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Product Owner

National Indemnity Company locationOmaha, NE
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National Indemnity Company locationOmaha, NE
27 positions
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Omaha, NE, United States

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Company:

NICO National Indemnity Company


As a member of the Berkshire Hathaway group of insurance companies, we offer outstanding opportunities for professionals interested in working with a successful company. We offer unparalleled financial strength, stability and "large company" benefits, in addition to an exciting, friendly, "small company" atmosphere.

The Product Owner is responsible for identifying, organizing, prioritizing, and assessing work for a software delivery team.  The Product Owner's responsibilities include gathering feature requests, scheduling releases and coordinating sprints.  Abilities include identifying user needs and working with cross-functional teams to manage product releases.  Responsible for facilitating communication between stakeholders and delivery team(s), as well as helping clearly define what should be built on behalf of the relevant business team(s) and why.  Expected to interact with subject matter experts across multiple departments and to support the BA/QA professionals on the team in creating users stories and developing test plans built around the product and project requirements.

 

Required Knowledge:

*Bachelor degree or equivalent in education and experience

*Knowledge of Agile methodologies (Scrum, Kanban, etc.)

*Knowledge of software development practices and procedures

*Experience working in application lifecycle management tools such as Azure, JIRA, or Rally

*7-10 years related work experience

*3+ years professional experience as a Business Analyst, Business Team Manager, Project Manager, or Scrum Master

 

Preferred Knowledge:

*Experience with business analysis or project management

*Familiarity with continuous delivery and continuous integration

*Insurance industry and product knowledge

 

Skills:

*Strong team facilitation skills

*Strong interpersonal skills including conflict resolution skills

*Strong sense of ownership and accountability

*Excellent oral and written communication skills with all levels of the organization

*Ability to explain and defend a view point and persuade others to a defined position

*Ability to prioritize work objectives and goals

Abilities:

*Learn quickly

*Work independently

*Work well with others

*Work with remote team members

*Respond well to demands on time and resources

*Identify problems and make decisions, train personnel, and organize workflow

*Maintain confidentiality

*Delegate, plan, prioritize, and meet deadlines

*Design and use computer programs to analyze data

A comprehensive benefits package is available for regular, full-time employees, including health, vision, dental, life and disability insurance as well as a 401(k) with company match. We also proudly offer 100% upfront tuition reimbursement to regular, full-time employees, to further your education. Our Omaha office boasts a complimentary state-of-the-art, on-site gym, a robust wellness program, low-cost downtown parking, and numerous volunteer and networking opportunities with other emerging professionals.


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