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Sr- Product Owner in Franklin Lakes, NJ at NextGen

Date Posted: 8/31/2018

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Job Description

Description:


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.