Sr Product Owner.

Job Description Job Summary: Responsible for maximizing the value of the product and work of the Development team. Accountable for managing the Product Backlog, including adding/removing/grooming items and defining their priorities. Communicates vision of the Product Manager to their scrum team and is responsible for prioritizing the product backlog to accomplish that vision. Participates in all Agile activities including backlog grooming, sprint planning and sprint review. Work with the team to groom backlog items: define acceptance criteria, help the team split and estimate stories. Chooses the right balance between feature development and technical (NFR) work to keep the product competitive. Available as needed to assist the scrum team with product questions and is given authority to make decisions about product features. A technical Expert that is also able to perform consultation, Design and implementation for UPF and UP-IP Solutions. Job Responsibilities: Communicatethe product vision and sharing product expertise with the agile team's. Setpriorities effectively, i.e. prioritizing the backlog, and ensuring that the team understands why the stories are in a specific order to maximize the teams output. Elaborate/publishuser story requirements in a timely fashion. Clarify user story requirements/answering team questions quickly and concisely. Createclear, testable acceptance criteria for stories. Participatein scrum team meetings (grooming, planning, review, etc.) Drive the agile team/s to break stories down into smaller stories that comfortably fit in a sprint and have business value. Actively workwith agile teams to identify ways to increase velocity. Engageinternal stakeholders and external contacts as needed to provide direction to the team independently of Product Manager/ Principal Product Owner. Drivemaximizing the business value and quality output of the agile teams. Provide guidance to other Product Owners while providing training/ acting as a mentor to junior Product Owners. Takeon some product management activities as needed. Perform other duties as assigned. Understand and adhere to all corporate policies to include but not limited to the ACI Code of Business Conduct and Ethics. Knowledge, Skills and Experience required for the job: Bachelors degree in in related field or equivalent experience in software development tasks. 8 years +of related work experience. Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Experience needed for the job (Will be advantageous): Excellent leadership and organizational skills Strong ability to understand technical issues at a high level Demonstrates strong accountability Strong verbal and written communication skills Strong analytical and problem-solving skills Ability to operate as a change agent, influencing and driving action organizationally Knows ACI UPF Framework and UP-IP as well as End To End Integrations with ISO and ISO Has developed End Points, Performed Configuration, Installed the framework Workedwith Cloud Native Solutions on ACI products Certified AZURE Practitioner. Understanding of Groovy Language Knowledgeof scripting i.e C,C#, Java, Python. Work Environment: Standard work environment Majority of time spent on PC (Phys. Req.) #LI-AK1
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