Software Product Owner

    • Job Tracking ID: 85347-340332
    • Job Location: Huntsville, AL
    • Job Level: Mid Career
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 04/07/2022
    • Years of Experience: 7+
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Job Description

5-D Systems, Inc. a KRATOS company, is seeking a highly motivated candidate to fill a Software Product Owner (PO) position. The PO will work as a member of the Army Program Executive Office Missiles and Space (PEO MS) Integrated Fires Mission Command (IFMC) Project Office (PO).  The PO will be responsible for the prioritization and validation of the development software for the Infrastructure Services and Libraries (ISL) team.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Reviewing/understanding Systems Engineering concepts/designs/algorithms and providing guidance to the development team
  • Supporting the team in the development of acceptance criteria for software updates and be responsible for their verification
  • Work with Program management in setting priorities for the capabilities and defects for the team for each product increment and sprint
  • Reporting on status; recommended courses of actions, competing capabilities, performance, risks, and impacts to the IFMC mission.

The position will include technical briefings, demonstrations, and advisement to leadership.

Experience and Skills

  • Must have a strong understanding of middleware software concepts and the following capabilities in a large system; logging, data harvest, thread management, IDL generation and user interface utilities
  • Must be able to work directly with the Agile software developers


  • Must be a US citizen
  • Candidate must be able to obtain a Secret security clearance or higher
  • A Bachelor’s degree (or advanced degree) from an accredited college (ABET preferred) in engineering, the sciences or mathematics
  • Have a minimum of 7 years combined Government/DoD experience in performing the essential duties listed above
  • Be fluent in the Microsoft Office toolset

Other Qualifications:

  • Knowledge in IBCS, PATRIOT, MEADS, THAAD, C2BMC, or AEGIS is a plus
  • Experience in JIRA/Confluence is a plus
  • The ability to “move out” and champion your ideas, architectures, designs, enthusiasm; independent critical thinking; and a team attitude is very important

Job Benefits

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Tax Savings Accounts (HSA / FSA)
  • Life Insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401k
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • PTO
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Paid Holidays
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