Technical Product Owner (Mergers and Acquisitions) in Fort Mill, South Carolina
THE TEAM YOU WILL BE JOINING:
$7B construction services and rental company with HQ in Charlotte metro area
Highly respected and known for being an industry leader in their market
Aggressive growth over the last several years both organically and through acquisitions
Consistently ranked as one of the top employer’s in Charlotte
Very strong leadership team; open door policy with lots of energy and ideas
WHAT THEY OFFER YOU:
Some of the best employer benefits in the area – health, wellness, dental, 401(k), flexibility, and more upon conversion to a fulltime employee
Brand recognition and career development – continuing education and certifications program, professional networking opportunities, etc.
Culture of leaning and a company philosophy of "get it done"
WHY THIS ROLE IS IMPORTANT:
Major digital transformation efforts underway across the company. This is a core leadership role across the Digital and Technology organization.
This role is instrumental in leading cross-functional product teams to a predictable release cadence through agile practices - including detailed requirements / user story definition
Works in collaboration with Product Managers to translate the product vision and strategy into user stories that can be actioned by delivery teams
Manages requirements gathering and user story authoring process between all business and technology stakeholders (product, experience, engineering, QA, analytics, operations, sales, technology, and customers)
Authors, continuously grooms, and maintains backlog of user stories serving as subject matter expert on features, user stories and product capabilities
Leads user acceptance testing for all new features and enhancements; responsible for approval and acceptance of stories
Performs triage on critical issues and communicates consistently with relevant teams and stakeholders
Orchestrates program increment and sprint planning
Contributes to product backlog prioritization based on business priorities and dependencies with other product and platform teams
Fort Mill, SC - HYBRID Schedule
THE BACKGROUND THAT FITS:
Bachelors degree or relevant work experience.
3+ years of experience as a Product Owner, writing user stories, and working in an Agile sprint and increment model.
Experience working on Mergers and Acquisitions projects.
Experience working in the Retail domain is highly preferred.
Knowledge and practice of core principles of Agile methodology and development practices including Scrum, Kanban, Lean software development, etc.
Extensive experience developing, refining and employing functional project artifacts including business requirements definitions, roadmaps, solution designs, use cases, user stories, process definitions, integration designs, etc
Supply Chain or Logistics knowledge is project experience is required.
Experience working with offshore Scrum teams
Understanding of systems architecture and integration points.
Track record of successfully translating business-to-technical requirements
Passion for identifying and solving real consumer and business problems, and proven ability to prioritize high value opportunities to deliver to market
Ability to effectively manage multiple projects and workstreams simultaneously
Strong Jira and Confluence skills.
Excellent communication skills.
Self-starter, drive, and taking initiative are prerequisites.
Rental, Logistics, Retail or Supply Chain industry experience preferred
Certified Product Owner (CSPO or equivalent) preferred