The Product Analyst is a member of the Agile Team responsible for defining Stories and prioritizing the Team Backlog to streamline the execution of program priorities while maintaining the conceptual and technical integrity of the Features or components for the team.
The Product Analyst plays a dynamic role responsible for supporting the Product Manager and/or the Lead Product Analyst both in product analysis as well as backlog execution. The Product Analyst will be aligned with the Product Manager in execution of the product vision and roadmap, and how it translates into user stories. In the analysis realm, the Product Analyst works with various SME’s to flush out business processes and logic, impact assessment, feature breakdown and prioritization.
Develops, refines, and documents requirements in the form of user stories and acceptance criteria for prioritized feature development
Advocates a customer centric mindset through closely partnering with the Design team to pull in relevant data and assisting in synthesis which the team can easily digest
Serve as the day-to-day contact for the team on clarification of requirements and drives backlog grooming on recurring basis
Participates in daily scrum with the dev team and scrum master
Supports the product manager in executing and delivering on product roadmap commitments
Assist with system design in partnership with Engineering teams ensuring the design meets the business needs and user experience
Perform necessary backlog maintenance, such as identifying stories and define them for ready for work
Stay in sync with the product manager on priorities and day to day execution, while exercising strong decision-making across the team
Support the product managers in collaborating with cross functional teams and leadership, to ensure team strategy aligns with overall product vision
Prepare and support the team on product demos for leadership team
Supports release planning for production ready customer features
Facilitates meetings with Business, Design, Dev Team, and other events as needed
Supports product testing activities prior to release, assuring we built what aligns to agreed features and capabilities
Assists in setting, gathering, and tracking product performance metrics
Collaborate with business stakeholders and tech organization on innovative technology initiatives that create business value either through growth opportunities or operational improvements
Experience as a product analyst or releasing a product in the market.
Excitement, curiosity, and passion for shaping the future through digital technology
Familiarity with the latest technologies, trends, standards, products, and applicability
Strong problem solving and analytics skills to be able to develop technology solutions that solve business problems quickly
Ability to collaborate with internal and external agile teams to unblock critical issues during product development
Familiar with design thinking and how to leverage that output to shape a product and customer experience
Experience with building and releasing Minimal Viable Product (MVP) and managing on-time releases
Ability to work as part of a team and build collaborative relationships
Excellent communicator both oral and written, with strong documentation skills to articulate business and technical process flows
The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.
Telecommuting is allowed.
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About OpenArc, LLC
OpenArc is a technology consulting firm providing industry-leading technical talent placement, software development, and technology strategy services to clients nationwide. Through a unique blending of people and software, OpenArc has a business practice that delivers amazing enterprise, mobile and consumer-facing apps and the best talent for contract, contract-to-hire and direct placements for clients and partners alike.
Staffed with the most-trusted recruiting experts, elite software developers, UI/UX designers and market experts, our team provides clients with the best resources, the right techniques and world-class support resulting in powerful measurable success.