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ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY
Avaya is seeking a highly motivated and thorough individual to join as a product owner (aka Agile / Scrum Lead). As a Scrum Product Owner in professional services you will be part of a cross-functional Agile team of software architects, business analysts, and software engineers. Role is NAR remote with some travel as required to customer or office premises. 5+ years of proven industry sales experience required along with 2-4-years of experience of product ownership responsibilities and/or experience in gathering requirements for the development of web applications.
Work with internal and external customers to gather product requirements, analyze business needs and align product roadmaps to strategic goals.
Show flexibility to respond to the changing needs of the business.
Define scrum backlog items (epics/features/user stories) that guide the Scrum development team towards successful product delivery.
Collaborate with stakeholders during the visioning and concept development of a product.
Develop and maintain an appropriately prioritized backlog of user stories for implementation.
Develop detailed specifications for product features and clearly communicate those features so they are understood by the development teams.
Work closely with the Scrum Master to ensure scrum teams questions are answered and user story acceptance criteria is precise and clear.
Assess value, develop business cases, prioritize user stories, epics and themes to ensure product work focuses on those with a maximum value that are aligned with the business’ strategic goals.
Collaborate with stakeholders
Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to work across functions, and interact, influence, and negotiate effectively with various levels of management and peers.
Proven ability to take a data-focused approach to understanding customer needs, translate strategic goals into action, and prioritize to improve value delivered.
An intrinsic leader within the Scrum team
Proven Sales experience, Vertical knowledge a plus
Self-sufficient with the ability to navigate a large organization, work with cross-functional teams and share information with other product owners and scrum teams.
Advanced knowledge of computer applications, with a strong understanding of web software design and development, preferably utilizing Agile/Scrum techniques.
Working knowledge of relational databases.
Ability to write clear precise Scrum user stories for scrum teams. Proficient in Microsoft Visio and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point)
Experience with market leading public Cloud solutions (AWS, Google, Azure) is a plus.
Working in a fast-paced global organization, ability to collaborate with remote teams is a must.
Strong Communicator and Client relationship Engagement
The pay range for this opportunity is from $110,580 to $138,240 + target sales incentive + benefits
This range represents the anticipated low and high end of the salary for this position. Actual salaries will vary and are based on factors such as a candidate’s qualifications, skills, competencies, and location.
10 - 12 Years of Experience
Bachelor degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science or Related Field