Job Description :
Title: Agile Product Owner
Duration: Long Term
Location: Atlanta, GA


JOB Description
Creates and MAINTAINS the Product Backlog
Prioritizes and sequences the Backlog according to business value or ROI
Assists with the elaboration of Epics, Themes and Features into user stories that are granular enough to be achieved in a single sprint.
Conveys the Vision and Goals at the beginning of every Release and Sprint.
Represents the customer, interfaces and engages the customer.
Participates in the daily Scrums, Sprint Planning Meetings and Sprint Reviews and Retrospectives.
Inspects the product progress at the end of every Sprint and has complete authority to accept or reject work done.
Can change the course of the project at the end of every Sprint
Communicates status externally.
Terminates a Sprint if it is determined that a drastic change in direction is required
Position Comments:
Comfortable assessing varying stakeholder needs and aligning to higher-level strategy.
Ability to manage multiple projects that vary in complexity and size simultaneously.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Ability to work independently without significant oversight.
Comfortable working with stakeholders at all levels within an organization.
Strong written and verbal communication / presentation skills.

Additional Skills:
Comfortable working in a worldwide role across various time zones and cultures.
Comfortable working on exploratory projects that may not be well-defined or governed in order to drive innovation in an agile way.
Comfortable escalating issues when needed to resolve issues.