IT Product Owner


Strategic Staffing Solutions


Strategic Staffing Solutions is currently looking for a IT Product Owner for a contract opening with one of our largest clients!

This is a Contract Opportunity with our company that MUST be worked on a W2 ONLY, NO C2C eligibility for this position.

Job Title: IT Product Owner 
Contract: 9 Months 

Location: REMOTE 

How to Apply:  send resume and contact information to Nick Gleason, Sourcing Specialist, at

Job Role/Description:

  • Act as a voice of the customers – understand the business needs and translate them into technical requirements.
  • Work with the business partners to define the future products and roadmap.
  • Understand and articulate the technology vision and strategy, ensure that technology solution is successfully aligned with the business goals and priorities.
  • Build a strong rapport with the investment teams, operations and information technology team members.
  • Perform data-driven analysis and develop recommendations to guide decision making.
  • Key member of the scrum team responsible for making sure that development processes align with the product roadmap.
  • Manage the Product Backlog effectively to maximize the delivered value, including developing and clearly communicating sprint goals and priorities; creating and clearly communicating product backlog items; ensuring that the product backlog is transparent, visible and understood
  • Define user stories based on customer requirements.
  • Translate business needs into requirements for a technical audience, including creating user stories, synthesizing use cases, defining acceptance criteria, documenting features overview.
  • Coordinate and assist in the testing of new products and features

Required Skills/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in computer science, finance, business administration or related field. Graduate degree is a plus
  • 6+ years of professional experience with leadership in technology, business analysis or business.
  • 3+ years of product ownership experience
  • Knowledge and experience of the Investment Management industry.
  • Proven experience in a product owner role in an agile/scrum software development organization and understanding of the development lifecycle.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple, concurrent work items with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent decision-making ability to manage a complex ever changing priority list and resolve conflicts to competing priorities
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills, both verbal and written. Capable of collaborating effectively functional communication to technical stakeholders, technical communication to non-technical stakeholders)
  • Strong analyst with a thorough understanding of how to interpret customer business needs and translate them into application and operational requirements.
  • Ability to identify where focus is needed and bring clarity to business objectives, requirements and priorities
  • Business and Functional requirement knowledge (i.e. elicitation of requirements, planning, documentation, analysis and alignment to standards)
  • Ability to embrace, adapt and lead through change, fosters effective partnerships and drive effective collaboration with peers and vendor resources.

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-222040
Publish Date: 21 Mar 2023

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