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Agile Product Owner
Ref No.: 18-03875
Location: Manchester, New Hampshire
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 04/16/2018
My direct client in New England is hiring an Agile Product Owner.

Manchester, NH or Berlin, CT or Westwood, MA

Duration: Contract through EOY with possible extension

Rate: Competitive and dependent upon experience

Start Date: ASAP

We are seeking an experienced, resourceful product owner to coach and aid the current spread of projects. In this position, you will be responsible for driving and defining the launch of new products and services. You should have a solid grasp on data analytics, strategy, and SAFe methodologies in order to deliver high-quality products to increase company revenue.

Most importantly, this candidate will be a strong coach, able to coach other product owners on the most effective implementation of the SAFe methodology.

Product Owner Duties and Responsibilities
  • Evaluate data and insights for comprehensive strategy planning
  • Establish timelines and product benchmarks
  • Consolidate data into user stories and necessary product requirements
  • Strong experience writing acceptance criteria
  • Establish initiatives and align with cross-functional goals
  • Collaborate with UI/UX and development team, product scrum team, and product leaders to establish timeline workflows and goals
  • Ensure product aligns with company mission and goals
  • Work with Scaled Agile framework to ensure data is secure
Product Owner Requirements and Qualifications
  • Bachelor's (BA or BS) in business, computer science, or related field; master's a plus
  • Two years previous experience as a product owner, business analyst, or in a related field
  • Strong understanding of SAFe methodology
  • Solid understanding of the product lifecycle
  • In-depth understanding of Agile methodologies, technical understanding of products, and up-to-date on industry standards and best practices
  • Proficient computer skills, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel); working knowledge of software development
  • Comfortable working with multiple teams, in-house and remote
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Accurate and precise attention to detail
  • Able to build strong interpersonal relationships with business analysts, UI/UX team, leadership, senior management, and internal and external stakeholders