Healthcare Product Owner Consultant

posted on August 28, 2019

Job Description

Location: Chattanooga, TN

Duration: 6 Months, Contract to Hire

Qualifications:

  • BS degree in Business, Engineering, Computer Science, or related technical field or equivalent practical experience required.
  • 5 plus years IT business analysis experience required.
  • Diagraming experience including contextual, conceptual, state, activity, workflow and others.
  • Experienced with mobile solutions development for both iOS and Android preferred
  • Experience working with off-shore development preferred.
  • Experience leading requirements development efforts preferred.
  • Experience working with UX/UI designers preferred.
  • Experience in health & wellness industries preferred.

Skills/Certifications:

  • Strong Agile/SCRUM background.
  • Excellent working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Visio, and MS Project.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in a technical and non-technical forum, as well as listening and interpersonal skills.
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Ability to conduct research into systems issues and products as required.
  • Ability to communication ideas in both technical and user-friendly language.
  • Highly self-motivated and directed.
  • Competent knowledge of information technology concepts, application development methodology, terminology, and standards.
  • Highly collaborative and able to interpret and translate technical and/or complex concepts into information meaningful to project team members and/or business personnel.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Demonstrated negotiation, presentation, and facilitation skills.
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • High degree of analytical ability to analyze project objectives, develop technical requirements, analyze severity of problems and the need to escalate to management or employ external services

Responsibilities:

  • Summary The Product Owner develops and adapts the product vision to align with corporate strategy.
  • Plans and leads all releases through the development of fully defined user stories and prioritized backlog.
  • Collaborates with Product Management and IT partners to create business, functional and/or technical requirements for both mobile and web solutions.
  • Define product feature scope and objectives based on business needs, user needs and a good understanding of applicable business systems.
  • Applies proven communication, analytical and problem-solving skills to help maximize the business value from IT system investments.
  • Create user stories and works with key stakeholders to define acceptance criteria.
  • Collaborates with development to ensure user stories are properly sized.
  • Lead sprint planning to ensure the requirements are tracked and delivered on time and within scope.
  • Make crucial prioritization and scoping decisions on product features and initiatives.
  • Maintains acceptance criteria and proper sizing of all user stories through continuous prioritization and grooming of product backlog.
  • Drive product development with our engineers, designers and business analysts.
  • Defines quality attributes, external interfaces, constraints, and other nonfunctional requirements.
  • Manages changing requirements by communicating with project sponsor and project team members on impact of change and alerts project managers and project teams of potential risks and issues of importance.
  • Collaborates with technical and product teams to ensure that the results of the project fully satisfy the needs embodied in the requirements.
  • Anticipates and identifies customer needs and matches products and services to facilitate the fulfillment of those needs.
  • Identifies and initiates opportunities to support business activities.
  • Proactively identifies opportunities for process improvement
  • Understands application development methodologies and applies knowledge to business interactions (i.e. agile, waterfall, etc.).
  • May serve one or more project team roles, such as business analyst lead, or technical lead, for small to medium efforts.
  • Provides services to multiple concurrent project, project teams or management.
  • Identify options for potential solutions and assess them for both technical and business suitability
  • Create logical and innovative solutions to complex problems

 

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