Our client is a leading global medical technology company with more than 55,000 dedicated colleagues in over 70 countries, driven to shape the future of healthcare.
We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Senior Product Owner to join our R&D team, working on a variety of healthcare projects. The Senior Product Owner will be responsible for conducting product definition, prioritizing product requirements, collaborating with cross-functional teams, and ensuring the successful delivery of high-quality products that meet customer needs. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in software development, requirement engineering, and Agile methodologies, along with an ideally goodunderstanding of the healthcare domain.
Collaborate closely with relevant stakeholders, business lines and clinical areas to fully understand customer requirements through conduction of regular meetings;
Gather and analyze customer needs, market trends, and competitive landscape to define product vision and strategy;
Createand maintain the Product backlog, adding new requirements/user stories, defining acceptance criteria, further refining, and prioritizing team backlog items;
Ensure clear communication of customer needs to the development team, helping and motivating the team to understand and implement product backlog items including providing clarity on project priorities;
Bridge the gap between strategic and operational customers and the development team;
Facilitate sprint planning, review, and retrospective meetings, ensuring continuous improvement of processes and product quality;
Assess and accept product increments based on defined acceptance criteria, ensuring high-quality product delivery;
Optimize the value of the work delivered by the development team;
Ensure the quality of product delivery, and authorize the final delivery of increments, projects or products;
Prepare training and documentation for customers and operations.
Qualifications and skills:
Bachelor's degree in computer scienceor a related field;
7+ years of experience in software development projects, with at least 5 years in a Product Owner role;
Extensive requirement engineering experience;
Strong knowledge of Agile methodologies, including Scrum and Kanban;
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams and stakeholders;
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to make data-driven decisions with proactive approach and high flexibility;
Proven record of accomplishment of delivering successful products ideally in the healthcare domain;
Experience working with electronic health records, medical workflows, and healthcare regulations is a plus;
Knowledge of Agile and/or Scrum metrics, such as Lead time, Cycle time, team Capacity, team Velocity and Throughput is beneficial;
Familiarity with cloud-based services (AWS, GCP, Heroku) is a plus;
Relevant certifications such as Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) or Professional Scrum Product Owner (PSPO) are welcomed;
Fluent Portuguese and English (Spanish is a plus).