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Sr. Agile Product Owner
Minneapolis, Minnesota  |  Onsite
Contract Position
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Applied on July 31, 2021
Job Id #48287 Posted June 11, 2021

The  Product Owner is responsible for managing the planning and execution of an Agile team's output. The incumbent will prioritize the team's work and serve as a team liaison with internal and external stakeholders.


  • With Product Management and Engineering, define and prioritize software Product features, software enhancements and backlog stories. Prioritization will include reconciling executive-level business priorities, new development, bug fixes, and technical debt
  • Work with software engineers and subject matter experts to establish the technical direction and analyze trade-offs between usability and performance needs
  • Lead Agile team release and sprint planning: define team's primary deliverables, inter-team dependencies, and risks/mitigations
  • Collaborate and communicate with internal and external customers as needed for product development, enhancement and support activities.
  • Identify and resolve roadblocks impeding software development
  • Drive software work estimation
  • Manage Agile team production support activities
  • Provide functional expertise on software products developed by the Agile team
  • Analyze product changes, fixes and enhancements

Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or related fields or equivalent experience
  • 5 years of Business/Technical Analysis or Software Development experience
  • 2+ years of experience with a standard project management methodology

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Project Management experience
  • Agile methodology experience

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.

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