Product Owner

Westminster, CO 80234

Posted: 10/01/2019 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Engineering Job Number: 80399

Description

Our Client is building a better world, and we are looking for a passionate Product Manager to help our 4000 developers do the best work of their careers.   We're looking for a leader with a passion for interacting with our development community to understand what makes their job hard, and then fix it.   Your curiosity and customer focus will drive the evolution of our cloud based CICD pipeline and Platform As A Service , freeing our developers to deliver solutions to our customers faster, and unlocking innovation at the nexus of the new space economy.

Summary

As Product Manager, you are the voice of our customer. You identify customer needs, prioritize features, and develop a vision and roadmap for your services that provide the greatest value possible.

Responsibilities

  1. Bring unbridled enthusiasm for our internal customers, aims to understand how they perform their day to day activities, and what solutions best serve their needs.
  2. Relationship management - Build partnerships across the organization, understand our core business, and rapidly create solutions for our 4000 developer community.
  3. Target marketing segmentation and positioning  - Build an exemplary service portfolio, focused on the needs of our internal customers, striving to deliver the best service experience possible. 
  4. Customer analysis and value – Create a set of services and "go fast" developer start up kits that enables rapid development of new services. Drive iterative MVP demos on a per sprint basis.
  5. Ensure the successful delivery of an MVP to a pilot customer.  You will define success and measure our results to that standard.

Job Requirements

  1. Demonstrated ability to work with multidisciplinary teams, take ownership of deliverables, and drive assigned tasks to completion Successfully multi-task to handle multiple priorities
  2. Understand how to develop roadmaps, relationships and position your services for maximum benefit to the company.
  3. Has strong pattern recognition skills, able to identify common challenges and pains across our development community and is able to synthesize product solutions that have the greatest return across the organization.
  4. Productize various technologies and measure success through adoption as your metric.
  5. Embraces Agile, favoring human interaction over processes and tools, to deliver Minimum Viable Products and solutions as rapidly as possible.
  6. Desired soft skills: Customer Focus, able to deal with ambiguity, good listener, trustworthy negotiator, business acumen and ability to set priorities.
  7. Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Geographic Information Systems, Business, or similar study.  An advanced degree in one of these fields is preferred.
  8. Track record of managing client expectations to ensure realistic deliverables and then exceeding those expectations
  9. Agile/Safe core skills (create features, user stories)
  10. History of extreme ownership

Desired:

  1. Desired soft skills: Customer Focus, able to deal with ambiguity, good listener, trustworthy negotiator, business acumen and ability to set priorities.
  2. Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Geographic Information Systems, Business, or similar study.  An advanced degree in one of these fields is preferred.
  3. Track record of managing client expectations to ensure realistic deliverables and then exceeding those expectations
  4. Agile/Safe core skills (create features, user stories)
  5. History of extreme ownership

Senior

  • A Senior Product Owner is an above-average, experienced professional who not only brings top quality expertise to manage project requirements but also introduces new useful tools and practices.
  • A Senior actively supports the Client from the business point of view and provides guidance in assessing Product opportunities and risks.
  • They take advantage of the Product KPIs (and other business metrics) to optimize the Product.
  • Furthermore, a Senior stays up to date with popular trends in software product development and knows how to provide even more additional value to the Client based on this knowledge.
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