Product Owner in Atlanta, GA at HUNTER Technical Resources

Date Posted: 3/23/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Product Owner (PO) will work with the Product Manager to understand detailed requirements and will then translate those requirements into user stories. The PO will work closely with Product Managers and Engineering/Scrum Teams to ensure that the vision of the product is accurately conveyed and executed. The PO will be responsible for attending and/or leading Agile ceremonies, prioritizing the backlog based on defined roadmap, and communicating status to the Product Manager.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead in creation of functional specifications, in collaboration with Product Management and Engineering teams
  • Work closely with Product Management to create and maintain a product backlog according to business value and ROI
  • Communicate effectively to and manage product development and delivery within scrum team
  • Provide vision and direction to the Agile development team
  • Ensure that the scrum team always has an adequate amount of prior-prepared tasks to work on
  • Prioritize and refine backlog based on Product Roadmap
  • Create IT requirements and acceptance criteria to drive changes and enhancements in user story format
  • Aid in and conduct user acceptance testing
  • Communicate and prioritize production issues escalated by product support teams
  • Provide an active role in mitigating impediments impacting successful team completion of Release/Sprint Goals

Qualifications:

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required:
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in computer science, information technology, business, or business-related area
  • 3 years of relevant experience; 2+ years payments industry experience, strongly preferred
  • Experience with Netsuite software, preferred
  • Experience working in both Waterfall and Agile development environments required
  • Ability to contribute effectively within a fast-paced environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to interact across the organization
  • Critical thinker with strong analytical and problem-solving skills