Product Owner

Depends on Experience

Contract: W2, Corp-To-Corp, 12 Month(s)

  • No Travel Required


Technical Product OwnerEpic Storiesbacklog

Job Description

Product Owner

Phoenix, Arizona  (Day 1 onsite)

Long Term


Key notes from Manager: Cover experience, experience with Data initiatives, experience as a product manager - client/customer understanding/management (role not necessarily title), Attention to detail and experience with EPic/Stories. – Looking for High Level.



Required Skills/Experience

  • Experience as Product Owner executing projects with a distributed team structure
  • Experience playing the Product Owner role for at least 3 years, experience in the insurance Domain will be added advantage
  • Certified Product Owner (CPO certification - CSM) Preferred
  • Experience in any technical skills like  AWS, java, bigdata, tableau  is must.
  • Articulates, elicits and inspires others to execute and support a compelling product vision and strategy
  • Clearly draws and articulates the boundaries of that vision while providing enough latitude for an Agile team to creatively solve problems
  • Determines and articulates Minimum Viable Product; that is, identifies those portions of an overall vision that are minimally necessary to achieve customer objectives
  • Diligently having managed Requirements & Releases using Scrum principles, practices, and theory with a distributed team structure
  • Extensive experience requirement gathering & analysis to ensure consistency & comprehensiveness of the requirements. Familiar and comfortable in dealing with evolving requirements and frequent changes that naturally follows from this incremental approach
  • Proven track record in performing functional decomposition of large system and analysis of various use-case flows
  • Have extensive experience interacting with clients and end-users
  • Ability to develop test scenarios and cases for various types of functional tests: unit tests, integration tests, system tests & regression tests
  • Have sufficient experience performing functional (UI driven) tests
  • Basic knowledge of RDBMS & SQL will be a big plus
  • Experience working for ISV in product development role
  • Excellent written and verbal skills. Should be able to articulate business functionality, suggestions for improvements and functional queries in clear and concise manner
  • Very high commitment level
  • Should be culturally aligned to Agile way of working, self-starter, easily asks questions, good team player, willingness to do what it takes including documentation, data entry etc.
  • Translate High-level requirements from Product backlog to sufficiently detailed functional & feature requirements that developers can take for implementation
  • Work very closely with SME & Business stakeholders to define the Epics & Stories in a product backlog
  • Constructs and communicates an Agile team’s product release plan to stakeholders
  • Collaborates with other Product Owners to manage inter-team dependencies
  • Work very closely with Scrum Masters to define & review feature list for various product
  • Work very closely with Scrum Masters & the Scrum Team so that they can elaborate Epics/Stories into sub-tasks as atomic units for development
  • Serves as the primary liaison between the Business/Sponsors and Scrum Masters (SCRUM Team)
  • Work with SCRUM champion and Scrum Masters in prioritizing product backlog
  • Participate in defining & reviewing functional & system test scenarios & test cases
  • Participate in functional tests
  • Plans for and facilitates planning sessions
  • Elicits customer and stakeholder feedback on the quality and accuracy of delivered product features


Preferred Skills/Experience

  • Demonstrated ability to drive the execution of a vision
  • Understanding of insurance products
  • Proven negotiation, influence and collaboration skills
  • Proven ability in the area of creative facilitation and encouragement of innovation
  • Encourages and demonstrates comfort with change, ambiguity, debate, conflict, experimentation, and informed risk taking
  • Proven public speaking skills
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with both technical and business associates
  • Proven ability to make or facilitate effective decisions as they relate to an Agile team’s product delivery
  • Ability to make a positive contribution as demonstrated by learning new skills and making suggestions for process/procedure improvement

Ability to work with others in a collaborative team environment

Xoriant reasonably expects the pay rate for this position to be within the following range: $65/hour-$80/hour.


Chandrakala Doddi



Xoriant is an equal opportunity employer. No person shall be excluded from consideration for employment because of race, ethnicity, religion, caste, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, age, disability or veteran status. 


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