Agile Product Owner (4)

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  • Location:

    Harrisburg

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Job ref:

    355838

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    12 months plus

  • Expiration date:

    01/21/2022

  • Start date:

    ASAP

Job Summary:

Signature Consultants is seeking a Agile Product Owner(remote until after Covid-19 ~ on site sometime in 2022) for an opportunity with a client located in Harrisburg, NC. Our client is looking for the ideal candidate to work on an assignment for 12 months + (prefer candidates who are eligible to covert to permanent employee).

Experience/Skills/Responsibilities:

  • Partner with Product Management to understand the product vision and develop a comprehensive product strategy, related roadmap, and help to set key business objectives for the product
  • Collaborate to execute on the product strategy that incorporates the need for modernization, stability, and onboarding new users to the cross-cutting technology services (e.g., APIs, microservices)
  • Remain in constant engagement with client partners and product management to ensure alignment and that needs are met
  • Provide continuous direction and support to product team to ensure success
  • Accountable for the creation, maintenance, and prioritization of Product Backlog across multiple teams
  • Accountable for partnering with release management to develop release plans
  • Responsible for prioritization of features, user stories, and other product backlog items
  • Responsible for the creation of user stories with clear and concise acceptance criteria
  • Consider stakeholder interests and negotiate priorities
  • Collaborate with cross functional team including Solution Architects/Engineers to understand the architecture
  • Reviews and accepts completed user stories from the Agile Team
  • Ability to encourage an open exchange of information and viewpoints
  • Passion to inspire others to achieve challenging goals and high standards of performance
  • Foster a sense of urgency to achieve customer goals and leverage resources to overcome unexpected obstacles Agile Leadership
  • Participate and facilitate in Agile ceremonies with Agile Teams
  • Create and maintain product backlog of features and user stories
  • Run and own backlog refinement ceremony
  • Provide vision and direction to agile development team(s) and stakeholders throughout the product development process
  • Collaborates with team to define 'definition of done' and 'definition of ready' for product backlog items
  • Develops relationships with stakeholders and customers to enable feedback loop
  • Play an active role in mitigating impediments impacting successful team completion of Release/Sprint
  • Partner with Scrum Master across the teams to ensure overall team success
  • Keep abreast with Agile best practices and new trends Outcomes & Results
  • The Product Backlog is defined, refined, and ordered
  • The Agile Team understands the product vision and strategy
  • The Agile Team delivers value to the customers. Knowledge & Experience
  • 6+ years of technology Product Owner/Management experience, preferably with product delivery and/or working with banking and/or finance domains
  • 5+ years of experience working with agile methods (Scrum, Lean, Kanban, XP)
  • 4-year college degree (or equivalent experience)
  • Strong investigative, analytical, and interpersonal communication skills, with the ability to work independently or as part of a team
  • Experience with technology and ability to facilitate communication between business, customers, and technology teams
  • Demonstrated experience and deep understanding of user experience best practices
  • Demonstrated experience implementing and executing Agile principles with strong digital and technical skills as well as agile deliverables (e.g., writing user stories, iterative development, sprints, managing backlogs)
  • Demonstrated experience with facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency
  • Experience in API technologies (desired)
  • Experience in engaging stakeholders to discuss issues, lead discussions to arrive at a common agreement
  • Facilitation skills for eliciting complex requirements or conflicting priorities between stakeholders
  • Coach/mentor team members on continuous improvements
  • Open to experimenting with new ideas
  • Ability to build technical acumen and knowledge of our ecosystem

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 14th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 28 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit www.sigconsult.com. Signature Consultants is the parent company to Hunter Hollis and Madison Gunn.

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