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Product Owner, Data Transformation

ECS Federal

ECS Federal

Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

ECS is seeking a Product Owner, Data Transformation to work in our Fairfax, VA office (hybrid). Please Note: This position is contingent upon contract award.

Job Description:

ECS is seeking talented professionals to join our successful and growing team in building the next-generation Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) Cyber data solution. The CDM Program is the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency’s (CISA) dynamic approach to strengthening the cybersecurity of Federal networks and systems through better awareness and visibility into their security posture and cyber threats. The CDM Data Services product is an integrated suite of multiple Commercial Off the Shelf (COTS) products, software configuration packages, and custom code which work together to operate as an integrated solution tailored to meet DHS requirements.

We are seeking professionals who thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced, and highly collaborative environment where problem-solving, critical thinking, and a holistic approach to serving the mission are key. Our program operates within the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe). An aptitude and enthusiasm for continuous learning, improvement, and cyber security is a must!

The Data Transformation Product Owner will serve as the liaison between stakeholders and Agile teams, translating business needs into technical actions. This product owner role will focus on data pipeline capabilities within the CDM solution, responsible for ensuring effective implementation of related features and services. The candidate will develop and prioritize the backlog, working closely with Business Owners, System Architects, and fellow Product Owners to maintain business alignment and address dependencies.

The Data Transformation Product Owner will focus on value delivery and strategic objectives, balancing short-term achievements with longer-term goals, providing key inputs to CDM’s emerging needs and product roadmap. They will remain aware of industry trends in cybersecurity tools, technologies, and processes associated with a robust, reliable, and mature service offering. These responsibilities all result in a secure and performant cybersecurity platform.

Required Skills:

  • Must be a US Citizen with ability to obtain Public Trust Suitability.
  • At least 4 years’ experience managing similar technical products and services.
  • At least 4 years’ experience managing complex product requirements in a dynamic, multi-stakeholder environment for Federal Government clients.
  • At least 4 years’ experience working across agile teams to ensure end-to-end product requirements are incorporated into the engineering lifecycle. This experience must include holding teams accountable for meeting both functional and non-functional requirements (e.g., scalability, performance, maintainability, usability, security).
  • At least 2 years’ experience working with pipeline technologies that can be customized, packaged, and deployed as a product.
  • At least 2 years’ experience developing and integrating pipeline solutions that extract, transform, and load data between system components.
  • Experience with Kafka, Confluent, and related plugins and services.
  • Experience working as a Product Owner within the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), including SAFe® Product Owner/Product Manager (POPM) certification or an industry equivalent.

Desired Skills:

  • Excellent technical acumen, as it relates to product development and systems engineering best practices.
  • Excellent written, oral communication, and presentation skills.
  • Superior leadership, project management, customer service and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience with large, distributed, solutions deployed on non-standard infrastructure.

ECS is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, status as a crime victim, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. ECS promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.

ECS is a leading mid-sized provider of technology services to the United States Federal Government. We are focused on people, values and purpose. Every day, our 3800+ employees focus on providing their technical talent to support the Federal Agencies and Departments of the US Government to serve, protect and defend the American People.