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Business Analyst, Product Development

Sigma Ratings

Sigma Ratings

IT, Product
New York, NY, USA · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, August 16, 2023

About Sigma
Sigma is an MIT-incubated and venture-backed global data and analytics firm that helps clients better manage risk that may impact credit, credibility and reputation. Sigma’s unique products leverage cutting-edge computer science and deep domain expertise to convert the world’s data into actionable insight that powers decision-making at global financial institutions, corporates and governments. Sigma’s culture is one that is highly collaborative and that prizes innovation and problem-solving.

Position Description
We are seeking an experienced, resourceful, organized, and highly motivated Product Owner in our New York City office (or remote) to take charge of the product planning and execution throughout the product life cycle. The Product Owner will be primarily responsible for managing business requirements for the development team.

Your Role

  • Understanding Needs: Work closely with stakeholders to gather, analyze, and prioritize business requirements.
  • Requirement Management: Write, update, and maintain requirements and estimates for the development team.
  • Collaboration with Development Team: Collaborate with the development team to ensure alignment on the vision, timelines, and priorities.
  • Tracking Progress: Monitor project progress, ensure that the team meets deadlines, and manage changes to project scope.
  • Stakeholder Communication: Regularly communicate progress, challenges, and successes with key stakeholders.

What We Seek

  • Strong Communication: Ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Problem-Solving Skills: Creative and analytical thinker with strong problem-solving skills.
  • Agile Experience: Comfortable working in an Agile software development environment.
  • Team Collaboration: Ability to foster a collaborative environment among team members.
  • Continuous Improvement Mindset: Willingness to continuously improve processes and practices.

Candidate Qualifications

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Business, or related field.
  • Experience: Minimum 3 years of experience as a Product Owner or in a similar role.
  • Skills: Excellent organizational skills, understanding of software development processes, familiarity with project management tools, and strong analytical abilities.

What We Offer

  • Unlimited opportunity to grow in a fast-growing company
  • Highly competitive compensation, company stock and commission
  • Collaborative team that deeply values innovation and problem-solving
  • Generous leave and work-from-home policies
  • Health and data insurance

Sigma is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are committed to fair hiring practices and to creating a welcoming environment for all team members. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, familial status or veteran status.