Product Owner

Location: Boston, MA

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

WiserTogether is an early-stage, venture capital backed company with offices in Boston, MA.  Our SaaS solution empowers the employees, members, and patients of our employer, health plan, and provider customers to improve their decision-making.  We do so by integrating clinical guidelines, exclusive consumer preference ratings, cost transparency, and return to health timeline data with the specific condition and attributes of the user and then automating the steps necessary to act on their treatment choices.  This facilitates a true Shared Decision Process with the health consumer's provider leading to greater adherence and decreased cost.

 

WiserTogether is looking for a full-time Product Owner for our consumer-facing healthcare SaaS solution. As the Product Owner, you will interact with key business stakeholders to gather, document and analyze requirements for developing and delivering using a Scrum-based agile software development methodology.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for defining, developing, owning and communicating the product roadmap
  • Breakdown the product roadmap into epics and group user stories where applicable
  • Write user stories that are independent, negotiable, valuable, estimable, small and testable
  • Conduct user research and collaborate with product designer during the usability testing sessions and add/update stories based on user feedback
  • Create wireframes or mockups for user stories when needed
  • Act as an interface and advocate to ensure customer, stakeholder and user needs are being addressed
  • Lead Sprint Planning, facilitate Sprint Demos and attend other Scrum meetings
  • Schedule and hold backlog grooming sessions with the engineering team
  • Collaborate with and support engineers during development efforts
  • Validate that product increments meet business requirements before released
  • Provide additional support and guidance to Client Engagement team during client implementation
  • Proactively contribute to the quality of the product by seeking and proposing new or alternate approaches to address product needs

Required Qualifications

  • At least two (2) years of experience as Product Owner
  • Experience gathering and drafting product requirements from stakeholders, prioritizing features, authoring user stories and defining acceptance criteria
  • Demonstrate an ability to empathize with both stakeholders and end users to make the right compromises to deliver value in the face of technical, resource, and time constraints
  • Experience with a technology product or platform with complex, interrelated, work streams
  • Possess outstanding interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to analyze and solve complex problems from beginning to end

Preferred Qualifications

  • Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) certification
  • Bachelor’s degree or possess an equivalent combination of applicable education, training, and industry-related work experience
  • Experience with JIRA, Confluence
  • Understanding of content or configuration management via a CMS
  • Experience working in the healthcare industry or at a startup is a plus

 

We cannot emphasize enough how much we appreciate creativity and innovation in everything we do. We pay well, have great benefits, move fast, and are looking for the right motivated self-starter to help to make us a better product and ultimately a better company.  

 

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