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Technical Product Owner

  • Location: Atlanta, 30354
  • Salary: 67.0
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 22 days ago

We are looking for two Product Owners to join our team for a long-term contract opportunity! 

Position: Product Owner
Location: Atlanta, GA
Term: 12 months


Coordinates with the Scrum Master, Delivery Team, and Product Managers in various planning events including Sprint Planning, Program Increment (PI) Planning, etc.

  • Initiate and translate product road map into manageable product backlog in collaboration with Product Managers and key business stakeholders.
  • Own and prioritize Team Backlog.
  • Responsible for defining and accepting User Stories.
  • Ensures Product Management team has insight and understanding in Product and effective prioritization of Backlog Items.
  • Liaise with Product Manager to understand the features and changes in product requirements and support the release planning and sprint planning exercises.
  • Full Understanding of Epic, Feature, Story breakdown and alignment to backlog.
  • Establish partnership and working alignment with Delivery team and Product Management team enabling value driven delivery.
  • Keen understanding of the Product(s) and serves as a Subject Matter Expert to the team and external partners.
  • Serve as mentor for junior Product Owners cultivating and growing skillset, Agile mindset, and ability to unlock value delivery.
  • Champion and drive delivery through the Five Levels of Agile Planning: Vision, Roadmap, Release Plan, Sprint Plan, Day Plan.
  • Understanding of IT Technology and Applications with the ability to support Technical Product Owners with direction and alignment.

Is this a fit:

  • Data Background
    • 3+ years of experience in relational and non-relational data research/mining, data transformations, and/or data streaming required.
  • Agile
    • Proven experience collaborating with medium sized Agile teams (e.g. 5+ member teams). 3+ years in an Agile environment required.
  • Software Development
    • 2+ years in Software Development environment or working with delivery teams.

Desired Skills 

  • Proven experience writing both business user and technical stories. 2+ years in a Product Owner role is preferred.
  • Agile Certifications are preferred, including but not limited to CSPO, A-CSPO, CBAP, PO/PM.
If this sounds like you, please apply to MATRIX today!

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

About Us

At MATRIX, we expertly match talented professionals with job opportunities to elevate careers. Since 1983, we have placed thousands of professionals at innovative clients across every industry ranging from small startups to Fortune 50 companies. It’s why we’re consistently in the top 25 of all U.S. IT staffing firms and why our consultants rate us well above the industry average, earning us ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing awards year after year. People come to us for a job, and stay with us because of our top-notch consultant care.

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