Product Owner

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Product Owner

Waterford

Permanent

Negotiable

Ref: E6432EO

Job Description

Waterford based software client are looking to add a Product Owner to their team on a permanent basis.

Job Responsibilities

  • Work with different parts of the clients business to understand business cases, analyse user requirements and translate them to measurable use cases by engaging with the engineering team where necessary.
  • Apply strong product management disciplines to a prioritization process to manage which features should be committed to the development road-map.
  • Plan and coordinate agile based software releases.
  • Develop subject matter expertise for assigned products and technical best practices.
  • Defines/accepts requirements and creates/refines the user stories and user acceptance tests and criteria.
  • Work with the development teams in estimation and review sessions.
  • Be responsible for delivering the complete solution and a finished product with the product management team.
  • Manage full life-cycle delivery of product change, including the creation of detailed technical value statements for the required platform changes, in line with company and industry best practices, support and review of Engineering team delivery and maintenance of product documentation.
  • Work with internal and external stakeholders to define the value of features.
  • This role requires travel to the United States to the clients head office and customer sites.

Experience Required

  • 5+ years of experience in software development from concept through to delivery. Must be able to understand technical aspects of products and services.

Essential and Desirable Skills

  • Trained in Agile development methodologies with experience as product owner.
  • Be results driven, energized and want to work in an efficient collaborative environment.
  • Proven experience working with senior leadership and experience defining the wider execution plan to deliver on the product road-map.
  • Proven team building skills to motivate all participants to drive towards a common goal.
  • Experience using product management and agile tool-sets.
  • Good knowledge of IT systems, architectures and terminology.
  • Database, SQL and Reporting Skills.
  • Proven relationship building and collaboration skills.
  • Ability to drive projects to successful outcomes.
  • Excellent analytical and creative problem solving abilities.
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent experience.

Working Hours & Benefits

  • 37.5 hours per week
  • Pension
  • €1,000 health care contribution
  • 20 Days annual leave increasing each year

How to Apply

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