Product Owner

Our client is seeking a Product Owner! Come be part of a pioneering force in the field of geospatial software solutions. With a global presence and a reputation for innovation, the company specializes in providing cutting-edge technologies tailored to the needs of various industries, including the Utilities sector. With a commitment to excellence and a track record of success, the company stands at the forefront of transforming how businesses harness spatial data to achieve their objectives.  If your career has been primarily in a Product Owner or Business Analyst role and you enjoy working on highly visible projects that are client facing, this would be an ideal role to pursue.

Job Title: Product Owner – Utilities Industry (6-Month Contract with option to convert to full-time)
Location: 100% Remote
Hourly Rate: $65 - $75 (Depending on Experience)

Responsibilities:
- Collaborate with stakeholders to define product vision, roadmap, and goals for software customization within the Utilities Industry.
- Serve as the primary liaison between business stakeholders and development teams, ensuring clear communication and alignment of priorities.
- Utilize Agile and Scrum methodologies to support and guide development teams throughout the product development lifecycle.
- Apply a user-centered design approach to product development, ensuring solutions meet the needs and expectations of end-users.
- Prioritize features and tasks effectively based on business value and user feedback.
- Work closely with cross-functional teams including developers, designers, and QA analysts to deliver high-quality software solutions on time and within budget.
- Maintain a strong understanding of industry trends and best practices, contributing insights to inform product strategy and decision-making.
- Ensure adherence to design quality standards and regulatory requirements within the Utilities Industry.
- Demonstrate strong organizational skills and attention to detail in managing product backlogs, sprint planning, and release cycles.
- Proactively identify and address risks and impediments to project success, implementing mitigation strategies as needed.
- Cultivate a collaborative and innovative team culture, fostering continuous improvement and learning within the organization.

Qualifications:
- 5+ years of experience supporting Software Development teams as a Product Owner or similar role.
- Previous experience in the Utilities Industry is highly preferred.
- Solid understanding of the product development lifecycle and Agile methodologies.
- Exceptional oral and written communication skills, with the ability to effectively convey complex concepts to diverse stakeholders.
- Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities, with a focus on delivering value to end-users.
- Proven ability to prioritize tasks and manage time effectively to meet project deadlines.
- Experience working with cross-functional teams in a collaborative environment.
- Familiarity with user-centered design principles and usability testing methodologies.
- Demonstrated commitment to quality, with a keen eye for detail and a focus on continuous improvement.
- Ability to adapt to changing priorities and navigate ambiguity in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
 

Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, and more!

 

Innovar Group is comprised of senior talent agents who deliver top recruitment services to clients throughout the United States. We bring a new era of recruiting to the industry by aligning state-of-the-art technology w/ outstanding talent. Visit our website at www.innovargroup.com

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