Senior Product Owner

Los Angeles, California, United States Full-time

RAICES is looking for a Senior Product Owner to join our technology team.  Join us as we develop new software applications for our clients, staff, and partners, and integrate existing tools to support our mission.  If you excel at breaking down complex business processes, gathering requirements, interviewing clients and stakeholders, facilitating product visioning workshops, defining and maintaining product backlogs, negotiating priorities across stakeholders, and rallying on software development teams, this job is for you.

Join us as we build scalable, efficient, and maintainable single-page web applications to support our staff, clients, supporters, and partners.  We're looking for someone who has strong experience in technical product ownership, business process analysis and architecture, requirements gathering, team leadership, and communications.

Our software department uses agile-scrum methodologies and iterative development with continuous integration.  

Responsibilities / Duties:

  • Analyze existing business processes
  • Interview stakeholders
  • Gather requirements
  • Conduct and facilitate product visioning and roadmapping exercises
  • Define and maintain story backlogs for multiple product development pipelines
  • Leverage agile/scrum practices with a software development team
  • Own product development for products' full life-cycles and be responsible for scoping, scheduling, delivery, and maintenance.

Requirements / Required Skills:

  • 3+ years experience facilitating workshops on product vision and product roadmaps
  • 4+ years experience gathering requirements from non-technical stakeholders for technical systems
  • 4+ years experience maintaining product backlogs for web application software development products
  • Strong business analysis skills
  • Strong presentation / deck authoring skills
  • Solid skills in spreadsheet reporting and culling insights from numerical reports
  • Strong communication skills with subject matter experts, users, allies, stakeholders, and software development team members
  • JIRA

Required Experience

  • 3-8 years of experience in a product ownership, project management, management consulting, or software technical lead role

Submission Instructions:

Please provide a cover letter that covers:

  • What position you're applying for, in which city.
  • Why you want to work at RAICES.
  • Why you think you'd be a good fit for this position.
  • Why are you passionate about product ownership?

Please include your resume and cover letter in PDF format, and include your full name in the filenames for both.  Do not name your resume "resume.pdf" and do not name your cover letter "cover letter.pdf" Please do not send resume or cover letters in anything except PDF format.

RAICES is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or veteran status.