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Job ID: 47195
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Product Owner 

Our client is seeking a Product Owner to join their team in Beaverton, OR. As a Product Owner, you will be a key member of the Store Inventory Management team which is responsible for creating and maintaining the backlog while ensuring alignment to Product Roadmap. You will be working closely with Global Technology teams to define Stories from features and ensure they are appropriately prioritized for delivering business value. Your ability to clear roadblocks for teams and manage risks as they are raised is critical in this role. 

Be a Product advocate.
Understand the Product Roadmap.
Identify, escalate and remove roadblocks.
Work with the Team to translate any internal "Enablers" into value driven stories
Work directly with stakeholders and team members to capture details of Feature requirements
Work closely with engineering teams to design and implement features.
Write and refine stories for clarity, business value, and acceptance criteria.
Conduct Data analysis, Data mapping, feature mapping, gap analysis, data flow to help assess business implications.
Conduct validations to determine how features are performing.
Support System Integration testing and End to End testing with enterprise systems.

Bachelor's degree in IT or other relevant area.
6 years' relevant professional experience.
Experience in data integration is a plus.
In-depth understanding of the Agile principles and methodologies and how they’re applied in workplace culture.
Anticipates customer needs with success in designing and leading requirements discovery sessions.
Able to solve complex problems and take a new perspective on existing solutions.
Must excel working in team-oriented roles that rely on ability to collaborate with others.
Strong information seeking skills and a drive to deliver results.
Self-directed and comfortable working in ambiguous environments.
Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
Exceptional written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills with management, technical peers, and business stakeholders.
Candidate must demonstrate excellent communication of complex topics to a diverse audience and positive customer service skills.
Demonstrated ability to build positive business relationships and influence collaboratively across IT and the Global Business Partners.

Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, and matching 401k.

About VanderHouwen 
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide.  Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws. 


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