Product Owner/Manager

Ark Ideas - Philadelphia, PA (30+ days ago)

f you are a highly-motivated individual with a genuine interest in technology a passion to deliver cutting-edge products, we have the perfect job for you!

Ark Ideas, a technology development and marketing company, is seeking a strong software Product Owner / Project Manager to work with our skilled development team in order to deliver best software solutions to our clients and our innovative and industry-leading products.

Product Owner requirements and qualifications

  • Previous working experience as a Project Manager / Product Owner
  • Deep understanding of technology, and technology best practices
  • In-depth knowledge of Agile process and principles
  • Outstanding communication, presentation and leadership skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Sharp analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Creative thinker with a vision
  • Attention to details
Product Owner duties and responsibilities

  • Take lead of scrum teams as the Product Owner
  • Providing 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
  • 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
  • Work with clients and internal stakeholders to understand the business needs, and translate them into functional user stories for development

Pay is dependent on skill level and experience. We offer competitive salaries, health insurance, paid vacation time, 401k & team oriented environment in Center City Philadelphia.