Product Owner
Kent
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USD £40000 - 53000 per annum
REF: PM031219_1575382387
Role: Product Owner
Location: Dartford, Kent with 50% travel to the US (Boston, MA).
Salary - £40,000 - £53,000 + excellent benefits

A global organisation based in Dartford are seeking an experienced Product Owner to convey the wants of needs of clients and the business directly to the development teams.

The Product Owner will be responsible for product requirements, engaging with teams to understand market and system needs, and ultimately delivering quality software to help the company generate revenue and/or reduce costs. The Product Owner will lead the product roadmap initiatives through the software development cycle, including design, development, testing, documentation, release and training.

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS AND ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
Product Roadmap:
*Conveys the vision of the products we are building to the scrum team through their ownership of the product backlog.
*Uses epics, features, product vision and market needs to refine user stories and requirements into clear, workable product requirements
*Supports development team in planning, estimating, and allocating resources appropriately
*Leads team in analyzing business needs and technology choices
*Prioritizes backlog to support product roadmap, and according to business value
*Defines and applies acceptance criteria for feature and user story release
*Participates in daily scrum meetings, and supports development team's ongoing questions, concerns, and feedback

Business and Technical Liaison:
*Develop, maintain and manage relationships with stakeholders, keeping them informed and engaged throughout project lifecycles
*Acts as liaison between development team and subject matter experts to clarify user stories
*Acts as liaison between development team and internal users or client facing teams to track issues or resolve problems.
*Act as the project lead and key stakeholder
*Act as subject matter expert for the product
*Maintains knowledge of core Microsoft enterprise server and development technologies to support technology decisions

Experience:

*2-5 years in software development and/or technology management / analysis
*Experience in data management is preferred
*Technical depth of understanding deep enough to fluently converse with developers.
*Expertise in design, implementation, & maintenance of enterprise applications is required
*Expertise in business analysis, project scoping, and expectation management is required
*Preferred Knowledge: Energy markets, energy procurement, energy supply contract structures, utilities, etc.

Skills/Abilities:

*Experience in SCRUM Agile methodology
*Excellent interpersonal skills
*Excellent verbal and written communication skills
*Business and technical savvy


This position will be located in the Dartford, Kent office and will be co-located with our delivery team, with whom they will need to be closely aligned to understand product requirements. This individual will need to be able to travel to the US at least 50% of the time, potentially more, to coordinate with the development team in Boston, MA.

The client are offering a competitive salary of up to £53,000 and offer great benefits such as discretionary bonus, private healthcare and more!

If you are looking to be part of a friendly, energetic company in Dartford, then please click the 'apply now' function or alternatively please contact Paolo.

Certes Computing (and all of its subsidiary companies) is committed to promoting equality and diversity in its business operations.
Published:
3rd Dec 2019
Sector:
IT
Start Date:
ASAP
Type / Duration:
Permanent
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