Job Overview: The team is looking to hire an experienced Product Owner who can contribute to the success of an automation platform. This role will work with a large development team in order to deliver and automate a cloud software strategy. This individual will focus driving product success while managing the software development details. We are looking for a product owner who can recognize product weak spots, align the product to customer and market needs, and collaborate well among groups locally, domestically, and globally. This role should have experience working with SCRUM software development and is expected to be hands-on 100% of their time with a strong ability to learn, communicate and teach.
Roles and Responsibilities
Own the product from end to end. Responsible for strategy, evolution and direction of our products
Contribute to the product roadmap and product quarterly planning by collaborating with development, scrum masters, operations, marketing, and partners
Establish and communicate the vision for the product to development, scrum master, sales, operations and the entire organization regularly. Explain that vision and how it relates to each team
Own and convey a product strategy plan that defines what the product needs to evolve to be and how we will execute.Expectations should be crystal clear for the current quarter, and very clear for the next 2 quarters
Create, maintain and prioritize the product backlog
Plan any change of scope with the development lead, scrum master and collaborate across the organization to manage change.
Raise risks to the business
Writes requirements and story acceptance criteria
Attend development standups, grooming, planning and retrospectives
Lead internal and customer product demo to provide business value context and gather feedback
Engage with partners, operations and all customers to gather and provide feedback and input
Support other non-technical organizations as needed
Required skills and experience
Passion for being at the leading edge of technology with a minimum of 5-8 years of hands on product owner experience and 2+ years working in a cloud software development and 2+ years working in SCRUM
Product and business requirement documentation skills
Demonstrated experience applying SCRUM principles and practices
Experience working across multiple teams at a global scale
Ability to think and act strategically for all stakeholders.
Possesses strong verbal and written communication skills.
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Computer Science or related field required.
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