criminal justice system. If you want to work in a dynamic and collaborative work environment that fosters professional growth and promotes a culture of innovation, thought leadership, technical excellence, and collaboration, Abt is the right place for you!At Abt Associates, we are committed to creating a lasting culture of equity, diversity and inclusion and recognize that in order to achieve full participation, our practices must be free of prejudice, discrimination, and bias that result in inequitable outcomes. We are actively working to advance equity for everyone, and while we still have much work to do, we know that racial and cultural diversity are an asset to our business and the communities where we live and serve. Our ongoing commitment is focused on creating business practices that advance racial and social equity, investments in community impact programs for the benefit of Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC), and expand upon project work related to racial equity and social justice.

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