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Project Manager/Product Owner (PMP) - Frankfort, KY

Location Frankfort KY, United States
Posted 10-October-2020

Req ID: 98900

NTT DATA Services strives to hire exceptional, innovative and passionate individuals who want to grow with us. If you want to be part of an inclusive, adaptable, and forward-thinking organization, apply now.

We are currently seeking a Project Manager/Product Owner (PMP) - Frankfort, KY to join our team in Frankfort, Kentucky (US-KY), United States (US).

The Product Owner (PO) will assist the Program Manager (PgM) in the management of the project work by facilitating with Business Owners (BO), development team, and business stakeholders as necessary using AGILE Methodologies. As the PO and a member of the Project team, you will conceive, define, deliver and launch products, handling the full scope of product owner responsibilities from investigation and setting the vision through to requirements, execution, and rollout. You will help make sure that we make the right choices about what features to build, scope those features have and work with the scrum team to see the vision turned into a reality.

The PO will elicit business requirements (features & user stories) through stakeholder management for incoming project requests in conjunction with the business analysts that are simultaneously working on their features and stories. The PO will define the vision of the product, manage the product backlog and prioritize features, stories and cases based on their value.

Job Responsibilities Include :

Provide vision, direction and create requirements for the Agile development team and stakeholders throughout the project. Iteratively and incrementally deliver clarity of vision to the scrum team, leadership, end users and others as needed. Provide backlog management, iteration planning, and elaboration of user stories. Work closely with the Project Manager to create and maintain a product backlog according to business value Core Business Analyst skills - gathering requirements, improving requirements and effectively communicating requirements to developers; functional documentation and non-functional documentation; fundamental understanding around user stories and their creation as well as acceptance criteria. Focus on continuous improvement - on him/herself, the team, processes, etc. Develop, discuss and adapt to those enhancements and changes. Leadership, mentorship and ability to empower others on the team. Employ Agile Scrum practices and lead the effort in defining features, stories and acceptance criteria. Manage requirements, user stories, use cases, and artifact gathering processes and clearly communicate to the business and technical team members what is needed. Ask probing questions to fully understand user stories with the ability to provide feedback on possible implications of any and all requests. Accurately and concisely articulate issues, questions, and recommendations to business stakeholders, team members, and management. Works with the stakeholders and the project manager to manage the expectations for project completion. Learn and understand the as-is and to-be business processes as needed to ensure all parties are working toward the same goal. Model the expected system interactions, particularly when software is being developed. Look for gaps in non-functional, functional and data requirements between what is in place and what is needed. Model the data requirements or work with the appropriate people to ensure that the data will support the new solution. Support the project team by discussing business and technical impacts of and dependencies related to priority decisions. Work closely with business stakeholders and Quality Assurance (QA) in developing user scenarios as needed. Work with continuous improvement initiatives to identify and document system recommendations for current and future development. Work with users to update business processes and procedures guidelines. Excellent Data Analysis skills. Must be comfortable with querying and analyzing a large amount of data. Perform other responsibilities as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:

3+ years of experience as a Product Owner 3+ years of experience using the Agile process and principles Bachelor's Degree with a focus in IT or equivalent combination of experience/knowledge 5+ years of experience working with businesses to identify and document IT needs and facilitate solutions 3+ years of experience with business analysis, requirements definition & vetting

Preferred Skills:

Strong analytical, design and problem-solving skills Ability to work independently/self-reliant and show initiative with minimum supervision Ability to quickly learn new technology and apply appropriately to business situations Strong team player who enjoys working in a fast-paced team atmosphere Ability to work under pressure; meet strict deadlines Ability to listen effectively and seek clarification Excellent written and oral communication skills in English. Must be able to effectively and comfortably communicate with all types of individuals from the customer technical expert to the customer executive management

About NTT DATA Services

NTT DATA Services is a global business and IT services provider specializing in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services. We are part of the NTT family of companies, a partner to 85 % of the Fortune 100.

NTT DATA Services is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, disability, age, veteran-status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other class protected by law.

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