Product Manager | Agile Six Applications | $128k – $151k | Remote (US)

Product Manager | Agile Six Applications | $128k – $151k | Remote (US)

128,000 - 151,000 / year
Remote US
Application ends: September 26, 2024
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Job Description

Agile Six is a people-first, remote-work company that serves shoulder-to-shoulder with federal agencies to find innovative, human-centered solutions. We build better by putting people first. We are animated by our core values of Purpose, Wholeness, Trust, Self-Management and Inclusion. We deliver our solutions in autonomous teams of self-managed professionals (no managers here!) who genuinely care about each other and the work. We know that’s our company’s purpose – and that we can only achieve it by supporting a culture where people feel valued, self-managed, and love to come to work.

The Role:

Agile Six is looking for Product Managers for anticipated roles on our cross-functional agile teams. Our partners include: the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA), Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and others. At Agile Six, we are deliberate about the culture we’re building. We look for Product Managers who embrace empowerment and a growth mindset. If you care deeply not just about your own aptitude, but about supporting others’ growth, we’d love to hear from you. As an organization we embrace self-organizing teams. To that end, we need Product Managers who are both tactical and strategic. Most importantly, we look for folks who are passionate about solving problems that impact millions of users. We are here to make make a difference in government, and Product Managers are the primary champions of our cause!

Please note, this position is anticipated, pending contract award response.

Responsibilities

  • Vision and Purpose
    • Foster a shared sense of purpose. Define, communicate, and iteratively refine a clear vision that is compelling to users, stakeholders, and the team
    • Establish clarity around the “why,” creating a shared sense of purpose at the sprint level so the team can self-organize around solving problems
  • Discovery
    • Develop an expert understanding of the product, domain, users, and business
    • Perform continuous product discovery leveraging UX research and design capabilities on the team to identify and prioritize what needs the team will meet in order to maximize value and outcome delivery
  • Communication
    • Convey high level intent in a way that fosters creative, cross-functional problem solving, and that supports team self-organization and team member self-management (i.e. user stories, story maps, etc.)
    • Communicate product strategy, roadmaps, and progress to stakeholders to empower informed decision-making
  • Agile Delivery
    • Drive product development using agile delivery best practices. Manage the product backlog and prioritize problems to be solved
    • Break down problems to be solved in ways that value can be delivered iteratively and incrementally. Lead the team to early validation of risky assumptions, and early and continuous delivery of value
  • Balance strategic and tactical Product Management responsibilities based on the needs of the team, stakeholders, and users
  • Establish a healthy, trust-based rapport with teammates and stakeholders
  • Collaboratively identify and work to understand stakeholder constraints. Develop solutions that address diverse and sometimes conflicting stakeholder needs
  • We expect the responsibilities of this position to shift and grow organically over time, in response to considerations such as the unique strengths and interests of the selected candidate and other team members and an evolving understanding of the delivery environment

Basic qualifications

  • Experience leveraging product discovery techniques that inform product vision, strategy, features, user stories, and prioritization
  • Effective communicator, leader, and motivator
  • In-depth knowledge and application of Agile principles and practices
  • Expertise in writing user stories and acceptance criteria that convey the what and why, leaving room for the team to creatively problem solve to determine the how
  • Proven track record of launching products from conception to production, and managing clients and key stakeholders
  • Has lived and worked in the United States for 3 of the last 5 years
  • Some of our clients may request or require travel from time to time. If this is a concern for you, we encourage you to apply and discuss it with us at your initial interview

Additional preferred qualifications

  • You are a U.S. Veteran. As a service-disabled veteran-owned small business, we recognize the transition to civilian life can be tricky, and welcome and encourage Veterans to apply
  • Experience in Government contracting / civic tech

At Agile Six, we are committed to building teams that represent a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. Even if you don’t meet every requirement, we encourage you to apply. We’re eager to meet people who believe in our mission and who can contribute to our team in a variety of ways.

Salary and Sixer Benefits

To promote equal pay for equal work, we publish salary ranges for each position. We are posting this job in anticipation of future openings on our team, and do not have a position open at this time. The role level for a future open position, as well as the results of our interview process, will inform the position we offer and therefore the salary range for the position.

The salary ranges for a Product Manager at Agile Six are:

  • Product Manager II: $128,021 – $134,587
  • Senior Product Manager III: $143,779 – $151,152

Our benefits are designed to reinforce our core values of Wholeness, Self Management and Inclusion. The following benefits are available to all employees. We respect that only you know what balance means for your life and season. While we offer support from coaches, we expect you to own your wholeness, show up for work whole, and go home to your family the same. You will be seen, heard and valued. We expect you to offer the same for your colleagues, be kind (not controlling), be caring (not directive) and ready to participate in a state of flow. We mean it when we say “We build better by putting people first”.

All Sixers Enjoy:

  • Self-managed work/life balance and flexibility
  • Competitive and equitable salary (equal pay for equal work)
  • Employee Stock Ownership (ESOP) for all employees!
  • 401K matching
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Employer paid short and long term disability insurance
  • Employer paid life insurance
  • Self-managed and generous paid time off
  • Paid federal holidays and Election day off
  • Paid parental leave
  • Self-managed professional development spending
  • Self-managed wellness days

Hiring practices

Agile Six Applications, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, age, pregnancy, disability, work-related injury, covered veteran status, political ideology, marital status, or any other factor that the law protects from employment discrimination.

Note: We participate in E-Verify. Upon hire, we will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. Unfortunately, we are unable to sponsor visas at this time.

If you need assistance or reasonable accommodation in applying for any of these positions, please reach out to careers@agile6.com. We want to ensure you have the ability to apply for any position at Agile Six.

Please read and respond to the application questions carefully. Interviews are conducted on a rolling basis until the position has been filled.