Product Owner, Digital Ecosystem

Company Midmark Corporation Job Category Marketing Job Type Full Time Job Title Product Owner, Digital Ecosystem Contact Name Emily Niekamp Contact Phone 937-526-8663 Contact Email Job URL Posted Date 2019-01-02
Job Description JOB SUMMARY:
Responsible for shaping and managing digital platform solutions through the use of upstream market assessments, customer research and business case development. Works cross functionally with business, customer-driven design and technology teams to deliver solutions which achieve business and technology objectives with high customer satisfaction. Works in an Agile development team for creating and prioritizing backlog items and evaluating increments to ensure features and functionality of product releases are satisfied. Engages with leadership, customers, research firms and product development teams. Serves as a liaison between stakeholders and product development activities within a regulated Product Realization Process. Collaborates with other product managers to ensure seamless integration in association with advancing the Midmark Digital Platform.

- Directly responsible for the ownership of Digital Ecosystem projects from ideation through business case development to product realization
- Define, prioritize and groom product backlog items setting the delivery quality standards with each increment and product release
- Clarify requirements, through user stories, resolve roadblocks and gain alignment on product strategy and features
- Analyze feasibility, cost, ramifications and economies of planned and potential programs
- Define minimum viable product (MVP)
- Collaborates with the scrum master to establish product release timelines, perform Sprint planning and mitigate impediments impacting successful team completion of Sprint/Release goals
- Works closely with downstream marketing team(s) to ensure a successful launch into the market; field support materials, sales training support, literature, promotional programs, price lists and other marketing relates needs
- Develop a deep understanding of the markets, customers and technical requirements to drive commercial success, continued growth and adoption of Midmark’s Digital Platform solutions

- Coordinate with stakeholders to ensure Midmark’s Digital Platform solutions are well-aligned and prioritized to continuously evolving business, market and customer needs
- Provide direction and advocate best practices for Scrum product ownership within the team
- Work closely with business development in the review and due diligence of business opportunities, such as partnerships or acquisitions
- Responsible for customer focus groups, advisory boards and other customer research collection methods

- Bachelor’s Degree required, MBA or MS desired
- First or Second level Scrum Product Owner Certification (PSPO I/II, CSPO/A-CSPO)
- Five (5) years of related business analysis and requirements management in digital system development, IoT product development and/or project/product management
- Three (3) years of Agile/Scrum product development experience with IoT, web, mobile technologies

- Proven experience creating and maintaining digital rich product roadmaps and product backlogs
- Ability to lead, direct and empower teammates without formal management authority
- Solid background in IoT connected device and Cloud/Hybrid digital solutions for the healthcare market
- Strong program management on cross-functional device and Cloud/Hybrid technical projects
- Ability to perform financial and quantitative analysis
- Strong consultative, listening, communication and analytical skills
- Demonstrated experience translating business, stakeholder and customer needs and advocacy into commercialized products and/or solutions

- N/A
© Technology First 2019. All rights reserved.