Engineering Project Manager 4

  • Location

    Norwood, United States

  • Sector:

    Business Professional

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  • Contact:

    Sonu Chouhan

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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As a Systems Engineering - Agile Product Owner, you will be responsible for maximizing the value of the products created by a scrum development team, understanding engineering details while seeing the high level solution, maintaining schedule and meeting commitments. The Product Owner (PO), needs to have a solid understanding of users and of future trends for the domain or type of system being developed in order to make sound decisions.

Responsibilities include:

  • Translating the customer/end user needs into a vision of what needs to be developed, and conveys the vision to the scrum team
  • Providing vision and direction to the Agile development team and stakeholders throughout the project and create requirements
  • Ensuring the team has an adequate amount of prepared tasks prior to work start
  • Planning and prioritizing product feature backlog and development
  • Defining product vision, road-map and growth opportunities
  • Assessing value, developing cases, and prioritizing stories, epics and themes to ensure work focuses on those with maximum value and are aligned with product strategy
  • Providing backlog management, iteration planning, and elaboration of the user stories
  • Leading product release planning and setting expectation for delivery of new functionalities
  • Actively mitigate impediments impacting successful team completion of Release/Sprint Goals
  • Engaging with team, participating in design decisions, daily scrums, release planning, sprint planning, retrospectives, demonstrations
  • Working with leadership and across teams to limit design/workload volatility for developers
  • Interfacing between the Customer, end users, program management, engineering leadership and system architects, developers and the integration and test teams
  • Ensuring clear communication between stakeholders and teams, gaining buy-in from stakeholders on all major decisions and providing clear strategy, instructions and deliverables to the developers

Required Experience, Knowledge and/or Skills:

  • Bachelor degree in engineering (mechanical, electrical, or biomedical) and 8 years of engineering management experience
  • In-depth knowledge of Agile process and principles
  • Experience in an Agile or DevOps development environment
  • Understanding of the product lifecycle and change management process
  • Experience in functional decomposition, use case development, interface analysis and definition
  • Sharp analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proven ability to meet timelines
  • Knowledge of component level integration and test
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively work with and communicate with all levels of management and individual contributors on the program team

Desired Experience, Knowledge and/or Skills:

  • Electromechanical medical device development
  • Experience using DOORS
  • Domain experience preferred