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Product Owner- Facets
Ref No.: 18-07430
Location: Durham, North Carolina
System Product Owner
Duration: 6 + month contract
Location: Durham, NC

**Required skill: FACETS. 3-5 years of FACETS knowledge, experience.
**Good to have skill: Power MHS experiencs

  • The System Product Owner will be responsible for defining product and service features, and prioritizing delivery in line with their business value.
  • Guides and supports teams by owning the vision for a release, deciding the priority and details of features to build, accepting features after satisfactory demonstration of development and testing, and accepting the implementation release.
  • This job description is intended to describe the general responsibilities and type of work being performed by people assigned to this position.
  • The major job functions/components above are the typical functions of the job and are not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks and duties.
  • Personnel in this position should be aware that the responsibilities, tasks, and duties of the jobholder may differ from those outlined in this job description and various other duties may be assigned as needed.
Major Job Functions/Components
  • Define product requirements and lead successful execution of initiatives
  • Works cross-functionally with multiple departments to assure all functional areas are vetted for impacts and supplementary requirements
  • Ensures requirements are specified in a manner suitable for the intended audience and are understood, unambiguous, and capable of being implemented and tested
  • Applies domain knowledge and seeks direct customer and Business Owner feedback to make sure implemented features meet customer needs
  • Generate and manage list of work generated by the development team
  • Post release, responsible for tracking and reporting on whether the envisioned business value is realized
  • Develops requirements, user stories, and acceptance criteria to confirm alignment with product vision
  • Leads development efforts by capturing business context/problem, client needs, current state, desired future state, objectives, and impacted user groups
  • Assesses change requests related to requirements and user stories to assess overall impact. Responsible for ensuring change control and change management procedures are followed as they relate to requirements
  • Represents the customer in sprints to the delivery teams and provides sprint prioritization to ensure technology alignment with business priorities & strategies

Hiring Requirements/Qualifications

Education/Experience ​
  • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Business Administration or a related discipline
  • 7 years of applicable experience (business analyst, project management, technical analyst, solutions architect, etc.)
  • In lieu of degree, 9 years of experience as stated above
  • Direct experience with relevant application/system
  • Familiar with Agile Scrum methodology and rapid application development techniques
  • Demonstrated experience writing and reviewing business, user, functional and nonfunctional requirements.
  • Extensive experience with relevant application/system
Soft Skills:
  • Ability to communicate the status of multiple projects out to various audiences.
  • Creative and resourceful in finding solutions to complex issues and blockers.
  • Comfortable with communicating frequent changes to scope and privatizations to stakeholders and a team of co-located members.
  • Comfortable with shifting prioritization quickly and in refactoring limited resources toward modified objectives
  • Proficient at creating strong relationships that foster the spirit of innovation, improvement, and collaborative solutions and developments.
  • Proficient with tracking and managing multiple projects working with a variety of cross-functional resources