Program Manager in Richmond, VA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 11/8/2019

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Job #:  1015825

If interested, please send the most up to date copy of your resume to eskevington@apexsystems.com.
Product Owner
6 month contract 
Richmond, VA
 
We are looking for highly motivated individuals who enjoy the challenge of improving our associate experience and taking it to the next level.

As a Product Owner, you will:
 

  • Partner with Product Managers to set your product vision
  • Define, prioritize and groom agile delivery teams backlog
  • Create differentiated open source experiences for engineers and stakeholders using design thinking and lean UX principles
  • Meet customer needs while maintaining technical integrity
  • Focus on improving the developer experience while balancing legal and security compliance
  • Collaborate with internal partners. You will be exceptional at developing and nurturing relationships with key internal stakeholders
  • Create compelling new features by examining market analysis, user feedback, analytics and best practices
  • Prioritize and manage features that will deliver best in class experiences for the Capital One internal development community
  • Drive big change by starting small, testing and learning your way to something new
  • Reduce open source risk through innovative technology solutions
  • Create clear and compelling communications and presentations (PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Develop and track KPIs that drive product success


What we are looking for:
 
  • Knowledge and some experience in leveraging Design Thinking and Human Centered Design concepts to build elegant digital experiences to meet customer needs
  • Enthusiastic, knowledgeable and passionate around agile product management, with the goal of delivering breakthrough consumer experiences
  • Well-organized, able to prioritize with minimal direction
  • High level of intellectual curiosity and comfortable with ambiguity
  • Analytical problem solver who can clearly identify, analyze, and resolve issues as they arise
  • Understanding of Scrum and/or Scaled Agile Framework process and best practices
  • Passion for leveraging critical thinking skills to improve end to end processes
  • Strong communication, facilitation, presentation, and interpersonal skills
  • Execution focused - Results-oriented with a 'can do' attitude
  • Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work as well as the work of your team(s)


Basic Qualifications:
 
  • Bachelors Degree or military experience
  • At least 2+ years of experience in product management

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or Engineering
  • MBA or Masters degree
  • At least 2+ years of experience translating business strategy and analysis into consumer facing digital products
  • At least 2 years of experience in Agile product management

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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