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Posted: Thursday, March 9, 2017 6:12 AM

Summary You won’t find strict rules about dress code, and we’re not hung up on certain terms, business philosophies, or work styles. We value effort, positivity, and collaboration. As a software company, founded by techies, we’ve got an unending appetite for the cutting edge. Competing against products from much larger firms challenges us to design the next great technology, a step ahead of everyone else! Workforce Software is expanding our Global Product Management Team that has responsibility for the growth, productivity and sustainability of our product portfolio in all of the markets we serve around the globe.A Product Owner has an Agile mindset, business-focused orientation, strong technical skills and is responsible for defining market requirements and packaging the features into product releases. This position involves close interaction with Product Managers, UX/UI Leads, Engineering Teams, and customers. Responsibilities Effectively capturing stakeholder needs and business value through engagement and analytical dataRefining user personas and understanding the ideal solutions to their problemsBringing the Product Manager’s vision and roadmap to life with features that add value to both our customers and our businessDefining the solutions for validated and known market problems by writing user stories and maintaining a product backlogWorking with their respective team(s) to groom and refine the backlogRepresenting customers and stakeholders as the principal decision-maker in the acceptance of storiesLeading cross-functional teams to make prioritization and trade-off decisionsNear to mid-term roadmap managementLeading the planning and delivery of features for each product release to execute on the business plan for their productsCollaborating closely with Product Strategy, Product Management, governance teams and Scrum teams to plan and execute sprints/releasesWorking within or proposing changes to target resource allocations for their respective team(s)Participating in Scrum events and ceremonies: Sprint Planning; Planning Poker; Backlog Refinement; Daily Stand-Ups; Reviews and RetrospectivesActing as a subject matter expert for their functional product area TravelUp to 10% Requirements Previous experience as the Product Owner within an Agile teamUnderstanding of Agile and Scrum methodology, preferably with a current certification such as a Scrum Product Owner or Scrum MasterExperience with data-informed product ownership and decision-makingDesire to be a part of a high performing, collaborative teamStrategic thinker with a business-focused orientation and strong technical skillsExceptional presentation and communication skills; storytelling; ability to speak fluently to all technical and non-technical stakeholdersGreat relationship management skills fostering good working practices with all stakeholders and customersExcellent negotiation and persuasion skills to influence decision making at all levels within the organization, and in a variety of contextsResults oriented and able to balance short and long term goalsStrong conceptual thinking and knowledge of Workforce Management processes would be an advantage EducationBS/BA in Business/Finance, Software/Engineering, or related field. MBA preferred .

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