Agile/Scrum Product Owner (Portfolio Management)

agile, scrum, product owner, portfolio management
Full Time
$180,000 - $200,000
Travel not required

Job Description

I have a full time opportunity for one of our top tier private equity firms that is looking for a Agile/Scrum Product Owner to join the team in NYC. This candidate would be the Relationship manager for all deal monitoring technologies in the organization. This person will work with leading investment professionals to translate the needs into technical requirements. This candidate will work very closely with Scrum Masters and IT leads in a heavy Agile environment. Please let me know if you are interested in discussing or have questions.

This role will be working a hybrid model in NYC.


  • Works with stakeholders throughout the transaction process to understand roles, responsibilities, and execution processes
  • Maximizes the value of delivered products to ensure they meet stakeholders' needs
  • Empowered ultimate decision maker for the product, responsible for defining its vision, and prioritizing features/stories according to business value
  • Understands end to end relevant value streams of key capabilities within respective team, domain, and focus area
  • Works with the team to breakdown capabilities and/or value streams into backlog items and prioritizes backlog for the team
  • Consistently engages with agile team to provide enough information to estimate amount of work and activities for value streams and helps slot them onto the rolling four quarter roadmap
  • Works closely with the Scrum Master to understand team dynamics, morale, and capacity to ensure we are not burning the team out
  • Prepares material for monthly domain meetings, based on guidance from Domain Lead
  • Defines, tracks, and socializes team-level KPIs with Domain Lead and Executive Sponsor
  • Provides monthly release updates to leadership stakeholders
  • End User Adoption
  • Represents stakeholders/end users of a product
  • Communicates to end user community on consistent basis
  • Provides hands-on training to end users as needed and can translate their needs into business requirements for the team
  • Works with technical leads to understand technical debt and other technical impediments at a high level so that they can be prioritized on the roadmap
  • Identifies and escalates capacity, resource, and deliverable risks as needed
  • Manage vendor relationships when necessary



  • Minimum of 5 years of experience working in an Agile environment, strongly preferred
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good knowledge of private equity/asset management business, value streams, and technology and a deep, tactical way of thinking
  • Ability to translate strategic directions and business objectives into goals
  • Know how to break down key features into appropriate user stories
  • Experience running high-impact initiatives within the organization
  • Effective delegator with proven management of cross-functional teams without direct supervision
  • Ability to manage conflicting priorities and can differentiate between distractions and the roadblocks that can impact goals
  • Ability to drive consensus among stakeholders, manage expectations, and build strong relationships
  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Certified Scrum Product Owner Certification preferred


Lori Sklarski

Senior Technical Recruiter

PRI Technology


C: 973.432.9968

F: 973.732.5456

Dice Id : 10124617
Originally Posted : 1 month ago
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