Guidehouse

IT Program Manager/Agile Product Manager

Company: Guidehouse

Location: Chicago, IL, United States

Posted on: August 10

Overview Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public sector and commercial markets, with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. By combining our public and private sector expertise, we help clients address their most complex challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures focusing on transformational change, business resiliency, and technology-driven innovation. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and digital services, we create scalable, innovative solutions that help our clients outwit complexity and position them for future growth and success. The company has more than 12,000 professionals in over 50 locations globally. Guidehouse is a Veritas Capital portfolio company, led by seasoned professionals with proven and diverse expertise in traditional and emerging technologies, markets, and agenda-setting issues driving national and global economies. For more information, please visit www.guidehouse.com. Responsibilities The Product Owner/Agile Manager oversees the development of products (Guidehouse Engineered Solutions) from start to finish to ensure that they meet the needs and preferences of existing/prospective clients in key segments. The main duties include working with key segment leaders, sales and IT functions to establish a vision for the product/solution, and then manage the backlog items and assist in prioritization according to market need and client (internal) preferences. As part of their role on a product team, a successful Product Owner should fulfill the following duties and responsibilities: Collaborating with internal clients and as necessary GTM partners to understand and anticipate their needs and translate them into product/solution requirements Defining the vision for the team's product/solution and mapping to other solutions and solution components Creating a solution road map based on this vision Managing the product backlog and prioritizing them based on changing requirements Overseeing all stages of product creation including design and development Developing user stories and creating artifacts that are useful within the sales process for both commercial and public sector clients Monitoring and evaluating product progress at each stage of the process Liaising with the product team and end-users to deliver updates Leading Scrum meetings and product sprints Qualifications Required: Minimum 8 years of experience in Product Management including solution components as well as SaaS offerings Experience with costing & P&L management to drive priority features and manage total cost of development/ownership Agile Program Management techniques and the ability to run complex programs thru squads, chapters and other agile techniques Strong business intersection skills with the requisite ability to drive to an agreed set of epics/stories in a given timeframe Engineering Management skills - to understand the work, skills, and risks to improve confidence in sprint delivery Strong client facing skills with the ability to represent Guidehouse capabilities, the value of our solutions and the ability to manage both known and in-flight risks. Understanding of full-stack / CI-CD tools and how to use them to increase pace and visibility. Bachelor's degree in related field Preferred: PMP / Agile Certificate Understanding of Azure and AWS cloud architectures Additional Requirements The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described. Preferred locations for this position are Tampa, FL; Chicago, IL or Washington DC metro area (Tysons, VA). This position is open to candidates virtually from Eastern and Central time zones. Disclaimer About Guidehouse Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation. Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco. If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at
1-571-633-1711
or via email at [ Email address blocked ] - Click here to apply to IT Program Manager/Agile Product Manager. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation. Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee. Rewards and Benefits Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace. Benefits include: Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance 401(k) Retirement Plan Basic Life & Supplemental Life Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts Short-Term & Long-Term Disability Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities Skills Development & Certifications Employee Referral Program Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach Emergency Back-Up Childcare ProgramRequired: Minimum 8 years of experience in Product Management including solution components as well as SaaS offerings Experience with costing & P&L management to drive priority features and manage total cost of development/ownership Agile Program Management techniques and the ability to run complex programs thru squads, chapters and other agile techniques Strong business intersection skills with the requisite ability to drive to an agreed set of epics/stories in a given timeframe Engineering Management skills - to understand the work, skills, and risks to improve confidence in sprint delivery Strong client facing skills with the ability to represent Guidehouse capabilities, the value of our solutions and the ability to manage both known and in-flight risks. Understanding of full-stack / CI-CD tools and how to use them to increase pace and visibility. Bachelor's degree in related field Preferred: PMP / Agile Certificate Understanding of Azure and AWS cloud architecturesThe Product Owner/Agile Manager oversees the development of products (Guidehouse Engineered Solutions) from start to finish to ensure that they meet the needs and preferences of existing/prospective clients in key segments. The main duties include working with key segment leaders, sales and IT functions to establish a vision for the product/solution, and then manage the backlog items and assist in prioritization according to market need and client (internal) preferences. As part of their role on a product team, a successful Product Owner should fulfill the following duties and responsibilities: Collaborating with internal clients and as necessary GTM partners to understand and anticipate their needs and translate them into product/solution requirements Defining the vision for the team's product/solution and mapping to other solutions and solution components Creating a solution road map based on this vision Managing the product backlog and prioritizing them based on changing requirements Overseeing all stages of product creation including design and development Developing user stories and creating artifacts that are useful within the sales process for both commercial and public sector clients Monitoring and evaluating product progress at each stage of the process Liaising with the product team and end-users to deliver updates Leading Scrum meetings and product sprints

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