Addison, Texas

SkillStorm is seeking a Product Owner for our client in Addison, TX. Candidates must be able to work on SkillStorm's W2; not a C2C position. EOE, including disability/vets.

Job Description:

  • Are you an experienced Product Owner looking for a new challenge and an opportunity to further advance your skills and career in a great working environment? If you are a highly-motivated individual with a passion to deliver cutting-edge, client-focused products and a genuine interest in technology we have the perfect job for you! The Data Transaction Services Technology team is looking to recruit a new Product Owner to support a dynamic team. The ideal candidate is an experienced Product Owner in an agile development environment, is a self-starter with strong leadership skills, and is comfortable working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Data Transaction Service is responsible for developing and deploying secure multi-patented data sharing technologies between all lines of business and external entities. Data Transaction Service sits within the Global Banking and Markets Technology organization which provide liquidity management, payments and receipts, trade and supply chain finance, foreign exchange and commercial card services to small businesses, middle market companies, and to multinational corporations, financial institutions and governments around the world.
  • Responsible for maximizing the value for a product. Defines the vision and roadmap for the product, defining and prioritizing stories in the product backlog, and articulating this to both stakeholders and the development team. Works closely with stakeholders to understand their needs, and with the Product Manager in a scaled Agile model to ensure there is alignment. Possess a working knowledge of the product, and basic understanding of the business or technology domain. With some guidance, creates the vision and roadmap for the product to align with strategic direction for the business or technology domain. Communicates the product vision and roadmap to stakeholders and the team. Collaborates with stakeholders to understand their needs and problems. Creates and prioritizes work for one team. Learning to collaborate with cross-functional teams. With some guidance, creates and prioritizes stories in the product backlog. Refines stories with the team to ensure there are enough ready stories to load the next 1-2 sprints. Reviews and accepts stories and is empowered to make on-the-spot decisions on scope and requirements. Works in partnership with the team to ensure that optimum value is obtained through technology and through an advanced understanding of the business. Individual contributor.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to define business requirements and associated epics, user stories, and acceptance criteria.
  • Accountable for defining and accepting the value delivered by the team
  • Create, prioritize and maintain the team’s backlog for assigned products in collaboration with stakeholders.
  • Continuously review the business needs, refine priorities, outline milestones and deliverables, and identify opportunities and risks.
  • Work with the team, Scrum Master, and other Product Owners to coordinate external team dependencies
  • Optimize the value of the work the team performs.
  • Act as the primary contact for questions about the product.
  • Act as the primary contact for development work being performed by the team.
  • Work with key stakeholders to define and ensure the success of product releases.

Required Skills:

  • 2+ years’ experience as a Product Owner for agile teams
  • 1+ year experience with JIRA
  • High degree of organization, individual initiative, and personal accountability
  • Highly motivated self-starter able to work independently with little supervision
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to engage, influence, and inspire partners and stakeholders to drive collaboration and alignment
  • In-depth knowledge of Agile processes and principles

Desired Skills:

  • Certified Agile Product Owner
  • Functional knowledge of client-accessible web applications
  • Preparation and Participation in PI Planning, Maintaining Team Backlog, Iteration Planning, Accepting Stories, Understand enabler work, participate in team demo and retro’s
  • Owns & Drive’s Team Backlogs and Iterations, Define & Accept Iterations and User Stories

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Addison, Texas

Founded in 2002, SkillStorm was built on the mission of accelerating careers in high-demand technologies. We hire, train, and deploy Stormers from all backgrounds and experience levels in today’s in-demand technologies such as AWS, Salesforce, PEGA, ServiceNow, and Appian. We are committed to hiring and training college graduates and veterans for high-growth technology careers with our fortune 100 clients. Through these dedicated efforts, we are able to build a reliable, exclusive pipeline of high-quality, U.S.-based tech talent with the skills and clearance levels required to support our client’s critical technology initiatives. As a flexible technology workforce partner, we provide fully formed tech teams at any level of experience, skillsets, and clearance. Stormers are deployed either at client’s sites or at our U.S.-based delivery centers.

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