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Product Owner - Security in Madison, WI at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 6/13/2019

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Job Description

Job #:  959597
Apex Systems is looking for a Product Owner, specifically around security, on a contract-to-hire basis for one of our clients in Madison, WI. Direct placement will be considered for the right candidate.
Job Description:
  • Several (often 5+) years of strong experience owning and delivering digital products
  • Background that comprises sound understanding of technology products / solutions and high level understanding of business areas
  • Able to influence a diverse group of stakeholders – strong leadership skills
  • Believes in a non-hierarchical culture of collaboration, transparency and trust across the team
  • Displays strong communication skills with ability to communicate complex messages and trade-offs and tell a compelling story
  • Strong problem solver with ability to lead the team to push the solution and progress
  • Customer focus and mindset

Job Requirements:
  • Develop product vision, epics / features based on group objectives and synchronize it with the Group Leader and other Product Owners
  • Act as a primary liaison between team and stakeholders
  • Act as voice of the customer ensuring customer needs are met and value is delivery to customer
  • Order items in the Product Backlog to best achieve product and team OKRs
  • Ensure product viability and compliance to required controls like security, privacy, regulatory, etc.
  • Optimizing the value of the work the Agile team performs
  • Ensuring that the Product Backlog is visible, transparent, and clear to all, and shows what the Agile team will work on next
  • Scope the MVP taking into account capacity constraints and sustained development of the product
  • Manage and optimize cost of product development
  • Align and execute Product life cycle decisions with Group lead
  • Build Product backlog to achieve business goals, continuously keep the backlog up to date
  • Hold meetings with the Agile team to update the Product backlog
  • Refines the Product Backlog with the Agile team to ensure that the Product Backlog is transparent and the top of the Product Backlog is Ready to be worked on by the development team.
  • Interact with other Agile teams of one's own and other Groups as part of synchronization events to order Product Backlog.
  • Identify and mitigate risks to the delivering ‘Done’ Increments.
  • Responsible for defining the set of necessary competences in the Agile team, in cooperation with the Group Architect and Competency Leads

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