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IT Product Owner
Ref No.: 18-08228
Location: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 08/01/2018 to 04/01/2019
Our hospitality client in the Ft Lauderdale, FL area is hiring an IT Product Owner for a long term project requiring travel. Valid US Passport required.
This position can only be worked on W2. No other payment term, visa transfers or sponsorship allowed.
Scope of work:
The role is described as techo-functional meaning the individual is required to perform various functions inclusive of business analysis and Quality Assurance while maintaining a low level technical understanding of a system. This role will operate within a product team.  
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Understand the product’s entire technology stack and exhibit subject matter expertise on the low-level design of a product, relational database fundamentals, product data model, the interdependencies between the product and other products within the enterprise
  • Analyze requirements and user stories to build seed data for a system
  • Configuration and testing of the product at the company headquarters staging environment
  • Supporting the end users through UAT cycles
  • Physical installation of the product in the production environments; travel approximately 25%
  • End user support during stabilization & operational support
  • Support of production like development & test lab environments
  • Create and maintain relevant product documentation
Secondarily, the position will be asked to support the lead within a product team tasked with innovation and release management, inclusive of:
  • Management of a product back log of defects and enhancements
  • Digesting requirements & user stories
  • Estimation of incoming technology requests and cost/benefit analysis
  • Context Definition and Solution Sketching
  • Maintaining a relationship and driving a schedule with product vendors
  • Execution and evolution of the product road map
  • Building test cases to evaluate nonfunctional requirements
  • Ensures there is accurate and current documentation of all existing and new products 
  • 3rd Level Production Support
Required skills/competencies:
  • Proficiency with MS Excel, including VLOOKUP and Pivot tables, Reporting (Crystal preferred) and other database tools (Toad\SQL Developer)
  • Proficiency in generating complex SQL queries and scripts. 
  • Sensitivity to an environment which may collect and maintain data relevant to GDPR, PCI, PII regulations. 
Preferred Skills:
  • Agile method: 1 year
  • Application Software Delivery Life Cycle, Implementation, and Support: 5 years
  • Relational Databases & SQL: 5 years
  • Server Operating Systems Windows & Linux: 5 years
  • Product development: 5 years
  • PC Operating Systems Windows 7, Windows 8, & Windows 10: 5 years
  • Mobile Operating Systems iOS, Android: 2 years
  • Mobile device management with Ground Control and AirWatch in an on premises, Layer 3 network: 1 year
Preferred Education:
Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology related field preferred 
Travel Required: Production installation is required. Therefore, international and/or domestic travel may be needed.

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