ECS is seeking a seasoned Product Owner who can help lead and support multiple software development teams focused on building advanced learning technologies. This is a hybrid role, as the Product Owner is also expected to perform the Scrum Ceremonies; you will utilize communication, technical, and organization skills to manage requirements, remove impediments, enhance collaboration, and ensure that the team delivers value to the customer. Your primary objective is to ensure that the team produces the highest quality software possible providing tangible value to customers. You must demonstrate the ability to coach a software development team effectively in an agile environment. The Product Owner reports directly to Project Management Office Supervisor. This position is in support of the ECS Orlando Operations location but can be performed remotely as necessary.

  • Schedule and facilitate meetings using formal scrum practices which includes daily scrum (standups), sprint planning, sprint demos, retrospectives, etc.)
  • Coach and guide the development team to ensure Agile practices are followed
  • Properly manage the backlog as the Product Owner and aid Development team in determining suitable commitments and scheduling for sprints
  • Foster a culture of collaboration, creativity and innovation while removing impediments and protecting the team from outside interruptions/distractions and address team dynamics, resolve conflict, and identify resource constraints
  • Primary contact for product-related queries and an ambassador for the product internally and externally
  • Serve as voice of the client and liaise with relevant teams and stakeholders
  • Develop appropriately detailed specifications for the product features so they are clearly understood by the development teams
  • Serve as voice of the client and liaise with relevant teams and stakeholders
  • Ensure scheduled deliverables timelines are successfully met (milestones, software releases)
  • Identify, Gather, and Manage requirements and features throughout the project lifecycle
  • Contribute to Project Control Monitoring including maintaining schedules and budgets (working closely with Project Controller, Project Coordinator, and PMO Supervisor)
  • Schedule timely quality control (testing) and coordinate with the QA Team and management
  • Contribute to Continual Process Improvement for Project Lifecycle Processes, Procedures, and Workflows



  • Must be a US Citizen and able to qualify for a US DoD Security Clearance
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 3-5 years of Agile development experience
  • Agile certifications such as Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO)
  • Excellent Interpersonal and Communication Skills, both oral and written, for technical and non-technical audiences
  • Exceptional understanding of Product Ownership to manage requirements and tasks to deliver a superior product for end users
  • Experience with Software Development and/or Game Development Teams with an understanding of software development and software quality disciplines
  • Strong understanding of Scrum and Kanban principles
  • Passion for leading Scrum teams to continually improve quality and delivery
  • Strong Leadership Qualities while being a Team Player
  • Keen Attention to Detail and Organizational Skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Microsoft Project