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Solution Owner
JO-2104-11213
Phoenix
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Who You’ll Work With

Our Business Advisory Services teams help organizations of all kinds redefine what’s possible, give shape to the future—and get there. We focus on high-impact projects, meeting our clients where they are to uncover business needs and deliver results. Our teams go beyond the expected to help clients move confidently through ambiguity and risk and drive more transformative outcomes.


Slalom is seeking a talented, experienced Solution Owner to work as the software delivery expert for solutions. As a Solution Owner you will lead software delivery teams and be the liaison between Product Ownership, Project Governance, and the Development/Implementation Teams. Working independently, you are capable of leading by role or influence, as well as fulfilling or supporting many different roles on an iterative software development team including Project Manager, Scrum Master, Quality Analyst, Business Analyst, or Functional Analyst. Your primary responsibilities include working with clients to understand their business requirements, building and maintaining the product backlog, and successfully leading agile projects through their respective lifecycles.


What You’ll Do

  • Define and work within an agile project governance framework (e.g. establish team cadence, run Scrum ceremonies, facilitate backlog refinement sessions, etc.)
  • Lead the agile software delivery team, handle issues and mitigate risks
  • Be the functional and subject matter authority for the solution being developed for the client
  • Work with the Product Owner to define the product by identifying requirements and thinking critically about what will make it successful; write user stories that effectively communicate the Product Owner’s requirements and that are easily consumed by software development teams
  • Collaborate with the engineering team, in particular the Solution Architect, to define and validate the technical approach, strategy and deliverables for the project
  • Lead, facilitate and attend meetings; provide project status reporting to management; assist with testing scenarios, and validate results
  • Prepare and deliver client presentations and work products/prototypes
  • Perform technical analysis to determine present and future business performance

What You’ll Bring

  • 6-10 years of consulting experience in Agile Software development as a Project, Product or Program Manager
  • Experience in all phases of product, software, and testing lifecycles
  • Ability to serve as a liaison between both business and technical teams to drive effective, timely solutions that fulfil both strategic and operational needs
  • Skills defining and documenting business and functional requirements for ongoing system improvement initiatives in iterative software development environments
  • You can employ strong investigative, analytical and interpersonal communication skills, with the ability to work independently or as part of a team
  • Demonstrated strong knowledge in software delivery: Agile, Scrum, Kanban, SAFe, XP and Lean
  • Experience leading all Agile ceremonies including: sprint planning, review, demo, and stand-up sessions
  • Ability to actively identify risks, and drive action to mitigate and resolve issues
  • A real passion for building software solutions with state of the art technology
  • You embrace challenging situations and enjoy solving complex problems
  • Strong organizational skills and the capability to interpret and handle a vast array of information
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or other related technical field


About Us

Slalom is a modern consulting firm focused on strategy, technology, and business transformation. In 39 markets around the world, Slalom's teams have autonomy to move fast and do what's right. They are backed by regional innovation hubs, a global culture of collaboration, and partnerships with the world's top technology providers. Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Seattle, Slalom has organically grown to over 8,000 employees. Slalom has been named one of Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For five years running and is regularly recognized by employees as a best place to work. Learn more at slalom.com. 


Slalom prides itself on helping team members thrive in their work and life. As a result, Slalom is proud it invest in benefits that include: meaningful time off and paid holidays, parental leave, 401(k) with a match, a range of choices for highly subsidized health, dental, & vision coverage, adoption and fertility assistance, and short/long-term disability. We also offer additional benefits such as a yearly $350 reimbursement account for any well-being related expenses as well as discounted home, auto, and pet insurance.


Slalom is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veterans status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. 


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