Product Owner

  • Location: Calgary, AB
  • Type: Full-time
  • Job #181495
Category:
Information Technology
Industry:
Information Technology, Oil & Gas
Type:
Full-time
Location:
Calgary, AB
Job ID:
#181495

Our client is looking for a Product Owner to fill a permanent full time position, based out of Calgary Alberta. This individual will ideally have a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience as a product owner in Agile product environments for web and mobile centric products.

Responsibilities:

  • Analyze and translate business needs into functional specifications and obtain sign-off from stakeholders on these specifications
  • Create, refine and maintain user stories and associated deliverables such as process flows to meet development and stakeholder needs
  • Develop and manage the project roadmap through the development process
  • Work within an Agile environment and lead all Agile ceremonies
  • Build and maintain good strong relationships with clients and stakeholders and act as a proxy for the client to the development teams
  • Manage the cycle of define, build, release, measure end-to-end
  • Work closely with the squad, attending daily stand-ups, sprint planning, and high level estimates
  • Maintain a strong sense of accountability and ownership of the product
  • Effectively communicate product requirements to team members, articulate design and product decisions to clients

Must Have Skills:

  • 3 years of relevant experience as a product owner
  • BS or MS in Computer Science, Information Systems or equivalent experience
  • Proven effectiveness engaging with remote, distributed teams (including 2 years of experience in people management).
  • Significant experience with Agile methodologies
  • Proficient in JIRA and Confluence
  • Experience in measuring metrics on JIRA
  • Experience in product road mapping and strategy
  • Has a strong knowledge of mobile app development methodologies
  • Experience with data analytics to connect the dots, make sense of data and offer creative solutions
  • Proven track record delivering successful products and great client experiences
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment and manage multiple projects

Nice to Have Skills:

  • Proficiency with writing and has a solid understanding of SQL queries
  • Experience with product strategy and road mapping
  • Experience working on mobile apps
  • Scrum training and certifications (CSPO or PSPIO)
  • Background as a developer/software engineer
  • Experience in new digital technologies such as Cloud, Analytics, No-SQL databases

If you’re a technical professional, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Group, we exist to connect professionals like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment.

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com

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