Career Details


SEO Product Owner for Boston

Location : MA & RI | Department : IT
Designation : Product Owner

Qualification : Bachelor’s
Experience : 3 Year | Salary : 30.00 – 35.00
Employment Type : Temporary
Salary Type : Hourly

Job Description

This will be a remote position bring in the EST or CST Time zones

The Product Owner (PO) is a member of the Agile Product Team responsible for defining Stories and prioritizing the Team Backlog. This is an instrumental role in driving day to day development for an SEO program that generates significant business value to the organization and touches millions of consumers. This role plays a significant role in enabling the technical components which power the customer experience. This PO will be responsible for working with 3-5 teams to understand the customer experience and build necessary SEO solutions to meet business needs. Responsible for streamlining the execution of team priorities while maintaining the conceptual and technical integrity of the features/ components for the team, the PO has a significant role in quality control and is the only team member empowered to accept stories as done. This PO role will support the Health Services agile product team. This role has significant relationships and responsibilities outside the local team, including working with Product Management, who is responsible for the Program Backlog, to prepare for the Program Increment (PI) Planning meeting.

User Story Development
- Works with product management and stakeholders to align on business value, problem statements, and customer pain points that are strategic priorities
- Provides subject matter expertise – explaining product vision and user stories to the team to ensure requirements are understood and customer value is delivered
- Collaborates with development team to elaborate and define technical learnings into refined and prioritized backlog items that align to Iteration Objectives
- Responsible for defining and prioritizing stories that will increase velocity and quality of the program
- Responsible for assuring a level of quality has been achieved by validating that the Story meets acceptance criteria and has met acceptance tests. Approves stories as complete.
- Responsible to update product management on Story status to align on delivery expectations

Team Backlog Ownership/Prioritization
- Responsible for building, prioritizing, monitoring/editing, and maintaining the flow of Team Backlog to ensure the delivery of the customer satisfaction and multi-million dollar business value
- Sets the runway for early business value and customer impact by determining sequencing of sprint planning
- Leads the team in identifying dependencies and tradeoffs as well as problem solving risks that may appear in the Team Backlog

Program Increment Planning
- Partner with Product Management, who is responsible for the Program Backlog, to assist in preparing for the Program Increment (PI) Planning meeting
- Identify the potential enablers and spikes for discussion in the Program Increment
- Drafts the team’s objectives and defines features for the Program Increment session
- Collaborates with the team to produce the PI system demo and the Product Owner presents to program stakeholders
- Maintain Conceptual and Technical Integrity of Features/Components
- Partner with design function to consider usability testing and end-user feedback to ensure product will address and resolve user pain points
- Provide architecture and development teams sufficiently detailed feedback on user stories and product vision to ensure the team maintains the technical integrity of features / functionality

Required Qualifications
3+ years required experience as Product Owner, Business Analyst, Project Manager, Consulting, IT, or related field. Previous experience in agile product development helpful
2+ years experience in working with SEO in a product management capacity: deep understanding of SEO within a large scale enterprise environment

Preferred Qualifications
Strong critical thinker who makes balanced, insightful decisions using solutions based thinking in problem solving, asking probing questions and looking for underlying issues
Ability to effectively work on teams within a highly collaborative environment
Strong negotiation, organizational, management, analytical and people skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills for technical and non-technical audiences of various levels in the organization (e.g., executive, management, individual contributors)
Ability to maintain working relationships with all levels of the organization
Broad understanding of core programming, systems architecture, and date science concepts
Experience in retail is a plus.
Familiarity with agile processes, such as scrum, Kanban, and/or the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)


Skills Required :

Candidate should be Graduate, MBA, BTech, BCA, BCS, MCA
Excellent knowledge of MS Office
Familiarity with BRM and CRM practices along with ability to build productive business professional relationships
Highly motivated and target driven with a proven track record in sales.
Excellent selling, communication and negotiation skills.
Relationship management skills and openness to feedback.

Roles & Responsibilities :

Maintaining positive business relationships to ensure future sales.
Selling products and services to prospective customers.
Establish, develop and maintain positive business and customer relationships.
Reach out to customer leads.
Coordinate sales effort with team members and other departments
“Getting the sale” using various customer sales methods
Closely monitor, measure and report on budget
Collaborate with our Research, Strategy and Creative teams to ensure effectiveness across all channels.