Product Manager, Sr. – Washington D.C./National Capitol Region (NCR)

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Due to our customer base, U.S. citizenship is required. Department of Defense TS/SCI security clearance required at time of hire. Applicants selected may be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and required to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
Location: Washington D.C., NCR; remote work options available

Job Description and Required Skills

We are seeking an experienced and highly motivated Product Manager to lead our DoD AI/ML platform development. In this role, you will be responsible for driving the product vision, strategy, and roadmap for our AI/ML platform designed for the Department of Defense. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams, including DevSecOps engineers, data scientists, and stakeholders, to ensure the successful delivery of our AI/ML platform that meets the needs of the DoD and the mission of the Chief Digital and AI Office (CDAO).


  • Define the product vision, strategy, and roadmap for our AI/ML platform development, aligning with the organization's strategic objectives and the DoD's mission.
  • Conduct research and analysis to identify customer needs, industry trends, and competitive landscape, and incorporate these insights into the product strategy and roadmap.
  • Develop and maintain detailed product requirements, key initiatives, and acceptance criteria, ensuring alignment with customer needs and DoD requirements.
  • Collaborate with platform teams, including DevSecOps engineers, data scientists, and Architects, to design and develop the AI/ML platform, ensuring quality, scalability, and performance.
  • Prioritize and manage the product backlog, ensuring that features and enhancements are delivered on time, within budget, and with high quality.
  • Communicate product strategy, roadmap, and priorities to stakeholders, including senior management, customers, and development teams.
  • Monitor and analyze product usage, customer feedback, and trends to inform product decisions and identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Define and track key performance indicators (KPIs) and metrics to measure product success, and report on progress to stakeholders.
  • Foster a culture of innovation and continuous improvement, seeking feedback from customers and stakeholders to enhance the AI/ML platform and drive customer satisfaction.


  • Proven experience as a Product Manager, successfully delivering software products, with specific experience in AI/ML platforms, preferably for the DoD.
  • Solid understanding of AI/ML technologies, including machine learning algorithms, deep learning frameworks, and data processing tools.
  • Familiarity with DoD regulations, security requirements, and compliance frameworks, such as DIACAP, RMF, and STIGs.
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum environment, with the ability to adapt product management approaches based on project needs.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities, with a keen attention to detail and the ability to make data-driven decisions.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams and stakeholders.
  • Strong leadership skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire teams towards product success.
  • Relevant certifications such as Certified Product Manager (CPM) or Agile Certified Product Manager (ACPM) are a plus.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD security clearance.

Education Requirements

  • Nine (9) years of experience with a Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or Advanced degree is a plus or 11+ equivalent experience

Salary Range

  • $156,000 - $312,000 (hourly range: $75 - $150)

Benefits Include:

  • Benefits Pool: Health, Retirement & PTO/Sick Leave
  • Variable compensation also included
  • Company-provided STD, LTD and Life
Seed Innovations is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

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