Product Owner

Nashville, TN 37243 | Fully Remote

Employment Type: Contract Category: Product Management Job Number: 12949

Job Description


Meridian Technology Group is seeking a Product Owner.

Job Responsibilities:

In this role, you will:

  • Work across a team of IT Product Owners and with multiple program areas
    Use IT solutions subject matter expertise and requirements management to build solutions for education programs.

  • Own the Solution Functionality for the program area (Strategic)
    Own the IT solution vision for a particular product or product domain to decompose the vision into IT work.

  • Own the Solution Functionality for the program area (Tactical)
    Establish subject matter expertise in IT solution functionalities to document acceptance criteria and functional priorities.

  • Own product intake process of new functionality
    Receive and organize the intake of work providing business valued solutions.

  • Serve as a relationship manager to product areas
    Build strong relationships with designated program areas and serve as a trusted advisor to the program area to create solutions leveraging existing and, when necessary, new technology solutions. Consult on the process and how to reasonably facilitate the process with technology solutions.

  • Develop Project Relationships
    Build strong interdependent relationships with the project managers and scrum masters fostering communication to implementing and supporting IT Solutions efficiently and effectively.

  • Champion Agile.
    Adopt and grow Agile, scrum and iterative advancements. Clear establishment of and demonstrated adherence to Agile principles.

  • Define the Product needed to deliver projects from the perspective of the larger ecosystem.
    Ensure the product have functionality properly prioritized, scoped, evaluated, and documented.


Essential Skills:

  • Be able to influence and instruct team members in a matrixed reporting relationship.
  • Strong command of Agile philosophies and principles that drive team productivity.
  • Document and maintain the IT solution vision and IT landscape of products and services
  • Facilitate product vision and requirements gathering within an Agile project framework.
  • Ability to take a solution and decompose it down to manageable workable deliverables.
  • Strong organization skills
  • Strong estimation skills
  • Strong prioritization skills
  • Strong ability to pivot as business needs change
  • Excellent people skills
  • Takes direction well, challenges when necessary
  • Ability to trace requirements to delivered functionality
  • Lead by Example, Accountable and works Interdependently
  • Collaborates well within the team without a strictly defined operating structure.



  • 3-5 years’ experience in Requirements Gathering and Solution definition as a Product Owner.
  • 3-5 years’ experience in Agile methodologies, including leading scrum ceremonies.
  • Desire to guide and develop a high performing scrum team
  • Experience in documenting solutions
  • Demonstrated experience working in multiple, simultaneous IT projects and multi-year program delivery.
  • Strong customer service mindset and relationship building competencies
  • Strong communication and presentation skills with the ability to simplify the complex
  • Experience working in a contractor and FTE resources in a matrixed environment
  • Experience with JIRA and Confluence
  • Experience with State Government processes beneficial but not essential

Location is Nashville, Tennessee. Position is Fully Remote. 

Any offer of employment will be conditional, based on successfully passing a Criminal Background Check.

Meridian Technology Group is committed to equal employment opportunity (EEO) and non-discrimination for all employees in all job classifications and for prospective employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, physical or mental disability, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal or state law. All hiring is contingent on eligibility to work in the United States. We are unable to sponsor applicants for work visas therefore, please do not apply if you are not  eligible to work without sponsorship, as sponsorship is not available at this time. No 3rd party companies/candidates.


Please apply with your resume now or
contact us for more details:
Meridian Technology Group Recruiting Team
(503)697-1600 in Oregon
(800)755-1038 outside Oregon

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