Product Owner

| Greater Denver Area

Granicus is seeking a skilled product owner to join our engineering team – creating great tools that help transform the citizen experience. The Product Owner is responsible gathering business requirements from cross-functional stakeholders, then guiding the vision of what needs to be built, and conveying that vision to their agile team and business partners. You will help define acceptance criteria for stories and validate they are met. You will effectively manage the product backlog, delivering a prioritized set of stories for the product. As the Product Owner you are responsible for delivering roadmap concepts and maintaining the products.
What You'll Do:

  • Act as the agile product owner and scrum master
  • Own and prioritize the backlog for a feature area in collaboration with the Product Manager
  • Prioritize tradeoffs, clarify requirements and work to drive user stories to acceptance throughout the agile development lifecycle
  • Participate in sprint planning, review, and retrospective meetings and providing feedback to the team
  • Ensure acceptance criteria are clearly defined and verify that story implementation matches requirements
  • Drive projects to completion
  • Maintain constant communication with the team
  • Enable internal teams to support product 

Who You Are:

  • You have experience with and passion for agile development
  • You have the ability to flex between the technical and business sides of your brain – engineers and cross-functional team members alike love to work with you
  • You are relentless commitment to prioritization
  • You are have strong analytical skills and ability to work both independently and lead cross functional teams
  • You are able to build strong working relationships across all levels of the organization, including remote areas
  • You function well in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with competing priorities
  • You prioritize product capabilities/features based on vision, business goals, technology, schedules and budgets
  • You can influence without authority and champion change when needed
  • You have detective-like problem solving skills – you thoroughly investigate the situation and then use that data to design the right solution
  • You are passionate about good user experience
  • You have a bachelor's degree – IT, Computer Science, Business or related field
  • You have 3+ years of experience working with technical teams, or equivalent industry certifications/experience in product development/management method

Granicus is committed to providing equal employment opportunities. All qualified applicants and employees will be considered for employment and advancement without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, physical or mental disability, age, genetic information, sexual or affectional orientation, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, familial status, military or veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.

 
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Location

2 blocks from the 18th and California light rail stop, we are on the 36th and 37th floor with the best 360 degree views of the Rockies.

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