Product Owner

Atlanta, Georgia 30319 | Contract

Post Date: 03/05/2018 Job ID: 48847 Industry: Product Manager


The Product Delivery Manager will partner with the business to understand needs, then lead the delivery team in supporting the growth strategy. He/she will evolve the experience to drive product requirements and support development and maintenance. The role includes contributing to and overseeing implementation in an agile environment in all phases of the software development lifecycle, with distributed cross-functional teams to deliver in a way that meets the priorities of stakeholders and clients. The ideal candidate is comfortable operating with indirect influence, acclimates well to change, and is objective and detail-oriented.


  • Work with Product Management and the Business to understand the strategy, the 12-18 month plan, and to evolve the milestones based on feedback and team capacity
  • Provide the vision and strategy to the delivery team, be the voice of the customer
  • Communicate plans across delivery teams to ensure the proper prioritization, sequencing, and dependency mitigation
  • Prioritize the backlog for the current rolling 3 months of work, have conversations with business and product partners regarding trade-offs when needed
  • Collaborate with Product Manager to ensure operational communications, marketing and launch materials (new and ongoing) are planned and executed
  • Responsible for day-to-day product responsibilities including writing and prioritizing stories, hosting estimation and grooming sessions with delivery team, and attending team standups, retrospectives and other team meetings / outings
  • Execute the product roadmap to deliver solutions that delight our customers and maximize their efficiency and ability to deliver revenue generating solutions
  • Help research technical options and identify data sources, logic and rules by working both with the delivery team and with other teams to learn their offerings and availability
  • Develop new solutions and features based on product and business objectives
  • Provide clear direction to the delivery team through defined product priorities, schedules and dependencies
  • Work with team members spanning delivery teams to execute successful delivery of product features
  • Identify key use cases and KPI’ s to evaluate product performance
  • Work closely with Delivery Manager and Scrum Master to ensure team health and growth on their Agile journey and to ensure team is operating at expected capacity
  • Evaluation
  • Work with delivery team and product analytics to ensure the ability to measure and track the value being created by the solutions and features delivered
  • Understand how the solutions are utilized by customers and the areas of opportunity to facilitate prioritization and focus on the most impactful features
  • Visit with customers in person, at least once per quarter, to enhance knowledge of the customers’ needs and opportunities
  • Other Participate in interview and hiring process of new delivery team members
  • Provide feedback to delivery team members as needed to support the health of the team
  • Be a champion for the product, the delivery team and their goals
  • Be available to respond very quickly to client issues and help the team to problem solve

  • College degree and/or equivalent experience
  • 3-5+ years’ experience in product management, product software delivery, software quality assurance or related functions
  • Experience with Agile teams and the ability to work with product and technology resources across different organizations
  • Work efficiently, sometimes with incomplete information to close gaps and meet the needs of internal stakeholders and customers alike
  • Self-starter who proactively seeks to understand the client experience journey and associated pain points
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to build strong working relationships within and across delivery teams
  • Understanding of software development lifecycles
  • Understanding of Amazon Web Services (AWS) capabilities
  • Understanding of Engineering Development tool chain (Artifact Repositories, Source Control, CI/CD...)
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