Turner Industries
  • 03-Dec-2018 to 03-Jan-2019 (CST)
  • Baton Rouge, LA, USA
  • DOE
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Vacation, Holidays, Insurance, 401k


Turner Industries Group is looking for a Product Analyst / Product Owner to join our Information Technology group. This is a leadership position involved in the development of custom software products which support the primary business functions of Turner Industries Group. The Product Owner conveys a product's business goals, vision, and strategy to the development team. The Product Owner maximizes the business value provided by this team and drives product direction by maintaining and prioritizing a backlog of features. The Product Owner skillfully guides the team to developing a product that meets the current and future needs of business by tactfully working with users, performing requirements gathering, building product roadmaps, storyboarding, researching, testing, and training. The Product Owner is also responsible for visibility and transparency of a project through constant collaborative communication with business stakeholders, team members, and IT management.

TYPICAL DUTIES

  • Be comfortable as a product's primary stakeholder.
  • Diplomatically represent the business, the team, and IT management.
  • Develop a product's vision to determine its direction. Convey that vision to the team.
  • Develop a solid understanding of the users, the business, and the competitive advantage brought from developing the product.
  • Build, prioritize, and maintain a feature backlog detailing the product's requirements.
  • Refine high level features into individual user/job stories with acceptance criteria.
  • Ensure development team has enough refined features to pull in to each sprint.
  • Promote a working relationship where stakeholders define their business cases and the development team determines how to best implement those cases.
  • Create business models, dictionaries, roadmaps, storyboards, and estimates for the product.
  • Determine MVP (Minimum Viable Product) and MMF (Minimum Marketable Feature) of the product.
  • Provide estimates, risk analysis, project status updates, and guidance to the business, the team, and IT management.
  • Promote visibility of the product. Put on display artifacts which promote transparency.
  • Be available to the business, the team, and stakeholders for regular face-to-face discussions of the product.


SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, QUALIFICATIONS, & EXPERIENCE

Education: Degree in a technical field such as Computer Science or a business centric field paired with industrial construction job experience.

Experience: 5+ years as a Product Owner, Business Analyst, QA Analyst, Scrum team member, IT Trainer, Product Development or closely related field.

Qualifications: Performs a variety of tasks under little supervision and must be willing to lead on a project team. Primary job functions require a high degree of creativity, latitude, and organization. Demonstrated skill at estimation, project management, leadership, negotiation, collaborative team efforts, as well as critical and strategic thinking. Relies on own judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Exhibits good communication, interpersonal, and decision-making skills.  A positive attitude, open mind, empathy for stakeholders, and willingness to learn is essential.  Familiar with Agile/Scrum processes and principles.

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL INVOLVEMENT

Employee may be required to do the following: reaching in all directions, handling and manipulating objects and machines; lifting from ground level, waist level, and/or overhead; carrying objects, etc.; typing; standing; sitting; walking; bending; kneeling; crouching/squatting; seeing with or without correction; hearing with or without correction; following set procedures and standards; applying basic mathematical skills; following oral and/or written directions; reading; writing; ability to recognize and report safety hazards.

 

Turner Industries is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability and/or protected veteran status in accordance with governing law.

 

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