Product Owner (Hybrid) - 19646

Date: Jul 3, 2024

Location: Fort Belvoir, VA, Virginia, United States

Company: HII's Mission Technologies division

Enlighten, honored as a Top Workplace from the Baltimore Sun, is a leader in big data solution development and deployment, with expertise in cloud-based services, software and systems engineering, cyber capabilities, and data science. Enlighten provides continued innovation and proactivity in meeting our customers’ greatest challenges. 

We recognize that the most effective environment for your projects doesn’t always look the same. Our hybrid work approach ensures that you can make lasting relationships with your team and collaborate in-person to get the job done—while having the flexibility to work from home when needed to achieve focused results. 
 
Why Enlighten?
 
At Enlighten, our team’s unwavering work ethic, top talent and celebration of innovative ideas have helped us thrive. We know that our employees are essential to our company’s success, so we seek to take care of you as much as you take care of us. Here are a few highlights of our benefits package:
•    100% paid employee premium for healthcare, vision and dental plans.
•    10% 401k benefit. 
•    Generous PTO + 10 paid holidays.
•    Education/training allowances.

Job Description

Enlighten is looking for an experienced Product Owner to directly support operations and assist in growth strategy with special emphasis on U.S. Army Cyber Command (ARCYBER) and the Defensive Cyber Operations command at Fort Belvoir, VA.  Will also help provide some project management and DevSecOps support from which organic growth is desired. Will need to be on-site to work with the customer 2-3 days/week. Travel may be required up to 25% of the time.

#LI-KB2 #Mid-Senior Level

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Establish, foster and strengthen relationships between company and targeted Army government customers.
  • Function as an account leader and work with Enlighten leadership to ensure the Army’s operational issues are addressed.
  • Responsible for understanding our technology / capabilities and championing accordingly.
  • Work with the company marketing team to develop and implement marketing and business plans, operational roadmaps, and action plans for identified targets of opportunity.
  • Contribute to the development of new, competitive proposals.
  • Expand future opportunities by working with existing customers.
  • Identify new market opportunities and target markets.  Document and maintain opportunities in company pipeline tools.
  • Develop customer relationships and maintain updated knowledge of customer plans, programs, and general market intelligence.
  • Develop an external network of solution partners and providers.
  • Collaborate with internal marketing and engineering departments.
  • Own the customer experience success from start to finish.  Work closely with company development and engineer teams to ensure DevSecOps pipeline delivery dates track with customer targets and timelines.
  • Act as the focal point to pushing capabilities out to the customer.  Ensure the customer is fully aware of relevant DevSecOps pipeline touchpoints to ensure acceptance of new updates, features or capabilities.
  • Support identifying, pursuing, and capturing new business opportunities within the Department of Defense (DoD)
  • Additional duties as assigned.
     

Minimum Qualifications

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  • Security Clearance - A current Secret U.S. Government security clearance is required; U.S. Citizenship required.  A Top Secret level clearance is preferred.  
  • Minimum of 9 years experience in DoD cyber, agile development, and/or big data and a B.A. in Business, a technical field, or related field; 7 years relevant experience with Masters in related field; or High School Diploma or equivalent and 13 years relevant experience.
  • Must have prior government or military experience with any of the following organizations: MARFORCYBER, DCSA, DISA, Army Cyber, U.S. Cyber Command, U.S. Air Force (AFCYBER), or 10TH Fleet / Navy Cyber.
  • Experience directly managing complex technical projects and or programs.
  • Understands budget practices and acquisitions shop with the organizations or has relationships with people who do.
  • Strong computer skills including MS Word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint.
  • Understanding of customer buying teams and how to sell to individual influencers.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to interact effectively with others. Ability to speak in a public forum and provide high level presentations to senior management and higher level government officials.
  • Excellent interviewing skills including active listening and empathy.
  • Will participate in the full lifecycle of Business Development, including proposal support, staffing, opportunity identification, bid / no-bid analysis, RFI / Market Responses, etc.
  • Excellent organizational and attention to detail skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Must be able to support a hybrid schedule that includes on-site work as per customer requirements. We are aiming for 2-3 days per week, but we are open to flexibility based on customer requests.
  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 25%, sometimes on short notice CONUS.
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Preferred Requirements

  • Experience with Software Engineering, Cloud Technologies and Cyber Security.
  • Technical background strong enough to determine system requirements and work closely with engineering and management to ensure accurate design and estimating would be an asset, but not required.
  • Any previous BDP experience is a huge plus.

We have many more additional great benefits/perks that you can find on our website at www.eitccorp.com [eitccorp.com]. 
 
Enlighten, an HII Company, is an Equal Opportunity/Veterans and Disabled Employer. U.S. citizenship may be required for certain positions. HII Is committed to cultivating an inclusive company culture to promote collaboration and enhance creativity by hiring a diverse work force.