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Product Owner Software – Microbiology - Limerick

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Limerick
Date: 29/08/2018
Job Reference: 96062

Job Description

Contact: Karl Lippett
Telephone: 086 1070950

Product Owner Software – Microbiology
Our client, a medical device company in Limerick is currently looking to recruit a Product Owner Software – Microbiology for their site.

Job Description
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Work with marketing, program management, R&D functions and other stakeholders to identify solutions to customer needs and develop concepts for features and products. Gather input from other internal functions such as Service, UX, Marketing, Sales, and Regulatory
  • Represent Voice of Customer for the development team
  • Work with product management and other stakeholders to define and prioritize stories in the solution backlog
  • Turn capabilities into features and features into stories
  • Create, refine and prioritize team backlog
  • Work with Scrum team to determine the best method to break down work items
  • Work closely with the technical leads to prioritize the work backlog
  • Create metrics to help report on performance and forecast upcoming work
  • Communicate to key stakeholders the overall progress of product delivery
  • Demonstrate finished work to stakeholders
  • Review product documentation (internal and external) and test cases

Education and Experience
  • BS degree in Microbiology, Biomedical Engineering or a related Engineering discipline
  • Minimum 4 years of experience in microbiology or analytical systems of similar complexity
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant industry experience in a regulated environment
  • Experience in a microbiology or other hospital lab environment

Knowledge and Skills
  • Demonstrated creative and innovative problem solving ability
  • Effective interpersonal, leadership, and influencing skills especially the ability to gain acceptance from others without harming relationships
  • Good project-management and organization skills
  • Strategic thinker
  • Experience with software and systems development lifecycles
  • Experience in an FDA-regulated environment preferred
  • Experience with and understanding of LIS, EHR or medical software
  • Knowledge of Quality Systems Regulations, ISO guidelines and good laboratory practices
  • Experience in Agile Scrum software development processes a plus but not required
  • Attention to detail

For further information on this Product Owner Software – Microbiology role in Limerick please contact Karl Lippett on 086 1070950 /

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