Location: Seattle, WA (Remote During Covid) Job Discription
Develop a deep understanding of customer experience at a tactical and transaction level.
Builds and maintains Agile (Scrum / Sprint) team backlog with input from various team members
Collaborate with Agile teams and business owners to write user stories and requirements that include acceptance criteria and acceptance tests.
Reviews and prioritizes the backlog for Iteration (Sprint) Planning, including coordination of dependencies with other PO's.
Collaborates with System and Solution Architect/Engineering to assist with decision-making and sequencing of the technical infrastructures.
Be the primary resource to Technical (Dev) team and Customer team for user story details.
Leads and maintains efficient flow of user story refinement activities throughout team execution.
Participates in team demo with primary responsibility of reviewing and accepting completed user stories. The PO is the only team member who can accept as done! This includes validation that stories meet the acceptance criteria and team’s Definition of Done (DoD).
Participates in Iteration Retrospective, where teams gather to improve their processes. Also actively supports the Agile Release Train’s (ART’s) Inspect and Adapt (I&A) workshop.
The PI system demo is part of the I&A workshop. The PO has an instrumental role in producing the demo for program partners.
Coordinates user story, functional, and technical details with other Product Owners throughout each iteration and Program Increment. This is often done in weekly PO/ART sync meetings.
Relationship & People, Professional Development You will develop positive relationships with Customer groups or Customer Representatives, technical and non-technical teams, including sales, commercial accounting, marketing, legal, go-to-market and finance!
Develops professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviews professional publications; establishes personal networks; participates in professional societies.
Actively participates in Product Owner/Manager Community of Practice (COP)
7+ years of relevant Product Management, Product Owner, Business Analyst, and System Analyst or Architecture/Software Engineer experience in an agile software product development environment. Advanced level understanding of customer experience.
Technical Writing: Strong requirements elicitation, and proven writing skills including the ability to write concisely and clearly for different audiences.
Agile Project Management: Experience with Agile backlog/project management tools.
User Experience: Experience with successive elaboration and ability to develop Initiatives, Features and User Stories that the DevOps teams can ingest
Proven track record to effectively and efficiently connect with Leadership, technical and non-technical audiences while employing a high degree of collaboration and influence.
Strong business analytical skills with the capability of identifying, analyzing, synthesizing product use data.