Ellucian Product Owner in Dublin, Ireland


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Product Owner

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•Creating a vision of what we are trying to achieve and conveying this to the development team.

•Writing user stories, acceptance criteria, grooming and prioritizing backlog.

•Ensuring the timely availability and accuracy of requirements, so the engineering teams can develop software as efficiently as possible.

•Understanding the dependencies between technology components and how they combine to deliver solutions to the end consumer and to the business.

•Balancing commercial needs against technical requirements and capabilities.

•Ensuring all solutions meet company-wide, requirements in terms of non-functional performance, security, compliance, social responsibility

•Work closely with peers in product, R&D and the wider Ellucian organisation to identify, design, estimate and prioritise change on the product roadmap.

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•5+ years working in a similar role in an Agile/Scrum product development environment

•Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, able to confidently present and influence senior management.

•Comfortable presenting and demonstrating product updates to an executive-level audience and other stakeholders

•Must be a team player who works well with technical and non-technical people

•Strong ability to communicate product vision and decisions across geographically distributed teams

•Ability to balance conflicting priorities – you will be required to work on multiple projects simultaneously

•Strong skills in planning, organization, scheduling, problem solving

•Experience working with a distributed development team.

•Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

•Self-motivated with strong decision-making skills.


Company Information:

Ellucian is the world’s leading provider of software, services and insight to higher education. Ellucian helps the higher education community—students, faculty, and staff—achieve their goals more efficiently, effectively, and with reduced risk. Ellucian’s comprehensive suite of software solutions includes student information systems (SIS), finance and HR systems, recruiting and retention systems, among other offerings. With more than 1,500 institutions subscribing to Ellucian’s cloud services and SaaS offerings, the company is one of the largest providers of cloud-based solutions. Ellucian also supports the higher education community with a range of professional services, such as application software implementation, training, education, and management consulting. More than 2,400 institutions in 40 countries rely on Ellucian to help enable the mission of higher education.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at Ellucian without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law.