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Technical Product Owner
Ref No.: 18-05876
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Position Type:Right to Hire
Pay Rate : $ 105,000.00 - 110,000.00 /Year
Technical Product Owner
Atlanta, GA

Contract-to-Hire


THE POSITION:

ICS is working with one of their fast-growing Financial Services client to hire a Technical Product Owner, with insurance industry experience, to join their team in Atlanta, GA! This person will be actively involved in the entire product lifecycle – from building the business case to ensuring that the solution stays aligned with the product roadmap and business goals. Some responsibilities will include creating product requirements, user stories, and storyboards that lead and guide product releases around a given product portfolio. A strong, transparent communicator would be the ideal fit for this position because there will be close interaction with development leads, product architects, key users, and other stakeholders within the organization.


WHAT YOU'LL DO:
  • Develop the definition and vision behind like products and services within a geographical market
  • Develop strong working relationships with members of Development, Accounting & Finance, Operations, etc.
  • Create and define user persona, functional requirements, business rules, process workflows, use cases and other descriptive outcomes to enable product development.
  • Conduct new technology assessments.
  • Analyze the competitive landscape and monitor and incorporate industry innovations as input for product improvement opportunities.
  • Coordinate release planning in support of evolving market needs, prioritize changes and participate in design reviews to ensure solutions meet user needs.
  • Evaluate, prioritize and maintain the defect and product backlog.
  • Maintain assigned product portfolio's key documentation (including roadmap and status dashboard).
  • Serve as technical product expert for sales, client support and other departments, and support the new release process.
  • Provide second-level support for customer service team to resolve product related problems through advanced troubleshooting, escalating to development when appropriate.

SKILLS/EXPERIENCE YOU'LL NEED:
  • Bachelor of Science degree (B. S.) in Information Technology or related field
  • 5+ years of recent experience within the Insurance industry
  • 8+ years of experience in a technology development team; 4+ years of experience as a Product Owner, Business Analyst or similar role within a product release team.
  • Demonstrated success in Scrum driven Agile development environment, including user story creation.