PRODUCT Analyst

About BMNT:

BMNT is a unique company with a mission. We were founded in 2014 with the mission to help national security organizations solve problems. In 2016, Forbes Magazine named us one of America’s Top 25 veteran-founded startups and in 2018, INC ranked us as one of the 1,000 fastest growing private companies in the US. We work with the military, intelligence community, government, and Silicon Valley to address their most urgent technological and operational problems. We are looking for people with a passion for our mission, the ability to thrive in a chaotic environment, and a desire to elevate individual and team performance to a new level.

About the Role:

We are looking for high potential, talented individuals to join our team as we expand our product offerings. Our team creates products for our clients’ hardest problems and supports our program teams as they act as catalysts driving meaningful change within national security organizations. We are obsessed with using the best tools and techniques to reach maximal efficiency and efficacy. Our product analysts sit at the demanding intersection of client-facing efforts and multidisciplinary product development, acting as liaisons between internal and external teams. On any given day you may discuss, design, code, or deploy new product offerings.

This is a entry-level position available only to U.S. citizens. There are openings in our Palo Alto and Washington, D.C offices.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Support and lead product development activities such as experimentation, developing tools and resources to amplify product development efforts, highly efficient execution, monitoring and measuring product performance, and identifying opportunities for improvements

  • Partner with other product team members and program teams to share insights and bring findings back to the product team

  • Contribute to product team strategy and BMNT’s proprietary methodology

  • Communicate technical subjects to non-technical audiences and vice versa

  • Finding and solving problems with an entrepreneurial approach and innovation best practices (agile, lean, design thinking, etc.)

  • Contribute to data and product quality with attention to detail and propensity for identifying discrepancies: data model design, logging, ETL, validation, analysis, visualization, and presentation

  • Articulate and make project trade-offs and decisions incorporating user behavior and feedback, defending such decisions and explaining how you came to them

  • Interact with clients and users in national security environments

  • Adopt new technology and private sector innovation within the government

Job Requirements:

  • Technical or engineering experience - from a STEM degree, job experience, or being self-taught

  • Demonstrated passion, curiosity, and enthusiasm for subject matter relevant to BMNT (technology, national security, innovation, public policy, etc.)

  • Collaborative and proactive working style, work well with other people, respect them, and always try to add more value to the team - win credibility!

  • Learn new technologies and tools on the job as required

  • Execute pragmatically at the correct level of effort with quantitative and qualitative heuristics, from rigorous sampling and statistical testing to conducting user testing

  • Ability to manage and prioritize many concurrent tasks autonomously

  • Sense of humor and empathy when dealing with both bureaucracies and startups

Nice-to-haves:

  • Graphic design experience

  • Familiarity with Design Thinking, Agile, Lean, etc.

  • Previous experience working with the government or military