Agile Product Owner

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Posted Date
2 months ago(12/1/2017 9:10 AM)




Welcome to Allscripts! Our Mission is to be the most trusted provider of innovative solutions that empower all stakeholders across the healthcare continuum to deliver worldclass outcomes. Our Vision is a Connected Community of Health that spans continents and borders. With the largest community of clients in healthcare, Allscripts is able to deliver an integrated platform of clinical, financial, connectivity and information solutions to facilitate enhanced collaboration and exchange of critical patient information.


The primary purpose of this role is to define short-term product strategy (current to next release) and market requirements in-line with the mid-to-long term vision of the Product in support of the company's business and marketing goals.


The role will include performing and coordinating market and product research to gain insight into industry and market trends, needs, competitive advantage and developing products people love to use and buy.


Essential functions include:

  • Product Experience and Value – The Product Manager is responsible for the development of short-term product strategy (current to next release) that is in-line with the mid-to-long term vision of the Product Strategy team.  Working in collaboration with this team the Product Manager will develop features, functions and requirements that drive a great product experience and high value for our clients
  • Product Goals and Themes – The Product Manager will develop key goals related to user experience, quality, usability, reliability, security, scalability, ease-of-use, installation and responsiveness that exceeds client and market expectations for each product in their charge.  The Product Manager will also develop key product themes that are to act as the foundational messaging for marketing and other corporate constituents.  The Product Manager will perform market studies in order to ascertain and validate their approach
  • Client Engagement – The Product Manager will lead Technical Design Workshops and other forums to solicit feedback, directional guidance, and validation of their product direction using a variety of tools and approaches.  Clients are both internal and external to Allscripts
  • Product Evangelism – The Product Manager is the chief evangelist for their product assuring that the current product is being adopted by the market by coordinating activities across our field organization and continually being the champion for the product
  • Responsible for working with internal and external customers and end users to define Minimally Marketed Features (MMFs) that address customer business needs and return value
  • Responsible for grooming the backlog of defined MMFs, while applying prioritization that defines the order in which teams consume work
  • Works closely with Agile team members, particularly Agile Business Analyst(s), and is the final arbiter of requirements conflicts and/or questions
  • Works to define the acceptance criteria for user stories; accepts/rejects the delivered code from within each Sprint
  • Work with internal and external stakeholders to facilitate customer acceptance testing of project releases
  • Makes the final decision whether or not to ship product to customers
  • Able to apply strong domain expertise in a creative and innovative manner in order to assure that Allscripts is building world class products in-line with client, market and government regulations on an international scale
  • Collaborates closely with the Program Manager to assure the product is on-track, on-budget and moving in-line with expected quality and design targets
  • Identifies prioritization of features and manages feature trade-off
  • Responsible for field readiness
  • Responsible for managing feature enhancements
  • Identifying and evaluating the impact of quality on a product and assure a high quality and satisfying experience for our clients 
  • Highly critical of product design and usability
  • Identify and recruit internal/external talents to ensure effective mix of competencies
  • Induct new joiners in order to quickly maximize performance
  • Set and communicate team/individual objectives and KPI to inspire individuals to achieve high performance.
  • Allocate work load to fully utilize every employee’s talent
  • Implement development plans and coach for individuals to reach their maximum talent
  • Provide regular constructive feedback on performance/development and address poor/mediocre performance on a timely manner
  • Recognize high performers to maintain motivation and retain key talent
  • Regularly communicate on company news and team progress against business plan
  • Create team spirit


Academic and Professional Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, IT, Marketing, Finance, or business related field.
  • MBA strongly preferred



  • Strong domain expertise in-line with their product area of specialty.
  • A minimum of 3+ years of product management experience
  • Agile product ownership experience in software development environment required
  • Understands the competitive product mix and emerging players and solutions in the market
  • Understands the solutions, design and feature mix in the market/competitive products
  • Has a fair idea of broad brush of competitive products in the market and product extensions there-in
  • Can analyze the market gaps in product portfolio and recommend stages of product development
  • Should be able to use work flow tools, brain storming and visualization tools and techniques.
  • Ability to lead design forums and requirements gathering workshops.
  • Should be able to create storyboards and interface with Architecture/Design groups effectively
  • Should be able to produce product road-maps using AllscriptsDNA along with features and designs based on different stages of the product
  • Should be able to interact with customers, partners, market consultants to address market-product competition mix
  • Should have the capability to innovate product based solutions based on changing market and customer requirements
  • Should have a flair for understanding technology platforms which are prevalent in market/competition
  • Should have ability to translate customer problems into features and design requirements
  • Demonstrates behaviors indicative of Allscripts values.


Travel Requirements:

  • Ability to travel up to 20%


Working Arrangements:



At Allscripts, our greatest strength comes from bringing together talented people with diverse perspectives to support the technology needs of 180,000 physicians, 1,500 hospitals and 10,000 postacute organizations across the globe. Allscripts offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package, including holidays, vacation, medical, dental, and vision insurance, company paid life insurance and retirement savings.


Allscripts’ policy is to provide equal employment opportunity and affirmative action in all of its employment practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran status, age, individuals with disabilities, sexual orientation or gender identity or expression or any other legally protected category. Applicants for North American based positions with Allscripts must be legally authorized to work in the United States or Canada. Verification of employment eligibility will be required as a condition of hire.


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