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Product Owner

SPHERE Technology Solutions

SPHERE Technology Solutions

Newark, NJ, USA
Posted on Saturday, February 17, 2024
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a product owner. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Translate high-level strategy & product direction into features, epics and user stories
  • Understand the business value of requirements profoundly and convey it internally externally
  • Consult and work with project stakeholders to understand business drivers and translate them into functional and non-functional requirements
  • Elicit, capture, analyze, refine and document business requirements and user stories
  • Communicate business and customer value to the team in a manner that sparks innovative thought
  • Work closely with Agile team members
  • Work to define the acceptance criteria for user stories
  • Accept/reject the delivered code from within each Sprint
  • Responsible for making ongoing decisions to continue development down the current path
  • Create Capabilities and Features, collaborating with IT and business stakeholders to groom these components to a state of ready for the Agile teams
  • Take responsibility for the development of ongoing enhancements, creating and prioritizing user stories within the Agile teams

About You

  • 8+ years of experience with Agile and Scrum practices
  • Agile Certified Practitioner (ACP) preferred
  • Experience managing software projects built in .NET, XML and SQL Server preferred (C#?)
  • Experience working with Jira
  • Experience with data governance products (e.g. Varonis, CyberArk), Security/Networking and knowledge of interfacing to storage platforms (Windows, NetApp, EMC, NAS, NFS) is desirable
  • Proficient with project management techniques and tools
  • You can identify, define, analyze, prioritize and refine requirements, communicating milestones and visions to the development team
  • You can represent the customer with the ability to prioritize tradeoffs, clarify requirements, and work to drive user stories to acceptance throughout the Agile software development life cycle
  • You have intermediate level of proficiency with Excel and other Microsoft Products
  • You have experience writing and translating business requirements
  • You are an analytical person who can control the details but still see the full picture
  • Experience and comfort solving problems in an ambiguous environment where there is constant change
  • You have the tenacity to thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced environment
  • Experience in the following technologies is a plus: o Storage platforms (Windows, NetApp, EMC lsilon, NAS, NFS), o Device connectors (Unix, Windows, SSCM, ServiceNow, CMDB, Active Directory), o 3rd party interfaces (OneDrive, SharePoint, Microsoft System Center, Active Directory, PeopleSoft, Office 365), o Databases (SQL Server, Oracle or Sybase), o Map Reduce Frameworks (Hadoop)

About Sphere

SPHERE is an award-winning, woman-led cybersecurity business that is redefining how organizations improve security, enhance compliance—and achieve ongoing Identity Hygiene. SPHERE puts rigorous controls in place that secure your most critical data, create the right governance process for your systems and assets, and help keep your company compliant with all relevant regulations. Our office is headquartered in Newark, NJ, across from the Newark Prudential Center and Newark Penn Station.

SPHERE is an equal-opportunity employer. Applicants will be evaluated without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.