Product Team - Product Owner

Virtual Req #609
Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Job Summary:

The Product Owner collaborates with the Product Manager and clients in capturing stakeholder requirements and delivering on the Product Roadmap created by the Product Manager and Product Director. The Product Owner is responsible for writing the stories for the requirements and reviewing those stories with the stakeholders, along with any wireframes, to ensure that requirements were captured correctly. The Product Owner then works with the Agile (Scrum) team to groom and deliver on the stories. The Product Owner ensures that the stakeholders are involved before and after development and are part of UAT testing before release to Production. The Product Owner works closely with the Agile Manager (Scrum Master) to manage the Agile team in regards to maintaining velocity and ensuring bug free Product and Product Feature delivery. The Product Owner is responsible for consistently grooming and prioritizing the backlog and collaborating with the Product Manager to ensure that all work is within the bounds of the Product Roadmap and prioritized to meet delivery deadlines.

Duties/Responsibilities/Primary Function:

  • Collaborate with the Product Manager and stakeholders to capture requirements and prioritize according to the Product roadmap and other priorities (e.g. Prod. Issues).

  • Create strong stories related to requirements.

  • Empower the Agile (Scrum) team to be involved in problem solving and solution design.

  • Works with the design team, where applicable.

  • Review stories with stakeholders, where applicable, before development.

  • Works with the design team to review designs with the development team and then the stakeholders, where applicable, beforedevelopment.

  • Partner with the Agile Manager to supervise and advise the Agile team to manage velocity, meet software expectations and develop bug free Products and Product features.

  • Communicate effectively with team members to achieve project goals

  • Work closely with the Agiled team throughout the development process

  • Schedule and lead meetings to identify issues and fixes for projects

  • Prioritize and maintain a product backlog according to product roadmap and delivery deadlines, keeping up to 3 or 4 sprints worth of stories groomed and ready to work.

  • Actively builds trust and reduces biases on the Agile team.

  • Ensures healthy, positive, and consistent performance.

Education and Experience:

  • 3+ years experience as a Product Owner or Product Manager

  • 3+ years experience managing Agile teams.

  • In-depth knowledge of agile process and principles

  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills

  • Successful track record of developing products within deadlines

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Sharp analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Creative and innovative thinker

  • Understanding of business value around feature/functions

  • Strong collaborative and inclusive spirit

  • Able to effectively manage conflicting stakeholder needs

  • Experience working with Google Suite preferred.

  • Bachelors or higher preferred.

Physical Requirements:

  • Fluent in written and verbal English.

  • Remote, full-time.

  • Willing and able to work 9-5 EST.

  • Must have access to fast, reliable internet connection.

  • Must be able and willing to travel. (Clients, team meet ups). Travel is limited.

About Aquent:

We are a global workforce solutions company that helps organizations find, grow, and support their most valuable resource - people. More than 30 years ago, we invented the creative and marketing staffing speciality. We continue to be the largest creative staffing firm in the world. By challenging conventional wisdom, we continuously innovate across talent, services, and technology within the creative space and beyond. 


Vitamin T/Aquent is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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