Product Owner

Description

Principal Responsibilities

  1. Creates and maintain the Product Backlog.
  2. Prioritizes and sequences the Backlog according to business value or ROI
  3. Assists with the elaboration of Epics, Themes and Features into user stories that are granular enough to be achieved in a single sprint.
  4. Conveys the Vision and Goals at the beginning of every Release and Sprint.
  5. Represents the customer, interfaces and engages the customer.
  6. Participates in the daily Scrums, Sprint Planning Meetings and Sprint Reviews and Retrospectives.
  7. Inspects the product progress at the end of every Sprint and has complete authority to accept or reject work done.
  8. Communicates status internally and externally.
  9. All other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
The Product Owner should be detail-oriented, self directed, experienced with Microsoft Office and knowledgeable of the software development process. The product manager must also be able to thrive in a team environment sharing creating ideas and utilizing innovative thinking to solve problems. Experience working within the education or corporate/government markets are a major plus.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Bachelor’s Degree.
  2. Two years’ product management experience within the software and technology industry. (Not a requirement, but recommended)
  3. A true team player with good communication skills.
  4. Highly innovative and creative thinking abilities to develop solutions for market problems.
  5. Willingness to work as a team to accomplish company goals and objectives.
  6. Proficient with Microsoft Office and knowledgeable in the software development process.