Agile Product Owner in Knoxville, TN at Johnson Service Group

Date Posted: 10/14/2019

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Job Description

JobID: 376489

FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Develop relationships across the enterprise with a “team first” orientation

- Act as an ambassador and key technical contact for your product(s)

- Represent the project vision of leadership in a prioritized and inspiring backlog of user stories for your Scrum team

- Utilize Agile principles and Scrum practices to deliver speed, quality, and creative improvements across the team and projects

- Leverage feedback from key stakeholders and product leadership to solidify user stories into well-defined vertical slices that always focus on real business needs

- Collaborate with the team and technical leads to decompose stories into development tasks and targets

- Identify and remove project risks and roadblocks that would otherwise jeopardize successful product releases

- Deliver consistent and credible communication to stakeholders and executive leadership about your project(s)

REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

- Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field of study AND/OR equivalent work experience

- Minimum of 3 years of experience in an Agile development environment as a Product Owner

- Proven understanding of database principles, SQL, data analysis, user experience, and object-oriented design

- Excellent verbal and written communication skills

- Proven ability to make difficult and quick decisions daily without fear of failure

- Proven history of demonstrating grit and tenacity, clever problem-solving, honesty, team-based ambition, strong attention to detail, and high character

- Proven ability to learn new technologies and deploy end-to-end solutions quickly and iteratively

- Proven history of being an innovative and organized servant leader who enjoys mentoring others

- Demonstrated skills of influencing and negotiating successful outcomes in both technical and business arenas

DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

- Successful history of developing market and competitive analyses to drive product strategy and roadmaps

- Relevant Product Owner, Product Manager, and/or Scrum Master certification(s)

- Proficiency with a variety of Agile project management tools such as JIRA

- Management consulting experience AND/OR a master’s degree in business, technology, or another related field

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