Director of Product
Posted on 9/21/2023

51-200 employees

Digital consulting firm specializing in scalable, user-first solutions.
Company Overview
Raft is a digital consulting firm that excels in delivering user-first, scalable, and data-intensive digital solutions, leveraging their expertise in DevSecOps, Kubernetes management, and cloud-native microservice architectures. They foster a culture that prioritizes their people and innovation, ensuring their team is free from unnecessary restrictions and internal politics, and encouraging them to find adaptable solutions that integrate seamlessly with existing systems. As architects of the data-centric and AI era, they work closely with partners to establish sustainable data governance strategies and implement human-centered AI systems, making them a trusted partner across the product lifecycle.

Company Stage


Total Funding





Reston, Virginia

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Remote in USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Work with the leadership team to define product vision for assigned products and programs
  • Develop strong relationships with our internal and external customers to understand their specific needs and incorporate their requests as possible into their roadmaps
  • Perform strategic assessments of opportunities and define plans to capitalize on opportunities
  • Mentor and coach product managers within the organization
  • Developing a deep understanding of the problems being addressed, becoming an expert on pain points and the vision of the program offices you are serving
  • Acting as a servant leader to your team
  • Continuously assessing team performance across the portfolio to enable proactive action
  • Delivering exceptional value to our clients and their customers
  • Ensuring all contractual deliverables are executed accurately and on time
  • Tracking program financials, including burn rate, ceilings, and P&L
  • Understanding the ecosystem of our clients and their needs to facilitate both lateral and new growth across programs
  • Managing and reporting on key metrics (prioritizing outcomes over outputs)
  • Partnering with our recruiting team to hire top talent as per contract needs and timelines, including reviewing resumes and conducting interviews
  • Proactively managing project risks and client relationships to ensure a measurable impact on client missions and enhance Raft's reputation in the contracting domain
  • Being willing to travel occasionally to support the customer
  • Overseeing subcontractors and contract modifications
  • Becoming a consultative professional working with stakeholders to identify creative solutions to contract challenges
  • Proactive go-getter with a "get stuff done" (GSD) mentality
  • Experience managing multiple programs simultaneously
  • Servant leader who prioritizes the team and client's needs
  • Exceptional communicator with high integrity and leadership courage
  • Self-starter capable of recognizing needs and acting with minimal guidance
  • Ability to understand the technical needs of the client at a high level for each position
  • Adept at managing client relationships and organizing agile team activities for complex, mission-critical software projects
  • Experience in solving complex problems
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance