Product Owner

Haworth seeks a Product Owner to represent the “voice” of the agency and represent all stakeholders who have an interest in the product(s) being created by the Software Development and Business Intelligence teams. The PO will maintain the product vision and ensures that priorities are established that meet the greatest needs of the agency and its clients.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Regularly meets with agency stakeholders to understand their needs and priorities
  • Participates in all sprint ceremonies (daily stand ups, backlog grooming, sprint planning, retrospectives, etc.)
  • Owns and manages backlog i.e. story creation, prioritization, etc.
  • Establishes acceptance criteria to help with defining “done” for stories
  • Communicates with key stakeholders the status of deliverables and initiatives
  • Provides acceptance testing for solutions built on behalf of clients
  • Key stakeholder in product related decisions and release planning

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATION

  • Thorough understanding of the functional areas of the agency across multiple channels and departments
  • Able to translate business needs to technical stories and vice versa
  • Able to understand the business and technical aspects simultaneously
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to lead teams toward a common goal
  • Excellent problem solving, diagnostic, and analytical skills
  • Experience in SDLC using during an Agile transition with Scrum or Kanban desirable but not required
  • Experience as a Product Owner is desirable but not required

Competitive compensation and casual, team-oriented working environment. Qualified applicants please forward your resume and salary requirements to: hr@haworthmedia.com

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