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SANS Institute Technical Product Manager in Denver, Colorado

Technical Product Manager

· Denver, Colorado

Employment Type Full-Time

Minimum Experience Experienced

Job Description

We are looking for a passionate technical product leader with extensive experience connecting product

development execution with business goals to lead our Lab and Cyber Range platform offering. The ideal candidate

must have experience building and developing both people and teams. The Technical Product Manager will work

closely with stakeholders across the organization to ensure that results are delivering business value. The ability to

nurture a collaborative environment consistent with SANS culture is critical, as is experience with how cross

functional product teams operate to ensure customer needs are met. Title for this role will commensurate with


Why you would want to work with us?

  • Every person at SANS is working to fight the good fight every day. What we do matters. If you are lookingfor a job that has real meaning and you like to work with people who care deeply about what they do, aposition at SANS might be for you.

  • We know that great teams are more successful than the sum of their individuals. Across all functions androles, we value what each member brings to the table.

  • We love learning. And we love working with people who love learning. Our industry changes every singleday so it’s critical for all of us to stay current with technology and the cyber sphere.

Job Responsibilities

  • Delivering against strategic priorities as they pertain to our lab and range offerings.

  • Coordinating with the curriculum and business teams to define user acceptance criteria for stories / tasks.

  • Leading backlog refinement sessions with the development team to refine ticketed work and ensure it isready for the team to plan into a sprint.

  • Ensuring that work satisfies the User Acceptance Criteria for tickets and accepting work as done.

  • Leading regular Sprint Review meetings in partnership with the Product Manager, presenting the work theteam has completed and soliciting feedback from business and technical stakeholders.

  • Creating and maintaining a product roadmap in partnership with curriculum and business groups.

  • Participating in agile team meetings as appropriate and actively engaging in team efforts towardcontinuous improvement.

  • Identifying and encouraging areas for growth and improvement within the team.

  • Instilling cultural consistent values in how the team operates.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Experience and Qualifications

  • 12+ years of experience managing and developing people and teams.

  • Prior experience in a technical leadership position.

  • BS or MS in Computer Science, related field, or equivalent industry experience preferred.

  • Strong initiative to find ways to improve solutions, systems, and processes.

  • Experience working with product and connecting solutions to customers and business value.

  • Experience working with Agile software practices or Lean principles.

  • In‐depth understanding of modern coding, infrastructure as code, and DevOps practices.

  • Familiarity with the cyber security space.

Equal Opportunity Employer

SANS is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact SANS Human Resources.