Product Owner

Job Requisition: 7096

Product Owner(Direct Hire)

Fort Lauderdale, FL (hybrid)

Job Requisition:7096

Description for Product Owner:

The Product Owner (PO) is a key member of an agile development team who is responsible for representing the interests of the stakeholders and ensuring that the team delivers a valuable product. The PO is the primary source of information about the product and has the final authority to make decisions about the product backlog. The PO serves as the voice of the customer, ensuring that the development team understands the needs of the end-users and delivers a valuable product that meets those needs. The PO works closely with the technical leaders and development team to ensure that the team is aligned and focused on delivering a high-quality product.

Responsibilities forProduct Owner:

  • Defining and communicating the product vision, goals, and objectives based on market research, user needs, and overall business strategy
  • Collaborating with the development team to ensure that the product backlog items are well understood, and the acceptance criteria are clear
  • Ensuring that the development team has a clear understanding of the product requirements and user stories
  • Continuously reviewing and adjusting the product roadmap and backlog to reflect changing market conditions, customer needs, and business priorities
  • Gains market insights and translates those insights into long-term strategies for assigned products and area of domain expertise. This includes providing input regarding market potential, features/benefits, positioning, and messaging
  • Implements go-to-market strategies and process improvements to successfully launch products and product features into the market
  • Accepting or rejecting completed product backlog items based on their alignment with the acceptance criteria and business goals
  • Providing timely and regular feedback to the development team and stakeholders about the product's progress and any changes to the product backlog
  • Inspire and motivate the development teams to deliver innovative and exciting solutions with an appropriate sense of urgency
  • Act as an ambassador for the product internally and externally, and as the primary contact for queries related to the product

Requirements for Product Owner:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Business, Marketing, or a comparable discipline; an MBA is a plus
  • 4+ years’ experience working as a Product Owner with a development team 
  • Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) is preferred
  • Software Product strategy and management experience with demonstrated value delivery
  • Experience with complex customer environments and/or relevant industry experience
  • Experience leading software product development in an Agile environment leveraging frameworks such as Scrum and Kanban
  • Strong team/project management, communication, and presentation skills
  • Self-motivated, energetic and can work both autonomously and as part of the team
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable in a changing environment
  • First 6-9 months of job will include 30-40% travel. 15% is the norm after that.

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