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Agile Product Owner

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Date: Mar 24, 2021

Location: Halifax, NS, CA

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 114320 

NTT DATA Services strives to hire exceptional, innovative and passionate individuals who want to grow with us. If you want to be part of an inclusive, adaptable, and forward-thinking organization, apply now.

We are currently seeking a Agile Product Owner to join our team in Halifax, Nova Scotia (CA-NS), Canada (CA).


Job Responsibilities Include:   

  • Manages the product feature backlog in AWS Data Operations DevOps and prepares requirements for capacity-based planning, prioritization, grooming and implementation
  • Collaborates with enterprise stakeholders to facilitate solutions in all phases of the product development lifecycle, including feature ideation and definition, build and launch
  • Partner with cross-functional teammates to fully understand business processes, rules and logic and translate into detailed system design requirements –
  • Ability to communicate and document system flow, business rules and overall solution design to stakeholders and partners to gain alignment, accuracy, and completeness
  • Drive current state platform discovery, system documentation and training guides to enable solutions and ensure common understanding
  • Defines software requirements and acceptance criteria at the feature level; supports actionable story-level scope elaboration with the consultation of engineers to prepare for development and testing      
  • Lead organizational routines and ceremonies to drive alignment and reduce communication gaps; provide ongoing consultation and clarification of defined features to support business objectives    
  • Epic, feature and story administrative maintenance (updates to sizing, sequencing, etc.)      
  • Backlog development and administration (drive the organization of related work items, support program increment and iteration planning, operational reporting, etc.)  
  • Manages multiple priorities concurrently, including self-executed deliverables and requirements executed by other teams
  • Performs functional testing of completed development against defined acceptance criteria, and support pre-release validation and regression activities
  • Contributes to team and operating model success in a dynamic, continuous learning lean-agile delivery framework.
  • Brings leadership and team-centered solutions to delivery process and routines by proposing strategic solutions and building consensus with strong interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Owns solutions by presenting recommendations with supporting rationale and being accountable to timelines, organizational capacity, and project needs  


Basic Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated success in a mature agile operating model, with cross-functional teams designing and building APIs and user-facing software
  • Big Data, Warehousing in the cloud, NIFI, Snowflake, Observability, and Data Analytics experience
  • High-performing self-starter, with strong attention to detail and excellent organizational skills
  • Demonstrates analytical skills and technical acumen; baseline knowledge of how software systems & application components work together; able to navigate technology, architectural and software development considerations confidently
  • Ability to leverage agile and application lifecycle management tools such as Jira or AWS DevOps, Automation, AWS Cloud
  • Highly collaborative, with ability to lead and influence others with confidence and emotional intelligence
  • Strong communication and partnership skills; able to collaborate through complex problems with a diverse team across departments, organizational levels, and with external partners
  • Strong agile and project management skills; ability to understand organizational capacity and manage resource allocations to achieve business outcomes
  • Ability to challenge assumptions and give and receive feedback respectfully - Ability to estimate work, commit and deliver on deadlines and be vocal when risks arise






About NTT DATA Services

NTT DATA Services is a global business and IT services provider specializing in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services. We are part of the NTT family of companies, a partner to 85 % of the Fortune 100.

NTT DATA Services is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, disability, age, veteran-status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other class protected by law.

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