Software Product Owner

MercuryWorks

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Headquarters: Tampa, FL
URL: https://mercuryworks.com/

 
We are a closely-held web and mobile application development firm looking for a driven Product Owner.  Are you experienced in product management, Lean and Agile development methods?  Passionate about building products that customers love?  Looking for a no-politics zone to do your best work?  Mercury is the place for you!

The Work

The Product Owner will product own and help ship of a range of web and native applications including:
  • Custom business applications utilizing rich HTML5/CSS3/JavaScript-driven front ends
  • Progress Web Applications
  • Business intelligence and collaboration systems
  • iOS and Android business applications
  • Large-scale website development based on innovative creative design, highly usable custom widgets and CMSes

Skills & Requirements

The position requires proven work experience in product management with a technical background and understanding of (perhaps even hands-on experience) software development and web technologies.

The Product Owner will work within multidisciplinary Scrum teams, so strong problem-solving skills and a willingness to roll up one’s sleeves will go a long way.  The ability to research, reason and communicate recommendations to clients and executive management is crucial.

Specific requirements include the following:
  • Bachelor’s Degree favored, preferably in Business, Computer Science and/or Engineering
  • 5+ years of hands-on experience with Agile-driven software development
  • 5+ years in a professional work environment analyzing business problems, collaborating and leading teams preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are pretty darn important, too.
An affinity for caffeinated beverages and a strong meme stash won’t hurt your chances.

Some Specifics

At Mercury you will:
  • Translate product strategy into detailed user stories and prototypes
  • Collaborate with interface designers and software architects to define product vision
  • Create and prioritize product backlogs
  • Apply exact standards to ensure that high quality applications and sites are delivered
  • Represent the company with customers and guide company resources to meet their needs

What Kind of Products Will You Work On?

  • Web, mobile and collaboration applications for the Southeast's fastest growing commercial real estate firms
  • Progressive web application for one of the nation’s leading furniture retailers
  • Ecommerce, operational management and transactional reporting system for a funded late-stage startup
  • iOS, Android and PWA applications for Fortune 50 consumer products field workforce
  • Data dashboards, drill down business intelligence reports and mobile reporting for global professional services firms

How to Know If You're A Fit

If any of the following excites you, we definitely want to talk to you!

This Is A Remote-Friendly Position

Mercury is a distributed workforce with developers and designers located throughout the United States.  We are open to applicants located anywhere in the continental United States (we find all team members being within 3 time zones of each other best for collaboration) and also Tampa Bay-based professionals.

About H1B Visas and Recruiters

At this time we are not considering the sponsorship of H1B candidates.  Also, no recruiters.  Definitely; please no recruiters.  None.  No matter how good you think your candidate is. 

To apply: https://careers.mercurynewmedia.com/apply/dL74aKaJO7/Software-Product-Owner

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