Agile Product Owner

Company Name:
Efinancial
Summary:
The Product Owner
position
is a key member of an agile team, and works collaboratively with the team and stakeholders to shape the vision, strategy and product implementation. This position is responsible for gaining an understanding of the project subject matter; working with multi-disciplinary teams to develop stories, managing a backlog, and working with technical teams to deliver features that rapidly deliver business value and meet the goals of the company.
Key Responsibilities & Duties:
Work with internal and external stakeholders to define the project vision and effectively communicate the vision to the team.
Participate in product strategy discussions as needed.
Provide a business perspective on value during day to day development.
Work with internal and external stakeholders to define product requirements and transform them into user stories.
Proactively manage and prioritize a backlog containing features, enhancements and defects, along with appropriate user acceptance criteria.
Using feedback from stakeholders, prioritize the backlog according to business value, complexity, and expectations.
Be the primary resource for questions about the details of the product for the team through interaction with internal resources, customers and stakeholders to understand business processes and requirements.
Collaborate with the development team to define, design, accept and adapt features.
Coordinate communication between development team and stakeholders regarding goals, requirements and business needs.
Ensure each iteration delivers working software and each release is a minimally viable set of features.
Required Skills:
Ability to understand big picture concepts and break them down into detail needed to implement them.
Ability to distinguish between necessary features and desirable features, and plan accordingly.
Ability to translate business and technical goals into small, testable releases.
Ability to pick up technical and business concepts quickly.

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