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IT Business Solutions Architect - Lead
Ref No.: 18-07777
Location: Franklin Lakes, New Jersey
Start Date / End Date: 09/10/2018 to 12/31/2019
The Senior Technical Product Owner uses specialized depth and experience to oversee the writing and modifying of complex technical functional requirements for a complex product – these are derived from the business requirements and form the foundation of what the engineers will code/implement in order to achieve business asks.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
• Collaborate with agile teams to build and manage new features and capabilities while delivering desired business impact.
• Provide thought leadership to Program Governance activities such as prioritization and negotiating with stakeholders on backlog priorities.
• Responsible for owning the technical roadmap and non-functional requirements for product (e.g. security, stability, responsiveness).
• Work with disparate business groups to optimize business and financial case for how technology will deliver their projects.
• Create, evolve and communicate feature area specifications that form cohesive, iterative plans that align to the multi release vision.
• Write Definition of Ready user stories and maintain groomed backlog for business stakeholder priorities, and incorporate architectural changes recommended by engineering into user stories.
• Proactively resolve upstream dependencies and resolve conflict effectively across teams.
• Provide transparency (progress, status, risks, issues, dependencies, etc.) into tech product work (features, epics, stories, etc.) to Technology and Business leadership.
• Cultivate strong relationships with business partners.

QUALIFICATIONS
• Extensive Experience working within the Agile Methodology (Intake support, defining MVPs, story writing).
• Experience in Pharmaceutical Industry preferred.
• Knowledge of user experience and technical design preferred.
• Understanding of technical principles of web programming technologies desirable.
• Understanding of .Net concepts desirable.
• Knowledge of JIRA is desirable.
• Comfort in interacting with and presenting to all levels of management.
• Ability to work cross functionally with other intersecting initiatives across the enterprise.
• Passionate member advocate with ability to identify and meet customer needs within agile framework.
• High degree of comfort in fast-paced dynamic / ambiguous environment.