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Product Owner in Fenton, MO at NextGen

Date Posted: 2/5/2019

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    Fenton, MO
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Job Description

      • Job Description:

      We are seeking an experienced, resourceful Product Owner to join our growing team. In this position, you will represent the voice of the Product Manager and/or Client by driving and defining the objectives to launch new products and services within our company. You should have a solid grasp on Agile methodologies to deliver a high-quality product to increase company revenue. There will be a wide latitude of decision making due to this organization being in an Agile transformation.


        • Understand the overall roadmap as determined by the Product Manager and/or Client.
        • Partner with Product Management and/or the Client to create and maintain a product backlog that reflects their objectives.
        • Creation and Prioritization of Product Backlog.
        • Creation of Epics and Features into User Stories.
        • Support an Agile Software Development process, working in conjunction with end users / stakeholders and technical delivery team.
        • Communicate and collaborate with other Scrum teams to define, track and integrate components across our platform solution
        • Work closely with the Scrum Master, Agile Team, UX Team and QA to translate roadmap into team specific release plan and sprint plan.
        • Provide an active role in removing/mitigating impediments impacting the Agile Team/Sprint Goals.
        • Identify interdependencies as uncovered during planning sessions.
        • Promote continual improvement through Sprint Retrospectives.
        • Assist QA team in reviewing the test cases and with story validation if required.
        • Review stories completed by development team in a sprint against acceptance criteria and UX.
        • Guide and Mentor team members on the Agile Framework and coordination of their deliverables.

      Product Owner Requirements and Qualifications

        • Bachelor's (BA or BS) in business, computer science, or related field;
        • 2+ years previous experience as a Product Owner, Business/Product Analyst, or in a related field supporting Agile Software Development.
        • In-depth understanding of Agile methodologies, technical understanding of products, and up-to-date on industry standards and best practices.
        • Experience in SAFe practices and processes, desired.
        • Proficient computer skills, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel); working knowledge of software development
        • Proficient skills, with Jira / Atlassian product family, or like, products for managing user features and stories, scope management, project management.
        • Must have experience writing user stories
        • Comfortable working with multiple teams, in-house and remote.
        • Should possess a high degree of comfort in fast-paced dynamic / ambiguous environment.
        • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
        • Accurate and precise attention to detail.
        • Strong technical and problem-solving aptitude.
        • Able to build strong interpersonal relationships with business analysts, UI/UX team, leadership, senior management, and internal and external stakeholders
        • Experienced professional with Scaled Agile framework.


        • Some travel is required both national and international.