Bachelor's degree or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience to meet managerial expectations.
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Candidates must demonstrate a passion for innovation, a sophisticated understanding of markets and buyers, technical acumen to drive technology and features and represent product in the market, a drive to connect with customers and make a product successful in the market so as to further advance General Dynamics Mission Systems' success. Candidates must be able to meet tough deadlines, handle stress, and demonstrate good judgment across a broad set of disciplines.
Knowledge of Type 1 encryption products and the ability to apply technology, planning and cost estimating, Effective written and presentation kills, ability to lead teams, solving challenging business problems, understanding of markets and buyers, flexibility to multitask and re-prioritize to meet changing business needs in fast paced environment
Department of Defense Secret security clearance is required at time of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.
GDMS has an immediate opening for a Senior Product Manager to join our team in the Cyber Security Products (CSP) Line of Business working in our Secure Network and Voice Products (SNVP) business supporting our In-Line Network Encryptor (INE) product line. The position provides an opportunity to enhance the performance and profitability of an organization that supports some of our nation’s fundamental defense services. General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.
RESPONSIBILITIES FOR THIS POSITION:
This position provides an opportunity for a product leader to drive the development and market acceptance of cutting edge technology for robust network encryption and cybersecurity products and solutions designed to meet International, Intelligence Communities and Department of Defense users’ mission objectives. We seek an individual who will provide business, customer and market leadership for cross functional teams on new product developments. Central to success will be a market oriented focus and entrepreneurial attitude towards taking ownership for the success of a product. Candidate will be empowered to drive product features and attributes to accelerate market penetration and adoption. As the focal point and advocate for assigned product(s), candidate is responsible to drive Sales and growth.
Success will require cross collaboration with Executive Management, Sales, Marketing, Finance, Contracts, Engineering, Resource Management, and Manufacturing.
REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND TASKS:
Required Traits: Passion for product development and excellence, user focused and business savvy, sharp decision maker, creativity, agility, intelligence, drive to hit targets and meet plans, strong work ethic, high integrity, and an understanding of the encryption market to include customers, competitors, products, and technology trends.
PREFERRED DEGREE TYPES AND EXPERIENCE:
The Senior Product Manager position requires a Bachelor's degree in engineering, business or a specialized area (e.g., computer science, mathematics), or the equivalent and demonstrated leadership to meet the leadership and market intimacy expectations. 5+ years of domain experience related to DoD and intelligence agency requirements and networks, preferably focused on Type 1 encryption products or programs. Demonstrated functional expertise in two or more areas (3 preferred): program management, product management, systems/security engineering, networking, cybersecurity, software/hardware engineering, operations, sales, business development.
General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas. Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency. We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose. You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!
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