Agile Product Owner in Nashua, NH at DCS

Date Posted: 10/3/2019

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    Nashua, NH
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Job Description

Critical member of a software development Agile team delivering new business function to our customer, the USAF. Dynamic work environment and fast paced. Working with leading technologies and Agile Methods.

Essential Job Functions:

Role of Product Owner is to be a leader on an Agile team based on the Scaled Agile Framework. The Product Owner responsibilities will include:

  • Work with client Product Manager to prioritize needs, PI objectives, release content and features.
  • Program backlog refinement and assist in PI planning activities.
  • Engaged in story definitions, assist agile team in story estimates and sequencing.
  • Iteration execution would include: maintaining the team backlog, reviewing and reprioritizing stories in the backlog, accepting stories.
  • Participate in team demo and retrospective.
  • Ultimately the PO is acting as the customer proxy for the Agile team and interfacing with Product Management and other stakeholders including other POs involved in the larger Release Train.

In addition to the client specific activities, DCS expects the PO to be a key member of the DCS Agile team within the business unit helping coach and train resources in SAFe and assist in growing our Agile practice.

Required Skills:

Due to the sensitivity of customer related requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required.

Bachelor's degree plus 4 years of experience is required.

Ability to obtain Secret Clearance within 6-9 months of hire date.

Experience implementing software projects using Agile methodologies.

SAFe Agile certification is preferred, but at a minimum, experience on a singular or multiple Agile projects with at least one where the person was the Product Owner leading their Agile Team.

Strong communications skills.

Desired Skills:

Previous experience as a Product Owner on an multi-team Agile Release Train.

SAFe PO/PM Certified.

Active Security Clearance.