• Product Owner

    ID
    2019-1050
    Job Locations
    US-OR-Portland
    Category
    Product
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Job Description

    Zapproved is looking for a Product Owner to work on one of our high-performing, SaaS product teams in a fast-paced, collaborative, B2B environment. You will build strong working relationships within our team to ship minimum viable products on plan.

    At Zapproved, you’ll get to use cutting edge technologies, work alongside industry thought leaders, and get paid to help ship products that delight our customers. We value new perspectives, and want to hire people who share our motivation to stay ahead of the curve.

    Who We Are:

    At Zapproved, we have ambitious goals, but simple values:  

    • Be Real
    • Be Our Best
    • Be Inclusive
    • Get It Done

    We are a team that acts with honesty, integrity, and transparency. We take risks, stay humble, and are not afraid to fail.

     

    What You’ll Be Doing:

    • Break down Epics into User Stories that are detailed, written from a User Persona/Use Case perspective, with clear acceptance criteria
    • Manage feature backlog including prioritization and requirements definition
    • Collaborate with UI/UX backlog team, product scrum team, and product leaders to establish timeline workflows and goals
    • Participate in SCRUM tasks including; running daily standups, sprint retros, backlog refinement  Identify and removes any impediments to progress, facilitate meetings, and ensure the product backlog is in good shape and ready for the next sprint
    • Track and report on KPIs including sprint velocity, burndown charts, stories planned vs. completed
    • Work with Engineering on the bug triage process, assessing impact, ensuring clear communication, customer impact, etc.
    • Ensure that Scrum team deliverables meet agreed-upon standards for quality and non-functional requirements, and that the products meet the stated business need
    • Work with Documentation and Product team members to ensure the product functionality is appropriately documented including knowledgebase articles and release notes
    • Provide Product Managers with technical information coming out of the SCRUM process that may impact the product backlog or needs to be considered on a future roadmap

     

    What You’ll Need:

    • Ability to learn from customer discovery/pragmatic marketing and learns new concepts easily.
    • Strong understanding of SCRUM and Agile SDLC
    • You should be technically savvy, results-driven, and a natural relationship builder
    • A Bachelor’s degree (CS, Economics, Business, or other relevant major) or equivalent experience
    • 1-2 years of professional experience in Product at a Software company
    • Ability to translate functional requirements to technical audiences to ensure minimum viable features are shipped  
    • Ability to identify common process issues and provide solutions to reduce communication failures
    • Excellent communication skills

     

    What Would Be Nice:

    • CSPO, CSM, and/or Pragmatic Marketing Certification
    • SaaS Experience
    • Familiarity with ediscovery

     

    We are interested in every qualified candidate with authorization to work in the United States. However, this position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

     

    How to Apply:

    Feeling inspired? We want to meet you! Please provide your resume, cover letter, and (if applicable) a link to a portfolio of your work. We read cover letters to better understand your skills, motivations, and what makes you tick - so feel free to dispense with the formalities and share with us why this seems like the best opportunity for you.

     

    More About Zapproved:

    Founded and headquartered in Portland, OR, Zapproved is the leading ediscovery software provider for managing corporate litigation readiness. Our Z-Discovery Suite returns power to in-house legal teams and helps them navigate electronic discovery with minimal risk and cost, setting new standards for scalability and intuitive design.

     

    We take pride in fostering an inclusive culture where diversity and innovation are celebrated, because they deliver the best results. Don’t just take our word for it, see why we are voted one of the best companies to work for in Oregon! Our benefits include robust health insurance, take what you need PTO, volunteer days, and a competitive incentive program.

     

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