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Product Owner

Company: Choptank Transport
Location: Preston
Posted on: June 26, 2022

Job Description:

Job ID: 1875Location: Preston, MarylandCategory: Business IntelligenceOverview The Product Manager is responsible for the overall coordination, status reporting and stability of project oriented work efforts for business systems and works in a highly collaborative, cross-functional Agile environment. You will establish and implement project management processes and methodologies to ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget and scope, adhere to high quality standards, and meet customer expectations. You must possess extensive knowledge and expertise in the use of project management methodologies, tools, techniques, resource management practices, and change management techniques. This role is deeply technical, requiring a mixture of architectural savviness, technical leadership, operational expertise in a cloud setting as well as the ability to mark and communicate plans, manage risks and deliver to schedule. Regularly creates a service improvement plan - in terms of people, processes and technology - to improve a service.This is an in-office position located at our corporate headquarters at 3601 Choptank Road, Preston, MD 21655.Responsibilities Build Teams and inspire a strong team to always deliver their best, with passion and commitment, following best practicesDeliver value to plan, communicating clearly, engaging product teams, third party partners, software engineers and subject matter experts across different parts of the organizationEnable agile development best practices conformant to Hub Group standardsUnwilling to compromise the reliability, performance, and scale of technology platform Operate in a cloud environment, work towards continuous delivery, understand orchestration and leverage it to guarantee uptimeUnderstand that DevOps best practices start from you and your teamPair up with your architects and tech leads to propose and drive design decisionsWork with business leaders to identify business needs and develop those needs into project requestsAssist IT management with project identification, requirements gathering, scope development, budget development and management, and project prioritizationIdentify and manage change requestsManage and escalate functional, quality, time-line, and all other project issuesCoordinate project communication with all areas of IT and businessEnsure all internal controls and policies are adhered to for projects and systems change managementDevelop the strategic plan between the future-state and current-state of the platform and work with others in the IT ecosystem to develop road-maps for the orderly transition to the future state over time.Ensure the technical performance of all solutions within the platform. Oversee the entire line life cycle from strategic planning to effective project management of tactical activities. Qualifications B.S. in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration, or related field7 years experience in the IT industry as a programmer, technician, engineer, or project/product manager6+ years of work experience with Agile methodologies such as Scrum and Kanban and supporting toolsProven success in a leadership role with responsibility for delivery of software development projects within either technology services or software product companyExperience building enterprise ready and cloud enabled web applicationsExperience with Service Oriented Architecture in an enterprise environmentExperience with monitoring and alerting best practices, leveraging industry standard toolsExperience with load testing using JMeter, Gatling or other similar frameworks to performance tune and understand an application's performance profileExperience leading internal and external development resourcesAble to work in a projects-based, team environmentProven analytical and problem solving skillsDemonstrable leadership and influencing skillsProficient in multi-tasking and managing multiple projects EOE StatementChoptank Transport is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We embrace diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunities. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. Choptank Transport is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and believes that diverse teams build strong companies. You, as an individual, matter!If you need assistance completing your application, please email Benefits: Competitive base salary with industry training- Many of our staff did not have experience in our industry when they started. That is why we designed our customer service training program. It is so good that we are the proud winner of Workforce's Optimas Award Robust benefits package: Generous Paid Time Off (PTO)Three health insurance plan options to choose from, all of which include prescription drug coverageHealth Savings Account (HSA) with a company contributionFlex Spending Account (FSA)Dependent Care Flex Spending AccountDental and Vision insuranceBasic Life Insurance and Supplemental Life InsuranceVoluntary Short-Term DisabilityCompany Paid Long-Term Disability401k with a company MatchStudent loan pay-down program Employee Assistance Program (EAP)Advancement potential: Hard work and results are rewarded. We are committed to promoting from within as much as possible. Most of our managers began their careers with us in entry-level jobs.Casual dress code and work hard, play hard environment Voted 2018, 2019, 2020, & 2021 Best & Brightest Companies to Work For in the Nation AND 2018, 2019, 2020, & 2021 Winner of 50 Best Companies to Sell ForMentoring from experienced leaders and enrollment in Choptank's Leadership Development Series mean career growth for youCompany-sponsored volunteer events, team-building events, and wellness programs to take care of you. PI183238474

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