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Digital Product Owner Specialist

Job Location: WA - Seattle

Regional Description: West

Job Number: 00526948


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Accenture Digital
The digital revolution is changing everything, transforming how we work and play.  Are you reacting to the disruption each day or are you leading the way as a digital disrupter? Accenture Digital is driving these exciting changes and bringing them to life across 40 industries in more than 120 countries.  At the forefront of digital, you’ll create it, own it and make it a reality for clients looking to better serve their connected customers and operate always-on enterprises.  Join us and become an integral part of our experienced digital team with the credibility, expertise and insight clients depend on.  
Accenture Interactive
Accenture Digital is powered by three practices – Interactive, Mobility and Analytics.  Accenture Interactive helps the world’s leading brands delight their customers and deliver superior business performance and customer experiences.  As part of Accenture Interactive Delivery, you’ll balance art and science to create award-winning digital experiences for today’s connected consumers through integrated and dynamic solutions that incorporate strategy, marketing, creative and technology.
Role Summary:
As the product owner you’re the team level representative for the customer and stakeholder; you’re main job is to ensure that value (as defined by the customer and stakeholder) is delivered by the development team. You’re goal is to deliver and implement priority features as defined by the program backlog – vision and delivered through the team backlog. Your job is to deliver the program feature by breaking features into manageable pieces of work with the end user in mind – these pieces of work are known as user stories and enablers and are then executed by the development team. As product owner, you’re responsible for accepting, and rejecting user stories on behalf of the end user.
Role Description
  • Solution, technology, and team facing
  • Collocated with development team
  • Owns Team Backlog and implementation; Contributes to Vision & Program Backlog
  • Drives Iteration Goals and Iteration content via prioritized Stories
  • Establishes Story acceptance criteria, accepts Stories
  • Address inquires from the development team regarding Stories & acceptance criteria
  • Coordinates dependencies and fosters collaboration
  • Implements and delivers value
  • Act as single voice for the Customer and stakeholders
  • Responsible for final decision on scope and content at the Team Level
  • Usually reports indirectly to a Product Manager
  • 3+ years of experience as a Product Owner in an Agile delivery environment
  • 1+ year experience in a consulting/client facing role
  • 1+ years of experience using agile software such as Rally, Jira. 
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Travel Required
SET YOURSELF APART: Preferred Skills
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with driving and applying user-centered design processes while working collaboratively with customers, along with cross-functional teams including engineering, product management, and user research
  • Expert knowledge of design and prototyping tools such as Axure or Sketch
  • Experience creating specifications and style guides to supplement prototypes and wireframes for our implementation partners
  • Ability to deliver designs in an Agile development model
  • Proficient in a variety of methods to convey ideas and concepts (e.g. storyboards, wireframes, prototypes, etc)
  • Ability to create assets within design systems including defining what, when, and how components should be used across applications
  • Strong influencing, negotiation and communication skills (written, verbal, presentation)
  • Must be organized, analytical, and dynamic
  • Experience in data driven design a plus
  • Seek out opportunities for self-development.
  • Effectively manage administration such as time reporting, expense submission etc.
  • Engage with and work within changing multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Develop and maintain open honest and trusting relationships.
  • Continually strive to exceed client expectations.
  • Communicate in a clear, consistent and transparent manner.
  • Adhere to procedures relating to the proper use and care of equipment & materials provided.
  • Your entrepreneurial spirit and vision will be rewarded, and your success will fuel opportunities for career advancement
  • You’ll make a difference for some pretty impressive clients. Accenture serves many of the Fortune Global 100 on high-profile projects
  • Opportunities to learn daily through training, assignments and collaboration with experts across the company
  • Access to leading-edge technology
  • Along with a competitive salary, Accenture offers a comprehensive package that includes generous paid time off, 401K match and an employee healthcare plan
Now is the time to become a digital disrupter. The opportunity is here—what’s stopping you from pursuing it?
Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).
Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration. 
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