Associate Product Manager - Governance and Compliance

United States (Remote)

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About HashiCorp

HashiCorp is a fast-growing startup that solves development, operations, and security challenges in infrastructure so organizations can focus on business-critical tasks. We build products to give organizations a consistent way to manage their move to cloud-based IT infrastructures for running their applications. Our products enable companies large and small to mix and match AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, and other clouds as well as on-premises environments, easing their ability to deliver new applications for their business.

About the Role

The Associate Product Manager - Governance and Compliance will work with a cross-functional team.  This is an individual contributor role that reports to the lead of our Product Governance and Compliance area.  This role will work extremely closely with other product managers as well as the sales, security, IT, alliances, and engineering organizations.  A major focus of this role will be supporting the growth of our U.S. Government business.  The successful candidate will need Federal security clearance (or eligibility to obtain Federal security clearance), have an interest in working on public sector business matters, and have the proven ability to learn quickly and work on projects that further our goals of building governance and compliance into our product DNA

In this role you an expect to:

  • Contribute to the product governance and compliance roadmap
  • Work with leadership to prioritize governance and compliance requirements in the product roadmaps
  • Conduct user research and write Product Requirement Documents (PRDs) to distill the research into requirements for engineering to deliver
  • Communicate product status to all partners
  • Help with sales and marketing collateral to educate on the product story and features (Website copy, whitepapers, sales decks, FAQs, etc.)
  • Intake and prioritization of sales product governance and compliance requirements
  • Read, perform analysis, and summarize new sales team requests for product compliance
  • Conduct product evaluation and testing in emulated government environments
  • Conduct user research with government representatives
  • Research and compile summaries of new compliance frameworks
  • Help with Federal product compliance initiatives like FISMA, FedRAMP, CMMC, etc.
  • Perform product WCAG accessibility testing and report writing

You may be a good fit for our team if you have:

  • Must be comfortable with the Linux command line and demonstrate familiarity with Linux
  • Eligibility to obtain Federal security clearance is required. Candidates with Federal security clearance preferred.
  • Experience or an interest in supporting U.S. Federal and other governmental business is desired.  This role directly supports HashiCorp’s business with the U.S. Federal Government and other public sector customers.
  • Demonstrable technical experience with virtualization, cloud computing, infrastructure, open source, and/or DevOps
  • Experience drafting product requirements from user research
  • Strong written, verbal, and visual communication skills
  • Some familiarity with HashiCorp products (Terraform, Vault, Consul, Nomad, Packer, Vagrant) is desired, but not required
  • Aptitude to learn new skills quickly
  • Ability to explain complex ideas simply
  • Strong analytical reasoning, critical thinking, and experimentation skills
  • Awareness of and interest in product management
  • Interest in governance and compliance
  • BS/BA degree required

Attributes we look for in successful product managers:

  • Humility
  • Listening to understand
  • Explain complex ideas simply
  • Written, verbal, and visual communication skills
  • Reflective
  • Responsible and takes ownership over work


HashiCorp embraces diversity and equal opportunity. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We believe the more inclusive we are, the better our company will be. #LI-EC1

Job tags: AWS Azure Engineering Open Source Product management Research User research
Job region(s): North America Remote/Anywhere
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