First Advantage Remote
Why Should You Join First Advantage? First Advantage is in the midst of a technology revolution, and the best time to join us is right now! We are developing incredible solutions, working with amazing customers, and we would love to see how your skills could help get people back to work. We’re recruiting for a Product Owner! This opportunity is for remote work, with occasional travel to our Atlanta, GA office. First Advantage has over 4000 employees across the world and does over 71 million background screens a year, so if you’re looking for opportunities working with advanced technologies to produce awesome user experiences and securely process high-volume transactions leveraging massive amounts of data, then this is the place for you! We work with Fortune 100 and Global 500 hundred companies, so your work will directly impact some of the largest enterprises in the world! We need talent that is Informed, Insightful, Transformational, and Progressive The Product Owner is accountable for the full end to end lifecycle of portfolio of products, specifically for new strategic clients including vision, charter, planning, requirements, stories, development, testing, integration (FA or partner systems), deployment, usage, adoption, client satisfaction and continuous improvement. The Product Owner is the facilitator and planner for all aspects of strategic clients onboarding and will drive the activities of the corresponding teams who will build, integrate or enhance any new or existing products in their respective portfolio aligned to the product roadmap using Agile methodology. The Product Owner will also co-ordinate & initiate appropriate vertical / product strategy coupled with the right SWAT POD with QA, Scrum Master, Architects and Developers. They will maximize product reusability and repeatability & focus on revenue growth to enable new logo strategic client acquisitions, improved customer experience & teamwork. Minimum Requirements Bachelor’s Degree in a business or technology field, advanced business degree (MBA preferred). Minimum 4+ years in a product role for a product that handles over $20M in revenue at an org over $1B in revenue Practical Agile experience - not certifications but actual experience inside an organization in transition for at least 5 years Strong Technical skills - can speak with and motivate the development team with ideas and thoughts Must be proficient in PPT and FA road mapping tools - JIRA, Trello and others Ideally should have been in a BA role for 5+ years before moving into product owner Automation and lean six sigma knowledge and work experience is a plus Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Product Owner Certification (CSPO or Pragmatic Marketing) a plus Customer focused and have a passion for user experience and working with people Understands both the technical and business sides of the product and is ultimately responsible for representing the end user’s needs Highly analytical with strong organizational skills Excellent written and verbal communications who is comfortable presenting to senior leadership and key clients Strong interpersonal, collaboration, relationship building and negotiating skills Track record in building and launching profitable products Experience with day in the life client visits and synthesizing all market data into meaningful requirements in order to take the product to the next level First Advantage is a global leader in ensuring that the changing demographics of the workforce are reflected in our hiring practices. We value all of our employees and place great emphasis on hiring qualified individuals for each role. Our organization will make accommodations for job applicants with disabilities upon request. First Advantage continues to be committed to upholding a culture that promotes diversity and inclusion for all.