Associate Product Manager


  • Anywhere, USA
  • March 31, 2020
  • Canopy Software, Inc.

Canopy is a fast-growing start-up software company based in the Washington D.C. area. Our application is the first of its kind, dedicated to the discovery and classification of sensitive information for data breach and privacy. We are looking for innovative, intelligent people who are committed to changing the privacy world through technology and innovation.

Canopy is seeking an Associate Product Manager to help us broaden our mission of changing the privacy world through technology and innovation. The Associate Product Manager will be responsible for translating the company’s Product Strategy and Roadmap into actionable tasks by managing customer requirements, backlog, and stakeholder input. The Associate Product Manager will help define and prioritize what is needed in our products so that our engineering teams clearly understand what to work on. They also validate that product requirements have been met and help define and conduct demonstrations that align with product goals.

We are looking for people who

  • Define and prioritize product needs based on the product roadmap
  • Manage product backlog and write user stories
  • Validate product requirements have been met for each development iteration
  • Help define and conduct demonstrations that show development progress and alignment with product goals
  • Actively participate in Canopy’s Agile Scrum framework, supporting Product Owner activities
  • Support the Product Management Team by reviewing business requirements for the product roadmap
  • Work with the Product Management Team to support the product vision and strategy
  • Support the Product Management Team in developing and clearly communicating product plans, benefits, and results to a spectrum of audiences, from internal stakeholders to customers

You’ll fit right in if:

  • You thrive in a dynamically changing, fast-paced start-up environment
  • You are eager to learn and just as eager to share your knowledge
  • You enjoy rolling up your sleeves and chipping in
  • You are a team player who works collaboratively within a constantly evolving atmosphere
  • You have strong communication skills and are capable of convincing executive leadership to see your vision

Background:

  • U.S. Citizenship required.
  • Must be able to pass a background check
  • 3+ years as a Product Manager
  • Coachable, but with the ability to work autonomously with little help or direction
  • Exceptional communicator, able to articulate complex issues to a wide range of audiences
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Proactive problem solver who is comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
  • Professional experience with Agile methodologies and Scrum processes is a plus

  • Anywhere, USA
  • March 31, 2020
  • Canopy Software, Inc.