Product Owner

Contract W2, Contract Corp-To-Corp
Depends on Experience

Job Description

Direct Client Requirement

Title: Product Owner

Duration: Contract to Hire.

Location: New York, NY


Position Summary:
We are looking for a Product Owner in New York, who in collaboration with the scrum team is responsible for the execution of product roadmap.

Core Requirements:

  • Strong technical product owner skills with technical knowledge of products and systems.
  • Ability to adapt in a fast-paced SAFe Agile environment – contribute to Agile ceremonies such as daily standup, retrospectives, team demoes and document business release notes.
  • Competent, self-starter with ability to work independently, solve problems and communicate with various stakeholders.
  • Manage and analyze business requirements with the ability to prioritize work during changes and conflicts.
  • Requirement’s elicitation, analysis, and ability to manage multiple concurrent product initiatives.
  • Good analytical skills with the ability to understand data integration points, process workflows from an end-to-end perspective.
  • Ability to work with value stream architects, technical SMEs to come up with solutions and ensure that solution meets business needs.
  • Ability to analyze, map, translate technical changes to business value and communicate to various stakeholders.
  • Be able to define quality user stories focusing on what and why with well-defined acceptance criteria for Engineering team to implement.
  • Continuously groom user stories and prioritize team backlog with scrum teams based on business priorities.
  • Conduct end-to-end impact analysis, design reviews, test case reviews to ensure that the business vision, goals, and requirements are met.
  • Create and maintain high quality requirement artifacts (user stories, process flows, use cases, data mapping sheets, etc.) using various tools (i.e., Rally, Visio, Lucidchart, etc.)
  • Coordinate and drive discussions/meetings independently with application users and various IT/business stakeholders (including other POs) to understand business problems, requirements, and goals that the business team need to achieve.


Technical skills:

  • Experience with enterprise integration with Oracle and cloud implementations.
  • Hands on experience working as a technical product owner for Oracle platform.
  • Hands on experience working with data engineers.
  • Ability to easily understand and converse on technologies such as Oracle, Big Data Hadoop, Cloud, Java, JSON, database concepts (stored procedures, SQL) - hands on development experience not required.
  • SQL skills – Should be able to query databases and understand the results
  • Data analysis skills 


Soft skills:

  • Be able to communicate/articulate concepts clearly.
  • Quick learner - ability to use different sources to learn and assimilate and not need day to day guidance.
  • Be able to lead a team without ‘full knowledge.’
  • Inquisitive, strong learner and proactive (able to anticipate issues rather than reacting to them)
  • Looking for someone who can be a team leader/player not a team boss. Someone who can influence by conviction, not by “because I said so!!”


Background/ Desired Experience

  • At least 4 years of relevant product work experience as a Product Owner supporting scrum teams in SAFE Agile environment
  • SAFe Product Owner/ Product Manager (POPM) certified
  • Experience with clinical health care/pharmacy data and clinical decision support systems



Akash Jha

Senior Technical Recruiter

APN Consulting Inc.






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Dice Id : 10123488
Position Id : 21-00734
Originally Posted : 5 months ago
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