Product Owner (Remote) (Raleigh, NC)

| Raleigh-Durham, NC
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Overview

ABOUT JAGGAER:

JAGGAER is a proven industry leader of comprehensive sourcing & procurement solutions. Our SaaS-based, source-to-settle solution provides unparalleled visibility, insights and recommendations to procurement leaders and suppliers. The result is a fluid supply chain driven by powerful spend analysis, comprehensive contract management and efficient accounts payable solutions.

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

As the Product Owner you are a member of a highly collaborative product development team which develops new software functionality for customers. You will be tasked with leading the development effort by communicating the vision to the team, outlining, and prioritizing the work in the backlog, and communicating progress, roadblocks, and overall project value to internal and external stakeholders.

Additionally, you should be able to clearly communicate the project vision at the beginning of every release so that the team understands, feels connected to the work, and is fully equipped to deliver. You will fulfill all the project management responsibilities, including removing impediments for the development team, facilitating team meetings, researching/triaging defects and feature requests assigned to the team, and enforcing the overall SDLC processes

Principal Responsibilities

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Translate and break down high-level product vision items from Product Management into actionable user stories and technical tasks for the Development team
  • Facilitate the software development process, including:
    • Run team stand-up meetings
    • Coordinate and lead product review meetings
    • Lead retrospective meetings
    • Prepare and lead user story prep meetings
    • Facilitate the estimation of user stories
    • Track Velocity and Team Burndown charts
  • Ensure a maintained and prioritized backlog of user stories
  • Participate in design reviews and provide input throughout the creative process for the work of your teammates
  • Conceptualize new and improved user interfaces
  • Present complex sets of data in ways that are easy to comprehend
  • Present at internal and external conferences and meetings
  • Support Sales and other stakeholders as needed with the new feature functionality
  • Prioritize and Triage Feature Requests and Defects that get assigned to the team
  • Documentation and other release activities for the current release


Position Requirements

WHAT YOU WILL BRING:
  • Knowledge of software development processes and best practices
  • Ability to translate high-level customer requirements into epics and user stories
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills with past successes in working across organizations to implement large-scale projects
  • Exceptional customer focus. Client-focused attitude - a customer advocate
  • Good presentation skills for communication with internal and external customers
  • Strong written documentation skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills and the ability to balance multiple ongoing responsibilities and appropriately communicate issues a must
  • Experience with web-based software applications
  • At least 5 years' experience preferred
  • Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent preferred
  • Travel 10-20%

SUCCESS IN THIS POSITION:
  • You are highly collaborative: Members of the Development, Support, and Product Management teams all feel like you are a go-to person for questions and ideas about the application. You initiate collaborative design sessions with product and engineering teams to ensure the design meets the business requirements and is technically feasible and able to be delivered in a timely manner.
  • You are a master communicator: You can talk tech with the Dev team, make PowerPoint presentations for sales conferences, and write detailed specs and user stories crafted for their intended audiences.
  • You are user-focused: You understand our users and work to ensure their needs continue to be met. You visit our clients and immerse yourself in their problems and challenges. You know the product well enough to present different options as to how the software is able fulfill the users' needs and requirements.
  • You are passionate: You are the chief advocate for the software product, have a deep understanding of its capabilities, understand the "why's" behind the engineering behind it, and are constantly looking for ways to drive it forward and make it even better.

WHAT WE OFFER:

We strive to support our Rockstar's & their families. Your health & wellbeing are important. JAGGAER offers a variety of programs to help you manage your overall wellness and be your best self.

At JAGGAER you'll find great medical plans, adoption benefits, wellness reimbursement, generous parental leave, 401(k) match, a flexible work environment, no limit vacation days for exempt employees and much more!

OUR VALUES:

Our values are at the core of who we are at JAGGAER. You will see these values entrenched in how we support our customers, work with team members, build our products and in the culture we've created.

Passion: Our team is passionate about the work we do and the impact we're making.

Humility: We respect and learn from our teammates in pursuit of the larger company mission - to simplify procurement with a relentless customer focus.

Empathy: We constantly seek to understand the perspectives of teammates, customers, partners, and other members of our community.

Transparency: We're clear about our plans, processes, and goals so nothing comes as a surprise.

Accountability: We measure ourselves against the expectations of our customers and stakeholders, as well as our community at large.

EEO:

JAGGAER is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer supporting workforce diversity. We do not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), marital status, caregiver status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, mental or physical disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

ACCESSIBILITY:

JAGGAER is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation to applicants. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran and you think you may require an accommodation for any part of the recruitment process, please send a request to: [email protected] All requests for accommodations are treated discreetly and confidentially, as practical and permitted by law.
More Information on JAGGAER
JAGGAER operates in the Software industry. The company is located in Morrisville, NC, Newton Square, PA, Vestal, NY, Pittsburgh, PA and Chicago, IL. JAGGAER was founded in 1995. It has 1118 total employees. To see all 18 open jobs at JAGGAER, click here.
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