Program Management Solutions

Product Owner


PM Solutions provides healthcare information technology services and resources to help the VA and DoD improve the lives of the people they serve. We have an opportunity available for an experienced energetic, motivated, Product Owner to support healthcare information technology projects for our customers.

This position is located in Chantilly, VA.


The Product Owner is a member of the related solution team that drives the vision and requirements of the integration for determining how the integration maps to a workflow. This position is responsible for maximizing the value of the product resulting from the work of the Development Team. Roles and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Coordinate with client and other functional stakeholders to understand scope, requirements, and needs related to ongoing and future capabilities, to be reflected in backlog
  • Validate the need for and confirmation of mapping to workflow to enable tracking
  • Participate in Design sessions to identify and prioritize requirements of the integration (input to ICD)
  • Participate in Build demonstrations to guide technical team on development and delivery
  • Create solution scenarios for validation events and participation in workflow validation/testing
  • Analyze test findings as needed to determine whether they constitute a defect against existing requirements or a request for enhancement
  • Responsible for managing and clearly expressing Product Backlog items
  • Order the items in the Product Backlog to best achieve goals and missions
  • Optimize the value of the work the Development Team performs
  • Ensure that the Product Backlog is visible, transparent, and clear to all, and shows what the Scrum Team will work on next
  • Ensure the Development Team understands items in the Product Backlog

  • Bachelor’s Degree and eight (8) years of relevant experience. An additional six (6) years of related experience may be substituted for degree requirement
  • Demonstrated ability to manage independently or to manage a team involved in the designs, modification, operations and maintenance, development and implementation of software systems and applications
  • Experience leading large infrastructure programs involving multiple teams
  • Demonstrated ability to utilize strong leadership skills to provide guidance, influence, and direction
  • Ability to translate metrics into business decisions of importance and priorities
  • Previous success as a member of a Product Management organization
  • Direct hands-on experience with grooming backlogs and coordinating/prioritizing conflicting requirements
  • Strong time management, prioritization, and organizational skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills as well as interpersonal skills to interact with customers, team members and upper management
  • Self-starter that can work under general direction in a highly collaborative, team-based environment
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a public trust clearance
Preferred/ Desired Skills:
  • Experience as product owner in an agile/scrum environment, including management of a product backlog in an agile management tool such as Jira/Version One, etc.
  • Agile product owner certification
  • Preferred Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electronics Engineering or other related engineering or technical field
  • Previous Department of Veterans Affairs experience

Please mention that you come from ManageForThem when applying for this job.

Posted 5 days ago

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