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GigSmart is a software development company focused on providing modern solutions to meet the needs of a rapidly evolving economy. GigSmart's staffing platform connects businesses looking for labor with available workers across all 50 states. Launched in December of 2018, GigSmart’s Get Gigs and Get Workers apps have already surpassed 300,000 installs, serving industries like construction, manufacturing, transportation, retail, customer service, and professional services. GigSmart is headquartered in Denver, Colorado, with 35 full-time employees.

Role

The Product Owner will lead the execution and delivery of GigSmart’s software releases with well-defined, customized Agile processes. Our Product Owner will work with a cross-functional team to design and develop new features that will be used by millions of users. The Product Owner will lead the transition of business requirements to technical requirements using Agile methodologies. Our Product Owner will define software release plans and scope with Senior Product Owners and CPO. This person understands and coordinates feature backlog for all releases of the platform — and their dependencies on each other.

Job Description

Responsibilities:

  • Execute product management processes, practices, and tools that are efficient, flexible, consistent and allow for multiple paths of delivery
  • Define software release plans and scopes with the CPO
  • Manage the feature backlog for sprint and release planning from development start through QA; Define sprint points with the development team
  • Create weekly sprint reports for broader audiences
  • Execute software gate reviews
  • Uncover risks and obstacles for the development team
  • Handle conversion of functional documents into user stories
  • Participate in bug triage meetings and define priority level or resolution
  • Recommend improvements and drive alignment across the organization
  • Lead and influence others on best practices

Skills and Competencies

  • 1+ years of Agile Software Development experience
  • Prior experience in a product owner or business analyst role leading software releases
  • Experience working with cross-team functionality including development, design, product, business development and QA

Key Results

  • Lead backlog grooming sessions and drive solutions to completion
  • Clearly defined acceptance criteria per feature
  • Promote continuous improvement
  • Efficient delivery of features (Quality, Low cost)
  • Sprint planning and execution

Expectations of a GigSmart Employee

  • Be positive
  • Work hard
  • Innovate
  • Have passion
  • Continue to learn
  • Exceed expectations
  • Collaborate