Agile Product Management


Strategic Staffing Solutions


Strategic Staffing Solutions is currently looking for a Agile Project Manager for a contract opportunity with one of our largest clients!

Job Title: Agile Product Manager

Location(s): Morris Plains, NJ *FULLY REMOTE*

Role Type: W2 ONLY/NO C2C or W2 AND C2C

Contract Length: 5 months with the potential for extension/conversion.

How to Apply: send resume and contact information to Alexis Hoshor, Sourcing Specialist, at

Job Description/Responsibilities:

  • Deep Product KnowledgeTakes a lead role in engaging business partners and various stakeholders to understandrequirements, pain points, hidden needs and expected outcomes. Leverages knowledge ofthe product s value stream and system interactions to identify when new features orproduct changes are needed to achieve business value. Communicates stakeholder goalsand expected outcomes to the engineering team and writes definition-of-ready user stories,incorporating architectural changes recommended by engineering. Facilitates productbacklog grooming sessions, ensuring the highest impact work is delivered soonest.
  • Relationships and Vision, Delivering Iterative ValueHas overall ownership of a defined capability or technical product area, including productvalue, cost of ownership, health and non-functional requirements (reliability, scalability,usability, security, performance, etc.). Cultivates trusted relationships with Business/BATand Technology partners to foster teamwork and a shared understanding of the productvision, goals and priorities. Develops and maintains a technical product roadmap andbacklog to capture business themes, epics, and stories while collaborating withstakeholders to prioritize the highest impact work to be delivered soonest.
  • Leading Across TeamsActively participates in planning sessions that form cohesive, iterative plans and ensure theteam s work creates the iterative value (e.g. supports the completion of MVPs/Epics inconcert with other teams). Proactively resolve upstream dependencies and resolve conflicteffectively across teams. Participates in team standups, and retrospectives, facilitatesdialog with stakeholders during sprint reviews/product demos.
  • Owning Product HealthIdentifies, monitors and communicates technical product health metrics and KPIs and advocates for product improvements with Business/Technology partners. Manages allocation of team capacity to ensure appropriate levels are utilized for product healthimprovements and reduction of technical debt (e.g. integration and deployment of tooling,test automation, etc.)
  • Make Teams Awesome & Leverages agility tools (e.g., Jira) and implements strategies to optimize team performanceand achieve overall department objectives (e.g., manage story aging, manage WIP, epicsize/throughput, etc.).

Required Skills/Qualifications:

  • Formal Education and/or Training:Bachelor s degree in related field or equivalent work experience
  • Years of Experience:8-12 years relevant experience or Master s degree and 6-10 years of relevant experiencePrevious coding experience preferred but not necessary
  • Experience working in technology or in close engagement on component
  • Microsoft OfficeAgile requirement tools (JIRA, Rally, etc.)Collaboration tools (HipChat, Slack, Confluence, etc.)Diagramming and drawing tools (Visio, etc.)
  • Knowledge and Abilities: Experience writing user stories.
  • Knowledge of user experience and solution design essential.
  • High degree of comfort in fast-paced dynamic / ambiguous environment.
  • Proven skill at balancing technical knowledge with business possibility and acumen. Ability to work cross functionally with Compliance, IRM, Infrastructure, and Software Engineering.
  • Passionate stakeholder advocate with ability to identify and meet customer needs within agile framework
  • Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) preferred, but not necessary
The S3 Difference
The global mission of S3 is to build trusting relationships and deliver solutions that positively impact our customers, our consultants, and our communities.  The four pillars of our company are to:
  • Set the bar high for what a company should do
  • Create jobs
  • Offer people an opportunity to succeed and change their station in life
  • Improve the communities where we live and work through volunteering and charitable giving
As an S3 employee, you’re eligible for a full benefits package that may include:
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Vacation Package
  • Life & Disability Insurance Plans
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Job ID: JOB-204503
Publish Date: 22 Jul 2022

Tagged as: Agile Product Management