Product Owner in Riverwoods, IL at CRS Group

Date Posted: 11/28/2019

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Job Description

Product Owner
Duration: 12+ month contract
Location: Riverwoods, IL 60015
Overview: The CRS Group is currently looking for a Product Owner for one of our clients in the Riverwoods area. The CRS Group is a nationwide Staffing Firm who works primarily with Fortune 500 and Fortune 1000 corporations.
Job Description:
Authentication Infrastructure Solutions is seeking a highly motivated candidate, who will be the Product Owner (PO) leading one of our agile team. This person will partner closely with technology and strategy teams to deliver a critical initiative in 2019-2020. As PO, this person is responsible for writing user stories that align to the prioritized features and ensure the pipeline stays full and is prioritized. The PO should be internally focused on the agile team and implementation. The PO has a significant role in quality and is the only team member empowered to accept user stories as done. The PO will also work with the Product Manager to prepare for the Program Increment planning meeting and working with Business Initiative owners and SMEs on a daily basis
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Collaborates with Product Manager's on features priorities to help drive business values
  • Develop user stories and acceptance criteria from prioritized features
  • Ensures that user stories meet Definition of Ready (DoR)
  • Updates the user stories in JIRA (Agile Management Tool)
  • Manages and prioritizes the program and sprint backlogs continuously (prior to and during the backlog grooming sessions)
  • Protects the team from distractions like non-sprint work and minimizes changes committed user stories.
  • Provide sign off to Accept each user story during sprint
  • Responsible for completing the Requirements during Release Planning stages and responsible for engaging teams such as DARB, Legal, etc. for review and approval
  • Champions efforts to attain product vision and objectives
  • Collaborates with other Scrum Master, Architects, Product Owners and/or Product Manager to uphold business priority and vision
  • Participates mandatory forums such as Sprint planning retro, PO/PM Sync, daily stand up etc.
  • Provides periodic status updates to business stakeholders and upper management

  • Knowledge in APIs, testing automations, and tools
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills
  • Rich knowledge and experience in Agile and Scrum
  • Prioritization skills in Agile environment
  • Being able to focus on vision and manage conflict
  • Capable to adapt to different personality types and work with both analytical and technical teams
  • Experience in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems or other technical fields
  • Experience in Architect
  • Experience in Software Development
  • Experience in Credit/Fraud/Authorization Decision Management System

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Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.