Slalom

Product Management

Full Time

Austin, TX

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Posted On:

10/11/21

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RESPONSIBILITIES:


  • Creating and maintaining the product backlog of features and user stories

  • Providing vision and direction to the agile development team and stakeholders throughout the product development process

  • Prioritizing the backlog according to business value and alignment with strategy

  • Participating in Backlog Refinement, Sprint Planning, Sprint Retrospective, and Sprint Demand estimation activities

  • Playing an active role in mitigating impediments impacting successful team completion of Release/Sprint Goals

  • Collaborating with product management, user experience, technology leaders, and business stakeholders on product vision, roadmap, and growth opportunities



QUALIFICATIONS:


  • Preferred 6+ years of experience as a Product Owner, Product Manager, or Project Manager in technical environments

  • Experience in all phases of product, software, and testing life cycles

  • Strong investigative, analytical and interpersonal communication skills, with the ability to work independently or as part of a team

  • Solid knowledge in software delivery: Agile, Scrum, Kanban, SAFe, XP and Lean

  • Able to purposefully identify risks, and drive action to mitigate and resolve issue

  • Experience leading all Agile ceremonies including: sprint planning, review, demo, and stand-up sessions



WORK ENVIRONMENT:


We’ve asked our consultants what makes Slalom a great place to work and the most common answer – “the freedom to be ourselves when life gets in the way." We take pride in prioritizing the well-being of our teams. We'd love for you to join us in building a better future, one purposeful project at a time!


Our Business Advisory Services teams help organizations of all kinds redefine what’s possible, give shape to the future—and get there. We focus on high-impact projects, meeting our clients where they are to uncover business needs and deliver results. Our teams go beyond the expected to help clients move confidently through ambiguity and risk and drive more transformative outcomes.


The Austin office launched in late 2018 and was recently ranked as one of the Best Places to Work by Austin Business Journal. Austin consultants can build something locally while exercising their entrepreneurial muscles within the context of a proven and growing company. With our local delivery model, we live and work alongside our clients creating a different level of partnership and intimacy in our relationships. Slalom employees gain a wide breadth of experience across a diverse range of industries that thrive in Austin.



ABOUT THE COMPANY:


Slalom is a modern consulting firm focused on strategy, technology, and business transformation. In 39 markets around the world, Slalom's teams have autonomy to move fast and do what's right. They are backed by regional innovation hubs, a global culture of collaboration, and partnerships with the world's top technology providers. Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Seattle, Slalom has organically grown to over 8,000 employees. Slalom has been named one of Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For five years running and is regularly recognized by employees as a best place to work. Learn more at slalom.com.


Slalom prides itself on helping team members thrive in their work and life. As a result, Slalom is proud it invest in benefits that include: meaningful time off and paid holidays, parental leave, 401(k) with a match, a range of choices for highly subsidized health, dental, & vision coverage, adoption and fertility assistance, and short/long-term disability. We also offer additional benefits such as a yearly $350 reimbursement account for any well-being related expenses as well as discounted home, auto, and pet insurance.


Slalom is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veterans status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.