• Product Owner

    Cognosante Mc Lean, VA 22106

    Job #1823930363

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    Able to obtain Public Trust

    Cognosante is on a mission to transform our country's healthcare system. With our health and security-focused solutions, we help public sector organizations achieve the important task of providing the best possible public services to American Citizens. From Enterprise IT, Data Science, and Security Services, to full-scale Consumer Engagement and Interoperability solutions, we are moving government services forward with transformation and innovation. Learn how we are making a difference in people's lives today!

    Job Description

    As a R&D Product Owner, you will be part of the team responsible for our software development efforts working on difference challenging problems for our customers. You will be part of a team dedicated to change Healthcare IT, responsible to work with stakeholders to define and collect requirements, establish roadmaps, manage expectations and facilitate deliveries and releases.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Collaborate with prospective users and clients to understand and anticipate their needs and translate them into product requirements

    • Work with our CTO and VP of Software Development to create product road maps based on current and future commitments

    • Manage the product backlog and prioritizing them based on changing requirements

    • Oversee all stages of product creation including design and development

    • Develop and maintain features, user stories

    • Monitor and evaluating product progress at each stage of the process

    • Liaise with the product team and end-users to deliver updates

    • Participate in Scrum meetings and product sprints

    • Inspect and evaluate product through each iteration

    • Manage stakeholders and expectations

    Required Qualifications

    • Minimum 5 years' experience in a Scrum Agile organization in the role of Product Owner or Product Manager (or similar role) with direct experience working at an organization that has fully adopted SCRUM agile using Scrum and Agile Software Development Methodology

    • Bachelor's degree

    • Knowledgeable in software development and other relevant web technologies

    • Product Manager (or similar role) experience with proven hands-on experience managing all stages of the product life cycle and working knowledge of product development architecture

    • Experience managing budgets exceeding $5M+.

    • Ability to manage multiple medium to complex business & operational change projects

    • Ability to translate technical concepts into non-technical terms.

    • Ability to prioritize effectively with strong ability to organize and direct quality time-bound work efforts in a matrixed environment.

    • Demonstrated high level of analytical and problem-solving skills.

    • Outstanding client relationship management skills requiring strong negotiation and influencing skills.

    • Comfortable working with executive management Demonstrated ability to drive crucial conversations across stakeholders of varying seniority.

    • Ability to communicate with brevity and clarity, both orally and through written communication, to management and co-workers.

    • Passionate and motivated self-starter that excels in a dynamic, fast-paced environment requiring no supervision

    Candidates that do not meet the required qualifications will not be considered.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • CSPO certification (Certified Scrum Product Owner)

    • Experience working in the health care industry.

    • Experience in maintaining productivity when working with a geographically dispersed team.

    • Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task; work efficiently involving multiple cross functional groups.

    As a covered federal contractor, Cognosante requires all employees regardless of position, work location or telework status to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by December 8, 2021 or prior to your start date; whichever comes first. Cognosante will consider requests for reasonable accommodations due to disability or sincerely held religious belief.

    Cognosante is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.

    We're solving Americans' health and safety challenges with technology, innovation, and purpose.

    At Cognosante, we help improve how the nation delivers services to its citizens through innovation and transformation. We're committed to creating positive results with lasting impact, and are always looking for passionate people who share our values to join the Cognosante family.

    Cognosante was founded to address a critical gap in the health IT market-the need for a smart, nimble company, unencumbered by legacy systems and unafraid to challenge accepted wisdom. We have been able to extend out impact beyond health and into security and social services. Our continued success is the result of our expertise and insights, combined with our actively fostering a culture that encourages diversity of people and ideas.

    Every day, we help government agencies solve difficult problems. We're ensuring health professionals have accurate, secure, and timely health data so Americans get the healthcare they need. We help Federal and State agencies navigate healthcare reform and empower their technology transformations. We're addressing the social determinants of health to remove barriers to healthcare access. And, we're proud to help our military do its job more safely by leveraging stronger IT networks and using cybersecurity and biometrics technologies that replace outdated legacy solutions. We're also helping create more options for Veterans, active duty military personnel, and their families to obtain health services in their communities.

    Passion for what we do. Pride in how we do it. At Cognosante we are all VIPS. We create value by being enterprising. We develop innovative ideas and solutions. We perform at our best and deliver results. We share achieved results and recognitions.

    Are you ready to make a difference in the lives of millions? Join us.

    Highlighted Benefits for Full-time Employees

    •Medical • Dental • Vision • 401k • Flexible Spending Accounts • Paid Time Off • Work/Life Solutions • Pet Insurance

    Cognosante is an equal opportunity employer (~~~) . We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. If you'd like to view a copy of the company's affirmative action plan or policy statement, please email ~~~ . Cognosante is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to ~~~ and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

    T o all recruitment agencies: Cognosante does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward unsolicited resumes to our requisitions, any Cognosante email address, any Cognosante employee, or to any company location. Cognosante is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

    COVID-19 isn't stopping our hiring process nor our business as (semi) usual. We're still reaching candidates, virtually and we're still working, remotely! Are you a self-starter who likes to work from home and is interested in this position? Apply today!

    Quick tips on virtual hiring success:

    • Test your tech -make sure your internet connection and video conferencing program are both working prior to your interview.

    • Dress appropriately -dress for success and ensure your surroundings are tidy.

    • Be prepared -do your homework, rehearse your responses to key interview questions, and prepare your own questions.

    • Be personable -make eye-contact, smile often, and demonstrate enthusiasm for the role.

    • Remove distractions -engage with the interviewer by removing all distractions, including your smartphone.

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