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New Opportunity: Agile Product Owner

June 12, 2018

  • Adrienne Szewczyk Adrienne Szewczyk

Lextech is looking for an Agile Product Owner to join our team.

Does this describe you?

  • You create awesome, intuitive, and impactful mobile products and solutions to meet clients’ needs and deliver the business value they seek.
  • You challenge the “way things have always been done” and facilitate finding solutions to challenging complex business problems. You are comfortable challenging yourself everyday and finding new ways to improve the product and experience for your clients.
  • You bring your passion and energy for technology to our enterprise clients’ projects. You are on the forefront of technology and clients look to you to be their guide within the ever-changing digital landscape.
  • You thrive on finding the right technology to solve a problem, and partner with clients to provide solutions, not just implement the next technology fad.
  • You deliver success to clients by managing their expectations, making quick decisions and communicating clearly and confidently.
  • You will quickly absorb complex, ambiguous concepts and rapidly organize them into structured solutions.
  • You communicate clearly and concisely with your clients.

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Understand client expectations, requirements, and the business value they expect.
  • Facilitate requirements-gathering workshops with clients.
  • Construct high-level product epics and features. Incorporate your Agile experience navigating the SDLC and pull from your experience using Scrum, Lean, Kanban, TDD and/or XP to ensure success.
  • Develop features into user stories that are granular enough for a sprint and convey the goals and vision for each sprint.
  • Craft and manage a product backlog that clearly articulates all aspects of the user requirements and define well-formed acceptance criteria.
  • Work with your team to estimate effort to deliver client requirements and help create proposal/business development artifacts.
  • Coordinate communication between development teams and client stakeholders regarding goals, requirements and business needs.
  • Collaborate with the development team to define, design, accept and adapt features; ensure each iteration delivers expected result
  • Lead Agile ceremonies with distributed design and development teams.
  • Define and manage release plans.
  • Deliver product demonstrations and presentations to clients.
  • Be the primary resource for questions about the details of the projects through interaction with internal resources, clients, and stakeholders.
  • Manage scope and client priorities.
  • Address and resolve issues and blockers.
  • Manage project priorities, project plans, schedules, and budgets

Key Requirements

  • 2+ Years Agile Product Owner or Project Management experience
  • Strong experience and understanding of web and mobile development technologies and trends
  • Ability to pick up technical and business concepts quickly
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent organizational, time management, and project management skills
  • Experience using JIRA to manage product backlogs.

If this sounds like the right match for you, send your resume to careers@lextech.com with a list of your 3 favorite apps (and why you like them).