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Agile Product Owner-Java - New York City
Ref No.: 18-47428
Location: New York City, New York
Start Date: 07/09/2018
Agile Product Owner-Java
New York City
Full time only



Job Description:
Required Skills/Experience
o Overall experience of 10-15 Years with experience as Product Owner executing projects with a distributed team structure
o certified Product Owner (CPO certification - CSM)
o Experience playing the Product Owner role for at least 3 years
o Diligently having managed Requirements & Releases using Scrum principles, practices, and theory with a distributed team structure.
o Extensive experience requirement gathering & analysis to ensure consistency & comprehensiveness of the requirements. Familiar and comfortable in dealing with evolving requirements and frequent changes that naturally follows from this incremental approach.
o Proven track record in performing functional decomposition of large system and analysis of various use-case flows
o Have extensive experience interacting with clients and end-users
o Ability to develop test scenarios and cases for various types of functional tests: unit tests, integration tests, system tests & regression tests
o Have sufficient experience performing functional (UI driven) tests
o Basic knowledge of RDBMS & SQL will be a big plus
o Experience working for ISV in product development role.
o Excellent written and verbal skills. Should be able to articulate business functionality, suggestions for improvements and functional queries in clear and concise manner
o Excellent inter-personnel skills. Needs to work very closely with multiple teams and support them with all their functional queries
o Very high commitment level
o Should be culturally aligned to Agile way of working, self starter, easily asks questions, good team player, willingness to do what it takes including documentation, data entry etc.
o Translate High-level requirements from MRD, Product backlog to sufficiently detailed functional & feature requirements that developers can take for implementation
o Work very closely with SME & Business stake holders to define the Epics & Stories in a product backlog
o Work very closely with Scrum Masters to define & review feature list for various product
o Work very closely with Scrum Masters & the Scrum Team so that they can elaborate Epics/Stories into sub-tasks as atomic units for development
o Serves as the primary liaison between the Business/Sponsors and Scrum Masters (SCRUM Team)
o Work with SCRUM champion and Scrum Masters in prioritizing product backlog
o Participate in defining & reviewing functional & system test scenarios & test cases
o Participate in functional tests

Preferred Skills/Experience (Any of these is a plus)
• Knowledge of other Agile approaches: XP, Kanban, Crystal, FDD, TDD, etc
• Experience using Agile/SCRUM development methodologies is a preferred
• Experience with project management product and conceptual knowledge of various aspects of project management is preferred
• Knowledge and/or experience with widely successful Agile techniques: User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games
• Excellent communication and mentoring skills