Product Manager

Are you a dreamer and a builder? Do you stay awake at night thinking about how to improve your customer experience? Are you passionate about helping others improve and create better products?

We are looking for Product Managers to work alongside our clients, understand their needs, and help them create new awesome products and services. To our clients, we train, advise and coach. And we learn continuously new ways to help them become more effective. 

The Product Manager will work closely with our clients, designers, and developers to produce amazing digital products.  The Product Manager will have a passion for championing user experiences, working knowledge of the Agile development process, and a basic foundation in designing and developing with web standards.  

You’ll be joining a Hard Yards team with extensive product delivery experience. We fully support your continued journey to improve your own skills through increasing levels of challenge, certification, and responsibility. You will have the opportunity to be mentored by Hard Yards staff that include product management experts with extensive experience of building and delivering products across a variety of industries.

Responsibilities include:
Collaborate with clients to establish and communicate the vision for each product
Define success and ensure that we are measuring it correctly
Prioritize development with a view of the whole company's needs
Raise the game: train, coach and advise our clients on how to improve their product management practices
Act as customer advocate: represent customer needs and aspirations, and translate them into a compelling customer experience
Be a beacon for the organization: Ensure strong communication among everyone involved in your products, including clients, suppliers, and colleagues
Document all aspects of your products for the benefit of clients and colleagues

Basic qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree or Military experience
3+ years experience in product development
Creative problem solver with solid analytical and research skills
Demonstrated ability leading cross-functional teams
Strong attention to detail and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
Solid understanding of web standards, cloud technologies, user experience, and common web technologies
Solid understanding of product management methodologies, including Agile practices, prioritization methods, and Design Thinking
Excellent communication skills, with the ability to converse with business, design and technology teams

Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Engineering
MBA or Master’s degree
3-5 years of experience translating business strategy and analysis into consumer facing digital products
2-4 years of experience in Agile product management

Travel Requirements:
Work location may vary depending on the customer
Sporadic travel outside the Washington DC metro area

At the time, Hard Yards will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position


To apply, visit out application page or write us with your cover letter/resume