AboutWeb, an award-winning IT solutions and staffing company, is looking for an experienced Senior Product Owner (10+ years) to join one of our Federal Health IT engagements. The principle location would be in Reston, VA; would also require occasional travel to office in Baltimore, MD.

The Product Owner (PO) is a vital member of the Agile Team responsible for setting, prioritizing, and evaluating the work generated by the team to ensure that it meets the goals and objectives of the product.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Supports the development, management, and communication of product vision and roadmap
  • Serves as the customer/business proxy and works with Product Management and other relevant stakeholders to manage stories in the team backlog
  • Works with user researchers, designers, and business analysts to deliver detailed product requirements
  • Uses data to drive feature creation and prioritization based on outcome-oriented goals. I.e., defines the right features to build
  • Drafts the team-specific objectives for Program Increment (PI) and supports story definition and clarifications to the team for their estimation and sequencing during PI Planning
  • Authors user stories and acceptance criteria; collaborates with the team to break down and clarify those user stories to produce achievable tasks
  • Be the primary liaison between the team and the stakeholders
  • Works with business, design, and team to prioritize the team backlog
  • Assures quality by accepting stories as done, that includes validation that it meets the acceptance criteria and has the appropriate acceptance tests and that it otherwise complies its DoD
  • Works across the teams to define and implement improvements and leads the production and presentation of the system demo in inspect and adapt

Required Experience:

  • Experience as Agile Release Train Engineer, Agile Scrum Master or Agile Product Owner
  • Proven track record of delivering successful products to market
  • Possesses strong leadership, negotiation, and uncertainty management traits
  • Strong team and consensus builder
  • Cross-functional experience in research, design, and engineering
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong command of Agile frameworks and User-Centered Design
  • Experience building enterprise systems
  • Ability to travel to both Reston, VA and Baltimore, MD office locations

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience with SAFe framework
  • Experience with government enterprise solutions


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