Product Owner

Location: Birmingham, Alabama
Date Posted: 10-12-2018
About Seneca Resources:
Seneca Resources is client driven provider of strategic Information Technology consulting services and Workforce Solutions to government and industry.  Seneca Resources is a leading IT services provider with offices in Virginia, Alabama, Texas, and Florida that service clients throughout the United States.  The key to our success lies within our strong corporate culture which drives our business.  We challenge our staff through engaging work, and we reward our staff through competitive compensation, extensive professional training, and excellent opportunities for career advancement.  In turn, we look for only the best and brightest to join our team.
 
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value the benefits of diversity in our workplace.
 
Position Title: Product Owner
Location: Birmingham, AL
Position Status: Direct Hire
 
Position Description:
Our client is looking for Product Owner candidates for a position located in Birmingham, AL
 
Education:
  • BA in Computer Science, Engineering or similar relevant field or equivalent experience
 
Responsibilities:
  • Lead scrum teams for identified products or offerings as the Product Owner
  • Provide vision and direction and create requirements for the Agile development team and stakeholders throughout the project
  • Ensure that the team has an adequate amount of prepared tasks to work on
  • Plan and prioritize product feature backlog and development for the product
  • Assess value, develop use cases, and prioritize stories, epics and themes to ensure work focuses on those with maximum value and are closely aligned with product strategy
  • Provide backlog management, iteration planning, and elaboration of user stories
  • Work closely with Product Management to create and maintain a product backlog according to business value or ROI
  • Lead the planning product release plans and set expectation for delivery of new functionalities
  • Actively mitigate any barriers impacting successful team completion of Release/Sprint Goals
  • Write acceptance tests
  • Monitor our competitors and the industry
  • Keep abreast with Agile/Scrum best practices and new trends
Experience:
  • Previous working experience as a Product Owner for 3-5 years
  • In-depth knowledge of Agile process and principles
  • Outstanding communication, presentation and leadership skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Sharp analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Creative thinker with a vision
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