Product Owner

  • Chicago, IL
  • Full-time

Our ideal candidate

  • 3+ years of product management experience at a startup or technology focused company
  • Ability to demonstrate understanding of customer needs and priorities and use the insight to create effective delivery plans for features/products 
  • A desire to learn and improve on a daily basis through design sessions, mentorship and reading
  • Creativity, courage, empathy and stamina are integral to you as a person and employee

Bonus points for

  • Programming experience
  • Design experience and/or formal design training
  • Agile Product Owner certification

What you will be doing 

  • Responsible for the delivery of product requirements as Product Owner
  • Provide product vision and direction to the Agile development team and stakeholders throughout the project and create requirements 
  • Ensure that the team always has an adequate amount of prior prepared tasks to work on
  • 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
  • Evaluate user metrics to determine which stories were effective and which need more work
  • Provide backlog management, iteration planning, and elaboration of the user stories
  • Work closely with Product Management to create and maintain a product backlog according to business value or ROI
  • Lead the planning product release plans and set expectation for delivery of new functionalities
  • Provide an active role in mitigating impediments impacting successful team completion of Release/Sprint Goals
  • Research and analyze market, the users, and the roadmap for the product
  • Follow our competitors and the industry 
  • Keep abreast with Agile/Scrum best practices and new trends


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