Software Product Owner

MercuryWorks - permanent

United States

02 Sep

Applicants must reside in: United States

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

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

Experience

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.

How to Know If You're A Fit

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

Salary and Perks

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.

Competitive salary.

About MercuryWorks

Create great apps, solve wicked problems, forge passionate client relationships.

MercuryWorks is a leading digital application and professional services firm obsessed with websites, web applications, native application, mobile and everything “data”. Founded in 1998, MercuryWorks has been providing clients with creative web-based solutions for twenty years. During that time, we have developed over a thousand websites and web-based applications to meet our clients’ diverse and demanding business needs.

All of our solutions are custom tailored to our clients’ needs. We do not use prefabricated designs and templates. Rather we create sites that establish a unique online presence for our clients that complement their other marketing efforts. The features and functions we integrate into our websites and web-based applications are based on our clients’ goals and objectives along with industry best practices, rather than simply cramming in the latest whistles and bells.

Apply

Apply here: http://bit.ly/2lnyYH3

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. 

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