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Product Owner

Apex Systems Richmond Contractor
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Job Title: Product Manager- Mid/Senior

This product owner will help to “run the engine” so to speak, while focusing on the modernization of systems. We are looking for someone who can bolster the existing product teams, instill Agile habits, and apply strong skills in story writing.

The ideal candidate will have experience with:

  • AWS
  • IBM MQ
  • Modern databases & data structures: i.e. Aurora or Postgres
  • Writing stories in Gherkin
  • Jira
  • Managing 1-2 engineering teams at a time
  • Proficiency in delivery metrics
  • Managing burndowns & follow ups with senior leadership
  • Managing 1-2 engineering teams JIRA Communication is key here and being very organized

Must Haves:

  • Strong background in Product Management (not executive or senior level, 5-10  years preferred); managing multiple engineering teams at a time
  • Must have familiarity modern databases (aurora or postgres)
  • Exposure to AWS environment
  • Proficiency with Jira, Agile methodology, managing burndowns: Structure is huge!

Nice to Haves:

  • Experience writing in Gherkin methodology
  •  IBM MQ experience

We need to see strong Product Owners!!

  • They need to be seasoned
  • Will be working with engineers
  • Agile environment
  • Need to have good story writing skills
  • Will be managing impediment
  • Need to be highly motivated
  • Be a strong leader and able to bond with the team

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Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178


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Apex Systems is a division of the 2nd largest IT staffing and services firm in North America. From consulting to staff augmentation, we connect top tech talent with great companies in all industries.


Apex earned Inavero’s Best of Staffing™ Client Diamond and Talent Awards for providing superior service to clients and job seekers, putting the company in the top 2 percent of all U.S. staffing agencies.


We take the time to understand a candidate’s talents and needs to ensure a good match with companies for contract, contract-to-hire, and direct hire positions. Each recruiter within Apex is focused on a specific skill area within infrastructure, applications, and project management. This focused discipline enables our local recruiters to work directly with our candidate’s and focus their talent on the right position at the right time.


We serve Fortune 500, mid-market, and emerging companies from a wide variety of industries, including communications, energy, financial services, government services, healthcare, technology, and utilities. 


Apex has branches in over 70 locations across the U.S. and Canada and more than 1,000 employees dedicated to supporting the needs of our clients and contract team members. Visit www.apexsystems.com to find a local branch or connect with an Account Manager or Recruiter.

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