Product Owner

  • location: Portland, OR
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $40 per hour
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job description

Product Owner

job summary:
his is a Product Owner role.

  • Understand the vision of a product from the point of view of customer, end user or stakeholders.
  • Work with product management to represent the customer and stakeholder priorities to the scrum team.
  • Awareness of the desires of our business partners, market commitments, and industry trends and analytic data to prioritize delivery schedules.
  • Develop requirements and specifications, prioritize features, build consensus and deliver required technical data and creative materials to our engineers.
  • Facilitate communication and track tasks throughout the development process between a variety of internal teams including engineering, marketing, PR, creative, customer support, and executives.
  • Work closely with engineering and marketing to understand upcoming product improvements and changes in the user experience.
  • Participate in scheduling and negotiation of delivery tasks to set achievable releases dates.
  • Owns the 'voice of the user' and ensures delivery products solve real customer/user needs. Leads and executes usability studies and surveys, as well as integration of research into requirements and prioritization, and incorporates usage and market analysis into product requirements to ensure right product is delivered.
  • Define and analyze metrics that inform the success of our products, and use data to drive decision making for product development and maximum business impact.
  • Works closely with solution analysts, business analysts, information architects, and UX design practice experts to provide delivery plans and validated requirements with delivery partners.
 
location: Portland, Oregon
job type: Contract
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize and to work independently.
  • Ability to communicate at varying levels of technical detail with customers, business partners, internal marketing, sales, support and engineering staffs, in one-on-one and group situations.
  • Ability to gather and translate customer business needs into technical product requirements.
  • Ability to work with cross product teams to resolve issues, reconcile multiple timelines, resolve conflicting requirements and create cohesive technology roadmaps.
  • Ability to quickly grasp new areas of business and new technologies.
  • Experience in computer software design and implementation, and product management in a software company.
  • Experience managing beta programs.
  • Ability to create and present product demonstrations.
  • Strong project management skills to co-ordinate multiple parties to deliver a product.
 
qualifications:
  • Ability to clearly articulate and present product features, value, vertical solutions to customers, partners, investors, management and engineering.
  • Create prototypes for new features and screens and clearly articulate them to engineering teams.
  • Have excellent presentation, writing, organizational and interpersonal skills. Submission of writing samples, such as PowerPoint presentations or whitepapers is encouraged.
 
skills:





  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering/Computer Science (or equivalent experience).
  • Background in existing and emerging software standards.
  • Knowledge of Enterprise and Web-based applications, Web APIs, and/or databases would be helpful.





Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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