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Senior Technical Product Owner

  • India Virtual
  • R-103152
  • Agile Staff
  • Full Time
  • Added

Represents the Business Product Owner at the team level, ensures that teams are delivering functionality that meets Business and Client needs.  He/she must have experience working with Agile technology teams (guiding other Technical Product Owners, Developers and Testers) and interacting with both Business Product Owners and Business Product Managers.

Responsibilities

  • Works with Business Product Owners to understand business objectives and product features.
  • Ensures features and user stories meet the definition of ready (“refined”) as well as the definitions of SMART (Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic, Timebound) and INVEST (Independent, Negotiable, Valuable, Estimable, Testable).
  • Works with Business Product Owners to prepare SMART/INVEST Features for the next Program Increment (PI).
  • Works with the Agile teams to prepare SMART/INVEST User Stories for the next PI.
  • Identifies and manages inter-team dependencies and risks – in preparation and during PI Planning and escalates issues when necessary.
  • Attends Scrum team events (e.g. daily stand-up, sprint planning, sprint review, retrospective) and ART Syncs.
  • Facilitates Backlog Refinement event with the Agile teams.
  • Leads stakeholder meetings to identify opportunities, simplify solutions and prioritize backlogs.
  • Follows WSJF in conjunction with Business PO to prioritize Features. Prioritizes backlog items accordingly.
  • Works with other Technical Product Owners to standardize Feature and User Story templates and usage.
  • Guides and mentors Technical Product Owners allocated to all Global Auto Agile teams to ensure consistent execution and outcomes.

Qualification

7+ years experience in a requirements intake (e.g. business analyst), SME, or process owner role

5+ years experience facilitating for a team of 5+ people preferred; additional business or technical training may be required

7+ years business expertise in Financial Services or Insurance

3+ years experience with agile development, in particular with the Scrum and SAFe frameworks.


Any posted pay range considers a wide range of compensation factors, including candidate background, experience, and work location, while also allowing for salary growth within the position.

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Assurant is a leading global business services company that supports, protects, and connects major consumer purchases. A Fortune 500 company with a presence in 21 countries, Assurant supports the advancement of the connected world by partnering with the world’s leading brands to develop innovative solutions and deliver an enhanced customer experience through mobile device solutions, extended service contracts, vehicle protection services, renters insurance, lender-placed insurance products, and other specialty products.

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