Overview

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Kforce has a client in search of a Platform Product Owner in Hillsboro, Oregon (OR). As a Platform Product Owner, you will be part of fast pace engineering teams, representing the view of the customer.

Key Responsibilities:
* Understands customer need by maintaining a close relationship with customers and stakeholders to comprehend and communicate their needs and participate in validation of the solutions
* Works closely Platform Product Directors to understand and communicate product vision, strategy, and roadmaps that are aligned with the company’s strategies and initiatives
* Represents the customer in sprints to the delivery teams and provides sprint prioritization to ensure technology alignment with business priorities & strategies
* Is accountable for backlog grooming
* Provides customer service to our technology and business partners for onboarding, adoption, and documentation
* Partners closely with Reference Architecture and Platform Engineering to align Platform Product Roadmaps with execution Plans and to ensure requirements are understood and end-products meet acceptance criteria
* Measure and report on the value provided by Platform Product offerings and provide regular updates to stakeholders on product priority, delivery, and adoption
* Manages all product prioritization to available budgets and is able to work with finance to communicate financial costs and chargebacks
* Stays current with industry trends and recommends relevant technologies in the areas of Digital Asset and Document Management
* Contributes back to the overall roadmap and prioritized backlog

REQUIREMENTS:
* A Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or related field
* 7+ years of experience in technology & architecture roles
* 3-5 years of experience as a Product Owner for technology related products
* Must have knowledge and/or experience with digital asset and document management solutions with emphasis on asset extensions/embellishments, tagging methodology, observability and alerting capabilities; Should be able to articulate with customers each technology/capability and the benefits/tradeoffs of each solution
* Proven experience collaborating on latest technologies with Engineers and Architects
* Extensive background in working with business partners
* Proven track record of being results oriented with demonstrated ability to achieve aggressive goals
* Proven presentation and facilitation skills
* Experience with Agile software development methodology
* Must excel working in team-oriented roles that rely on ability to collaborate with others
* Self-directed and comfortable working in ambiguous environments
* Experience working in a highly matrixed organization
* Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to influence others internally and externally
* Experience working with internal and external customers, especially in an enterprise setting

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.


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