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Product Owner

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AGDATA | Product Management | Charlotte, NC

What we are looking for:

Do you enjoy documentation of requirements, integration plans and process gaps?  Have you worked on a team that led Scrum processes and are ready to do more? Have you interacted with internal or external clients/end users to gain feedback and understanding of how products are performing? If so, this is the job for you!

AGDATA, the preeminent provider of analytical information and business intelligence solutions to global participants in the agriculture and animal health industry, is seeking a Product Owner for its Charlotte, NC office.  The ideal candidate will be very detail oriented and will have experience in documenting current and future state systems. This person must be comfortable in a fast paced, AGILE environment and ensure that all projects deliver the desirable outcomes.

What you will do:

  • Own the roadmap and associated development priorities and plan for your product
  • Inspire and motivate the development teams to deliver innovative and exciting solutions with an appropriate sense of urgency
  • Lead and facilitate short-term and long-range grooming sessions with the development team
  • Act as an ambassador for the product internally and externally, and as the primary technical contact for queries related to the product
  • Collaborate with customer and internal stakeholders to define business requirements and associated epics, user stories, and acceptance criteria
  • Develop and maintain an appropriately prioritized backlog of user stories for implementation
  • Optimize the value of work the development team performs
  • Ensure that the development team understands items in the product backlog to the level needed
  • Work with key stakeholders across the company to ensure successful product releases
 

 

Skills & Requirements

Experience Needed:

  • 2+ years of experience operating in a Product Owner capacity within an Agile team
  • In-depth knowledge of Agile process and principles
  • Bachelor’s degree

Experience Preferred:

  • Strong analytical skills
  • Understanding of process, best practices, and workflow design and implementation
  • Strong written & verbal communication skills, including technical writing skills
  • Detail-oriented, highly organized, able to multi-task, adaptable to ever changing requirements
  • Ability to prioritize and to develop innovative solutions when problems arise
  • Ability to work well in a team environment, and easily build and foster relationships with internal AGDATA team members as well as the clients
  • Highly motivated self-starter; able to work independently with low level supervision
  • Familiarity with Outlook and Excel

Who we are:

AGDATA is the premier provider of data collection and management, marketing program management, and analytical solutions for clients in the Crop and Animal Health industries. For more than 30 years, the talent at AGDATA has enhanced the technology and services that input manufacturers in the Agriculture world rely upon. Our clients trust us because of our data integrity, marketing program reliability, and our ability to optimize the analytics that inform their sales and marketing decisions. Backed by an entrepreneurial, creative and energetic work force, AGDATA is pushing the boundaries of technology to enhance our relationship with the leaders in Crop and Animal Heath.

 

What we offer:

  • Casual dress
  • In-house training seminars and resources
  • Continuing education opportunities
  • Employee referral reward program
  • Annual Company Picnic and Holiday Party
  • Company provided Coke products
  • Partner discounts (Verizon/ATT)
  • Paid community volunteer opportunities
  • Medical, dental and vision plans
  • Pet insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Competitive compensation
  • Life and AD&D insurance
  • Short-term and long-term disability
  • Traditional 401(k)
  • 401(k) company match
  • Paid time off
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Family medical leave
  • Employee assistance program