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Product Owner -- Contractor

  • Location: Madison, Wisconsin
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #2089

Carex’s partner is a regional health insurance provider, seeking a Product Owner for a 4 month contract with possibility of renewal. Primarily responsible for intake of work and delivery of a team by partnering with business teams and technical teams to deliver. Formulate and define objectives and/or process improvements to meet business needs. Gain the confidence of stakeholders at all levels of the organization through effective leadership of problem solving activities that result in business focused and technology supported solutions.

What you’ll do:

  • Agile Practices: Collaborates with the Scrum Master to lead agile team members in the planning process to coordinate and sequence activities, clarify understanding of business objectives/priorities, and relay business value. Prioritizes work within an agile team and maintain a backlog of future work for consideration/prioritization.
  • Alignment: Provides expertise and analysis to further refine business features and determine non-functional requirements. Responsible for providing business and process expertise to ensure an agile team has a full understanding of the requirements and business objectives related to the product/solution being developed.
  • Program Delivery: Translates business needs/objectives into specific stories and related acceptance criteria. Collaborates on proposed technical designs to ensure alignment with business needs.
  • Leads verification and validation sessions to ensure business partners, technical stakeholders, and agile team members are in alignment with item to be delivered and how to deliver within the timeline determined.
  • Identifies and assist users to document processes and procedures needed to support newly delivered solutions. Coordinates the demonstration of completed work within an agile team. Collaborates with business partners, vendors and IT staff to resolve issues.
  • Continuous Improvement: Mentors agile team members on corporate, industry, and practice standards. Participates in Inspect & Adapt sessions to drive relentless improvement, including improvements to IT standards and guidelines. Participates in Product Owner Community of Practice activities.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

What you’ll bring:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent years of experience and education
  • Three years’ experience in a similar role

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