Product Owner Manager

  • Full Time
  • Carmel

Website alliedsolutions Allied Solutions LLC

This role is a people leader and is charged with creating and maintaining a Product Owner Center of Excellence. The Product Owner Manager (POM) will have experience of working on agile teams, as well as guiding and developing new agile teams. The POM will take self-directed initiative to continuously improve the Product Owner role in alignment with best practices and manage the Product Owner team by collaborating with the Product Manager, cross functional teams, the ETG leadership and stakeholders.

The POM will need strong leadership, process improvement, and agile skills to develop agile team product owners. Create a collaborative process to develop intake assessments and score cards. Provide oversight to ensure that these processes are transparent, consistent, and efficient. The Product Owner Manager will provide oversight into the goals, risks, available resources, budgetary limits, and other important aspects of every major proprietary software product.

Job Duties And Responsibilities

Product Owner and Practice Coach (40%)

  • Provide vision and direction to the agile development teams and stakeholders throughout the software product’s life.
  • Strategize, implement, and maintain program initiatives that adhere to organizational objectives
  • Develop product assessment protocols
  • Create estimating calculations for product budgeting and resource allocation
  • Provide an active role in mitigating impediments impacting successful team completion of Release/Sprint Goals
  • Keep abreast with Agile/Scrum best practices and new trends
  • Coach and mentor cross functional product teams
  • Coach and communicate agile practices to business stakeholders

Product Owner People Leadership (60%)

  • Directs the development of product owners of varying skill sets by maintaining goals, providing coaching, directing training, and resolving issues within the scope of authority.
  • Develop the team to:
    • Create requirements and use cases that align with the vision and direction of the product
    • Plan and prioritize product feature backlog and development for the product
    • Define product vision, road-map, and growth opportunities
  • Assess value, develop cases, and prioritize stories, epics, and themes to ensure work focuses on those with maximum value that are aligned with product strategy
  • Provide backlog management, iteration planning, and elaboration of the user stories
  • Use analytics to determine the success of feature releases and take corrective action if needed
  • Responsible to ensure that the team is doing the right work at the right time
  • Provides work direction to Tier II and Testing teams as needed
  • Work closely with Product Management to create and maintain a product backlog according to business value or ROI

Qualifications (Education, Experience, Certifications & KSA)

  • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent combination of education and experience, required. Field of Study: Computer Science, Engineering, or Similar
  • 5 – 7 years related work experience
  • Certification of Certified Product Owner required
  • Scrum Master Certification preferred
  • 2 years leadership experience

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with a job.

We offer our employees a robust compensation package! Our comprehensive benefits include: medical, dental and vision insurance coverage; 100% company-paid life and disability coverage, 401k options with company match, three weeks PTO by the end of the first year and much more. Allied proudly promotes from within as part of a strong commitment to providing career growth opportunities for employees of all levels. Our diverse business portfolio allows employees broad career options with the advantage of staying with the same organization.

All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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