Product Owner in Alpharetta, GA at HUNTER Technical Resources

Date Posted: 10/30/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/30/2019
  • Job ID:
    4608951

Job Description


This job represents business stakeholders to elicit, understand, analyze, document, refine and communicate business needs, so that business and/or technical delivery teams can build effective solutions. This requires a detailed understanding of customer needs, as well as business vision and strategy, to prioritize investment, business value and delivery. The ideal candidate must be able to work collaboratively with multiple development teams.

This position serves as the day to day decision maker and provides continual business guidance for the execution team. This position is responsible for prioritizing the execution team' s work so that it aligns with the sponsor' s/business executive' s strategies. The candidate will work with the business and IT delivery teams to identify and mitigate risks to include business operational risks; escalate issues; and develop and recommend appropriate solutions.

Requirements:
• Bachelor’ s Degree in Technology or equivalent experience
• Experience as a Scrum Product Owner, working with Agile Delivery Teams, utilizing Agile / Scrum / Kanban.
• At least 7 years of IT experience, including 5 years as a Product Owner or Business Analyst with state-of-the-art hardware and software systems.
• Deep understanding of web service technologies, user interface/interaction, batch systems, and knowledge of systems development and project management lifecycles.
• Experience with Product Roadmap development and influencing key stakeholders for buy-in on business priorities.
• Innovation driven thought leader, influencing stakeholders to adopt new vision for new or existing software systems
• Outstanding leadership and motivational skills – possessing a willingness to empower as well as inspire commitment and positive attitude in the team

 

Responsibilities:
• Work closely with the business stakeholders to build and maintain the product backlog.
• Work with business product management partners to define larger and more complex solution components for IT departments, and break them down into logical, discrete units for development.
• Communicate the vision and goals at the beginning of every release and sprint.
• Define, measure, and report metrics for effective product delivery.
• Elaborate user stories for implementation, working with other product owners across IT to ensure alignment toward the company vision.
• Ensure that the product backlog is constantly prioritized to secure delivery of maximum business value.
• Own the roadmap for delivery of capabilities for your product.
• Engage with key customer contacts and with business product managers as required to ensure that all relevant inputs to the product backlog have been collected and prioritized.
• Participate in team planning meetings and exercising availability to provide advice, clarification and guidance during the execution of each sprint.
• Inspect, accept, or reject completed work from the development sprint.
• Work with program managers to support estimation and tracking of budgeting and forecasting for delivery teams.
• Demonstrate completed product functionality to the internal stakeholders at the completion of each sprint.
• Demonstrate an aptitude and drive to learn new technologies and processes.