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Product Owner
Syracuse, New York  |  Hybrid, Onsite
Direct Hire Position
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Applied on May 21, 2022
Job Id #54582 Posted March 3, 2022

Key Accountabilities

  • Operate as product owner/lead in an Agile delivery team;
  • Support PI Planning efforts with story definition, clarification and defining objectives;
  • Engage with Business Process Engineering and Information Technology stakeholders to maintain team backlog and iteration planning;
  • Generate detailed user stories from backlog to support appropriate acceptance criteria;
  • Complete acceptance story completion to ensure the solution meets business acceptance criteria and meets quality standards
  • Work cross-functionally to define and align enablers required to drive technology decisions and support user stories.
  • Align with broader Program Management Office, Business Process Engineering and Information Technology teams to meet program milestones and regulatory commitments

Supervisory/Interpersonal- Experience Required

  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong leadership skills with demonstrated experiencing leading cross-functional programs
  • Demonstrated ability in relationship/stakeholder management to ensure mutually beneficial business outcomes
  • Demonstrated ability work cooperatively with contracted vendor teams to assure expected outcomes are achieved


  • Bachelor's degree and/or equivalent working experience in relevant business focus (Customer front office, Customer back office, Customer Marketing) preferred
  • Experience working in Agile delivery teams, Product Owner/Lead experience preferred
  • Experience working in large transformational programs, with strong technical or business knowledge
  • Understanding of Agile methodologies (Scrum, SAFe, etc.)
  • Proficiency in all Microsoft Office tools, Teams, Sharepoint; JIRA preferred


Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.


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