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Product Owner (Internal Systems)
Title:Product Owner (Internal Systems)
Department:Internal Systems Development
Location:Houston, TX
Location      Houston, TX
Type             Regular, Full Time
Pay rate      Commensurate with experience
Travel          Periodic local and overnight travel


The Product Owner I is the single person responsible for effectively managing the development of new software features. They focus the team to work on issues that maximize the return on investment. The person in this role will champion the product, facilitate decisions, and has the final say on releasable projects. 

These are the essential duties required of the position
  • Participates in defining project vision with the Development Program Director; communicates this vision with the development team
  • Coordinates communication between the development team and stakeholders regarding goals, requirements and business need
  • Works with Director of SDI to determine on which project(s) the team should be working
  • Assesses the business value of feature requests, product, and technical requirements; prioritizes work according to the value assessment
  • Creates, grooms, and prioritizes backlogs
  • Arbitrator of project requirement questions
  • Ensures Development Team works to achieve a potentially shippable product at end of the sprint; decides whether to ship or continue development with the help of the Director of SDI
  • Adheres to the policies and procedures of the company
  • Exemplifies to cPanel’s Core Values of Integrity, Respect, Collaboration, and Follow-Through

These are the skills, requirements, and experience we require
  • Communication skills - able to effectively transfer thoughts and express ideas orally or verbally in individual or group situations; presents oneself clearly and articulately when speaking; checks for understanding
  • Problem Solving skills - able to take a logical approach to address problems or opportunities or manage the situation at hand by drawing on one’s knowledge and experience bases
  • Time Management - able to manage work time in such a manner that ensures the accomplishment of specific objectives; sets priorities, goals, and timetables to achieve maximum productivity
  • Attention to Detail - able to accomplish a task with concern for all the areas involved, carefully monitoring the detail and quality of own work
  • Results Oriented - has a concern for achieving or surpassing results against an internal or external standard or objective
  • Interpersonal skills - able to get along with others effectively
  • Conflict resolution - able to bring disagreements into the open and attempts to manage them collaboratively
  • Travel - Occasional overnight travel 

Eligibility Requirements:
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 1 year of experience within an Agile environment required
  • Must have familiarity with LAMP
  • Must have some experience and familiarity with business acumen

In return for all the above, we offer the following:
Competitive Salary
Full Health, Vision, and Dental coverage
Flexible Spending Account
Free on-site lunch
Paid Vacation
Tuition Reimbursement
Casual Working Environment
401K Matching

EEO Statement

At our company, we take great pride in our diverse and talented workforce. We recognize that our continued success as a company depends largely on the collective strengths of our employees.

cPanel provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, childbirth, physical disability, mental disability, age, military status or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran, marital status, registered domestic partner or civil union status, gender (including sex stereotyping and gender identity or expression), medical condition (including, but not limited to, cancer related or HIV/AIDS related) or sexual orientation in accordance with applicable federal, state and local law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to hiring, placement, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.  Privacy is taken seriously at cPanel, Inc. Information submitted is kept internally and not shared with third parties.

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