Digital Product Owner in Minnetonka, MN at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 11/7/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job #:  911798

Digital Product Owner

Contract through 12/31/2019

Minnetonka MN


Another requirement: ability to be on client site 100% for the first 90 days and at least 3 days a week after 90 days (pending strong performance)




  • Take lead of scrum teams as the Product Owner
  • Providing vision and direction to the Agile development team and stakeholders throughout the release
  • Act as liaison between business and technical development teams
  • Assist with user story creation and backlog grooming sessions
  • Ensure that the team always has an adequate amount of prior prepared tasks to work on
  • Provide an active role in mitigating impediments impacting successful team completion of Release/Sprint Goals
  • Keep abreast with Agile/Scrum best practices and new trends
  • Create functional and non-functional requirements as required
  • Provide expertise in understanding digital properties, including Web/Mobile Apps
  • Work with solution architects and delivery teams to build solutions that best suites our environments
  • Build and advance collaborative relationships with business partners, product managers and IT partners
  • Gather a deep understanding for the end to end architecture of digital properties, including web/mobile apps. This will include assisting in writing, refining and communicating requirements as required
  • Understand and ensure adherence to enterprise technology standards (e.g. solution patterns, application frameworks, technology roadmaps, capital plans) or follow exception/waiver processes as needed
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills including facilitation, influencing and negotiation
  • Strive to be a thought leader and an advanced practitioner in creative tools and tactics; forward-thinking in understanding the emerging tools, technologies, and business practices within the digital industry




  • In-depth knowledge of Agile process and principles
  • Experience in the digital industry working on both web and mobile apps
  • Experience as a product owner for at least 3 years
  • Experience in a role with a blend of functional and technical analysis
  • Understanding of how a product organization operates
  • Firm understanding of SDLC and connections to software development
  • Ability to adapt to a fast-paced, quickly changing environment
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Strong communication skills
    • Provides appropriate level detail and information based on audience
    • Able to communicate effectively with clients and executives 
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Critical thinking, problem solving skills


Preferred Skills

  • Developing solutions with technical teams
  • Data Architecture / modeling
  • Healthcare industry experience
  • Knowledge of security, privacy, and PHI/PII concerns
  • Knowledgeable in industry standard patterns, practices and technologies (e.g. SaaS, Web Services, API buildout, Big Data technologies, Mobile, Reporting, etc.)









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