Product Owner

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Apex Systems
Manager, UX, Management, Adobe, Testing, Systems, Scripts
Full Time

Job Description

Product Owner

If interested, please email resume to Tina Huber,

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Product Owner is a customer advocate for the organization's digital experience. This person will partner with their respective Product Manager and cross-functional stakeholders to support the execution of product vision, strategy and roadmaps. They will be able to clearly articulate customer value and business goals to development teams, UX and stakeholders. The Product Owner will be passionate about delivering excellent customer experiences and driving the organization to become a premier digital brand. The Product Owner leads and represents their owned product in Scrum Ceremonies: defining Sprint Goals, driving grooming sessions, prioritizing the backlog and writing quality user stories for scrum team(s) to develop against. Finally, this person will thrive in an agile, highly-collaborative, fast paced environment with motivated team members that want to cultivate a better world.

WHAT YOU'LL DO

In addition to following the organization's policies and procedures, principal accountabilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Partner with the Product Manager to understand usability, market research, competition, KPIs, trends and technology for opportunities to be a champion for the customer and drive incremental sales growth
  • Participate in discovery sessions for new features and projects. Contribute domain knowledge and technical expertise
  • Break down complex, nebulous concepts into clear, actionable User Stories with detailed acceptance criteria outlining key customer use cases and dependencies
  • Responsible for working with cross-functional teams to implement improvements and remove impediments that have implications across the department. Support the Scrum Team as the escalation point and help resolve blockers
  • Take complete ownership of the product backlog and lead grooming sessions as the Subject Matter Expert (SME) and define feature priorities
  • Set Sprint Goals for the Scrum Team, track deliverable timelines and communicate delivery dates to stakeholders
  • Continuous monitoring of product feature performance, "Voice of the Customer" results for their product, and make iterative recommendations
  • Demonstrate technical proficiency in team's functional area. Has the natural curiosity to ask inquisitive questions and uncover additional use cases and dependencies
  • Responsible for assuring a level of quality has been achieved by validating that the Story meets acceptance criteria and has met acceptance tests prior and post-production launch verification


WHAT YOU'LL BRING TO THE TABLE

Required
  • Possess a B.A./B.S., or an equivalent in education and experience
  • 3-5+ years of direct-to-consumer (D2C) digital Product Management, Product Ownership, progressive work experience with active experience in both Waterfall and Agile environments and with Scrum methodology
  • Skilled at creating high-quality customer/business requirements, and partnering with stakeholders, application developers, UX/UI and vendors through the discovery and development process
  • Exceptional collaboration and communication skills (verbal and written) and has the ability to lead through influence
  • Highly motivated to drive the product execution process from discovery to launch and works cooperatively with others across the org
  • Extensive experience with Rally, Jira, Confluence or similar product management tools

Preferred
  • Technical expertise with ability to understand broader business needs and strategy
  • Experience with Google Analytics, Adobe Analytics, A/B Testing, Product Analytics software tools
  • Proactive approach to identifying and solving issues that will impede success of the products
  • Strong organizational skills with ability to develop plans, set objectives, and manage to results
  • Scrum Product Owner certification (CSPO) preferred
  • Ability to work in a collaborative, dynamic team environment and able to multi-task with changing priorities in a cross-functional environment
  • Ability to work effectively under very broad direction with minimal supervision. Ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced and challenging environment
  • Excellent organizational, presentation, interpersonal and time management skills
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, process, and gap analysis skills


EEO Employer

Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at or


Company Information

Apex Systems is a world class technology services business that incorporates industry insights and experience to deliver solutions that fulfill our clients’ digital visions. We provide a continuum of service from workforce mobilization and modern enterprise solutions to digital innovation to drive better results and bring more value to our clients. Apex transforms our customers with modern enterprise solutions tailored to the industries we serve. Apex has a presence in over 70 markets across US, Canada and Mexico. Apex is a segment of ASGN Inc. (NYSE: ASGN)

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Dice Id : apexsan
Position Id : BHJOB2374_1143089
Originally Posted : 2 months ago

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