Product Owner I

    • Job Tracking ID: 512935-829487
    • Job Location: Remote, USA
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: September 19, 2022
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
    • Salary Type:: Salary
    • Rate:: $48,100 + DOE
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Job Description:

The Product Owner I partners with team members, key internal personnel and subject matter experts to identify needs, assess gaps and works cross-functionally to coordinate and establish priorities, for software applications and processes, including programming, testing, and implementation of business solutions designed to meet requirements of various departments.

Key Functions

  • Works closely with agile development teams to create use cases, requirements, and estimations in support of company objectives
  • Coordinates product development in at least one product family, feature release planning, and manages the overall successful delivery of new and existing products.
  • Communicates needs to acquire resources necessary for the success of the product.
  • Proactively determines, maintains, and outlines work in the product backlog; works with the Product Manager to decide which activities will produce the most return on investment; and prioritizes features based on business value and need.
  • Works closely with the development team and customers to ensure there is a clear understanding and transparency around needed features, including facilitating code reviews and demos, and collecting feedback.
  • Acknowledges and responds to questions from the team, supports innovation and respects the team's creativity, offers direction, and removes obstacles based on the type of product.
  • Ensures compliance with HIPAA and HITRUST information security requirements to protect client information.
  • Efficiently and effectively perform the Key Functions with or without a reasonable accommodation without posing a direct safety threat to others or self.
  • Adheres to AmeriBen culture by demonstrating Integrity, Initiative, Good Judgment, and Teamwork.
  • Performs other duties as assigned to ensure individual and group goals are achieved with Accuracy, Customer Service and Timely Turnaround.

Experience and Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in with major course work in computer science, information systems, product development or related field; or 2+ years of equivalent experience in IS/IT; or in the healthcare industry.
  • Excellent problem solving and analysis skills.
  • Experience with a project management methodology (such as Scrum/Agile) and writing effective documentation.
  • Excellent customer service attitude and professionalism.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.). 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Certification in one or more of the following: Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) via Scrum Alliance, Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO), SAFe Product Manager/Product Owner with PMPO Certification, IEEE Computer Society Scrum Product Owner Certification, Scrum Product Owner Accredited Certification by the International Scrum Institute
  • Knowledge of current technologies and trends within the IT industry
  • Knowledge and experience with Agile development and methodologies
  • High organizational and time management skills.
  • Knowledgeable of third-party administrator industry processes and understanding of the healthcare industry.

AmeriBen is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating an environment of diversity and inclusion for equal employment and advancement opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, disability, veteran or military status, or any other category protected by federal, state and/or local law.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. If you are unable to use our online application process due to a disability, please contact the Human Resources Department at humanresources@ameriben.com or call 208-488-7654.