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Product Owner in Spokane, WA at Volt

Date Posted: 6/10/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Location:
    Spokane, WA
  • Job Type:
  • Duration:
    N/A
  • Date Posted:
    6/10/2019
  • Job ID:
    172285
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone
    509-891-7000

Job Description

VOLT’s client is looking for a Product Owner

This is a direct hire position in Spokane, WA and offered through Volt Workforce Solutions.  We are among the largest IT staffing companies in the US for contract/temporary and direct hire placements and support many of the top rated IT companies in the Pacific Northwest.

To help Volt stay in touch with you and other great candidates in the Eastern Washington area we have created a specialized portal for you at http://staffing.volt.com/inland_northwest/ . Start here to see much more: http://volt.com/social.

Job description:

Our client is a rapidly growing startup and you’ll be part of our fast-moving and growing product team responsible for designing and planning our platform. Here are some of the things you’ll be doing day-to-day:

  • Work with the VP of Product to translate product strategy into stories for the software engineering team;
  • Collaboratively work with the head of UX on research and design of new features;
  • Work directly with the software engineering team, attend agile meetings, help communicate the product, stories, and requirements; and
  • Help manage and prioritize the product backlog.

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years as a product owner or similar role
  • Understanding and experience with product management concepts such as roadmaps, product vision and strategy, and product market research
  • Experience in gathering requirements, creating documentation, and user stories
  • Experience working with agile scrum teams (bonus if you are Scrum certified as a product owner)
  • Ability to work closely with the UX Engineer to visualize and prototype stories and feature sets
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work within a team structure in a collaborative manner
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience in the areas of Information Science, Computer Science, or related disciplines
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills

What we are looking for:

  • You’re passionate about product. You have a desire to work on a world-class enterprise Software-as-a-Service platform serving some of the largest companies in the world. Your job to be done is translating customer problems into product solutions.
  • You thrive in an agile environment. As part of the product team you’ll be acting as the customer voice to the software engineering team. From defining and creating actionable stories for the backlog to its prioritization, you’re there to make sure the product vision is implemented correctly.
  • You’ve got the experience we need. Optimally you have 3+ years of experience in product, preferably with agile scrum teams and enterprise software.
  • You’re a self-starter and a critical thinker. You’re capable of taking on technical challenges big and small. Sometimes you’ll be working solo on a project, so you are able to work with minimal guidance and seek the best solution.

This position is full-time and based in downtown Spokane, Washington. We offer competitive salaries and benefits, an unlimited vacation policy, a high-energy environment, and lots of room for personal and professional growth.

Please note the following:

  • This is a W2 position.
  • Direct inquiries only.
  • No 3rd party submittals please.
  • This position is not available for Corp-to-Corp.
  • This position is not available for Associate Vendors.

How to Apply: Click on the Apply button to apply for this job.

Our Recruiter will initiate a phone call to you and give you immediate consideration should your resume meet the job requirements.  Please rest assured that if your resume matches what is reflected in this job posting, you should receive a phone call from a Volt Recruiter to discuss this position with you. Volt has a talented and optimistic staffing team focused on the quality of your career.

Volt has over 60 years of staffing experience.  We work with many of the Fortune 500 and 1000 companies to provide workforce solutions.  We offer many direct hire full-time positions as well as many contingent/temporary positions.  We offer our Workers competitive pay and benefits, as well as educational programs and re-deployment assistance.

To learn more about Volt, please visit: http://www.volt.com and to see more of our job postings, please visit: http://jobs.volt.com

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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