Product Owner

Product Owner

02 Nov 2022
New Jersey, Easthanover, 07936 Easthanover USA

Product Owner



Job Description:
The Agile Product Owner represents the "voice of the customer" at the team level, maintaining and prioritizing the Product Backlog, to ensure that the team is working on stories that maximize business value and deliver necessary fixes and functionality to all customers. They must have strong business skills and experience, with either some past experience working with technology teams, or the ability and interest to learn how to work with technology teams. The Agile Product Owner will be 100% allocated to this role. The incumbent provides counsel and advice to top management on significant matters, often requiring coordination between organizations. Focuses on providing thought leadership and technical expertise across multiple disciplines. Recognized internally as "the go-to person" for the most complex assignments.


POSITION SUMMARY
The Senior Technical Product Owner uses specialized depth and experience to oversee the writing and modifying of complex technical functional requirements for a complex product, derived from the business requirements and form the foundation of what the engineers will code/implement in order to achieve business asks.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS


  • Collaborate with agile teams to build and manage new features and capabilities while delivering desired business impact, while providing thought leadership to Program Governance activities such as prioritization and negotiating with stakeholders on backlog priorities.

  • Responsible for owning the technical roadmap and non-functional requirements for product (e.g. page rendering times, how long it takes to log in, response on service calls).

  • Work with disparate business groups to optimize business and financial case for how technology will deliver their projects.

  • Create, evolve and communicate feature area specifications that form cohesive, iterative plans that align to the multi release vision.

  • Write Definition of Ready user stories using JIRA and maintain groomed backlog for business stakeholder priorities, and incorporate architectural changes recommended by engineering into user stories.

  • Proactively resolve upstream dependencies and resolve conflict effectively across teams.

  • Advocate for process improvements through an understanding of the engineering lifecycle and previous experience.

  • Monitor and instrument products for business outcomes and tech product health.

  • Integrate and deploy tooling (e.g. Git and Jenkins) for team (place hold capacity).

  • Enable test automation (i.e. acceptance criteria should be clear, agreed upon and tests should be automated).

  • Focus on reducing technical debt to deliver value in terms of efficiency and quality metrics.


Education

QUALIFICATIONS


  • Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent work experience.

  • 8-12 years relevant experience.

  • Master's degree and 6-10 years of relevant experience.

  • Previous coding experience preferred but not necessary.

  • Experience working in technology or in close engagement on component preferred.

  • Complete understanding and wide application of technical principles, theories and concepts in the field.

  • Knowledge of user experience and technical design essential.

  • Proven skill at balancing technical knowledge with business possibility and acumen.

  • High degree of comfort in fast-paced dynamic / ambiguous environment.

  • Ability to work cross functionally with Compliance, IRM, Infrastructure, and Software Engineering.




Beacon Hill is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength diversity brings to the workplace. Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Company Profile:

Beacon Hill Technologies, a premier National Information Technology Staffing Group, provides world class technology talent across all industries utilizing a complete suite of staffing services. Beacon Hill Technologies' dedicated team of recruiting and staffing experts consistently delivers quality IT professionals to solve our customers' technical and business needs.

Beacon Hill Technologies covers a broad spectrum of IT positions, including Project Management and Business Analysis, Programming/Development, Database, Infrastructure, Quality Assurance, Production/Support and ERP roles.



Learn more about Beacon Hill Staffing Group and our specialty divisions, Beacon Hill Associates, Beacon Hill Financial, Beacon Hill HR, Beacon Hill Legal, Beacon Hill Life Sciences and Beacon Hill Technologies by visiting www.beaconhillstaffing.com.

We look forward to working with you.

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