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emoji of a pushpinRemote-USemoji of a money bag$170,500-199,000emoji of a clockMon May 10 2021

Truss works with your team to design, build, and scale modern software that exceeds standards for speed and security.


** A note from Truss: We know you’re likely experiencing a lot of disruption as our nation (and our world) responds to COVID-19 - we’re experiencing it, too. There are two things we want you to know when it comes to hiring. First, we’re financially stable. We have a variety of well-established government contracts that we expect to continue over the next few years.  Also, we’re winning new work, and we have a robust rainy day fund. Second, during video interviews, you’ll likely see more of our human side. Family members, partners, kids and pets are home with some of us! We promise to be present and engaged, but we may be a little...harried. It’s OK if you are, too - we understand that everyone is experiencing extra stress right now. If you have any questions along the way, please let us know, and stay healthy and safe. **

 *This position will be open to applications until 9am Pacific, Monday, May 10th, 2021. 

Truss is tackling tough technical problems for the private sector and government. We practice and advocate modern development practices to build software and streamline infrastructure.

Truss is a software consultancy known for pragmatism, autonomy, expertise, and trust. We build strong relationships with our clients, contractors, and employees and we believe that this is fundamental to doing great work. As a Truss Product Manager you will facilitate bringing our values to our clients and help drive toward understanding what their end users truly need.

We are seeking leaders to have a significant impact on the services offered by the government to US citizens. This position is a level 5 Senior Product Manager as described in our leveling guide. A position with Truss will allow you to continuously enrich your skill-set working in an energetic yet balanced environment with a team of curious, helpful people. As a company, Truss advocates for a healthy work/life balance.

Here's what we hope you'll bring:

  • Experience providing product direction for large cross-practice teams (25+ people) in the planning, design, and delivery of large-scale (10,000+ users) agile software projects
  • An outcome-oriented approach focused on delivering value to end users by understanding and balancing user needs, client goals, and project constraints
  • Ability to solicit feedback, create alignment, and set expectations with the team and stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to manage change and balance competing priorities among multiple stakeholder groups
  • Deep familiarity with agile software development including team and stakeholder coaching
  • Expertise with a variety of methods to understand user needs, map a product vision, prioritize and iterate software delivery in a cross-practice delivery team, monitor and evaluate delivery success
  • Experience working with the federal government, DoD experience preferred
  • Experience working as a consultant and/or client services
  • 12+ years of product management or related experience

In this position you will:

  • Lead a complex software delivery team of 50 Trussels, spread across 5 cross-practice teams of researchers, UX designers, product managers, delivery managers, and software engineers
  • Guide our teams and clients to focus on delivering the most impactful work for our users
  • Work shoulder to shoulder with our stakeholders to define and present a product vision
  • Assertively guide product definition, feature prioritization, and scope
  • Coordinate effective planning processes across multiple teams, working with team leads and project stakeholders to reach a shared vision
  • Promote healthy and productive communication within the team and with stakeholders
  • Advocate for and implement best practices within the project team and with our clients
  • Serve as a Product representative in hiring and sales processes

The salary range for this position is: $170,500 - $199,000

If you have more experience than is reflected here, that’s great! We’ll be pleased to exercise your broader/deeper skill set. We value inclusion and welcome diverse viewpoints. You must be eligible to work in the US and you must reside in the US. Unfortunately, we are unable to sponsor work visas at this time. We encourage all interested candidates to apply!


  • Intro interview with the Director of Product Management
  • Interview with team members of intended project
  • Technical interview with a panel of Senior Product Managers
  • Final interview with the Director and one of the 3 founders


Our diversity and inclusion pledge We pledge to fight our own biases to ensure fairness in our treatment of all regardless of race, ethnicity, nationality, faith, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, parental status, marital status, political affiliation, disability, genetic information, mental illness, socioeconomic status or background, neurological variations, physical appearance, and differences of opinion. Through these efforts we hope to foster a culture of belonging, candor, integrity, and mutual respect.

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