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Posted: Friday, January 12, 2018 12:05 AM


Product Owner

ID: 551927
Type: Contract
Location: Austin, TX
Contact Email:
Salary: Open

Product Owner
Product Owner takes the high-level roadmap to produce an organized, sequenced, and actionable backlog for the Scrum team to deliver B to C solutions for financial advisors. The Product Owner partners with the Scrum Master to ensure the team understands the team's purpose, deliverables and schedule to deliver on business commitments.

Please email qualified resumes to Erik Gunderson at for immediate consideration

Location: Austin, TX
Length: 12+ months, contract to hire
Status: W-2 Candidates (US Citizenship or Permanent Residents Only)

● Build, prune, and prioritize the backlog based on product and business priorities and dependencies with other development teams.
● Manage the requirements gathering process with stakeholders.
● Clearly articulate feature requirements through an agile development process.
● Prepare and participate in Scrum ceremonies including release planning.
● Drive the content for each release iteration in line with product goals
● Act as the key stakeholder in story definition assisting the team with clarification, estimates, story sequencing and team objectives for program increments.
● Be the main source for user story detail and priorities and validate that the stories meet acceptance criteria and completeness.
● Lead user acceptance testing for all new features and be responsible for final approval for all new features before acceptance into production.
● Develop and maintain strong and productive relationships with all development and business stakeholders in order to ensure timely and effective delivery of software features and defect resolution.
● Monitor ongoing performance of features and act as point of contact for any questions, concerns, or suggestions.
● Ensure project and/or product documentation is created and updated as needed

● Minimum of 6years relevant experience as a Product Owner, Product Manager, or Business ● ● Analyst delivering successful and innovative mobile financial services products for consumers
● Excellent written and verbal communication skills
● A passion for, and experience with, agile software development
● Self-motivated, detail oriented and obsessively organized
● Leadership traits, with the capability to motivate and influence the team
● Ability to leverage data to make decisions without getting stuck in analysis paralysis
● Ability to make trade-off decisions between possible and desirable, which requires a good
● sense of what is technically feasible
● Experience creating conceptual designs, workflows, and usage scenarios
● Enjoys working in a highly collaborative, fast paced, fluid environment
● Bachelor’s degree or higher

Preferred Skills/Experience:
● Product Owner certification
● Pragmatic Marketing certification
● Experience with multiple Agile approaches (e.g. XP, FDD, Scaled Agile)
● Experience with Agile techniques (e.g. ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games)
● Experience using Atlassian and Microsoft products

• Location: Austin, Austin, TX

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