(Remote) Product Owner
Harris Computer
Toronto, Ontario
1d ago

SilverBlaze

Remote - USA and Canada

The Product Owner works within a cohesive team of Project Managers, Software Developers, and other stakeholders to ensure high quality, on-time deliverables, and seamless communication.

They are responsible for requirements gathering, analysis, and planning. They document the business requirements necessary to address customer and business needs and deliver the requirements through the Agile project lifecycle.

What your impact will be :

  • Responsible for driving software initiatives from inception to execution and iteration.
  • Responsible for innovation and end-to-end launch of products.
  • Collaborates with Harris Business Unit partners and customers to co-develop a roadmap and drive products and features from concept to launch in a fast-paced environment.
  • Own and optimize the software team's backlog to manage release cycles.
  • Show the Scrum team what to work on next.
  • Detail technical specifications and data models for the development of software features / functionality.
  • Validate requirements with stakeholders.
  • Prioritize requirements according to business value, cost to deliver, and time constraints.
  • Trace requirements from business case to implementation.
  • Assess impacts of changes to requirements.
  • Build consensus around requirements.
  • Support project management timeline and ensure target requirements are met.
  • Ensure overall brand and User Experience cohesiveness of the application platform.
  • Work collaboratively with the Product Management team to analyze and understand business problems.
  • Ensure appropriate stakeholders are involved in requirements elicitation activities.
  • Meet with internal and external SMEs and end-users to understand business processes.
  • Apply technical knowledge to help craft specific marketing detail to support Product Marketing.
  • Collaboration with marketing stakeholders to ensure the Software Roadmap is aligned with the overall company objectives.
  • Oversee and support the development of acceptance criteria with Software Development and SQA.
  • Analyze results of QA testing to ensure features / functionality matches documented business needs.
  • What we are looking for :

  • Minimum 5 years of Product Ownership experience in agile development processes.
  • Bachelor's Degree (or international equivalent), or relevant work experience required.
  • Has experience working with resources across all levels of an organization.
  • Has ample experience working with end customers and 3rd party vendors.
  • Possess a strong work ethic and has ability to work within a collaborative team environment.
  • Can motivate and empower team members to be their very best.
  • Strength in problem-solving and issue resolutions along with attention to detail.
  • A visionary who comes up with elegant solutions to complex business problems.
  • What would make you stand out :

  • Experience with utility software solutions, including but not limited to electric and gas utility rates and billing is preferred.
  • Certified Scrum Product Owner preferred.
  • What can we offer :

  • 3 weeks' vacation and 5 personal days
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision paid 100% by Harris starting from your first day of employment
  • Employee stock ownership and RRSP / 401k matching programs
  • Lifestyle rewards
  • Remote work and more!
  • About Us :

    is an award-winning software innovation, development and consulting firm. Founded in 1999, SilverBlaze provides utilities with value-focused, highly-customizable web self-service portal and smart forms software.

    As a leader in customer engagement and collaboration, we specialize in providing self-service portal and intelligent form software to electric, water, gas, telecom and multi-service utility companies.

    Over the past 19 years, SilverBlaze has successfully empowered clients throughout the United States, Canada, and the Caribbean to maximize customer engagement.

    Learn more about the diverse roster of clients SilverBlaze has helped succeed.

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