Product Owner at Exact Sciences (Phoenix, AZ)

| Phoenix – Mesa – Scottsdale, AZ
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Position Overview

The Product Owner is to work in a highly dynamic environment, engaging and coordinating the activities with internal stakeholders, collaborators, software developers, contractors, and third-party vendors for the flawless development of critical software products and its implementation for a Genomics CLIA laboratory.

This role helps drive the various initiatives and products by collaborating with stakeholders, project managers, and development to ensure requirements/features sets are complete, clear, documented, and translated to the technical team.

Essential Duties

Include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Provide end-user support in response to service requests, as needed.
  • Gather and document feature requests/business requirements for all projects, ensuring that requirements gathering discussions and activities have been completed.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders and project team to prioritize collected requirements, sprint planning, and backlog refinement.
  • Translate conceptual user requirements into functional requirements, epics, and use case stories in a clear manner that is comprehensible to developers/scrum team.
  • Proactively understand the current processes and conceptualize solutions to create efficiencies around them.
  • Assist with the planning, scheduling, and tracking of sprints and deliverables using appropriate tools for multiple software development and implementation projects.
  • Work closely with offshore and onshore software development teams to manage the progress of the software development projects.
  • Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirement documentation, and presentations.
  • Manage and track the status of requirements throughout the product and development lifecycle; enforce and redefine, as necessary.
  • Create process models, specifications, diagrams, and charts to provide direction to developers and/or the project team.
  • Provide business area expertise to developers during the design, coding, and testing phases of software projects.
  • Provide insight to the Quality Assurance (QA) team for system test plans, conditions, test scripts, and test cases.
  • Maintain business systems standards by applying Agile methods, tools, and processes as standard practice.
  • Create and deliver user documentation and end-user training, if needed.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Uphold company mission and values through accountability, innovation, integrity, quality, and teamwork.
  • Support and comply with the company's Quality Management System policies and procedures.
  • Maintain regular and reliable attendance.
  • Ability to act with an inclusion mindset and model these behaviors for the organization.
  • Ability to work seated for approximately 50% of a typical working day. Ability to work standing for approximately 50% of a typical working day.
  • Ability to work on a mobile device, tablet, or in front of a computer screen and/or perform typing for approximately 95% of a typical working day.
  • Ability to work on a computer and phone simultaneously.
  • Ability to travel 10% of working time away from work location, may include overnight/weekend travel.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field as outlined in the essential duties.
  • 5+ years of experience as a Business Analyst, Project Manager, and Project Coordinator.
  • 2+ years of direct work experience as a Product Owner, Product Manager, or Business Analyst in genomics, healthcare, or in a laboratory.
  • 3+ years of experience in Agile/Scrum or equivalent software development lifecycle.
  • Demonstrated ability to bring product/project to successful completion using a process- and people-oriented methodology.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform the essential duties of the position with or without accommodation.
  • Authorization to work in the United States without sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Ability to read communication styles of team members and contractors who come from a broad spectrum of disciplines.
  • Technically competent with various software programs, such as Jira, Confluence, Visio, and Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to work on multiple software development products/projects at the same time.
  • React to project adjustments and alterations promptly and efficiently.


If you need any assistance seeking a job opportunity at Exact Sciences, or if you may require a reasonable accommodation with the application process, please call our Recruitment Coordinator at 608-535-8841 or email [email protected]

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and any other status protected by applicable local, state or federal law. Applicable portions of the Company's affirmative action program are available to any applicant or employee for inspection upon request.
More Information on Exact Sciences
Exact Sciences operates in the Biotech industry. The company is located in Madison, WI. Exact Sciences was founded in 2022. It has 4190 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 11 open jobs at Exact Sciences, click here.
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