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Scrum Product Owner/ Business Analyst

Nexus Systems Group Inc.

This is a Contract position in Ottawa, ON posted August 8, 2022.

IT team supporting our client’s FMS group is looking for a talented Scrum Product Owner to accomplish the delivery of IT solutions.

The successful candidate will work in a virtual team environment, and will partner with other IT teams as well as external vendors.

We require a highly motivated individual, who thrives in a constantly changing and exciting environment to apply creativity and innovation in the development of solutions essential to support FMS current & future success.

Key responsibilities: Collaborate with program manager to incorporate feature requests into product roadmap Work with internal customers to analyze needs Develop and maintain a backlog of epics / user stories Determine minimum viable product Collaborate with the business analysis team to refine user stories and acceptance criteria so they are clearly understood by the development teams Assess and prioritize stories to ensure work focuses on those with a maximum value Prepare and lead the sprint planning sessions and sprint reviews Represent team in front of stakeholders and users Follow progress of work and solve product related problems, make decisions, perform trade-off analysis to stay on track towards commitments Collaborate with the team members to refine our Agile methodology based on results and feedback Qualifications and competencies: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or similar domain 2 years experience as Scrum Product Owner or similar role Deep understanding and hands-on experience with Agile methodologies (Scrum, SAFe, etc.) Professional Scrum Product Owner (PSPO) or SAFe Product Owner / Product Manager training and certification Ability to work with cross-functional teams to deliver on a common goal Understanding of software development lifecycle Strong analytical and problem solving skills Experience defining requirements and solutions related to operational processes Excellent ability to see the business problem and business solution in the eyes of the customer Excellent organizational and time management skills Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities Comfortable working with and presenting to all management levels Excellent verbal and written communication and negotiation skills, management of stakeholder expectations Interpersonal skills and developing relationships with team members and customers Preferred skills: Previous work experience in a business analyst, system analyst or software developer role Proficiency with Agile tools (Jira, Confluence, etc.) Proficiency with Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Project, Visio) Experience with database systems such as Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL or others Bilingualism (English and French) is a requirement in Quebec and an asset in other provinces Knowledge of the Field Services domain, tools / processes Experience in Telecommunications Working Conditions: Ability to work efficiently in virtual teams.

Conference calls and video calls are routine, as is handling multiple parallel projects.

Availability to work occasional weekends and evenings to meet hard deadlines and available to work occasional overnights to take part in deployment activities Ability to travel within Montreal, Ottawa, and Toronto corridors with advance notification; travel depending on project needs (occasional only) Fast paced, changing working environment Nexus is one of North America’s leaders in the provision of technology staff augmentation and strategic resource consulting.

With a team of talented professionals using best of breed methodologies, Nexus consistently over delivers with quick, quality and trusted results to its clients and consultants.