TEKsystems Product Owner in Fort Mill, South Carolina
Role and Expectations: The Product Owner is a vital part of the Scrum Team. The Product Owner helps bring purpose to the Scrum Team and is charged with maximizing the value of the team’s work. The Product Owner maintains the Product Backlog and works closely with Stakeholders, Customers, and the Business to cultivate and nurture a community around the product. He/She is a liaison between the Scrum Team and Stakeholders to ensure the team is building the right product at the right time. The Product Owner provides “who, what, and why” so that the Scrum Team can answer “how.”
Responsibilities: ● 80% execution and 20% strategy ● Be a conduit between the Scrum Team and the Business to eliminate interruption ● Meet with Stakeholders to understand the strategic vision for the Product ● Collaborate with the Product Manager to define Features ● Break Features down to User Stories and prioritize the Product Backlog ● Balance work on current solutions and future opportunities and decide what will and will not stay in the Product Backlog ● Assist the Scrum Team with creating Acceptance Criteria and defining the team’s “Definition of Ready” and ‘Definition of Done” ● Be available to the Scrum Team to answer questions about the Product by attending Scrum Ceremonies ● Review User Stories to ensure all defined Acceptance Criteria has been met ● Showcase the Scrum Team’s accomplishments and receive feedback at Demo & Review ● Represent the Scrum Team at SoS and keep a pulse on the direction of the Program ● Be an advocate for the Scrum Team and explain their capabilities and limitations to the Business - set the team up for success, not failure
Qualifications: ● Understand and embody the Scrum Core Values ● Must be able to comfortably and effectively communicate cross-functionally with multiple technical and non-technical teams ● Outstanding organizational skills, especially with adapting to change and shifting priorities appropriately ● Ability to effectively address “cost, performance, and schedule” constraints ● Translate strategic vision into technical specifications ● 3+ years as a Product Owner ● 3+ years direct experience working with Agile/Scrum ● Certified Scrum Product Owner and/or Professional Scrum Product Owner preferred ● Mobile experience a big plus
product owner, agile, strategy, digital, ux designer, customer experience, user experience
Top Skills Details:
1.) 3+ years of experience as a product owner 2.) 3+ years of experience in an agile environment 3.) Digital experience a. Experience working with UX designers, product managers b. Experience with customer-facing software/websites
Additional Skills & Qualifications:
Nice-to-have: 1.) Mobile experience 2.) Experience working on/supporting digital products from the ground up
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