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Technical Product Owner - Remote

Apply Location Anytown, Georgia Requisition Number R-88143

Job Purpose

In this role, you will be involved in every aspect of the product development process from discovery to delivery. You will work directly with designers, engineers and stakeholders to ship meaningful products. We are looking for candidates with an innovation mindset and full range of product development skills. Applicants must be able to push the boundaries of what is possible, while sharing in our healthy obsession of quality and simplicity.

Primary Job Accountability / Responsibilities

● Work cross functionally with the business heads and delivery heads to execute the product strategy and roadmap

● Ensuring appropriate research and user testing is done before we build solutions

● Act as a subject matter expert to a cross-functional team on sprint planning, standups, retrospectives, and maintaining/controlling a backlog

● Writing effective use cases that address the problems and needs of our users

● Defining and instrumenting success criteria that is measured via qualitative and quantitative feedback

● Working with the Engineering Leads to manage technical debt and ensure timely delivery of projects

● Manage an effective and groomed backlog

● Clearly define Acceptance Criteria per feature

● Expert Agile Processes management (Scrum and Agile Hybrid) and Cross Functional communication

● Effective at managing a team with proactive talent development

● World Class Program & Project Execution, consistently hitting dates

● Efficient Delivery of Services (High Quality, Low cost) with continuous improvement

● Efficient and Effective Solution Delivery Process development with continuous improvement driven by data

Basic Qualifications Required - Experience, Skills, and Knowledge

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree preferably in business, IT, computer science, engineering, project management or another technology-focused field
  • 2-4 years of experience in managing moderate to high complexity agile projects

Previous Experience:

  • Proficiency in a wide range of tools and software.
  • Experience working in a highly collaborative environment.
  • Experience working closely in cross-disciplinary teams, including Business Analysts and Developers, to shepherd products through the complete SDLC.
  • Comprehensive understanding of the current trends and best-practices in web, mobile, and emerging technologies.
  • Strong practical knowledge of agile methodologies, product development, information architecture, usability testing, and UX/UI.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, acting quickly when required.
  • Working knowledge of other coding languages and when they are appropriately used.
  • Experience in implementing CMS solutions and maximizing them for efficiency and reusability.
  • Familiarity with the technical architectural considerations involved when designing for complex systems.

Other Requirements:

  • Excellent communication, presentation, interpersonal, and analytical skills including the ability to communicate complex concepts clearly across different audiences and varying levels of the organization.
  • An unwavering passion to advocate on behalf of our users.
  • Relentless desire for innovation, balanced with business needs and customer expectations.
  • Adept at leading software projects of varying sizes and degrees of complexity.
  • A strong work ethic, tireless focus on the customer, demonstrated experience delivering business needs, and experience creating simple and intuitive interfaces for complex applications across multiple sectors (ecommerce, B2B, B2B2C, D2C).
  • A passionate advocate for the user, always putting their needs first.
  • Deep empathy for the user’s daily struggles and challenges and commitment to always provide the best experience possible.
  • 10% Travel

Environment/Physical Demands: This position requires incumbents to regularly sit at a desk and operate standard office equipment such as a computer and phone.  Employee is occasionally required to stand and walk, lift, carry and/or move up to 10 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.  Must be able to talk and hear.  Required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Preferred Experience, Skills and Knowledge

  • An advanced degree or the equivalent in 15 years’ experience is recommended.
  • Agile certifications such as Scrum Master or Product Owner preferred.
  • Experience as a User Interface Developer desired.
  • Experience collaborating with teams comprised of both on-shore and off-shore models is recommended.

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