Agile Product Manager with 50% travel required and local to New Jersy/NJ or Morristown, NJ

Product Owners, Product Manager, Agile, Scrum, PSM, Professional Scrum Master (PSM I)
Contract W2, Contract Independent, Contract Corp-To-Corp, 18 Months
Depends on Experience
Travel required to 50%.

Job Description

Travel up to 50% (While 50% of travel is a requirement of the role, due to COVID-19, non-essential travel has been suspended until further notice.)


• Coaching Product Owners and Product Managers on agile product management best practices, including the list below

• Understanding business needs to elaborate the Product Vision

• Ensuring product completeness by elaborating high level capabilities and features and mapping them to the business value drivers

• Utilizing a "customer-centric" mindset in designing roadmaps and building products/platforms that both meet current and future enterprise needs

• Developing and communicating the program vision, roadmap, and progress to all the stakeholders

• Delivering value to the business via products & platforms while elevating product management maturity

• Engaging in design thinking workshops and using techniques such as - Personas, empathy maps, customer journey maps, story maps to promote product insight and understanding

• Using a value framework to make product and platform decisions

• Driving the execution steps of product management in accordance with the value framework

• Eliciting and documenting the requirements – Capabilities, Features, Epics and User stories and acceptance criteria

• Defining the minimum viable product (MVP)

• Working with System Architect/Engineering to understand Enabler work, to prioritize the work

• Managing and prioritizing the flow of work by leading the Product Backlog refinement sessions

• Reviewing the completed stories and providing acceptance and/ or feedback to the team

• Incorporating feedback from the stakeholders from the review sessions, into the Product backlog

• Collaborating with the team to meet the team’s Definition of Ready (DoR) and Definition of Done (DoD)

• Collaborating with the stakeholders to resolve any conflicting requirements and/ or development priorities

• Collaborating with the team to clarify questions, resolve impediments and remove blockers

• Developing product and platform strategies to ensure they deliver outsized value to Global Tech quickly and are built to be scalable and agile

• Bringing best-in-class market and industry insights to platform and product strategy

• Track value delivered, product adoption, performance, and execution against the end-to-end roadmap and adjusting roadmaps as necessary

Qualifications Required:

• MS/BS degree in IT or related field

• 8+ years relevant work experience

• In-depth understanding of Agile Principles

• Experience working with key stakeholders and resolving issues across teams

• Strong facilitation and presenting skills

• Effective communication, team dynamics, conflict resolution, mentoring, and servant leadership

• Experience working with Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) tools

• Sufficient understanding of technology systems and the team’s ecosystem to triage technical issues and guide the team to technical solutions

• Travel up to 50% (While 50% of travel is a requirement of the role, due to COVID-19, non-essential travel has been suspended until further notice.)


Any Agile Certifications


Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO),

Certified SAFe® Product Owner (PO),

Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP),

Professional Scrum Master (PSM I),

Certified Scrum Master (CSM))

Dice Id : cst
Position Id : RK_24262_NJ
Originally Posted : 2 months ago
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