Product Owner/Agile Business Analyst in Columbia, MD at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 5/28/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contractor
  • Location:
    Columbia, MD
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    5/28/2019

Job Description

Eliassen Group is assisting our high profile financial services client with building out new product management and engineering teams.  They are currently in need of an experienced Product Owner/Agile Business Analyst to support the execution roadmap of a new product offering. You will partner with many team members across numerous lines of business as well as third party vendors.  You will be responsible for assessing, analyzing and documenting business needs to deliver the strategic plan and further evolve out product offering.

Responsibilities include:
• Support one or two Scrum Teams as the Product Owner
• Provide vision and direction to the Agile development team and stakeholders throughout the project and create requirements in the forms of Epics, Themes and Stories
• Backlog management, iteration planning, and elaboration of the user stories
• Partnering with stakeholders to create and maintain a product backlog according to business value or ROI
• Lead the planning product release plans and set expectation for delivery of new functionalities
• Provide an active role in mitigating impediments impacting successful team completion of sprints

Qualifications:
• 2-4 years of experience in a Product Owner and/or business analyst role (or similar) in an agile software development environment including a strong working knowledge of the methodology, user stories, and iterative development
• Strong analytical skills and attention to detail required, including a thorough understanding of how to interpret customer business needs and translate them into application and operational requirements
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of executives, managers, and subject matter experts throughout the entire life cycle of a product
• Excellent time management skills including the prioritization of tasks and controlling scope
• Ability to reconcile key stakeholder interests, conflicting priorities, and business strategy and influence without formal management authority
• Passion for education and experience working in an educational environment

Education/Certifications:
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
• Agile Certification Required (ex: CSPO), Scaled Agile (SAFe) certification preferred

Keywords: Agile, BA, Business Analyst, Scrum, Product Management, Product Manager, Agile Business Analyst

Job ID: 319675

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging over 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit http://www.eliassen.com.

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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