Digital Product Owner

  • location: Hopkins, MN
  • type: Temp to Perm
  • salary: $52.50 - $65.60 per hour
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Digital Product Owner

job summary:
Summary:

Take lead of scrum teams as the Agile Team Product Owner. Responsible for providing vision and direction to the Agile development team and stakeholders throughout the release. Build and advance collaborative relationships with business partners, product managers and IT partners. Understand and ensure adherence to enterprise technology standards (e.g. solution patterns, application frameworks, technology roadmaps, capital plans) or follow exception/waiver processes as needed. Strive to be a thought leader and an advanced practitioner in creative tools and tactics; forward-thinking in understanding the emerging tools, technologies, and business practices within the digital industry.

 
location: Hopkins, Minnesota
job type: Contract
salary: $52.50 - 65.60 per hour
work hours: 9am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
Responsibilities:

  • Act as liaison between business and technical development teams
  • Assist with user story creation and backlog grooming sessions
  • Ensure that the team always has an adequate amount of prior prepared tasks to work on
  • Provide an active role in mitigating impediments impacting successful team completion of Release/Sprint Goals
  • Keep abreast with Agile/Scrum best practices and new trends
  • Create functional and non-functional requirements as required
  • Provide expertise in understanding digital properties, including Web/Mobile Apps
  • Work with solution architects and delivery teams to build solutions that best suites our environments
  • Gather a deep understanding for the end to end architecture of digital properties, including web/mobile apps. This will include assisting in writing, refining and communicating requirements as required
  • Understand and ensure adherence to enterprise technology standards (e.g. solution patterns, application frameworks, technology roadmaps, capital plans) or follow exception/waiver processes as needed
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills including facilitation, influencing and negotiation
 
qualifications:
Required:

  • In-depth knowledge of Agile process and principles
  • Digital product experience in the digital industry working on both web and mobile apps
  • Experience as a product owner for at least 3 years
  • User story creation and backlog grooming
  • Software road mapping tools: CA Agile / Rally, or similar
  • MS Office products
  • Experience in a role with a blend of functional and technical analysis
  • Understanding of how a product organization operates
  • Firm understanding of SDLC and connections to software development
  • Ability to adapt to a fast-paced, quickly changing environment
  • Strong leadership & skills communication skills

    • Provides appropriate level detail and information based on audience
    • Able to communicate effectively with clients and executives
  • Critical thinking, problem solving skills
Desired:

  • Medicare domain knowledge
  • Transactional website experience
 
skills:
  • Advanced agile practitioner in creative tools and tactics; forward-thinking in understanding the emerging tools, technologies, and business practices within the digital industry.
  • Strong leadership & skills communication skills
  • Critical thinking, problem solving skills

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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