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Agile Product Owner - Covisum

Senior Market Sales, Inc. Omaha, NE

Job Description

Agile Product Owner

Do you like the idea of working in a fast-growth software company in a cross-functional Agile Development Team? Do you have a passion to improving lives through better decisions? We are looking for a smart, driven Agile Product Owner with attention to detail who can manage and prioritize stakeholder and customer interests. In addition to working with an amazing software development team, you will be working directly with the stakeholders and customers that influence our software.

We work as a team and succeed as a team. We’re a learning organization that believes in our people and we dedicate the time and resources to helping them row. We respect each other and laugh together. On Fridays, we dress casual and leave at 2:30 p.m.


  • Understand and execute upon the strategic direction of Covisum products as outlined through company vision, as well as by gathering requirements through direct contact with stakeholders and customers.
  • Collaborate across the organization to ensure a seamless experience across all touch points.
  • Own the Agile backlog through the creation, grooming, prioritization, and refinement of features, stories, and bugs.
  • Create work items with a clear and consistent description, an accurate definition of done, and well-defined acceptance criteria.
  • Assess value and prioritize work items to ensure that the work focuses on items with maximum value and that are aligned with Covisum’s goals and product vision.
  • Participate in Agile ceremonies with the Agile Development Team.
  • Work within the Agile Development Team to define and clarify project requirements and remove impediments.
  • Set and manage expectations for the release of new features, improvements, and bug fixes.
  • Ensure a high-level of quality across Covisum products by reviewing all completed development team work to confirm that it is in alignment with the description, definition of done, and acceptance criteria.


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience in Computer Science, MIS, Finance and Financial Planning, or similar course area OR equivalent combination of education and work experience preferred.
  • Strong verbal and written proficiencies in the English language is required.
  • Knowledge of Agile development methodologies, IT Project Management, Software as a Service (SaaS) preferred.
  • Financial Planning experience preferred.

Apply Today

Qualified candidates should apply and submit a resume. This posting will remain open until a qualified candidate is hired.

Competitive salary with bonus opportunities beginning after 90 days.

Covisum is a subsidiary of Senior Market Sales, Inc., a leading insurance marketing organization focused on Medicare solutions, long-term care insurance, life insurance, and annuities, recognized as a leader within the insurance and financial services industry.

Equal Opportunity Employer; SMS participates in the E-Verify system.


Job Details

Date Posted May 17, 2019
Date Closes June 23, 2019
Located In Omaha, NE
Department Covisum
Function Agile Product Owner
Job Type Part-time Employee
Shift Custom
Hours 40 hours per week
Start Date 2019-05-24
SOC Category 15-1132.00 Software Developers, Applications
Zipcode 68114
Name Human Resources
Address 8420 W. Dodge Road, 5th Floor
City, State and Zip Omaha, NE 68114
Phone (402) 343-3693
FAX (402) 343-9955

This job requires the following skills

  • Ability to Work Under Pressure
  • Computer Usage
  • Excellent Communications
  • Excellent Team Member
  • C#
  • Java

Course(s) relevant to the skills listed for this position