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Sr Technical Product Owner in St. Louis, MO at NextGen

Date Posted: 9/17/2018

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Job Description

Job Summary:

  • Sr Technical Product Owner skills set required.

  • 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; while providing 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

  • 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 actionable 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.

  • Advocate for process improvements through an understanding of the engineering lifecycle and previous experience.

  • Monitor and instrument products for business outcomes and tech product health; integrate and deploy tooling for team

  • Focus on reducing tech debt when value can be measured in efficiency and quality metrics

Desired Experience:

  • Previous working experience as a Product Owner or similar role

  • In-depth knowledge of Agile process and principles

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills

  • Sharp analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Creative thinker with a vision

  • Technical background with knowledge of software development. Familiarity with Database products is a plus.