Product Owner - Birmingham

Erin Associates Limited
01 Sep 2017
23 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Product Owner - Birmingham, West Midlands, Sutton Coldfield

Product owner, Scrum Master, Agile, SDLC

Salary 42k + Benefits

Working as part of an established IT team you will have experience providing analysis against a core product and offering guidance to the customer. You will work with customers to come up with exciting ways to drive the product forward and produce software that matches and even exceeds expectations. Working in a technology focused environment you will have had exposure to the full software development lifecycle and have the ability to provide valuable input into business and system design decisions

The product Owner will be an integral part of the SCRUM teams and be the conduit for all stakeholders involved in the project. Product Owners will be given areas of the existing system to become experts as well as the opportunity to introduce new product lines and modules.

You need to be able to manage your workload and accurately present information/analysis to stakeholders. By continuously providing relevant feedback, you will ensure the end product meets the highest standards and achieves the overall goal of the project.

Responsibilities for this Product Owner role:

*Understand the customer / user base and their product requirements.

*Explore opportunities with stakeholders and identify where the existing product could achieve the desired outcome without development or changes to user business process

*Work within the SCRUM teams in a cross functional environment

*Manage internal and external stakeholders

*Define acceptance criteria with key stakeholders

*Define User Stories

*Set the Sprint Goal in collaboration with the SCRUM team

*Define test cases and BDDs with testers

*Maintain and prioritise product level backlogs

*Support pre-sales through analysis and idea generation

*Prioritise and understand defects within your SME area

*Identify the future potential of developments and what POCs (Proof of Concepts)/prototyping may need to be created to justify direction of development

*Create customer facing documents for reports and new developments

*Coordinate the delivery of the project being worked on with internal stakeholders

*Collect and analyse data to validate the Sprint goal

*Work with other members of your team to iteratively improve working practices.

Skills/Qualifications/Experience Required:

Key skills required include:

*Demonstrable expertise in the whole Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)

*Excellent written communication skills with experience writing comprehensive yet clear, well-structured documentation

*Excellent verbal communication skills to a range of technical and non-technical stakeholders

*Ability to fully define a problem and assist in solution identification

*Ability to present items and hold workshops in formal/informal environments

*Ability to work in an environment which provides a responsive customer experience.

Desirable Skills:

*Graduate calibre or equivalent

*Experience of working within a SCRUM/Agile environment.

*Experience of working as a Product Owner or Business Analyst

*SCRUM Certification (SCRUM Master or Product Owner).

This Product Owner role offers an exciting opportunity for a self-motivated individual to join a well-established software house which has enjoyed continued growth year on. They are looking for someone with drive and ambition and become an integral part of what they do. The team you will work with are highly qualified, innovative and committed to excellence. This is the environment you want to be working in!

Keys words;

Product Owner, Scrum Master, Agile, SDLC, Business Analyst, Business Systems Analyst - Birmingham, West Midlands, Solihull, Lichfield, Burton Upon Trent, Tamworth, Erin Associates

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