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Principal Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
Ref No.: 17-21559
Location: Arlington, Virginia
Start Date: 11/27/2017
Overview:
As a product owner you will be responsible for prioritizing and defining the requirements for multiple projects while working as a member of an Agile development team. Candidates are expected to rely on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish a variety of complicated tasks and goals. A strong technical background with a wide degree of technical proficiency, creativity, and latitude is desired. Experience with Scrum and Agile development is mandatory.

Key Responsibilities:
• Synthesize and abstract requirements into business themes, epics and user stories that capture and articulate the requirements in end user and business value terms.
• Analyze user needs and software requirements in the context of the system architecture in IT systems terms.
• Guide the development, review, certification, and support experts within an agile development environment to ensure that requirements and concepts are understood, client expectations are met, requirements are achievable and ultimately delivered to achieve business goals.
• Consult with the customers about software system design and usability Provide input to, and feedback on, the processes of software system testing and validation, programming and documentation.
• Work alongside other Subject Matter Experts and product owners to facilitate and harmonize product direction.
• Facilitate customer engagement in product planning, scrum meetings, and sprint reviews.
• Work with an Agile development team to specify and scope features and understand and optimize functionality
• Manage the product life cycle from conception through release and beyond

Technical Skills
• 3-5 years' experience as a product owner/product manager in the Healthcare or Educational Benefits industry - preferably with a hands on technical background or significant experience working as a product manager on technical projects
• Experience with Military GI bill is beneficial, but not required
• Excellent organizational and time management skills
• Excellent problem solving and solution building skills
• User interface design principles and general practices
• Knowledge of client-side development practices and standards
• Excited about and interested in exploring new and emerging technologies and methods
• Strong analytical, technical, verbal and written communication skills
• Marketing/Business aptitude
• Highly organized with the ability to prioritize and track multiple tasks to successful completion
• A team player who can work flexible hours
• Ability to work in a fast paced, constantly changing environment
• Experience with Scrum, Continuous Integration, Automated Testing, User Acceptance Testing is required.

Education Level
Bachelor's degree (Master's/MBA a plus)