Product Owner

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  • Location:

    Minneapolis

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Job ref:

    348679

  • Published:

    12 days ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

  • Expiration date:

    11/06/2021

  • Start date:

    ASAP

Job Summary:

Signature Consultants is seeking a Product Owner for an opportunity with a client located in Minneapolis, MN.



Responsibilities:

  • Lead scrum teams in an agile work environment
  • Partners with business leaders on formulation and execution of strategy, vision and product roadmap
  • Execute against the roadmap to deliver industry-leading D&IS experiences
  • Drive rapid iteration, testing and change to deliver on business goals and KPIs
  • Assessing the competitive landscape and emerging industry trends; research the market, users and roadmap for the product
  • Define and evolve the methodology and tools for team; provide vision and direction to development team and stakeholders throughout the project, and creat requirements
  • Resource project with matrix reporting digital talent often including selecting and managing vendors
  • Create and manage product budgets and expected results
  • Gather and synthesize user needs and product requirements from a variety of sources e.g. analytical analysis, voice of customer, internal business needs and workshop outputs (journey maps, touchpoint analysis, stakeholder maps, sketching, etc.)
  • Writes user stories aligned with product vision to right-sized product backlog items, creating clear goals for the product team
  • Coordinates product feedback from internal and external stakeholders to drive product release schedule
  • Actively participates in iteration planning and cross product team planning sessions, leads Sprint Reviews, and participates in retrospectives when requested by the team
  • Contributes to prioritization, maintains the sprint backlog and performs just-in-time story elaboration with the implementation team
  • Manages stakeholder expectations while maintaining an up to date roadmap to be shared with all stakeholders
  • Leads and understands the backlog, backlog grooming and daily maintenance of the backlog as a primary function of this role
  • Responsible for monitoring product status and feedback in the marketplace
  • Leads and works closely with Scrum team to guide, direct, and ensure acceptance criteria is met, while maintaining focus on quality


Skills/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Marketing, Engineering, or Computer Science
  • 5+ years of digital product management or related strategic, digital experience
  • Proven track record demonstrating a deep understanding of product life cycle management to take a product idea from conception to release, including new feature and function releases, upgrades, enhancements, etc.
  • Strong leadership and analytical skills with outstanding written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to lead, collaborate, influence, and coordinate activities in a cross functional, team-oriented environment to deliver technology applications or technical products
  • Technical aptitude to evaluate requirements and coordinate with business analysts and developers
  • Demonstrated results establishing a product vision and road maps that led to successful business value
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and discuss digital concepts, manage trade-offs and evaluate opportunistic new ideas with internal and external partners
  • Demonstrated results showing ability to thrive in a growth-driven and fast-paced organization
  • Experience with scaling scrum (ex. [email protected] or LeSS) a plus
  • Proven experience delivering external customer-facing experiences as a Product Owner
  • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities and release deadlines tied to physical product launches
  • Strong attention to detail to translate user experiences into detailed user stories and tasks for development

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.

EEO Employer

Signature Consultants is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Signature will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at or 888.838.1020.