Careers At Switchbox, Inc.

 

Technical Product Owner [Full Time]

 

The location for this role, while temporarily remote, is in Upper Arlington, Ohio--part of the Columbus metropolitan area.

 

Job Description:

Switchbox Inc. is a growing Columbus based web application development company. We are always searching for qualified individuals who are looking for a long-term position in a fast paced environment. Ideal candidates are strong team players, possess the ability to work one-on-one with clients and also contribute to the growing culture of our company. To be considered you must have strong problem solving skills, an eagerness to learn new skills, and be a strong communicator. 

 

The Technical Product Owner will bring to market complex, customer-driven digital products, and services. You’ll lead digital products to completion while ensuring the customer experience and business goals remain front and center. You’ll be engaged in all aspects of product delivery; from defining and documenting product direction and technical requirements to ensuring delivery and a successful launch.

 

Primary Skills:

  • Work with the Development Team to develop, maintain, and groom the product feature technical backlog.
  • Oversee the daily sprint process, run standups with the Development Team, and oversee the technical aspects of product delivery.
  • Work with development teams to obtain estimates, create timelines, and project implementation.
  • Ability to write user stories and acceptance criteria.
  • Ability to demonstrate an understanding of both technical and business concepts and the ability to translate between the two.
  • Ability to develop working relationships at all levels and job functions of an organization.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Technical aptitude and a native interest in problem solving.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to build effective relationships with internal team members and foster collaboration.
  • A strong sense of initiative with a desire to improve processes and contribute to future product development.
  • Ability to adapt to rapidly shifting priorities in a fast ­paced environment, respond quickly to changing business needs, maintain attention to detail, and complete quality projects on time.
  • Excellent planning, organizational, and time management skills.
  • Must have strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Facilitate regular calls; document and carry out action items.
  • Ability to adapt and be flexible while maintaining the appropriate level of control.
  • Strong analytical skills used to identify problems, resolve issues, and report on velocity.
  • Test features completed by developers and QA before demoing them to the client.
  • Needs to be detail oriented and make sure to fulfill features listed per scope.
  • You can read job postings and actually answer the questions below (hint, hint)

 

Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Minimum of 2 years of Product Management experience
  • Experience in technical support, project management, technical sales, or consultancy roles
  • Experience with Project Management software and agile development practices 
  • Proven experience partnering with cross functional teams to deliver for clients
  • Experience in an Agile delivery model developing and managing a product backlog
  • Basic proficiency of programming languages and database skills is a plus, such as .NET C#, SQL Server, SQL Management Studio
  • Scrum Master Certification is a plus

 

Compensation:

Full-time pay with benefits (Health Insurance, Vision Insurance, Dental Insurance, 401k, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Days, Paid Holidays, Paid Education/Personal Development).

The Occasional free pizza and other fun internal meetings.

 

If you meet the requirements above and would like to apply, please send a cover letter and resume to product@switchboxinc.com.

 

 

NOTE: Attaching a personalized cover letter and answering the questions below would greatly improve your changes of standing out from the crowd:

  1. What interests you most about working for a small, local company?
  2. Coffee, Tea, or Other?
  3. Expected salary? We know most people hate this question, but we have a budget and you need to eat.
  4. How soon are you available to begin working?

 

This job posting is for an on-site position in Columbus, Ohio and is temporarily remote due to Covid.

 

 

Product Owner / Account Manager [Full Time]

 The location for this role, while temporarily remote, is in Upper Arlington, Ohio--part of the Columbus metropolitan area.

 

Job Description:

Switchbox Inc. is a growing Columbus based web application development company. We are always searching for qualified individuals who are looking for a long-term position in a fast paced environment. Ideal candidates are strong team players, possess the ability to work one-on-one with clients and also contribute to the growing culture of our company. To be considered you must have strong problem solving skills, an eagerness to learn new skills, and be a strong communicator.

 

As Product Owner, this position will act as the primary project manager and daily direct contact for a number of ongoing software development projects. The Product Owner will provide project direction and guidance to project teams to ensure alignment with business requirements and goals. 

 

Primary Skills Include:

  • Ability to handle non-routine, multiple projects/teams simultaneously

  • Experience managing several different priorities and responsibilities

  • Excellent planning, organizational, and time management skills

  • Must have strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

  • Work with development teams to obtain estimates and project implementation

  • Develop strategies for directing projects that deliver desired results, on time and on budget

  • Outstanding judgment and flexibility in client relations skills

  • Facilitate regular calls; document and carry out action items

  • Ability to adapt and be flexible while maintaining the appropriate level of control

  • Support the daily sprint process with the Technical Team and oversee product delivery

  • Self-Motivated, driven, quick learner

  • Strong analytical skills used to identify and resolve problems

  • You can read job postings and actually answer the questions below (hint, hint)

 

Experience:

  • 4+ years of experience in project management

  • Experience with Project Management software

  • Proven experience partnering with cross functional teams to deliver for clients

 

Compensation:

Full-time pay with benefits (Health Insurance, Vision Insurance, Dental Insurance, 401k, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Days, Paid Holidays, Paid Education/Personal Development).

The Occasional free pizza and other fun internal meetings.

 

If you meet the requirements above and would like to apply, please send a cover letter and resume to product@switchboxinc.com.

 

NOTE: Attaching a personalized cover letter and answering the questions below would greatly improve your changes of standing out from the crowd:

  1. What interests you most about working for a small, local company?

  2. Coffee, Tea, or Other?

  3. Expected salary? We know most people hate this question, but we have a budget and you need to eat.

  4. How soon are you available to begin working?

 

This job posting is for an on-site position in Columbus, Ohio and is temporarily remote due to Covid.