Direct Client Role: AGILE PRODUCT OWNER/Business Analyst

Multiple Locations across USA….. Any visa is fine as long as it meets the below criteria…

Send resume to : am@truceaid.com

We are in search of a driven, committed, and detail-oriented Agile Product Owner/BA with vision and the highest level of communication skills to take ownership of leading DT’s consulting engagements, acting as the liaison between client stakeholders and the delivery team with a consistent focus on experiences and business outcomes.

This will be a contract position for an initial period of 6 months with a potential chance to become a permanent employee.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Communicate the vision and consumer value of the concept test to the test team, ensuring alignment throughout the design and development process
  • Participate in the concept test planning process including resourcing and capability evaluation
  • Oversee and manage the design, development and delivery of the concept test they are leading
  • Lead the authoring of key concept test inputs including hypothesis, outcomes, user stories, acceptance criteria, tasks and results
  • Lead ideation, prioritization and decision-making workshops for refinement of concept test features
  • Generate and manage the backlog of user stories within the concept test
  • Define test, sprint and increment outcomes for the team
  • Make final scope decisions
  • Lead the presentation of demos and retrospectives within the sprint process
  • Work with the Scrum Master to plan and execute the concept test within the agile development process

HARD SKILLS

  • Proven history of solving complex design and business challenges and outcomes on time and within budget
  • Extensive experience with conceptualizing and directing team initiatives from start to finish, in alignment with clear design and business outcomes
  • Deep knowledge and experience with driving and applying user-centered design processes
  • Ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams including strategy, engineering and product management
  • Versed in defining clear design quality standards
  • Firm understanding of service and product design methodologies
  • Experience with Agile and Scrum methodologies
  • Experience with shipping products to market
  • Extensive experience with applying reusable methodologies and frameworks for conducting design sprints, user validation, and related field work
  • Strong strategic, analytical and problem-solving skills that balance with creative design approaches
  • Proficient in defining MVPs and prototypes of varying fidelity based on project requirements
  • Highly proficient in developing and applying prioritization frameworks from both business and user perspectives
  • Expertise in designing and applying user research methodologies, artifacts and insights

SOFT SKILLS

  • Natural ability to lead and inspire multidisciplinary teams
  • A natural with effective communication and design storytelling regardless of audience
  • Excellent leadership skills, problem resolution abilities, and good judgment

FIT CONSIDERATIONS

  • Strong interest in designing new ways of working and driving positive cultural shifts
  • Eagerly inclined to run/own the concept test owner role for multiple tests
  • Startup experience is a plus
  • Practices the confluence of design and strategy
  • Proponent of actively collaborating across disciplines

Qualifications

  • 10+ years’ experience working in agile environments driving sprint goals, requirements and drive delivery being part of the team.
  • Understanding of systems engineering concepts, including ability to quickly learn what applications are being utilized, what new possible outcomes can be achieved through current platforms, and what the latest technology offers
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including technical writing skills
  • Strong analytical skills to interpret and translate business needs into application and operational requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree in information technology, computer science, business administration, or related discipline
  • High Proficiency with agile tools, Microsoft Office, Confluence and JIRA

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