PWCampbell, a leading design-build, retail branding and technology firm servicing the financial services industry has an immediate opening for a Product Owner.  As a Product Owner, you’ll have the opportunity to bring our new software product to market. You’ll collaborate with clients and internal resources to help build a compelling product vision and then refine those visions into a backlog that our software development team can execute on. You will continue to enhance and develop this software platform and future software platforms.

PWCampbell is a 112-year-old, family-owned, fourth-generation company with a reputation for excellence.  We are the best at what we do, work hard, enjoy our work and treat people right.  We offer competitive salaries, great benefits, and an outstanding work environment.

Ideal Skill Set

  • Highly Organized
  • Business Development/Sales engineering
  • Remarkable presentation skills
  • Highly motivated and results driven
  • Project Management
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • CSPO certification
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Responsibilities

  • Become the champion for the product
  • Quickly absorb PWCampbell’s business model and target market and relay requirements to the product development team
  • Advocate the product vision to the product development team and represent PWCampbell at all meetings
  • Ensure that product roadmaps are created and clearly communicated internally and externally so that everyone is aligned around the direction of the product
  • Foster client engagement and encourage their participation throughout the process, but be prepared to make prioritization or implementation decisions in the interest of preserving PWCampbell’s forward momentum
  • Advise on best practices in agile Product Management and prepare PWCampbell for effective stewardship of the product
  • Own the backlog
  • Communicate the initial backlog based on PWCampbell’s product vision and lead repeated prioritization of that backlog as more is learned about the product and its market fit
  • Facilitate backlog grooming sessions to ensure the backlog always represents the most up to date learning about the product
  • Guide the team to creating actionable User Stories so the product development team can hit the ground running each sprint
  • Collaborate with QA analysts to define the Acceptance Criteria for each story to ensure the entire team has a clear understanding of each story’s done state
  • Immerse yourself with the product development team
  • Be an active participant in daily Standups, Sprint Planning sessions, and Retrospectives
  • Facilitate regular Sprint Reviews to drive learning and adjust direction accordingly
  • Work directly with the product team to answer questions or provide clarification
  • Actively contribute to the development of the product strategy for the project
  • Keep to the budget and timeline
  • Collaborate with the teams to forecast the capacity of the team and plan and prioritize appropriately
  • Manage the scope of each project and educate other to the impact of proposed scope changes
  • Develop release plans to project completion dates for each phase of the product and communicate changes as learning opportunities unfold
  • Work with clients and the team to collect feedback that can be used to improve our working relationship with our clients
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Requirements

  • 5 years of applicable experience in Product Ownership
  • Ability to guide the most successful implementation of our software vision and the confidence to say “no” when necessary
  • Ability to create clear and compelling written product strategies, vision documents, and technical writeups
  • Comfortable explaining complex technical issues as well as explaining our product strategy and business model to the product development team
  • Ability to influence and guide peers for which you have no formal authority
  • Previous experience working with agile methodologies, preferably Scrum
  • Ability to create well defined User Stories and take responsibility for a well maintained backlog
  • Comfortable with presenting to and working close with our clients and executives to provide both updates and guidance on the progression of the product
  • Comfortable discussing issues such as budgets, timeline, and scope management with our executive team
  • Ability to quickly absorb and internalize our product strategies, business models, and domains
  • Previous experience serving as a Scrum Master or Product Owner
  • Background as an individual contributor on a Scrum team such as an engineer, tester, or designer
  • Experience developing and shipping mobile, web, and desktop products
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To apply or for more information please email [email protected] or call 412-963-0100.

We are an equal-opportunity employer, promoting a cooperative, team-oriented environment and empowering all employees to deliver the best in quality service for our clients.

To apply for this job email your details to hr@pwcampbell.com

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