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Digital Product Owner in Meridian, ID at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 1/9/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job #:  928106

Product Owner – Digital Experience Delivery

Primary Accountabilities

  • Develop a product vision and product backlog for Software delivery teams
  • Collaborate with business stakeholders and the team to define and communicate the product roadmap
  • Lead Sprint Planning meetings; explain feature/story priorities and requirements to the Agile team
  • Define and articulate objectives at iteration, quarterly, and multi-year roadmap level. Promote timeline delivery against feature, task, and initiative level objectives.
  • Maintain a mature product backlog for the upcoming 2-3 iterations / sprints
  • Work with business stakeholders and EPMO to prioritize the Product Backlog to maximize ROI
  • Write well-defined User Stories/Use Cases and acceptance criteria
  • Ensure top-caliber stakeholder and leadership communication occurs
  • Ensure quality delivery of business deliverables while inspiring and motivating teams


Secondary Accountabilities

  • Work with other Product Owners via a Community of Practice / guild to increase collaboration, consistency and application of best practices among Product Owners in the organization
  • Drive requirement and solution discovery for upcoming project work, maintain a pipeline of well-structured work for team consumption
  • Maintain team feature delivery forecast with rolling horizon
  • Establish quality Sprint Review and demos with appropriate stakeholder engagement



  • Understands and applies leadership principles and values in interactions
  • Builds trust and ownership within the team
  • Applies Agile values, principles, and practices
  • Exhibit excellent communication and collaboration with business and IT stakeholders
  • Applies effective listening, questioning and information gathering techniques
  • Actively identifies areas of confusion and works to bring clarity of business requirements
  • Uses “enterprise thinking” to guide decisions (enterprise hat).
  • Encourages the team to collaborate within and outside of the delivery team


Ideal Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s (BA or BS) in business, computer science, or related field
  • Minimum 2 years previous experience as a product owner for Agile software development teams
  • Certification for Product Ownership (or equivalent demonstrable professional mastery)
  • In-depth understanding of Agile methodologies, technical understanding of products, and up-to-date on industry standards and best practices
  • Proficient computer skills, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel); working knowledge of software development. TFS, Jira, and other Agile work management tools a plus
  • Comfortable working with multiple teams, in-house and remote
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; accurate and precise attention to detail
  • Able to build strong interpersonal relationships with business analysts, leadership, senior management, and internal and external stakeholders
  • Experience working with Aha! Product Management tool
  • Healthcare Insurance Plan Experience









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