Product Owner- Contract - St. Pete, FL ($43/hr)


: $119,820.00 - $202,330.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations

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Vaco Tampa is hiring a consultant for a financial services client in St. Petersburg, FL.
Client Facing Responsibilities
Meet with stakeholders regularly to determine priorities and the report status of open requests
Demonstrate the delivery of the business value and outcomes of the sprint delivery to the various stakeholders
Knowledge, insight, and understanding of business concepts, tools, and processes that are needed for making sound decisions in the context of the company's business; ability to apply this knowledge appropriately to diverse situations.
General Responsibilities
Serve as a liaison between the business users and the software development team to gather and communicate requirements which help define and verify product design
Implement the product road map by planning and prioritizing product feature backlog, and development, for the product
Partner with Product Management and other process owners to maintain a product backlog according to business need and value
Develop user stories and acceptance criteria to ensure the sprint team has an adequate amount of user stories for refinement
Collaborate with developers and subject matter experts to establish the technical vision and analyze tradeoffs between usability and performance needs
Prioritize the product backlog through client priority meetings, analysis and meetings with the development team
Contribute to daily scrum meetings with development team
Owner of all sprint deliverables providing the following:
Prioritization of work items within the sprint
Sprint review sign off for all sprint deliverables (meets the definition of done)
Status updates as required
Timely support/input to the development team for current sprint work items
Work proactively with the Scrum Master to mitigate impediments which may impact the completion of sprint deliverables
Minimum Requirements
Analysis and problem-solving skills with a natural curiosity and willingness to learn
Bachelor's (BA or BS) in business, computer science, or related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to multi-task
Excellent listening, verbal, and written communication skills.
Presentation ready professionalism with internal and external clients
Excellent organization and prioritization skills
Knowledge of and ability to utilize formal agile methodologies, disciplines, practices and techniques for the delivery of new and enhanced applications (CSPO or equivalent preferred)
Proficient computer skills, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel); working knowledge of software development.
Bonus Skills
Work experience as a Product Owner or similar role in product management
Experience in the Property and Casualty (P&C) Insurance sector
Additional information
Job Requirements: * 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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