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PDS Tech Inc Software Product Owner in Bridgeton, Missouri

Software Product Owner

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Location: Bridgeton, MO

Hours: M-F (8 to 5)

Status: US Citizen

Must Haves: A passion for managing the road map for software products that deliver the most value for the business. A creative and visionary mindset. Excellent project management and analytic thinking. Assertive communication skills, presentation, and leadership.

Job Description: As a Product Owner you will continually engage with and analyze the needs of a diverse customer base to define software products that deliver the most value to the organization. To ensure the team is always focused on the most urgent development, this individual will manage and communicate progress for the team’s road map, product backlog, and release plan. Projects consist of custom mobile and web applications for both external and internal use.

Responsibilities:

  • Direct software development initiatives.

  • Research and analyze competitors’ software products and strategies.

  • Communicate with users to model their workflows, analyze their needs, and derive features that will generate high customer satisfaction.

  • Create and maintain a prioritized software product initiative road map.

  • Define a product vision for the nearest upcoming initiative.

  • Create and maintain a product backlog containing well-defined, prioritized user stories that will realize the product vision and the primary goals of the initiative.

  • Create and maintain a release plan for the current, affirmed software development.

  • Communicate plans and product development status with users and stakeholders.

Additional Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience in Business, Management, Engineering, Computer Science, or Information Technology

  • 2+ years of experience as a product owner, product manager, or scrum master.

  • 2+ years of product development, or other managerial experience in a team-oriented software development environment.

  • Professional Scrum/Product Owner certification is a plus.

  • Proficiency in Agile methodologies and principles.

  • Proficiency in business analysis, organizational skills, and time management.

  • Proficiency in current technological capabilities for software products.

  • Knowledge of and strong interest in emerging web and mobile technologies.

  • Knowledge of the manufacturing industry is a plus.

  • Knowledge of Business Intelligence, PLM, Salesforce, ERP is a plus.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

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