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TS Scrum Product Owner
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Location: DES MOINES IA
Job ID# 9600
Date Posted: 11 Jan 2017
 
Job Summary
Max Rate
Market
Salary
Open
Work Status
Any work Status
Duration
Approx. 1 Year
Openings
1
Type
Contract
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Short Description:  Scrum Product Owner – Technical Specialist

Complete Description:  As a passionate Scrum Product Owner, this TS position will be joining an Agile Scrum team in the Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) at the State of Iowa. OCIO is committed to utilizing modern technologies and methodologies in order to deliver secure, high-quality technical solutions to its business partners. The Scrum Product Owner will be joining a project that is already in process. The ideal candidate will act as the product champion, and will be able to evangelize the product vision effectively to their team and to stakeholders. As a Product Owner, you will translate business strategies into product strategies, story journeys, roadmaps, minimum viable releases, epics, and user stories. Experience with the Drupal content management platform is highly desired.

Required: 
5 years’ experience as an agile scrum product owner with the following responsibilities:
Act as primary day-to-day point of contact for the business partner and the operational aspects of the project. 
Facilitate regular status meetings with project team, sponsors, and all stakeholders. Solicit stakeholder feedback to validate priorities and compromises. Ensure tem is building the “right” product.
Participate in daily standup meetings, Sprint Planning Meetings, Sprint Reviews, and Retrospectives 
Develop and manage the product backlog. Prioritize, design, and implement new features and enhancements.
Write user stories as part of a Scrum project framework that:
Directly support primary objectives of the project
Are appropriate in size for iterative development
Include clear, specific and testable acceptance criteria
Take into account dependencies on other stories and/or projects & initiatives
Validate completed work during the development process
Create end-user documentation and assist in end-user training
Manage risks and track issues throughout the project
Manage the time reporting tasks and financials (SOW) for the project
Preferred:
Experience working in Test Driven Development and Behavior Driven Development environments
Experience working with teams that developed web-based solutions using Drupal, PHP and Amazon Web Services
Ability to write simple SQL queries   


Skill
Required / Desired
Amount
of Experience
Act as primary day-to-day point of contact for the business partner and the operational aspects of the project.
Required
5
Years
Facilitate regular status meetings with project team, sponsors, and all stakeholders. Solicit stakeholder feedback to validate priorities
Required
5
Years
Participate in daily standup meetings, Sprint Planning Meetings, Sprint Reviews, and Retrospectives
Required
5
Years
Write user stories as part of a Scrum project framework that:
Required
5
Years
Validate completed work during the development process
Required
5
Years
Create end-user documentation and assist in end-user training
Required
5
Years
Manage risks and track issues throughout the project
Required
5
Years
Manage the time reporting tasks and financials (SOW) for the project
Desired
 
 
Experience working in Test Driven Development and Behavior Driven Development environments
Desired
 
 
Experience working with teams that developed web-based solutions using Drupal, PHP and Amazon Web Services
Desired
 
 
Ability to write simple SQL queries
Desired
 
 

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Hire IT People, LLC is a Certified Business Enterprise by the Department of Local and Small Business Development, Washington DC and a Preferred IT Staffing Vendor under the ITSA Program, a Supplier to Various State Agencies and Fortune 500 Clients.

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