Product Owner– Computer Assisted Physician Documentation (CAPD)
At Nuance, we empower people with the ability to seamlessly interact with their connected devices and the digital world around them. We are creating a world where technology thinks and acts the way people do by designing the most human, natural, and intuitive ways of interacting with technology.
Our nimble technology uses analytics and advanced algorithms to transform the inanimate into animate and reduce complicated processes into simple ones.
The Nuance Global IT team is focused on supporting the company and employees with technical solutions and expertise that help the business run more efficiently, ensure security and data privacy, and support new IT infrastructure initiatives that drive innovation. Our team is composed of problem solvers with constant curiosity and different perspectives who love to collaborate to transform and rethink IT.
The Product Owner is a critical leader for the product delivery team at Nuance Healthcare. They are responsible for defining user stories and prioritizing the team backlog. Though they belong to the Product Management function, they are collocated with their scrum team(s), for which they will serve as the “customer proxy” to define and prioritize stories in the team backlog. They will work closely with the Product Manager, who is responsible for managing the program backlog; interfacing with the customer; and identifying market needs. The candidate will be a self-starter and will work on multiple deliverables with dynamic schedules.
Principal duties and responsibilities:
•Be deeply connected with the customer, spending up to 50% of your time talking to people that use the product
•Be deeply connected to the team(s), accountable for creating and refining a prioritized product backlog
•Maximize the business value delivered by the team
•Make decisions about the product vision, and the outcomes that drive that vision
•Be knowledgeable about the Healthcare domain, clearly articulating what needs to be done to produce true and meaningful business value
•Validate that the story meets acceptance criteria, and that it otherwise complies with the team’s Definition of Done (DoD)
•Collaborate with the Dev Team to help prioritize the stability work associated with each release
•Actively participate in scrum ceremonies, as advised by the scrum master
•Perform tasks related to securing and keeping the products, tools, and processes that you are responsible for securing
Knowledge, skills and qualifications –
Education: BS in computer science or related discipline;
Minimum years of work experience: 2+ Years
•Strong Scrum experience, and strong User Story writing skills
•Experience in a Product Owner role in a highly complex, dynamic, and constantly changing environment
•Experience “straddling the fence” between Engineering and Product Management
•Experience in high-visibility, client or customer facing roles
•Experience defining customer needs, prioritizing those needs as well-defined requirements, then writing specific & clear user stories from those requirements
•Experience working closely with Dev Teams, with a strong aptitude for translating business speak into technical speak and vice versa
•Solid technical background with understanding of or hands-on experience in software development and web technologies
•Scrum certification is a plus, but the experience is more important
•Excellent written and verbal English communication skills
•Willingness and ability to travel throughout the U.S., Europe, and India
Preferred skills: experience working closely with Dev Team
Nuance offers a compelling and rewarding work environment. We offer market competitive salaries, bonus, equity, benefits, meaningful growth and development opportunities and a casual yet technically challenging work environment. Join our dynamic, entrepreneurial team and become part of our continuing success.
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