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Product Owner in Riverwoods, IL at CRS Group

Date Posted: 10/28/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/28/2018

Job Description


Position:  Product Owner
Duration:  10-12 months
Location:  Deerfield, IL  60015
 
    I am looking for CSPO's / SAFe certified or CAP / Product Owners to join an Agile team. This person will partner closely with technology and strategy teams to deliver a critical authentication initiatives in 2019.
 
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.
  • Develops features in collaboration with Product Manager
  • Writes user stories and acceptance criteria
  • Ensures that user stories meet Definition of Ready (DoR)
  • Updates the user stories in Rally (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.
  • Empowered to make all critical decisions regarding functionality and priority in the sprint
  • Provide sign off to “Accept” each user story during sprint
  • Responsible for completing the “Requirements – Control gate form” during Release Planning stages and responsible for engaging teams such as Security, ARB, Legal, etc. for review and approval
  • Champions efforts to attain product vision and objectives
  • Collaborates with other 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 

Required Skills:
  • 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. 

Desired Skills:
  • Experience in architect
  • Experience in Software development
  • Experience in Fraud/Authentication
  • Experience in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems or other technical fields

 
Skill/Experience/Education 
Mandatory:
  • Bachelor's Business, Computer, Engineering or Math
  • 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.

 
Ideal Candidate: 
  • Experience in architecture
  • Experience in Software development
  • Experience in Fraud/Authentication
  • Experience in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems or other technical fields

 
SKILLS
Agile - Experience working in Agile environment/terminology          
Rally - tool to enter User Stories                                              
MS Office - PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Visio                               
Communication - Effectively communicate agile team status 
large enterprise client experience...
Agile transformation experience 
banking / financial experience 
 
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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.