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Product Owner Software

Date: Sep 24, 2021

Location: Eden Prairie, MN, US, 55344

Company: MTS Systems

smart people.

smart ideas.

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A thriving environment for learning, innovation and growth.


Why do so many people join MTS Systems Corporation and stay for a career? Because this is a place where you get to apply your creativity, work with smart people on fascinating projects, and make a positive impact on people’s lives. It is a place where you can learn, innovate and grow professionally.


Transforming what’s possible with cars, aircraft, bridges, wind turbines and space-age materials — this is work we dream about as kids. At MTS, it’s a rewarding career path for talented individuals who are willing to work hard, think hard, and commit to solving complex and critical challenges for our customers around the world, many of whom are leaders in their respective industries.


By joining MTS, you’ll have access to the latest tools and technologies, along with the support of colleagues who are passionate about their work. You’ll discover a dynamic culture of continuous improvement that extends to our people, one that offers numerous ways to expand your knowledge and advance your career. And because we are a global company, your work may also include world travel.


Our business is thriving. Our future is exciting. Your potential is unlimited.



Primary Objective:
The Software Product Owner represents the needs of the customer and the business to the software development team. The Software Product Owner is the role that connects Marketing and Product Management functions to the technical development team via product roadmaps, product requirements, and managing the product backlog. The Software Product Owner drives the vision for the product, makes trade-off decisions to provide the best value for the business, and ensures the product meets key market needs and delivers compelling customer value.


Major Areas of Accountability:
1. Provides product vision and direction to Agile development team and stakeholders.

2. Through voice-of-the-customer research and collaboration with subject matter experts, develop a keen understanding of customer wants and needs.

3. Collaborates with Product Management to develop product roadmaps aligned with strategic business goals.

4. Synthesize user requirements for new product development.

5. Works with technical team to translate user requirements into software requirements and user stories.

6. Provide a key leadership role on the Agile software development team by prioritizing the backlog of work according to business value.

7. Solves product-related problems, makes decisions, and completes trade-off analyses to meet business deliverable commitments.

8. Contributing to planning and estimating cross-functional product development efforts.

9. Participates in user acceptance testing of new products.

10. Champions, evangelizes, and represents the product and development team to business leadership.






Minimum Qualifications:
Education - Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related technical field

• 5 years of related work experience in product development or product management
• Familiarity with Agile/Scrum software development methodology
• Outstanding oral and written communication skills
• Ability to develop and maintain effective and productive working relationships with all levels of staff to deliver a common goal
• Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
• Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
• Self-starter, emerging, results oriented, and decisive
• Excellent organization and time management skills

Travel Requirements:
10% - 20% domestic travel



MTS Systems Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, creed, gender, gender identification, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, marital status or veteran status.

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