Senior Product Owner

Remote USA

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Contrast Security named to Inc.'s “Best Workplaces of 2020” 
Contrast Security is the world’s leading provider of security technology that enables software applications to protect themselves against cyberattacks, heralding the new era of self-protecting software. Contrast's patented deep security instrumentation is the breakthrough technology that enables highly accurate assessment and always-on protection of an entire application portfolio, without disruptive scanning or expensive security experts. Only Contrast has sensors that work actively inside applications to uncover vulnerabilities, prevent data breaches, and secure the entire enterprise from development, to operations, to production. 
About the Position 
At Contrast, we make application security smart and simple for software teams. But simple is not easy, and the struggle is real. We are looking for a Product Owner, ideally skilled in Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) to work closely with our Product Management, UX and Engineering teams from design to implementation. 
As a liaison between our technical and business teams, you will collaborate closely with both groups to ensure there is a clear understanding of what value and features we should deliver to market. You will need to operate with both a firm understanding of the business domain and the varying needs of different types of personas using the Contrast platform. 
In this role, you will be responsible for our agent technology. The Agent Engineering teams are organized by language, so cross-functional support across agents and between the agents and web application platform is a critical part of our success.

Responsibilities

  • Listen to customers and turn their problems and complaints into user stories that create actionable items
  • Highlight needs for the development of a team into an actionable backlog
  • Prioritize user stories and arrange them in our product backlog
  • Collaborate with multiple scrum teams to ensure business problems are adequately addressed in a coordinated and timely manner
  • Build and set production process priorities to make sure the development team knows specifically what thing to focus on in order of importance
  • Attend team ceremonies with other internal stakeholders to represent the product roadmap
  • Support open communication between Product and Engineering to ensure alignment, set expectations, and help identify and clear obstacles
  • Give constructive feedback on the ratified product roadmap. This is a communication link between the product owner and the product manager

Qualifications

  • 3+ years Product Owner experience directly working with software engineering teams to ship cloud-based/SaaS products
  • Experience designing DevOps or security software with a wide range of integrations in a full lifecycle delivery environment
  • Thorough understanding of multiple SDLC methodologies, with an emphasis on Agile
  • Outstanding communication, presentation and leadership skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Sharp analytical and problem-solving skills, detail oriented
  • Experience with Atlassian, JIRA, and Confluence
  • Creative thinker with a vision
  • Experience in identifying and managing risks

What We Offer

  • Competitive compensation
  • Medical, dental, and vision benefits
  • 401(k)
  • Flexible paid time off
We are changing the world of software security. Do it with us.  We believe in what we do and are passionate about helping our customers secure their business. If you’re looking for a challenge and want to enjoy where you work, you’ll love Contrast Security.
Contrast Security is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Contrast Security is an equal opportunity employer and our team is comprised of individuals from many diverse backgrounds, lifestyles, and locations.
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Job tags: Engineering Product management Scrum User stories
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