Technical Product Owner

Job Category:
Project Manager
Job Type:
Permanent
Level of IT Experience:
5-10 Years
Area:
South Ireland
Location:
Waterford
Salary Description:
Negotiable
Posted:
16/08/2019
Recruiter:
Collins McNicholas Recruitment & HR Services
Job Ref:
CJ49768


The main objective of the role is to plan, define, design, oversee, lead, and contribute to the definition of IT projects through jointly owning project requirements, application functionality, stakeholder management, and user testing.
Reporting to the Director of Engineering, the successful applicant will play a key role in the formulation of technical product strategy and roadmap management in addition to supporting the delivery of complex solutions through the full delivery life cycle of the product.

Role Responsibilities:
• Work with different parts of the business to understand business cases, analyse user requirements and translate them to measurable use cases by engaging with the engineering team where applicable.
• Apply strong product management disciplines to a prioritisation process to manage which features should be committed to the development roadmap.
• Plan and coordinate agile based software releases.
• Develop subject matter expertise for assigned products and technical best practices.
• Defines/accepts requirements and creates/refines the user stories and user acceptance tests and criteria.
• Work with the development teams in estimation and review sessions.
• Be responsible for delivering the complete solution and a finished product with the product management team.
• Manage full lifecycle delivery of product change, including the creation of detailed technical value statements for the required platform changes, in line with company and industry best practices, support and review of Engineering team delivery and maintenance of product documentation.
• Work with internal and external stakeholders to define the value of features.



Skills, Experience and Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent experience.
• Trained in Agile development methodologies with experience as product owner.
• Be results driven, energized and want to work in an efficient collaborative environment.
• 5+ years of experience in software development from concept through to delivery. Must be able to understand technical aspects of products and services.
• Proven experience working with senior leadership and experience defining the wider execution plan to deliver on the product roadmap.
• Proven team building skills to motivate all participants to drive towards a common goal.
• Experience using product management and agile toolsets.
• Good knowledge of IT systems, architectures and terminology.
• Database, SQL and Reporting Skills.



For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Aideen on 021 4911061 or email aideen.kehoe@collinsmcnicholas.ie
For more information on our Recruitment and HR Services, and to see a full list of our available jobs across Ireland, please visit our website at www.collinsmcnicholas.ie.

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Contact Details:
Collins McNicholas Recruitment & HR Services
Tel: (071) 9142411/914246
Contact: Aideen Kehoe

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