A Product Owner is capable of working with Product Marketing, Sales, and directly with customers to understand the problems facing the business and the vision for the product. You translate the requests and requirements into an implementable solution within an agile framework. You will be an integral part of a scrum team collaborating with developers, architects, and test analysts to break solutions into appropriate vertical business outcomes. You have a tattoo that reads: ”Working software over comprehensive documentation” and guides the team to that goal. You view your assigned technology platforms as ‘yours’, take pride in being a subject matter expert for them, and hold the vision for what they should be becoming. Additionally, you’re actually a player/coach. You’ve helped a couple organizations transition to Agile helping shape the strategy as well as deliver content and exercises to drive transformation.
Principal Responsibilities: Own the Product roadmap and backlog for the Gateway product. Gathering of customer, business, and technical requirements and filtering them down into a single product backlog. Full knowledge and understanding of the product and the process. Ensures solutions meet current customer need. Daily representation of the customer or end user in the scrum team to clarify questions on backlog items. Creating mockups and prototypes to support project direction. Shaping agile transformation strategy Delivering scrum exercises and content
Functional Skills: Ability to learn technical concepts quickly; work independently with little guidance; multi-task and set priorities Ability to comfortably work in an iterative/collaborative environment Ability to facilitate collaborative decision-making Strong written and verbal communication skills Demonstrated ability to understand the big picture solution and then craft requirements into actionable use cases, epics Demonstrated leadership of business analyst function in a Behavior Driven Development/Gherkin environment Demonstrated success in owning multiple technology platforms in creating business outcomes Attention to detail Excellent organizational skills Excellent trouble-shooting and problem-solving skills Ability to be effective in a growing and dynamic organization Takes initiative and assumes responsibility Work closely with UX on internal/external facing interfaces or design them yourself