Product Owner

Advantage Tech is looking for a Product Owner for our Kansas City, MO Client.  
Description

Reporting to the Senior Manager of Product, the Product Owner works to fulfill the strategic product direction established by the Product Management team. This role is responsible for defining the detailed User Stories for each product and feature. The Product Owner must have a firm understanding of the business domain and product needs taking into account multiple types of users utilizing each solution. This position works closely with stakeholders on the specifications to ensure their Agile team has all the information needed to deliver a complete product to market effectively.

Requirements

  •  Translate product strategy into detailed requirements and prototypes*
  • Work with the Product team to define the scope included in a release
  • Research and clarify details as the team develops the application*
  • Be aware of customer commitments and communicate timelines internally to assist with managing those commitments
  • Work with the Agile team to prioritize the backlog*
  • Prioritize support work as needed
  • Manage dependencies in and across sprints and releases*
  • Perform demos to all stakeholders on a regular basis*
  • Keep stakeholders apprised of progress and incorporate their feedback
  • Act as a product champion within the company
  • Perform regular usage analysis to track adoption and opportunities for improvement
  • Create and maintain essential support and training collateral*
  • Assist with system status communication and escalation as needed including customer communication

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Strong team player who can work with and support many different software teams
  • Solid understanding of software development life cycle
  • In-depth understanding of Agile methodologies, technical understanding of products, and up to date on industry standards and best practices
  • Have a constant focus on solving user problems in the best way possible
  • Strong knowledge of current industry trends and User Interface common practices
  • Ability to influence cross-functional team without formal authority
  • Able to build strong interpersonal relationships with business analysts, UI/UX team, leadership, senior management, and internal and external stakeholders
  • Proficient using Atlassian JIRA as an Agile software development tool
  • Excellent time management, resource organization and priority establishment skills with the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with diplomacy and tact, including when responding to resistance
  • Project management skills a plus
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Business, Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field
  • 2+ years of proven software development experience as an Agile Product Owner or similar role
  • Experience working with UI teams is strongly preferred
  • Project management skills a plus 
  • Must have received all required doses of the Covid-19 Vaccine*

What We Provide

  • One of the best cultures and working environments
  • Unmatched comprehensive benefit program 
  • Real career and personal growth opportunities in a fun environment where your voice matters
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