Product Owner / Agile BA

Compensation

: $136,100.00 - $136,100.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations



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RESPONSIBILITIES:

Kforce has a client in search of a Product Owner/Agile BA. Responsibilities:
  • Understand the overall roadmap as determined by the Product Manager and/or Client
  • Partner with Product Management and/or the Client to create and maintain a product backlog that reflects their objectives
  • Prioritization of Product Backlog
  • Interacting with Product Management and/or external Clients in creation of Epics and Features into user stories
  • Work closely with the scrum master, Agile Team, UX Team and QA to translate roadmap into team specific release plan and sprint plan
  • Provide an active role in removing/mitigating impediments impacting the Agile Team/Sprint Goals
  • Identify interdependencies as uncovered during planning sessions
  • Assist QA team in reviewing the test cases and with story validation if required
  • Review stories completed by development team in a sprint against acceptance criteria and UX
  • Guide and mentor team members on how to use Agile/Scrum best practices, values and principals
  • Mentoring team members on the Agile Framework and coordination of their deliverables
  • Ensure product aligns with company mission and goal


Job Requirements:

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's (BA or BS) in Business, Computer Science, or related field; Master's preferred
  • 3+ years of previous experience as a product owner, business/product analyst, or in a related field supporting Agile Software Development
  • In-depth understanding of Agile methodologies, technical understanding of products, and up-to-date on industry standards and best practices
  • Experienced professional with Scaled Agile framework
  • Experience in SAFe practices and processes, desired
  • Proficient computer skills, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel); working knowledge of software development
  • Proficient skills, with Jira/Atlassian product family, or like, products for managing user features and stories, scope management, project management
  • Comfortable working with multiple teams, in-house and remote
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Accurate and precise attention to detail
  • Strong technical and problem-solving aptitude
  • Able to build strong interpersonal relationships with business analysts, UI/UX team, leadership, senior management, and internal and external stakeholders
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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