Company Overview :
At SproutLoud our people and culture are central to our success. You’ll find an environment that is 100% jerk free, where people share the values of putting clients first, being accountable, caring about your team and the quality of your work, inspiring others, and growing in your level of expertise and professional development.
Perhaps that's why for two years running (in both 2018 and 2019), we are ranked among the Top Work Places by the Sun Sentinel.
SproutLoud is a Software plus Services platform that services the local marketing needs of large organizations. Called Through-
Channel Marketing Automation (TCMA), we help our clients manage their brands and distribute their marketing resources locally -
through sales channels, franchisees, chain-retail locations, dealer networks, value-added reseller (VAR) programs, and field employees / offices -
with a comprehensive distributed marketing solution. SproutLoud solutions manage brand compliance, increase speed to market, automate manual tasks, and provide robust reporting and business intelligence.
Identified by Forrester Research in 2018 as the Third Stage for sales and marketing leaders, SproutLoud is on the forefront of the TCMA industry.
We need a great team to help us execute - so come join us!
The Product Owner is responsible for identifying and managing product requirements, prioritizing engineering team’s work on features and bugs, and supporting feature launch and rollout processes.
He / she holds the vision that will be executed by the agile team. The Product Owner is also responsible for understanding and developing fleshed out features with product management, working with the engineering team during grooming sessions to translate those features into user stories, and validating the feature before release.
He / she has the ability to shape the future of our products through his / her insights, analysis and ability to communicate and realize a vision.
Serve as a primary point of contact for one or more of our development Agile teams
Create, maintain, prioritize and sequence the team backlog according to business value and existing commitments
Work with the Product and User Experience teams to provide detailed guidance and prioritization during the product development process in an Agile environment
Assist with the elaboration of Epics, and Features into user stories that are granular enough to be achieved in a single sprint
Assist the product, engineering, and scrum team during regular ceremonies : feature review, grooming, sprint plans and demos by being the voice of the customer and communicating the value behind each product and prioritization decision
Inspect the product progress at the end of every Sprint to accept or reject work done
Conduct user acceptance testing on features and bug fixes before they are released, ensuring the high quality of products that are being delivered to customers
Communicate to Leadership, Customer Success, Support and other stakeholders rollout plans, feature details and bug status updates
Conduct stakeholder product training
Maintain compliant product documentation per SproutLoud standards
Highly independent and can make key decisions and judgments on own
Qualifications and Skills
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Sciences or Business
At least 5 years of software product experience, preferably in a SaaS environment
Demonstrated success defining and launching excellent products
High energy, can-do attitude with willingness to do what it takes to get things done
Highly quantitative, analytical and business-minded
Ability to solve complex problems in an organized way and assist others
Extraordinary attention to detail, including ability to anticipate likely outcomes / assess risks
Comfortable working closely with Engineering and experience with Agile development teams
Superior communication skills, both verbal and written - and ability to communicate effectively with senior leadership
Not required, but would be a plus :
Knowledge of e-commerce, multichannel commerce, online retailing, website user experience, website testing and other marketing strategies
Project management experience in an agile environment
Benefits and Perks
At SproutLoud, we continue to cultivate an environment that aspires to be one of the best places to work - period. SproutLoud pays the full cost of some benefit programs with our team members.
Benefits include health-care coverage (Poliza de Seguro Sura), transportation / parking benefit, maternity and paternity benefits, professional development, generous paid time off (PTO) policy, employee and client referral programs, and wellness initiatives.
We also have fun along the way - a partially paid gym membership, community involvement events, creative recognition programs, breakfast Fridays, BBQ / picnic summers, annual kick off events, monthly happy hours / team building activities, casual dress code, etc.
And because we believe in keeping the innovative spirit alive over the long haul, we provide a paid four-week sabbatical leave after every sixth year of service for team members to recharge, renew and reboot.
Having a career at SproutLoud means you are on a team that helps each other win. You will be in an environment that is 100% jerk-
free, and share values with others who are accountable, care, inspire, elevate and grow. Come grow with SproutLoud!