Agile Product Owner

Southborough, MA

Posted: 03/07/2019 Employment Type: Contract Industry: ERT Job Number: 228738

An Agile Product Owner is required for a contract position located in Southborough, MA

Description:
  • Take lead of scrum teams as the Product Owner
  • Providing vision and direction to the Agile development team and stakeholders throughout the project and create requirements
  • Ensure that the team always has an adequate amount of prior prepared tasks to work on
  • Plan and prioritize product feature backlog and development for the product
  • Define product vision, road-map and growth opportunities
  • Assess value, develop cases, and prioritize stories, epics and themes to ensure work focuses on those with maximum value that are aligned with product strategy
  • Provide backlog management, iteration planning, and elaboration of the user stories
  • Work closely with Product Management to create and maintain a product backlog according to business value or ROI
  • Lead the planning product release plans and set expectation for delivery of new functionalities
  • Provide an active role in mitigating impediments impacting successful team completion of Release/Sprint Goals
  • Keep abreast with Agile/Scrum best practices and new trends Requirements and Qualifications

Required:
  • 10+ years of working experience as a Product Owner
  • Intermediate technical skills including an understanding of underlying relevant technical architecture and business processes.
  • In-depth knowledge of Agile process and principles
  • Outstanding communication, presentation and leadership skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Sharp analytical and problem-solving skills, Creative thinker with a vision.
  • Proven ability to work efficiently and communicate well with others, both verbally and in writing. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Proven analytical skills and demonstrated ability to make independent decisions
  • Technical and functional understanding of supported applications and business processes.
  • Ability to present technical concepts in business terms when eliciting, validating and prioritizing requirements
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks under tight deadlines
  • Self-motivated individual who has the ability to work well in a challenging, fast-paced, dynamic and collaborative team environment.
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in a business or computer related field

Duration:
  • 6+ months
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