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IT Program Manager
Ref No.: 22-08435
Category: Experienced Professional
Location: Addison, Texas
Charlotte, NC
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 08/29/2022 to 08/28/2023
Genesis10 is currently seeking an IT Program Manager with our client in the financial industry in their Addison, TX and Charlotte, NC locations. This is a 12 month + contract position.

  • Responsible for maximizing the value for a product
  • Defines the vision and roadmap for the product, defining and prioritizing stories in the product backlog, and articulating this to both stakeholders and the development team
  • Works closely with stakeholders to understand their needs, and with the Product Manager in a scaled Agile model to ensure there is alignment
  • Possess a working knowledge of the product, and basic understanding of the business or technology domain
  • With some guidance, creates the vision and roadmap for the product to align with strategic direction for the business or technology domain
  • Communicates the product vision and roadmap to stakeholders and the team
  • Collaborates with stakeholders to understand their needs and problems
  • Creates and prioritizes work for one team
  • Learning to collaborate with cross-functional teams
  • With some guidance, creates and prioritizes stories in the product backlog
  • Refines stories with the team to ensure there are enough ready stories to load the next 1-2 sprints
  • Reviews and accepts stories and is empowered to make on-the-spot decisions on scope and requirements
  • Works in partnership with the team to ensure that optimum value is obtained through technology and through an advanced understanding of the business. Individual contributor
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to define business requirements and associated epics, user stories, and acceptance criteria
  • Accountable for defining and accepting the value delivered by the team
  • Create, prioritize and maintain the team's backlog for assigned products in collaboration with stakeholders
  • Continuously review the business needs, refine priorities, outline milestones and deliverables, and identify opportunities and risks
  • Work with the team, Scrum Master, and other Product Owners to coordinate external team dependencies
  • Optimize the value of the work the team performs
  • Act as the primary contact for questions about the product
  • Act as the primary contact for development work being performed by the team
  • Work with key stakeholders to define and ensure the success of product releases

  • 2+ years' experience as a Product Owner for agile teams
  • 1+ year experience with JIRA
  • High degree of organization, individual initiative, and personal accountability
  • Highly motivated self-starter able to work independently with little supervision
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to engage, influence, and inspire partners and stakeholders to drive collaboration and alignment
  • In-depth knowledge of Agile processes and principles
  • Able to work as a W2 employee of Genesis10 (no Corp-to-Corp)

Desired skills:
  • Certified Agile Product Owner
  • Functional knowledge of client-accessible web applications
  • Preparation and Participation in PI Planning, Maintaining Team Backlog, Iteration Planning, Accepting Stories, Understand enabler work, participate in team demo and retro's
  • Owns & Drive's Team Backlogs and Iterations, Define & Accept Iterations and User Stories

If you have the described qualifications and are interested in this exciting opportunity, please apply!
About Genesis10:

Genesis10 is a leading U.S. business and technology consulting firm with hundreds of clients needing proven talent and solutions to power their strategic initiatives.  If you are a high performing business or IT professional with solid, referenced experience, we want to meet you.  Genesis10 recruiters and delivery professionals are highly accomplished career advocates, who get to know you beyond your resume to position you with the opportunities that fit your skills, experience and aspirations.  We have benefit options to fit your needs and a support staff that works with you from placement throughout your engagement – project after project.   To learn more about Genesis10 and to view all our available career opportunities, please visit us at  "Genesis10 is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V”