Sr. Product Owner

CA-ON-Remote Based

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JOB SUMMARY:

We are looking for a hard-working and analytical Software Product Owner to join our product team. The Product Owner will be responsible for prioritizing the development work for scrum teams and representing the needs of our software users throughout the development process. Your focus will be to own the backlog for your product(s), define the requirements for product enhancements, and drive forward both the software development process as well as key initiatives.

As part of the Lone Wolf Product Management team, you will frequently interact with other Product Owners, Product Managers, UX Designers, Developers, and most importantly Users themselves to determine the current and future needs of our customers, translate those into requirements that can be used by development, and finally own and prioritize your development backlog.  You will report directly to a Product Director who will guide the strategy & vision for your product and work alongside you in your effort to manage the development backlog for your collective products.

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  • Manage the development backlog of features and bugs for the product and integrations
  • Use qualitative and quantitative data to prioritize changes by customer impact and ROI
  • ‘Own’ the project scope, resourcing, implementation, quality and delivery
  • Provide well-written user stories and requirements
  • Drive velocity and accountability within the Agile process, while also removing roadblocks
  • Serve as the expert of your product features and needs of the users
  • Interact with users virtually and in person to deeply understand the problems they need solved
  • Assist development in creating a consistent, intuitive user experience for your product
  • Conduct product walk-throughs for both internal and external audiences
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Skills & Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 0 - 2 years’ experience as a Product Owner/Product Manager/Computer Engineer
  • EDUCATION:  University Degree or College Diploma

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Extremely hard-working
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Exceptional analytical, detail-oriented problem-solving skills; excellent follow-up skills required
  • Ability to tackle issues with a sense of urgency while maintaining professionalism and accuracy
  • An aptitude for understanding technical concepts and simplifying them
  • Strong interpersonal skills for working with multiple departments, subject matter experts, and colleagues that are geographically dispersed
  • Self-starter and able to work in a fast-paced, high-demand environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong focus on understanding customer needs
  • Ability to successfully manage/execute multiple projects simultaneously
  • Sense of energy, pride and ownership in your performance

BONUS POINTS:

  • Understanding of SCRUM, Agile Development Methodology
  • Experience with Jira, SmartSheets, or other issue tracking/agile project management tools
  • Experience/Certification (PMP) in Project Management, and/or driving velocity and quality improvements within small teams
  • Experience collaborating with remote teams

 

 

About Lone Wolf Technologies

At Lone Wolf Technologies, we believe that when we work together we can build solutions that really make a difference in our clients’ lives and in the real estate industry. This is why we have created the industry’s leading real estate software to help our clients focus on achieving their goals by providing them with a complete enterprise solution.

In the ever changing world of real estate technology, we believe that our success comes from embracing our employees’ diverse skill sets and by developing and leveraging our client relationships.

We’ve become the largest real estate software company in North America. Our products provide our client’s with a competitive advantage in today’s market and nearly 10,000 offices are utilizing our feature rich, fully integrated windows and web based software solutions.

At Lone Wolf Technologies, we are an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We hire and attract candidates from all backgrounds regardless of age, race, creed, colour, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, status as a protected veteran or any other legally protected grounds and ensure that we will not discriminate on these basis. Please note that accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. If you do require accommodations, please contact the Human Resources Department at Lone Wolf Technologies by calling 1-866-CRY-WOLF (1-866-279-9653) or emailing careers@lwolf.com.