Position Description

Manager, Product Owner - PenFed Realty
ID 38852
State/Territory Virginia
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Manager, Product Owner



Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty (PenFed Realty), a wholly owned subsidiary of PenFed Credit Union (PenFed), is hiring a Manager, Product Owner in Alexandria, Virginia. The primary purpose of this job is to be responsible for driving and defining the launch and continuous improvement of new and existing products and services and must be resourceful, flexible, and accessible. This position will also be responsible for collaborating with peers to ensure a consistent user experience across digital channels.


Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of job duties and the position will perform other duties as assigned.

  • Collaborate with key stakeholders throughout the organization to understand business objectives and priorities.
  • Ability to understand the business and competitive landscape to help shape goals and objectives.
  • Lead the facilitation of digital solutions for the scrum team, collaborating with business, legal, risk, operations, and technology teams to prioritize and deliver solutions that align with the company’s mission and strategic goals.
  • Collaborate with UI/UX team, product scrum team and product leaders to establish timeline workflows and goals.
  • Manage the scrum team’s backlog of user stories and lead grooming efforts based on overall priorities.
  • Consolidate data into user stories and necessary product requirements, and translate business requirements into viable features and stories.
  • Prioritize and assign features based on strategic goals and objectives.
  • Continually drive product development towards a meaningful balance between user needs, business objectives, resource utilization, and technical feasibility.
  • Create and maintain team’s work in JIRA/Confluence.
  • Follow Agile/Scrum methodologies.
  • Represent the product team in departmental planning.
  • Stay abreast of new technologies and methodologies to optimize the product development process.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced agile & dynamic environment.

*This role is responsible for ensuring business continuity.*


Education and Experience

Equivalent combination of education and experience is considered.

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, computer science or related field or have a combination of education and work experience that provides the necessary skills and knowledge to satisfactorily perform the essential job.
  • Minimum of eight (8) years of experience in technology, marketing, experience, or product field.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience as a product owner and/or business analyst.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience working with Salesforce.com.
  • Experience with Agile development methodology including daily scrum and weekly iteration reviews and planning.
  • Proven leadership and communication skills and be versed in agile methodologies.
  • Knowledge of and experience with JIRA/Confluence required.
  • Passionate about user experience, technology and showing eagerness to work with the bleeding-edge tech stack.
  • Experience in performance optimization.
  • Strong time management skills; efficient at multi-tasking and able to work under pressure to deliver multiple business demands on time, to a high-level standard.
  • Passionate about building digital solutions that are resilient, secure and scalable to function in a global, 24/7 intensive business environment.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced agile & dynamic environment.


Supervisory Responsibility

This position will not supervise employees.


Licenses and Certifications

Certified Product Owner or equivalent certification preferred

Salesforce certified Administrator, Sales Consultant, or equivalent certification preferred.


Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to an indoor office setting with moderate noise.

*Most roles require working in an office setting with moderate noise and the ability to lift 25 pounds.*



Ability to travel to various worksites and be on-call may be required.


About Us

Berkshire Hathaway PenFed Realty, LLC is a  full-service real estate brokerage firm with over 60 offices and 1,700 world-class sales professionals, offering complete service coverage in Virginia, Maryland, District of Columbia, Delaware, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Florida, Tennessee, Kansas and Texas markets.  Founded in 2006, we are a wholly owned subsidiary of one of the country’s largest and most financially stable credit unions, PenFed. We are also one of the largest franchisees within the Berkshire Hathaway Home Services network. The Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices network stands among only a few organizations entrusted to use the storied Berkshire Hathaway name, a name representing strength, integrity, trust and universal respect.  PenFed’s products, pricing, and financial stability coupled with the Berkshire Hathaway brand creates a powerful combination for growth within the residential real estate arena.  With growth of over 900% in the past 5 years, PenFed Realty is recognized as one of the fastest growing real estate brokerage firms in the country.

Our mission is to recruit, retain, and support the most knowledgeable real estate agents in the industry so that we may ensure a smooth and hassle free home buying experience.

We provide our employees with a lucrative benefits package including robust medical, dental and vision plan options, plenty of paid time off, 401k with employer match and more.


Equal Employment Opportunity

PenFed management will maintain and observe personnel policies which will not discriminate or permit harassment or retaliation against a person because of race, color, creed, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, military or veteran status or obligation, the presence of a physical and/or mental disability or medical condition, genetic information, sexual orientation, and all statuses protected by applicable state or local law in all recruiting, hiring, training, compensation, overtime, position classifications, work assignments, facilities, promotions, transfers, employee treatment, and in all other terms and conditions of employment. PenFed will also prohibit retaliation against individuals for raising a complaint of discrimination or harassment or participating in an investigation of same.

PenFed will also reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with a disability so that they can apply for a job or perform the essential functions of a job unless doing so causes a direct threat to these individuals or others in the workplace and the threat cannot be eliminated by reasonable accommodation or if the accommodation creates an undue hardship to PenFed. Contact human resources (HR) with any questions or requests for accommodation at 571-495-7921.

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