• Massachusetts Medical Society
  • $146,240.00 -146,240.00/year*
  • Brighton , MA
  • Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations
  • Full-Time
  • 413 Market St


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Our Digital Business Transformation (DBX) is revamping the way we make decisions, set priorities, and use our technology systems to deliver content and other services to our customers. DBX initiatives include implementation of new content management systems (MarkLogic, Contentful), a new eCommerce platform (Magento), increasing our analytics and marketing capabilities with Adobe, and much more! We are fully invested in continuing NEJM's long-standing legacy as the world's premiere medical journal by becoming a truly digital company. To get there, we are investing in our people, our mobile and online products and our IT team by deploying the latest technology and modern cloud-based solutions. If you're seeking to grow your skills in a collaborative learning environment where new ideas are encouraged, this is the right place for you. The Massachusetts Medical Society is the statewide professional association for physicians and medical students. We are dedicated to educating and advocating for the patients and physicians of Massachusetts. We offer online CME courses and live events that award continuing medical education credits. The Society, under the auspices of NEJM Group, publishes the New England Journal of Medicine, a leading global medical journal and web site, and NEJM Journal Watch alerts and publications covering 12 specialties., The MMS has earned praise as one of the Top Places to Work in Massachusetts by The Boston Globe for the past 6 years in a row! The Globe surveys employees regarding their opinions about company leadership, benefits, ethics, values and culture, and recognizes those companies who receive high marks from their employees.

Product Owner
Tracking Code
4765
Job Description
Advance medical knowledge: That is the core of our mission here at the Massachusetts Medical Society, publishers of the New England Journal of Medicine! We're building our next generation of platforms to better serve our technical and customer needs. As the Product Owner, you will work with product managers and other business stakeholders to formulate product vision and strategy, develop a roadmap, and then translate product requirements into units of work that agile development teams use to create and modify deliverables. This role represents the business in the scrum team and works with user groups and stakeholders to determine features for each product release. The Product Owner must align the product and delivery teams around a common goal while aggressively managing stakeholder expectations.
Our Digital Business Transformation (DBX) is revamping the way we make decisions, set priorities, and use our technology systems to deliver content and other services to our customers. DBX initiatives include implementation of new content management systems (MarkLogic, Contentful), a new eCommerce platform (Magento), increasing our analytics and marketing capabilities with Adobe, and much more! We are fully invested in continuing NEJM's long-standing legacy as the world's premiere medical journal by becoming a truly digital company. To get there, we are investing in our people, our mobile and online products and our IT team by deploying the latest technology and modern cloud-based solutions. If you're seeking to grow your skills in a collaborative learning environment where new ideas are encouraged, this is the right place for you.
The Massachusetts Medical Society is the statewide professional association for physicians and medical students. We are dedicated to educating and advocating for the patients and physicians of Massachusetts. We offer online CME courses and live events that award continuing medical education credits. The Society, under the auspices of NEJM Group, publishes the New England Journal of Medicine, a leading global medical journal and web site, and NEJM Journal Watch alerts and publications covering 12 specialties.
Responsibilities:
1. Engage with business stakeholders to create, refine and prioritize team road map. Update road map as priorities change. Participate in regular presentations of road map to stakeholder groups.
2. Engage with stakeholders to develop user stories based on business and customer requirements. Turn stories into Jira tickets as epics, stories and tasks. Work with appropriate team members to refine and shape stories.
3. Maintain, prioritize and sequence the team backlog according to business value and in synch with the team road map.
4. Communicate Sprint goals prior to each sprint and in accordance with team road map and NEJM Group priorities.
5. Participate in daily scrums, sprint planning meetings, sprint reviews, retrospectives and other agile ceremonies.
6. Partner with the Scrum Master to track Sprint status, issues and risks.
7. Inspect team progress after each sprint and accept or reject work done. Make sure that incomplete work is assigned or reprioritized.
8. When appropriate lead new capability demonstrations for stakeholders and business leaders.
9. Meet regularly with Scrum Master and Functional Managers to evaluate team resources and advice on team members development.
10. Guide the teams in the use of agile/scrum best practices and values.
11. Work with other product owners, product managers and business partners to resolve cross-team issues, manage dependencies and address risks.
12. Manage ongoing relationship with outside software/services vendors working with the appropriate teams.
Required Experience
+ Bachelor's degree, or equivalent experience, and 5 or more years of related experience.
+ Minimum 3 years of experience working with digital products, preferably in the media industry.
+ Ability to define a set of requirements that address business challenges and identify technical and business changes required to address them.
+ Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and concisely across technology and business teams.
+ Understanding and work experience working in agile development methodologies.
+ Good problem solving and communication skills to analyze options and arrive at the optimal solution while building strong relationships and influencing other stakeholders.
+ Ability to address and resolve team conflict as well as build trust and respect in a team.
+ Excellent verbal and written skills to communicate with technical and non-technical individuals and to prepare project documentation.
Benefits:
Our generous benefits offerings include: 3 weeks of paid vacation, 6 personal days, 12 sick days, 12 paid holidays, medical and dental plans, 401(k) plans with company match, an onsite back-up childcare center, tuition assistance and more!
The MMS has earned praise as one of the Top Places to Work in Massachusetts by The Boston Globe for the past 6 years in a row! The Globe surveys employees regarding their opinions about company leadership, benefits, ethics, values and culture, and recognizes those companies who receive high marks from their employees.
Massachusetts Medical Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Min/Fem/Vet/Disabled
Job Location
Waltham, Massachusetts, United States
Position Type
Full-Time/Regular

+ Bachelor's degree, or equivalent experience, and 5 or more years of related experience. + Minimum 3 years of experience working with digital products, preferably in the media industry. + Ability to define a set of requirements that address business challenges and identify technical and business changes required to address them. + Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and concisely across technology and business teams. + Understanding and work experience working in agile development methodologies. + Good problem solving and communication skills to analyze options and arrive at the optimal solution while building strong relationships and influencing other stakeholders. + Ability to address and resolve team conflict as well as build trust and respect in a team. + Excellent verbal and written skills to communicate with technical and non-technical individuals and to prepare project documentation.

Our generous benefits offerings include: 3 weeks of paid vacation, 6 personal days, 12 sick days, 12 paid holidays, medical and dental plans, 401(k) plans with company match, an onsite back-up childcare center, tuition assistance and more!



* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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