Posted on: March 25, 2020
The Product Owner (PO) we're looking to hire resides within the
HR Domain and is a member of the extended Product Management team
and crucial member of the Agile Team. PO owns the Team / Sprint
backlog representing the single source of truth the Product &
Technology team and is the single point of contact to the Dev team
and Customer team for user story details associated to Workday
continuous delivery workstream(s). PO is responsible for defining
and refining user stories and prioritizing the Agile Team backlog
to streamline the execution of Workday SaaS Platform while
maintaining conceptual and technical integrity of features for the
The PO also is aware of modern software development, integration
and delivery practices using DevOps and Agile methodologies. In
this capacity, the PO remains highly available to the Dev teams
during each iteration (sprint) in order to answer real-time
questions and provide clarity to user stories. PO also drives user
story refinement activities ensuring Team backlog contains 2
iterations worth of 'ready' work for Dev team. These two functions
are critical to enabling Dev teams to improve and maintain high
velocity/productivity in iteration (sprint) execution.
PO also has a significant role in quality control and is the only
team member empowered to accept stories as done, ensuring the
acceptance criteria has been met. This role has significant
relationships and responsibilities outside their specific Agile
team, including working with Product Management, who is responsible
for the Product (Program) Backlog, to prepare for the Program
Increment (PI) Planning meeting (Big Room Planning).
- Coordinates and functional scope analysis and detailed solution
design of the processes/systems within domain. Partners across
domain IT teams for alignment and impact analysis.
- Proactively reviews domain for risk and mitigations before they
become critical. Continually keeps stakeholders, management and
project managers informed of team activities and work-plan
- Leads issue resolution efforts to help eliminate or reduce
scheduling or budget impacts.
- Collaborate with business and IT partner teams to refine and
define business capability and technology roadmaps, provides
education on potential process and system solution options, and
drives business/IT investigation of emerging strategic
- Facilitates sessions to solicit and document requirements (e.g.
creation of user stories).
Business and Technical Execution
- Develops understanding of customer experience, especially at a
tactical and transaction level.
- Builds and maintains Agile (Scrum / Sprint) team backlog, with
input from the customer, Product Managers, System
Architect/Engineering and other stakeholders (team backlog consists
mostly of user stories, it also includes defects and
- Collaborates with Agile team and stakeholders to write user
stories and requirements that include acceptance criteria and
acceptance tests, typically for 1 or 2 (max) Agile / Scrum
- Reviews and prioritizes Agile Team backlog for Iteration
(Sprint) Planning, including coordination of dependencies with
other Product Owners.
- Primary resource (and source of truth / single point of
contact) to Technical (Dev) team and Customer team for user story
details. Highly available to technical team during iteration
(sprint) in order to answer real-time questions and provide clarity
to user stories.
- Manages and maintains the efficient flow of just-in-time story
elaboration activities (user story refinement) throughout team
execution, typically maintaining 2 iterations(sprints) worth user
stories available and ready in team backlog.
- Works across Agile teams to define and implement improvement
stories that will increase velocity and quality of the
- Accountable and responsible for user story quality and
performance in production environment.
- Supports and helps Technical Product Managers create and manage
product vision and technical roadmap, primarily related to working
- 4-7 years experience in a Product Management, Product Owner,
Business Analyst, or Software Engineer role.
- 2-4 years experience delivering software with Agile Scrum
methodologies and other commonly used tools.
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