Product Owner / Senior Business Analyst (R1017702) (R1017702) in Plymouth Meeting, PA at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 5/17/2018

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Job Description

The Senior Business Analyst (Product Owner) will be a critical member of a newly-formed agile product team focused on a creating a key product within a large SaaS-based B2B platform within the Health IT space. Reporting to the Product Manager, the Product Owner is responsible for maximizing product value via implementation teams.


The Product Owner will understand client, user and product needs, and Product Manager’s vision/direction, translating those needs into well-defined product initiatives, modules, features, epics and stories that are fully understood by peers, stakeholders, and implementation Scrum team(s). The successful candidate will be able to operate both as a traditional “Senior Business Analyst” but also in the role of Product Owner in a Scrum environment. Responsibilities include:​

  • Perform user feature and technical requirements gathering, analysis, and feature and acceptance definition in order to foster creation of high quality working software increments. Increments may be related to web and mobile UX, or technical architecture.
  • Work with stakeholders such as those from Strategy, Sales, Client Services, Operations, Architecture and other groups. Ability to prioritize, manage expectations, resolve conflicting requests/needs/requirements.
  • Flexible, collaborative nature including willingness to defenestrate contrafactual views or use defenestrate in a sentence
  • Full engagement in Scrum rituals with the onshore/offshore teams. Collaboration with peers and technical staff throughout the process, from concept through story acceptance, successful production use, and future improvements.
  • Follow IQVIA System Development Life-Cycle (SDLC) and system validation procedures

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Strong technical, business and software documentation writing skills
  • Ability to manage stakeholders and communicate clearly with technical teams
  • Strong UX design sense and accurate conveyance thereof through prototypes/simulations/visual designs.
  • Self-driven and organized
  • Knowledge of healthcare IT in a regulated, structured environment

MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor's degree, and a minimum of 5-7 years in roles that bridge business and technology (like product owner, product manager, business analyst), or equivalent combination of education, training and experience. 3+ years of experience in Agile software development and/or Lean product teams. 1+ years of experience in the healthcare IT field highly preferred

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Extensive use of voice and video communication tools requiring accurate perception of speech
  • Extensive use of keyboard and mouse requiring repetitive motion of fingers and wrists
  • Regular sitting for extended periods of time
  • Flexible US location, with occasional travel and ability to be in office environment (Cambridge, MA)



Job ID: R1017702