Product Owner

The United Solutions Group Inc. USG1

Only considering candidates eligible to work in the USA ⚠️

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Company Description

The United Solutions Group Inc. (USG1)

The United Solutions Group Inc. (USG1) (www.usg1.com) provides top talent and technology solutions to government agencies and commercial companies, aiming to make a meaningful difference and add value to the mission. We look for candidates who want to make a difference to their team and its objectives. In return, we will support you and help you in your goals and career journey.

Job Description

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Product Owner to join our team on a part-time basis. The ideal candidate will be responsible for driving the development of our product, interfacing with clients, conducting market research, and collaborating with our development team based in India.

Independent contractors are welcome to apply.

Pay rate is open but will need to be client approved.

Key Responsibilities

  • Act as the primary point of contact for the client, understanding their needs and translating them into actionable product requirements
  • Conduct market research to identify trends, customer needs, and competitive landscape
  • Evaluate features to optimize value for the client
  • Define and prioritize Epics and user stories in Jira which will include detailed use cases, assumptions, and prerequisites. Set the Dev Team up for success
  • Collaborate with the development team to ensure understanding of user stories and customer value
  • Participate in sprint planning, review, and retrospective meetings to ensure alignment between product vision and development efforts, as well as daily scrum meetings as needed
  • Continuously gather and analyze feedback from clients and end-users to inform product improvements and future iterations

Qualifications

Requirements and Skills

  • Proven experience as a Product Owner or similar role, preferably in a part-time capacity. Independent contractors are welcome to apply
  • Strong understanding of Agile methodologies and experience working with Jira or similar project management tools
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with clients and remote development teams
  • Experience conducting market research and industry trends
  • Experience with business systems, such as financials and business operations mindset
  • Analytical mindset with the ability to conduct thorough market research and derive actionable insights
  • Proficient in writing detailed user stories, including business value, use cases, assumptions, constraints, and prerequisites
  • Experience working with remote teams, particularly in India, is a plus

Additional Information

  • This is a remote position
  • This is a part-time position, expectations are 10-20 hours per week with occasional weekend work
  • U.S. based only
  • W2 or Freelance/IC

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Agile methodologies
  • Market research
  • Client collaboration
  • User stories
  • Remote team coordination
  • Communication skills
  • Analytical mindset

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