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Product Owner

Job Title
Product Owner
Job ID
Portland,  OR 97201
Other Location

Our History:
From our start in 2009, Conexess has established itself in 3 markets, employing nearly 150+ individuals nation-wide. Operating in over 15 states, our client base ranges from Fortune 500/1000 companies, to mid-small range companies. For the majority of the mid-small range companies, we are exclusively used due to our outstanding staffing track record

Who We Are:
Conexess is a full-service staffing firm offering contract, contract-to hire, and direct placements. We have a wide range of recruiting capabilities extending from help desk technicians to CIOs. We are also capable of offering project based work

Conexess Group is aiding a Portland based client in their search for a Product Owner. This is a long term opportunity with competitive rates and will be on boarded as a contract to hire.

  • Understand the vision of a product from the point of view of customer, end user or stakeholders.
  • Work with product management to represent the customer and stakeholder priorities to the scrum team.
  • Awareness of the desires of our business partners, market commitments, and industry trends and analytic data to prioritize delivery schedules.
  • Develop requirements and specifications, prioritize features, build consensus and deliver required technical data and creative materials to our engineers.
  • Facilitate communication and track tasks throughout the development process between a variety of internal teams including engineering, marketing, PR, creative, customer support, and executives.
  • Work closely with engineering and marketing to understand upcoming product improvements and changes in the user experience.
  • Participate in scheduling and negotiation of delivery tasks to set achievable releases dates.
  • Owns the ‘voice of the user’ and ensures delivery products solve real customer/user needs.  Leads and executes usability studies and surveys, as well as integration of research into requirements and prioritization, and incorporates usage and market analysis into product requirements to ensure right product is delivered.
  • Define and analyze metrics that inform the success of our products, and use data to drive decision making for product development and maximum business impact.
  • Works closely with solution analysts, business analysts, information architects, and UX design practice experts to provide delivery plans and validated requirements with delivery partners.

Desired Skills

  • Experience in computer software design and implementation, and product management in a software company.
  • Experience managing beta programs.
  • Ability to create and present product demonstrations.
  • Strong project management skills to co-ordinate multiple parties to deliver a product.
  • Ability to clearly articulate and present product features, value, vertical solutions to customers, partners, investors, management and engineering.
  • Create prototypes for new features and screens and clearly articulate them to engineering teams.
  • Have excellent presentation, writing, organizational and interpersonal skills. Submission of writing samples, such as PowerPoint presentations or whitepapers is encouraged.
  • Background in existing and emerging software standards.
  • Knowledge of Enterprise and Web-based applications, Web APIs, and/or databases would be helpful.

***unable to work c2c***

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