Product Owner - Software Application Development

Product Development
  • Remote, Mexico
  • Full time
  • Position 22-00143
  • Published 9 months ago
Zigatta is a software solutions and development and design services company with operations in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico.

We're a passionate group of dreamers, doers, and change agents. This healthy obsession is why we challenge conventional thinking – always. At Zigatta we embrace change. We're a disruptive bunch that takes great pride in adding value by connecting clients with emerging technologies, and top talent and while constantly measuring results.

Our passion is focused on providing client solutions, consulting, managed services, and talent specific to Software Engineering, Consumer Experiences, Online Commerce, and Marketing Technology (MarTech).
We are currently searching for someone to join our team as a Product Owner within our Technology Solutions Studio Practice.

How will you impact the team?
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to define business requirements and associated epics, user stories, and acceptance criteria
  • Accountable for defining and accepting the value delivered by the team
  • Create, prioritize and maintain the team’s backlog for assigned products in collaboration with stakeholders
  • Continuously review the business needs, refine priorities, outline milestones and deliverables, and identify opportunities and risks
  • Work with the team, Scrum Master, and other Product Owners to coordinate external team dependencies
  • Optimize the value of the work the team performs
  • Act as the primary contact for questions about the product
  • Act as the primary contact for development work being performed by the team
  • Work with key stakeholders to define and ensure the success of product releases

Required Skills

  • Exceptional communicator
  • Fluent English speaker
  • Experience in software development projects with a focus on mobile development and direct consumer engagement
  • 2+ years’ experience as a Product Owner for agile teams
  • 1+ year experience with JIRA
  • High degree of organization, individual initiative, and personal accountability
  • Highly motivated self-starter able to work independently with little supervision
  • Strong organizational and communication skills in both business English and Spanish (if candidate is in Mexico)
  • In-depth knowledge of Agile processes and principles
  • Fluent in Microsoft Office, Google Workspace and Atlassian applications
  • Position is remote but may require occasional travel to Zigatta or client locations (preferred locations of Guadalajara in MX but not required)
  • No Status Quo Joe's or Jill's

Desired Skills

  • Proven expertise with functional knowledge of client-accessible mobile and web applications
  • Proven expertise with preparation and participation in PI planning, maintaining team backlog, iteration planning, accepting stories, understand enabler work, participate in team demo and retro’s
  • Proven expertise in owning and driving team backlogs and iterations, define and accept iterations and user stories
  • Prior experience as a Software Application Product Owner in a technology services or consulting company
  • TN Visa eligibility preferred but not required
  • Certified Agile Product Owner is preferred but not required

About Zigatta

We're a team of talented developers and creative designers building beautiful, modern and reliable applications using a wide range of technologies. Join a fun and friendly team and supercharge your career path at Zigatta.