Sr. Agile Product Owner in Charlotte, North Carolina
Posted 06/15/23


  • Fortune 100 Financial Services Company
  • 100-year history of dedication to customer satisfaction, success and growth
  • Tremendous growth and new business strategy leading to the need for new talent
  • Significant investments in cutting-edge technology
  • Culture: Excellent work environment that fosters collaboration
  • Growth: Ability to make an impact on the direction of the organization
  • Opportunity: Gain hands-on experience working with cutting-edge technology
  • Stability: Recent financial performance of the company has reported record profits
  • The Sr. Agile Product Owner will be leading execution as Business Product Owner (PO) leveraging the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) to support automation of Secure Act 2.0 provisions that impact the Money Out Withdrawals services.
  • As a member of the extended Product Management team, the PO is heavily involved in program backlog refinement and prep for Program Increment (PI) planning and also plays a significant role in the planning event itself.
  • Before the planning event, the PO updates the team backlog and typically reviews and contributes to the program vision, Roadmap, and content presentations.
  • During the event, the PO is involved with story definition, providing the clarifications necessary to assist the team with their story estimates and sequencing.
  • The entire Agile team, which includes the PO, also work together to determine their team PI objectives for the upcoming PI.
Backlog Maintenance –
  • With input from System Architect/Engineering and other stakeholders, the PO has the primary responsibility for building, editing, and maintaining the team backlog.
  • Consisting mostly of user stories, it also includes defects and enablers.
  • Backlog items are prioritized based on user value, time, and other team dependencies determined in the PI planning event and refined during the PI.
Program Execution –
  • During each Program Increment (PI), the PO coordinates dependencies with other POs.
  • This often occurs in weekly PO sync events.
  • The PO also has an instrumental role in producing the System Demo for program and Value Stream stakeholders.
  • Other Competencies:
  • Accepting User Stories
  • Iteration Planning
  • Story Elaboration
Required Skills:
  • 5+ years in software development
  • 3+ years of experience working as a Business Analyst or Product owner in scaled agile framework (SAFe) or other large scale agile frameworks
  • 2+ years of experience in financial services industry
  • 2+ years experience with SCRUM/Agile methodologies with enterprise-level application development projects
  • 1+ years working JIRA
  • Multi-faceted operational skills and experience including: development, analysis, project/program management, SLDC, LEAN, Continuous Improvement, and quality management.
  • Basic knowledge and understanding of software development life cycle models
  • Strong knowledge of Agile, Continuous Delivery and Continuous Integration
  • Proven experience developing stories in alignment with the feature roadmap for agile frameworks


  • Employee Type: Contract
  • Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Category: Information Technology
  • Date Posted: 06/15/23
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