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Product Manager

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

The CMMI Institute is dedicated to elevating organizational performance through best-in-class solutions to real-world challenges. The Institute is the home of the Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) for Development, Services, and Acquisition; the People Capability Maturity Model; and the Data Management Maturity Model which are process improvement models that create high-performance, high-maturity cultures. The models are used in thousands of organizations worldwide to deliver business results that serve as differentiators in the global market.


This position is responsible for finding and developing the next big opportunity to help make the world work better. This role is part of the Product Development department; the mission is to evolve the CMMI, P CMM and DMM to meet stakeholder needs.  This is accomplished by doing market research to understand the needs of the market, developing plans to collaborate with stakeholders and develop solutions to meet those needs.


  • Analyze the market to determine the biggest need
  • Articulate market problems and define user personas
  • Develop and own the product roadmap for the product suite illustrating vision and key deliverables
  • Develop new product and product enhancement plans and write high-level business requirements for the product suite based on market feedback and analysis
  • Manage the design and plans for new product concepts, product specifications and customer requirements
  • Operate with a strong focus on product performance management and collection & dissemination of performance data from the user community
  • Communication and advocacy with stakeholders, including collaborators and advisory boards
  • Owns economic performance of the product suite
  • Design and execute a successful market adoption strategy


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must possess strong analytical, planning and communication skills; ability to successfully complete multiple tasks under pressure of simultaneous deadlines. Ability to work well with internal and external stakeholders of all levels. To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of MS Office Suite.


  • Master's degree (M. A.) required
  • 15 years of product management experience required
  • P & L responsibilities required
  • Engineering experience required
  • Pragmatic Marketing Certified preferred
  • Certified CMMI Associate preferred

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Work is usually performed in an office setting. There will be close contact with a computer for long periods of time. Evening and weekend hours may occasionally be required depending on deadlines. Travel within the United States and outside of the United States may occasionally be necessary depending upon customer needs. The successful candidate will be frequently required to travel on overnight assignments; assignments involving travel will comprise at least 10% of the workload, and may be as much as 50% at times.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Normally sedentary position with some mobility, i.e. able to travel.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Peripheral vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear and taste or smell.

The above job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor.

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