Product Owner in Painted Post, NY at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 8/27/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contractor
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Up to 2 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    8/27/2019

Job Description

Job #:  1003016


PRODUCT OWNER (candidate levels II-III considered)
 
 
Working Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00a.m.-5:00p.m., however, schedule may be variable based on business needs
 


•Position has great opportunity to extend and there is good possibility that this role could convert to FT in the future
 
Summary:
  • Are you an experienced Product Owner or looking to start new career as Product Owner, looking for a new challenge and an opportunity to further advance your skills and career in a great working environment?
  • If you are a highly-motivated individual with a genuine interest in technology a passion to deliver cutting-edge products, we have the perfect job for you!
  • We are seeking a strong software Product Owner to work with our dream team in order to deliver best software solutions to our innovative and industry-leading products.

 
Responsibilities:
  • Develop detailed product stories/requirements, in an agile environment, to ensure product delivery consistency with target personas, motivators and expectations
  • Actively participate in all aspects of the product development cycle
  • Work closely with all stakeholders to communicate customer needs, adjust requirements based on technical feedback, manage and prioritize project requirements and changes to those requirements
  • Research, learn and implement technologies to develop a background for successful product definition
  • Employ and develop product planning and management best practices, establishing and executing reliable processes for collecting and prioritizing customer/market requirements
  • Establish and maintain a strong relationship with customer-facing staff as a critical resource to address critical pre- and post-sales customer product issues and ultimately help drive product sales engagements to closure
  • Contribute to the vision and definition of the product suite
  • Build, prune, maintain and prioritize the product backlog
  • Collaborate with Scrum and Kanban teams to define iteration content based on backlog priority and team sizing
  • Ensure user stories contain adequate detail and acceptance criteria for implementation
  • Accept user stories into the product baseline
  • Plan and coordinate software releases
  • Collaborate directly with software and QA engineers on the SCRUM team
  • Demonstrate new product features and functionality after each iteration

 
Qualifications:  
  • Must be self-starting, hardworking and inquisitive
  • Working knowledge of SDLC, methodologies, tools and processes
  • A keen eye for details and ability to spot and document deviations/anomalies
  • An uncompromising approach to meeting/exceeding requirements (or ability to work through steps to have the requirement changed)
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • In-depth understanding of the agile software development cycle and methodologies
  • Strong leadership, time management, and problem-solving skills
  • Must work well with others of all personality types in an intense environment
  • Teamwork, attention to detail, and great communication skills are required
  • Driven, creative, and results-oriented applicants are highly preferred
  • Having knowledge in UI Design and mockups

 
Preferred Experience:
  • General technical competency
  • Senior knowledge of Automation SDLC
  • A proven track record for high-quality SW product delivery
  • Having good understanding of Software Design
  • Having Experience in Ux

 
Education/Experience:
  • MS in Business or Management

OR
  • BS in Business or Management with 1-2 years of applicable experience (the manager will be looking for candidates who have actual experience writing user stories)  for conversion in the future.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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