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Product Owner

Chicago, IL | IT
Job ID: 109882
Listed on 9/13/2021
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Product Owner

Job Summary: 
Product Owner's role is to help inform and guide the product strategy of several technology solutions for airport operations by leading planning activities, creating detailed requirements, coordinating backlogs and have ownership over the technical roadmap. As the agile product owner, you will be a close partner with engineering and act as the voice of the customer and the business for engineering. This role will have insight into all phases of the product development cycle.

Duties:
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with project management, business analysts, design, user experience and delivery
  • Work closely with internal partners to align business targets and drive key results – should be able to communicate results and illustrate suggestions in compelling ways through concise written reports and/or engaging presentations
  • Ability to manage product vision, personas, user story mapping, backlog, value proposition canvas, roadmap, sprint planning and review, iterative releases, product acceptance criteria, and ensuring associated business benefit value
  • Work with engineering, design, documentation and user acceptance testing teams to create a complete and polished product offering by delivering business requirements in impactful ways
  • Be the day-to-day representative of the business and product management to engineering and development teams within a Scrum framework - managing the detailed planning and delivery of features matched to market & customer requirements
  • Maintain a multi-quarter technical product roadmap that includes milestones and prioritized deliverables which includes planning for compliance with standard, remediation of technical debt, and to expose opportunities for application rationalization
  • Employ a data-driven approach to contribute and prioritize market data, customer insights and actionable research to improve designs, prioritize features, and guide the roadmap to discover areas for product improvements to fuel user growth
Desired Skills/Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree in a technical field or business with a technical background
  • 2+ years’ experience as a Product Owner, Technical Product Manager or related technology field
  • 2+ years’ experience working with enterprise cloud services or software
  • Skilled at engaging business stakeholders to determine value that will be considered as part of economic value, trade off decisions, or path to realization
  • Demonstrated ability in developing groundbreaking enterprise applications through leadership, subject matter expertise and self-motivation
  • Experience in multiple software development disciplines 
  • Experience as a Scrum Master prior in additions to having Product Owner Experience
  • Well-rounded in both business and operational needs and technical capabilities and limitation
     
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