Product Owner

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Join Our Team!

This is an exciting opportunity to join Nexgen Packaging as a Product Owner! You will lead and guide development while being a representative for our Nexgen platform. At Nexgen Packaging we are building a team of talented, experienced, and creative individuals! We embrace independent thinking self-starters who are looking to be part of a hard-working team that enjoys what they do. We are committed to investing in our employees’ growth and creating career opportunities for everyone at Nexgen. If this sounds like a team you’d like to join, then let’s meet!

We are changing how companies leverage technology to manufacture and manage supply chain. We have created a software platform to optimize, organize, and digitize customers’ portfolios. Considered the industry’s leading technology platform, over 10,000 brands and manufacturers globally use the Nexgen platform. Our customers include both traditional retailers like Converse, J Crew, Chico’s, and Kate Spade and emerging companies like StitchFix, Bonobos, and Fabletics that are changing the retail landscape.

Our Commitment to You:

We will provide a space that:

  • Embraces forward thinking,
  • Values employees’ contribution,
  • Drives personal growth, and
  • Recognizes the value of quality of work and quality of life.

We love to see our employees grow, embrace the entrepreneurial spirit, and demonstrate a willingness to contribute to our company’s successes. We are committed to providing rewarding experiences and helping our employees achieve their career and personal goals.

Product Owner

Nexgen is seeking an experienced Product Owner to guide the development of commercial SaaS solution. The SaaS platform is a mission critical supply chain management solution used by global organizations to run their enterprise. This is an incredible opportunity for an individual with combination of technical and product development experience. If you demonstrate a good understanding of commercial software product design, are technically fluent and passionate about creating products then this a position for you!

As a Product Owner, you will drive incremental product releases, via disciplined Agile development Processes, working with software development teams. You are responsible for identifying business priorities and guiding the product design by representing the voice of the customer. Critical to the success of this role is delivery of the function and feature set measured by overall product quality, usability and customer adoption.

Responsibilities

  • Identify business challenges, design solutions, set priorities and guide product development
  • Create detail user stories by collaborating with stakeholder, develop and maintain a prioritized backlog
  • Work with development teams to ensure that they understand requirements and scope for each feature
  • Actively participate in the agile process and clear any ambiguity impacting successful delivery
  • Track full life cycle of feature / functionality from design through QA and release
  • Develop detail product requirements / specifications, design documents, UI mock ups, test cases and user documentation
  • Assist with development of marketing materials, white papers and articulate customer benefits of product offering

Ideally, We’d Like You to Have:

Required Skills/ Experience 

  • 5+ years of experience delivering successful commercial software products
  • Demonstrated ability to guide commercial SaaS product offering in an Agile development environment
  • SaaS product experience including understanding of SaaS models, architecture & cloud platform
  • Ability to break down complex business problems and design elegant solution with a keen sense towards product usability incorporating UX / UI design principles
  • Experience collaborating with globally distributed development teams
  • Prior hands-on experience with software development or product management for supply chain commercial solutions is a plus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to adapt your communication style for the audience
  • Ability to identify solutions to business challenges; grasp industry, business and technology trends

Education Qualification:

  • Minimum BA/BS degree required

About Us:

A team of four entrepreneurs and industry veterans founded Nexgen in 2006. They knew they could build a great company that could help retailers with their branding solutions by leveraging state-of-the-art technology, exceptional employees, and an outstanding work environment. We pride ourselves on exceeding customers’ expectations by listening to their needs and executing on our commitments. This approach has led to industry-leading growth for Nexgen and our team. Since our founding we have grown to over 600 employees globally, with shipments of over 3 billion products a year!

 

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • ASP.NETFrameworks

Location

Our company is in a trendy area, minutes from Oak Brook and Yorktown shopping locations. Plus, the office is close to all major expressways.

What are Nexgen Packaging Perks + Benefits

Nexgen Packaging Benefits Overview

We are committed to providing flexible requirements ensuring our employees have a great work/life balance! We additionally offer medical, dental, vision benefits along with a competitive 401(K) program.

Culture
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Nexgen Packaging's 401(K) retirement plan offers a broad selection of stocks, bonds and international index funds to choose from.
401(K) Matching
Acme Co. provides employees with a 401(k) matching plan managed by [provider]. We match 25% of contributions up to 6% of an employee's annual gross pay.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Acme Co. provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Summer hours, Flexible start and end times.
Family Medical Leave
Employees who have been with the company for 12 months are eligible for 4 weeks of family medical leave.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Parking
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
Cross functional training encouraged
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