HRMS Job Description Product Owner

Product Owner

<Company Name> is hiring Product Owner for their scrum team. As the Product Owner, you would be in charge of organizing, processing, and assessing the work of the Scrum team. You will also coordinate within teams and making sure the product features are updated, and the updated product releases on time. 

IT and Development

The IT and Development wing of a company is responsible for all IT systems and services in the company. From writing codes for applications to testing them, running them, and upgrading them, the IT team takes care of the complete cycle.

Responsibilities 

  • Responsible for gathering feature requests and updating them to the development team. 

  • Should make sure we build the product with the latest requests and changes on the mind. 

  • Make sure there are no backlogs and keep work up-to-date. 

  • Conduct Sprint meetings and come up with goals for each meeting. 

  • Make sure all goals set are met by the different teams. 

  • Must write acceptance tests. 

  • Come up with plans for product upgrades and releases. 

  • Keep up with the work completed by the different teams and make sure they are all on the same page by bridging the communication gap. 

  • Follow up on the development process and provide corrections wherever necessary. 

  • Talk with the users and understand their needs and requirements. 

  • Improve the work pattern and method based on client feedback. 

  • Be up-to-date with all the latest technologies. 

Requirements

  • A Computer Science Engineering Degree with Masters in a similar field. 

  • 3-5 years of experience as Product Manager or 1-2 years of experience as Product Owner. 

  • Comfortable and familiar with Agile Working Environment. 

  • Experience working in the complete product life cycle of two or more products. 

  • Should have technical knowledge that includes knowledge of Software Development and Web Development. 

  • Must be a Team Player and Good Leader.

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills. 

Average Salary 

The average salary per annum is $104,403.

Career Path

Product Owner is a high-level job role in this field. A product owner is someone who takes care of the product in all aspects. From user requests, product feature upgrades, releases to taking care of the multiple teams, a product owner takes entire responsibility involved with the product. This role can be achieved only after being with a product for a long time or with previous product owner experience. 

  • Experience working as an Analyst or Engineer with Products. 

  • 3-5 years of experience as Product Manager or 1-2 years of experience as Product Owner. 

Career Progression

Product owner in itself being a high-level role, the roles you can move to after it is pretty less, 

  • Senior Product Owner
  • Director of Product

Sample Questions 

Personal 

  • Which has been better for you, student life or professional life?
  • How do you maintain your health and personal life working in such a busy field?
  • What do you do to keep yourself calm and composed?

 

Human Resources

  • Which part of your job do you find most challenging?
  • Introduce yourself in a way you have never done before. 
  • How familiar are you with the Agile Environment?

Management

  • If we release your product before the last run and collapses, how would you handle the situation? 
  • Do you multitask, if yes, explain your strategy, if no, why?
  • How do you help your employees manage their personal and professional lives as the lead? 

Technical Skills and Knowledge

  • Define Agile Frameworks and your take on it. 
  • Could you also be our Scrum master, why?
  • Differentiate Product and Key Stakeholders.