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Technical Product Owner in St. Louis, MO at NextGen

Date Posted: 4/23/2018

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Job Description

The Technical Product Owner works with clients to help integrate information technology systems into their business. The Technical Product Owner shows clients how to use technology more efficiently, which help clients improve profit margins and get a higher return on their technology investments. The Technical Product Owner serves as a bridge between the client's technical team and staff members who make use of the technology.

  • Function well in large-scale, highly complex, cross-functional / platform environment

  • Share knowledge, coaches and mentors other resources in area of expertise, serve as technical lead in area of expertise, will have duties instructing, directing, and checking the work of others

  • Good communication and relationship skills, both in directing the technical team and updating leadership

  • Establish rich and fruitful communications with clients to understand their core business, service requirements and key challenges

  • Deliver fit for purpose solutions that address the client's requirements and key challenges. Align solutions to the business strategic plan and technology road maps. Facilitate intra-client processes and communications

  • Produce reports, strategy, policy, and process or third party agreements

  • Promote and apply formal methodologies across the organization. Produce frameworks and standards


  • Previous Product Ownership experience in an Agile environment. Please note, Product Management and Product Ownership are two completely different things.

  • Agile Coaching experience.

  • Should have JIRA experience

  • Expert knowledge of IT systems development, including process mapping, budgeting and timeline creation

  • Advanced ability to coordinate cross-functional work teams and drive projects to completion.

  • Demonstrated experience managing and delivering projects in the type of environment as specified in the posting i.e. App Dev, Infrastructure, Integration etc.

  • Advanced leadership and analytical skills

  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills are a must. Excellent communication skills including presentations to and negotiations with Senior IT and Business leaders. Demonstrated ability to craft and present clear, concise and convincing messages appropriately targeted to the specific audience

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate status and issues effectively both verbally and in writing across all levels of the organization

  • Expert-level in one or more project management tools, such as MS Project. General PC knowledge including Microsoft Office: Advanced knowledge of Excel, working knowledge of Access Working knowledge of SharePoint and Visio required

  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule to accommodate business and some travel requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Systems or any advanced degree (e.g., MBA, or equivalent work experience)

  • 7+ years of previous project management experience would be typical for someone to reach this skill level, 8+years of overall IT experience is typical for this skill level

  • Knowledge of PBM, healthcare industry helpful

  • Formal training in project management practices required

  • Certification in project management is strongly preferred