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Product Owner / Agile Business Analyst (CAN)

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Date: Nov 5, 2021

Location: Remote, NS, CA

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 156948 

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 Product Owner / Agile Business Analyst (CAN) to join our team  Remote

 

Position overview

The Product Owner / Agile Business Analyst role is to plan and elicit requirements from business stakeholders in the form of epics and stories, ensure stakeholders understand business value and required outcomes, and to ensure requirements are communicated and understood by the entire project team.

 

Job Function/Day to Day

  • Facilitate the discovery of functional and non-functional requirements and document in the form of epics, stories, wireframes, diagrams, process flows, business rules, and acceptance criteria.
  • Build, organize and maintain the project/team backlog over the course of the project, often serving as a partner and mentor for a client Product Owner.
  • Develop user stories from prioritized features in collaboration with Product Manager and Business Stakeholders
  • Identify, communicate, and break down features into an MVP and roadmap.
  • Strive to maintain a holistic view of product and ensure that the end-to-end experience is strong
  • Facilitate the ongoing backlog grooming process, including defining business value and priority and organizing/selecting stories for upcoming sprints and organizing the backlog into a high-level release roadmap.
  • Ensuring stories are "ready" for upcoming sprints.
  • Communicate requirements to stakeholders; ensure developers and testers understand the stories and have a common understanding on how the user story will be built, implemented, and tested.
  • Analyze new requests from stakeholders and determine if the request is a new story, a modification to an existing story, or already covered in an existing story and add to backlog as appropriate.
  • Participate in all scrum ceremonies. Facilitate team level ceremonies and events.
  • Train team on requirements processes and tools in use for the project.  Provide thought leadership to teams and exercise leadership.
  • Provide coaching and mentoring to agile teams and Jr Product Owners.
  • Ensure requirements cover the scope as defined in the SOW. Identify deviations from the SOW and communicate to project leadership in support of the change control process.
  • Establish a requirements management strategy for the project, which describes; process for elicitation, documentation standards and format, tools, meeting cadence, backlog grooming process, review & approval process, change process, and communications processes. 
  • Perform functional testing
  • Review testing issues and determine if the issue is a bug or behaving as expected
  • Write user acceptance test UAT scripts
  • Facilitate user acceptance testing
  • Write training materials and train new users
  • Assist with content entry and verification tasks
  • Support portfolio product alignment across Teams within the same ART or Portfolio.

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • 5yrs experience as Product Owner for software projects
  • 5yrs experience as Agile Business Analyst for software projects
  • 1-3yrs experience as Product Owner for more than one Team simultaneously
  • Insurance background preferred
  • Product Owner certification preferred.
  • SAFe certification preferred.
  • Experience with Agile management tools a plus (e.g. VersionOne, Jira, Jira Align, Rally)

 

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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. To learn more, please visit https://us.nttdata.com/en/about-us/content/diversity-and-inclusion. Furthermore, NTT DATA Services will make accommodations for eligible applicants on a case-by-case basis. Please email EEOOfficer@nttdata.com for assistance.


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