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Product Owner

Posted 7 days ago

Job Title: Product Owner

Work Location: (Currently Remote)

Job Description: As the Product Owner the successful candidate plays a critical role in the delivery of features and successful completion of integration projects. The Product Owner will work directly with Internal clients and their development/QA teams as well Business Engagement Teams Scrum Masters. This position requires someone who can thrive and adapt quickly in a fast-paced environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work directly with internal clients and key stakeholders across the company to ensure successful project completion in a timely manner.
  • Proactively communicate status, risks and changes to scope to the client, product management and senior management.
  • Build and maintain a relationship with the stakeholders while acting as point of contact for any customer issues and serve as the escalation point for scrum masters & application owners.
  • Work closely with Product Management to create and maintain a product backlog according to business value or ROI.
  • Define the vision and direction to the scrum teams and the stakeholders throughout the project and create the requirements.
  • Plan, groom and prioritize the product feature backlog.
  • Assess value, develop cases, and prioritize stories to ensure work focuses on those with maximum value that are aligned with product strategy.
  • Provide backlog management, iteration planning, and elaboration of the user stories.
  • Perform market research and competitive analysis.

Required Qualifications:

  • 7+ years’ experience working on software development projects /mobile applications as a project manager or developer
  • 5+ years’ experience as a Product Owner in an Agile environment (Certified Scrum Master a real plus)
  • Proven project level experience working with geographically distributed teams and JIRA/Confluence
  • Experience developing complex presentations and presenting to executive level personnel

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience building SDKs for Android and/or iOS
  • Strong SQL skills to query SQL databases to perform data analysis

Education: Master’s/bachelor’s Degree in Engineering/IT with Business diploma/MBA preferred