Position Type:
Permanent

Experience Required:
More than 3 years of IT and/or business experience, or any equivalent combination of experience, education, and/or training.

Job Category:
IT

Job Location:
Grapevine (TX) - Hybrid Role

Education Required:
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Information Systems. Agile certification required.

IT Product Owner

POSITION OVERVIEW

IT Product Owner is responsible for eliciting business requirements from customers and/or business owners for IT functionality and projects, and then performing the necessary analysis and documentation to ensure the requirements are understood, signed off, prioritized, and added to the backlog & sprints for development. The IT Business Analyst will work closely the IT technical teams, Product Manager, and Project Manager to ensure successful delivery of a product and/or feature(s) that meets the customer needs.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Understand, document, and prioritize high level business requirements.
  • Convert high level business requirements into executable, detailed user stories to enable development.
  • Document key business processes and systems and understand how they operate/integrate.
  • Maintain reporting dashboard of all change requests and statuses.
  • Facilitate review of all IT change requests via the Change Review Board.
  • Manage the relationship between IT and key stakeholders and management teams including subsidiaries leadership, meeting on a regular basis, and identifying all business initiatives and future projects.
  • Proactively identify opportunities to leverage technical solutions and emerging technologies to facilitate business solutions.
  • Provide expertise and advice to business unit owners, IT leaders, project teams, and other support teams.
  • Identify gaps in the application functionality and work with the technical team to provide solution.
  • Add approved changes to the IT development backlog to include epics and user stories.
  • Provide ways to identify and understand customer needs, gaps and opportunities using customer-centric design approaches.
  • Improve the quality of product ideas.
  • Evolves the understanding of customers and the marketplace to solidify a strong product vision.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Information Systems.
  • More than 3 years of IT and/or business experience, or any equivalent combination of experience, education, and/or training.
  • Agile certification required.
  • Experience working within an Agile development project life cycle.
  • Experience operating strategic projects with cross-functional partners.
  • Skilled at using JIRA and Confluence required.

WHY UNILODE?

  • Competitive compensation
  • 21 days of accrued paid time off
  • 11 Paid holidays
  • 1 Floating holiday (to be used on employee’s date of choice)
  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Life insurance
  • Company Paid Vision, Basic Life & Short and long-term disability insurance
  • 401(k) plan with company match
  • Hybrid role