Randstad US product owner in parsippany, New Jersey
parsippany , new jersey
posted april 30, 2022
$110,000 - $120,000 per year
category computer and mathematical occupations
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Work with our Global and North American teams, collect and define business requirements for the s (TekWave), Client Portal and SSE.
Manage application development life cycle, support testing efforts, technology infrastructure/project management and development of required technical solution documentation.
Lead management of multiple application testing and production instances, including integration with Oracle Cloud and Infor EMS, creating necessary supporting technical architecture documentation.
Lead team in requirement gathering, functional & technical documentation, system configuration, system testing, deployment and post-go live support.
Partner with team in designing and developing test plans, test cases, and test automation framework.
Manage Change Management and Defect Management for applications creating supporting technical and analytical documentation.
Collaborate with team in identifying risks and forming contingency plans.
Provide ongoing support and troubleshooting of the systems including integrated applications.
Additional duties as assigned by management.
Bachelor's degree in a related field plus three (3) to five (5) years of related experience in application design, testing, implementation, control and maintenance or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to perform essential functional of the job, as determined by the company
Demonstrated knowledge of application life cycle management
Competencies (as demonstrated through experience, training, and/or testing):
Experience in using an application planning, development, delivery, and operations tool (e.g., Azure Dev Ops).
Experience with change request management processes and producing necessary support documentation.
Experience in automation scripting preferred.
Experience working with partner teams (e.g., platform systems administrators, product software reliability engineers, or other business functions).
Experience managing cross-functional projects involving partners from different organizations.
Ability to guide, mentor, or lead team members and the ability to present insights/reports based on analysis.
Ability to create engineering artifacts such as requirements documents, project plans, and design documents.
Ability to present complex ideas/concepts to executive leaders and express complex technical guidance to customers in concise and understandable language.
Ability to implement change initiatives in a multi-site organization.
Presentation and group facilitation skills, including adaptation to various audiences such as first-line employees, management and customers, and providing graphic and narrative interpretations and explanations of quantitative and qualitative information.
customer and results orientation.
Has advanced problem-solving skills and an ability to effect change.
Has advanced organizational, planning and time management skills.
Ability to interact effectively at all levels and across diverse cultures. A collaborator with demonstrated leadership skills.
Ability to be an effective member of and lead project teams.
Ability to carry out multiple assignments concurrently.
Advanced skill in clear and concise oral and written communication.
Skill in planning, organizing, monitoring and ensuring achievement of milestones in projects or assignments, including elements performed by team members and collaborators.
Working Conditions and Physical/Mental Demands
With or without reasonable accommodation, requires the physical and mental capacity to perform effectively all essential functions. In addition to other demands, the demands of the job include:
Maintaining composure in dealing with executives, clients, prospects, and staff, in group settings and in situations requiring high performance and results.
Must undergo and meet company standards for background and reference checks, controlled substance testing, and behavioral selection survey.
Required ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently
Required attention to detail and accuracy in reporting
Handling and being exposed to sensitive and confidential information.
Occasional local and regional/national travel for presentations, meetings, and visits.
Reading and analyzing reports and data, including computer usage
Flexibility in working hours to support our Global (European) and North America teams
location: Parsippany, New Jersey
job type: Permanent
salary: $110,000 - 120,000 per year
work hours: 8am to 5pm
The Client Operations Technical Lead will be responsible for providing leadership, design, and technical expertise related to our client's' Business and Client Operations systems, Vision (TrackTik), Visitor Management System (TekWave) and our Client Portal. Partner with our North American and Global teams to define business requirements, design technical solutions, manage application development life cycle, configure & implement enhancements and integrations, and provide ongoing support and maintenance of the systems. Ability to work in a dynamic environment, think creatively, work collaboratively, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
Experience level: Experienced
Minimum 2 years of experience
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.
For certain assignments, Covid-19 vaccination and/or testing may be required by Randstad's client or applicable federal mandate, subject to approved medical or religious accommodations. Carefully review the job posting for details on vaccine/testing requirements or ask your Randstad representative for more information.
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$80,000 - $90,000 per yearposted march 9, 2022job summary: Essential Functions & Responsibilities Drive value by working closely with the Project Manager, Sponsor, and Subject Matter Experts to align project goals to organizational strategies Create and maintain a prioritized product backlog in collaboration with the team for feature delivery, including definition of security, scheduling, user interface, and testing needs Champion project goals as part of the Project Management Office (PMO) to identify and document well-defined project scope Use a functional decomposition approach to clarify project scope into a defined set of user features and acceptance criteria Act as a conduit between business focused and technically focused teams to ensure the solutions identified are understood and meet the business requirements identified during discovery, refinement, planning & other scoping activitiesUse agile methodologies such as user stories to drive out functional needs and acceptance criteria in a project-focused team environmentWork with the Project Manager to identify and document a set of measurable success criteria for each project, aligned with corporate goalsPerform impact analysis on core business, systems and financial plans including return on investment and impacts to organizational capabilities and/or solutionsDefine a clear, actionable plans for eliciting, analyzing, and documenting project deliverables, including breaking down large projects into workable Epics, Features and Product Backlog Items (PBIs)Communicate a formal Requirements Management Plans where necessary to facilitate understanding to cross-functional team of stakeholders and to gain buy-in for project goals, scope, measurable success criteria, and the overall planIdentify and document business needs through elicitation of requirements using various techniques, including interviews, document analysis, and requirements workshops transforming those requirements from Epics to Features and lower level PBIs and/or user storiesIdentify and develop solutions based on business needs through proactive communication and collaboration with business owners and subject matter experts to analyze and document requirements in the form of written requirements which can be developed and formally testedWrite requirements specifications using natural language simply, clearly, unambiguously, and conciselyDecompose high-level business and user requirements into functional requirements, specified in an appropriate level of detail suitable for use by the test and development teamsRepresent requirements using alternative views, such as analysis models (diagrams), prototypes, wireframes or scenarios, where appropriateLead communication efforts to regularly review, verify, and validate a backlog of features and PBIs including priority, requirements and specifications associated with business rules to key project stakeholders including software developers Facilitate agile ceremonies such as peer reviews of work products derived from requirements specifications to ensure that the requirements were interpreted correctlyCoordinate with the Project Manager to provide clear and accurate status updates for requirements, and with Quality Assurance team to ensure testing coverage for requirements through system and user acceptance testingFollow change management practices to maintain requirement baselines and ensure that changes are approved, clearly communicated, and kept up to date in requirements management and test management systems Elicit requirements through various techniques, especially interviews, requirements workshops, document review, observation, and process modelingCritically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources to reconcile conflicts and decompose high-level information into actionable detailsDistinguish presented user requests from the true underlying needs and abstract up from detailed information to a more general understanding May be required to perform other functions within the agile as assigned or necessary (all hands on deck approach) Other Duties Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. 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