Product Owner in Blue Ash, OH at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 4/13/2018

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Job Description

Job #:  819115

Apex Systems, the nation’s 2nd largest IT Staffing organization, has an immediate and high profile opportunity for an Product Owner to work for a large, American, retail organization located in Cincinnati, OH. 

Applicants must have 6+ years of Product Owner experience. If interested in any Product Owner opportunities in the greater Cincinnati area, send a resume to Chivy Weaner, Product Owner recruiter, at  If you’d like to receive Job Alerts from Apex that match your specific criteria, visit 

Company & Group Details of Product Owner: 

Daily Responsibilities:

  • Understand client expectations, requirements, and the business value they expect.
  • Facilitate requirements-gathering workshops with clients.
  • Construct high-level product epics and features. Incorporate your Agile experience navigating the SDLC and pull from your experience using Scrum, Lean, Kanban, TDD and/or XP to ensure success.
  • Develop features into user stories that are granular enough for a sprint and convey the goals and vision for each sprint.
  • Craft and manage a product backlog that clearly articulates all aspects of the user requirements and define well-formed acceptance criteria.
  • Work with your team to estimate effort to deliver client requirements and help create proposal/business development artifacts.
  • Coordinate communication between development teams and client stakeholders regarding goals, requirements and business needs.
  • Collaborate with the development team to define, design, accept and adapt features; ensure each iteration delivers expected result
  • Lead Agile ceremonies with distributed design and development teams.
  • Define and manage release plans.
  • Deliver product demonstrations and presentations to clients.
  • Be the primary resource for questions about the details of the projects through interaction with internal resources, clients, and stakeholders.
  • Manage scope and client priorities.
  • Address and resolve issues and blockers.
  • Manage project priorities, project plans, schedules, and budgets



  • 5+ Years Agile Product Owner experience
  • Strong experience and understanding of web and mobile development technologies and trends
  • Ability to pick up technical and business concepts quickly
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent organizational, time management, and project management skills
  • Experience using JIRA to manage product backlogs.

*Please note that as a contract employee of Apex Systems, you’d be eligible for Health, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance; Short Term Disability; Hospitalization Coverage; Direct Deposit; Weekly Pay Periods; Training and Development Programs; Corporate Discounts/Perks and our Referral Program.* 









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