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The Hartford Commercial Lines Agile Product Owner in Charlotte, North Carolina

You are a driven and motivated problem solver ready to pursue meaningful work. You strive to make an impact every day & not only at work, but in your personal life and community too. If that sounds like you, then you've landed in the right place.

The Hartford is seeking an Agile Product Owner (APO) to support our middle and large commercial underwriting portfolio. The APO is a critical role that sets the priorities for 1-2 agile team(s), represents the voice of the customer, and links execution to the business vision. This role requires a high performing individual who is a thought leader able to balance multiple responsibilities and collaborate with multiple stakeholders.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead product execution for 1 or more agile team(s), depending on line of business

  • Pursue opportunities to mentor Associate APOs

  • Engage with business and technology stakeholders to identify product opportunities and implications

  • Stay current on internal, competitive, and industry technology trends to be a subject matter expert

  • Represent the voice of the customer to the agile team(s)

  • Articulate the product vision and roadmap to the agile team(s)

  • Guide the agile team(s) in determining sprint goals, linking execution activities to business intent

  • Manage the product backlog, breaking down features into stories and prioritizing stories to maximize business value.

  • Ensure the agile team(s) understand the items in the backlog and their business value

  • Partner with the Scrum Master, agile teams, Architects, APMs, Tech Leads, and business stakeholders to ensure solutions will deliver the business vision.

Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of experience in product-related role, digital, technology, or related field

  • Bachelor’s degree required

  • Experience in the insurance industry preferred

  • Knowledge of agile methodologies and frameworks such as Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), Scrum, Kanban, XP, etc.

  • Experience with agile lifecycle management tools (e.g., Rally, JIRA)

  • Experience with Excel, PowerPoint, and MS Teams preferred

  • Strong collaboration and influence skills, including ability to manage multiple stakeholders

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability understand audiences, tailor messages and influence outcomes

  • Self-motivated individual with demonstrated ability to handle multiple high-priority demands, manage expectations and achieve objectives

Compensation

The listed annualized base pay range is primarily based on analysis of similar positions in the external market. Actual base pay could vary and may be above or below the listed range based on factors including but not limited to performance, proficiency and demonstration of competencies required for the role. The base pay is just one component of The Hartford’s total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include short-term or annual bonuses, long-term incentives, and on-the-spot recognition. The annualized base pay range for this role is:

$93,120 - $139,680

Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity or Expression/Religion/Age

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Agile Product Owner - BA07DE


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