Jr and Mid Level Product Owner(s)

Boise, Idaho, United States

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CRI Advantage is looking for a multiple Product Owners both Junior and Mid-level to work with our customer and help build a highly-functional world-class environment to support our client's enterprise application development needs in areas of digital transformation, member services, claims processing, CRM integration, etc.

Type: Long-term contract

Length: 12+ months

Reports to: Agile Program and Product Management team (IT)

Primary Accountabilities

Produce a high quality backlog — balancing usability, business value, customer value, and Dev team delivery

Engage with product management and analyst teams to develop a product and team delivery roadmaps aligned to our strategic priorities

Engage and lead Sprint Planning meetings and other Scrum events

Establish quality Sprint Review and demos with appropriate stakeholder engagement

Define and articulate objectives at iteration, quarterly, and multi-year roadmap level. Promote timeline delivery against feature, task, and initiative level objectives.

Write well-defined User Stories/Use Cases and acceptance criteria

Ensure top-caliber stakeholder and leadership communication occurs

Ensure quality delivery of business deliverables while inspiring and motivating teams

Exhibit big picture product and business sense; demonstrate deep understanding of the product from a user’s perspective

Secondary Accountabilities

Work with other Product Owners via a Community of Practice / guild to increase collaboration, consistency and application of best practices among Product Owners in the organization

Drive adoption and maturity of product management and Agile disciplines at team, department, and enterprise levels

Drive requirements and solution discovery for upcoming project work, maintain a pipeline of well-structured work for team consumption


Get things done, fail fast, prioritize the right work to maximize value, and follow through; your efforts measurably push the business forward

Be a leader, and build leadership in others

Bias for action, work with a sense of urgency and steady forward momentum

Models holistic thinking and a systems-based approach

Works well with others within their team and across teams, communicates effectively, invites feedback, helps others, and is humble

Embodies a “We, not I” attitude

Is open and accepting of other team members’ ideas, knowledge, and leadership; makes judgments based on merit, not provenance

Takes ownership of projects and processes end-to-end, drives them to completion; proactively finds high leverage problems and initiates thoughtful solutions



Ideal Qualifications:

Bachelor’s (BA or BS) in business, computer science, or related field

Minimum 1-2 years previous experience as a product owner / product manager for Agile software development teams

Certification for Product Ownership (or equivalent demonstrable professional mastery)

In-depth understanding of Agile methodologies, technical understanding of products, and up-to-date on industry standards and best practices

Working knowledge of software development. TFS, Jira, and other Agile work management tools a plus

Comfortable working with multiple teams, in-house and remote

Excellent verbal and written communication skills; accurate and precise attention to detail

Able to build strong interpersonal relationships with business analysts, leadership, senior management, and internal and external stakeholders

Employee Job Functions

Employee Job Functions are physical actions and/or working conditions associated with the position. These functions may also constitute essential functions for the job position which the employee must be able to fulfill, with or without reasonable accommodation. The information provided below is to help describe the job so that the applicant has a reasonable understanding of the job duties/expectations. An applicant's ability to perform these actions will be discussed and workplace accommodations may be made on a case-by-case basis following an individualized assessment of the applicant and other considerations, including but not limited to any governing safety standards.

  1. Stooping, kneeling, crouching, turning and twisting - Never
  2. Ability to reach, feel and handle items – Occasionally
  3. Moving about to accomplish tasks or moving from one worksite to another - Never
  4. Moderate noise (i.e. business office with computers, phone, and printers, light traffic) - Constantly
  5. Repeating motions that may include the wrists, hands and/or fingers - Occasionally
  6. Operating motor vehicles - Never
  7. Physical Demands – Sedentary work that primarily involve sitting/standing
  8. Moving self in different positions to accomplish tasks in various environments including tight and confined spaces - Never
  9. Ability to sit at a computer terminal for an extended period of time - Constantly
  10. Adjusting or moving objects up to 25 pounds in all directions - Never
  11. Communicating with others to exchange information - Constantly
  12. Operating machinery and/or power tools - Never
  13. Regular, predictable attendance is required - Constantly


Great things happen when you have the CRI Advantage!

CRI has a family-oriented company culture and is family-owned. Our management team believes employee growth is as equally import to company growth and offers many types of learning opportunities. We work on unique projects including supporting missions involving national security, energy research, law enforcement, transportation, and health and welfare. We are headquartered in Boise, ID with offices in Idaho Falls and DC. Our corporate mission from the very beginning has been to make a positive difference in people’s lives.

CRI Advantage provides flexible benefit packages to fit employee and family needs. Benefits are effective from the first day of employment.

  • Medical (PPO and HDHP plans), Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, Life and AD&D
  • Access to Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) and Health Savings Accounts (HSA)
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) accruals, Paid Holidays, and for some roles – sick leave
  • 401(k) with employer match
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Discount Rewards Program
  • Free technical and professional training with access to over 8,000 classes
  • Credit Union Membership
  • Employee Wellness Program

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