Product Owner

Product · Grand Rapids, Michigan
Department Product
Employment Type Full-Time

Product Owner

Are you an experienced Product Owner looking for a new challenge and an opportunity to further advance your skills and career in a great working environment?

If you are a highly motivated individual with a genuine interest in technology and have a passion for delivering cutting-edge products, we have the perfect job for you!

We are seeking a strong software Product Owner to work with our team to deliver the best-in-class software solutions to our innovative and industry-leading products.


Job Responsibilities


  • Take the lead of scrum teams as the Product Owner
  • Provide vision and direction to the Agile development team and stakeholders throughout the project and create requirements 
  • Ensure that the team always has an adequate amount of prior prepared tasks to work on
  • Plan and prioritize the product feature backlog and development for the product
  • Define product vision, road-map and growth opportunities 
  • Assess value, develop cases, and prioritize stories, epics, and themes to ensure work focuses on those with maximum value that are aligned with product strategy
  • Provide backlog management, iteration planning, and elaboration of the user stories
  • Work closely with Product Management to create and maintain a product backlog according to business value or ROI
  • Lead the planning of product releases plans and set the expectation for delivery of new   functionalities
  • Provide an active role in mitigating impediments impacting successful team completion of Release/Sprint Goals
  • Research and analyze market, the users, and the roadmap for the product
  • Follow our competitors and the industry 
  • Keep abreast with Agile/Scrum best practices and new trends


This may be the job for you if:


  • Previous working experience as a Product Owner
  • 4-year degree in Computer Science, Engineering or similar relevant field
  • In-depth knowledge of Agile process and principles 
  • Outstanding communication, presentation, and leadership skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Sharp analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Creative thinker with a vision
  • Attention to details

Why should you apply?

  • Become a member of a #PeopleFirst organization that believes in instilling excellence in the people who make up our team; 
  • Work with collaborative colleagues who seek out and value each other’s input and feedback;
  • Strong leadership who believe in creating enormous and measurable value for our Customers.


Key Benefits:

  • Competitive Salary Package
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and STD Insurance
  • 4% 401(k) Employer Match
  • Generous PTO and Work/Life Synergy
  • Learning and Career Development Opportunities


About SalesPad

With more than 100 employees, SalesPad is one of West Michigan’s largest, fastest-growing software companies. We’re seeking the self-motivated, the hard-working, the problem-solvers, and the dedicated to join our team of experts. We're focused on helping businesses grow, expand, or reshape how they do things by approaching each and every problem with energy, creativity, and confidence. Ingenuity, adaptation, and evolution are at the core for us at SalesPad.

Our Grand Rapids-based headquarters is focused on helping change the way organizations do business through our software products, customizations, expertise, and support. Our enterprise software solutions work with leading business applications, Intuit QuickBooks, Intacct, and Microsoft Dynamics GP, and integrate with a wide range of apps and platforms. SalesPad has been in the business of helping manufacturing and distribution companies increase productivity and efficiency since 2003. We got our start when a small business owner tasked a software developer with transforming a pile of clipboards and legal pads into a streamlined, efficient inventory management system. We have been sharing ideas and innovating ever since.

At SalesPad, we're always looking for talented individuals to join our team of professionals. We believe our success is built on the abilities of our employees, and we strive to create a challenging and rewarding environment where all individuals are respected and encouraged to grow. Reach out to us today!

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  • Location
    Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Department
    Product
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time