Product Owner in Egg Harbor Township, NJ at Spencer's

Date Posted: 1/12/2023

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Job Description


Come work with us at Spencer's & Spirit Halloween, where you'll be working with the best and brightest colleagues as you help us deliver the most fun experience and product possible to our guests. We're fast-paced and take our work seriously, but we always have a good laugh at the end of the day. Walk through our stores or the halls of our corporate office and you'll see firsthand that we're laidback and irreverent. We're firm believers in being true to YOU, so tattoos and piercings are as common as watercooler convos. Whether it's critiquing our new exclusive costumes or quality testing newly implemented software technology, our teams understand the importance of working collaboratively to challenge status quo and achieve our goals. We keep pushing ourselves to go above and beyond and are looking for top talent to become a part of our team!

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Flexible work environment
  • Career advancement
  • Competitive base salary
  • Bonus opportunity
  • Vacation, Personal, Sick and Holiday pay
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Life and AD&D insurance
  • 401k with a company match
  • 30% merchandise discount



Gathers, analyzes, prepares and summarizes business needs, documenting requirements, revising existing system, and process issues. Excellent communication skills and problem-solving abilities are essential, as well as hands-on experience with technical projects. The position entails managing multiple and concurrent high-level tasks in a fast-paced environment within established SLAs and timelines.  The Product Owner is a domain expert who is responsible for owning the product iterations through its lifecycle. The product owner is a technical expert who can translate that into a strategic vision for the product end to end.


  • Communicate the product vision clearly and concisely to all stakeholders.
  • Collaborate across the enterprise to understand user needs, seek out new opportunities for product enhancements to build an actionable and prioritized product backlog.
  • Balance the needs of the business, the customer and technology to make timely, validated and clear decisions regarding the product and the prioritization of roadmap deliverables.
  • Contribute to the wider product roadmap planning and co-ordination effort to ensure a holistic customer experience, and professional operations.
  • Explain the product and its roadmap to business stakeholders across a retail enterprise: Supply Chain, Logistics, Inventory Control, Product Development, Store Operations, Human Capital, Finance and Real Estate.
  • Build an effective working relationship with the application design teams to define requirements and acceptance criteria, with the goal of delivering valuable solutions to business users.
  • Work with the business stakeholders and other Product Managers on aligning to the platform vision and strategy, and contributing to the overall future direction of the product.
  • Collaborate with engineers to establish feasibility and plan for the development of secure maintainable solutions.
  • Work across the enterprise to communicate the release of new features and encourage engagement with the business users to facilitate training, integration and feature adoption.
  • Assist testing teams in translating requirements, use cases into test conditions, and expected results for product, performance, user acceptance, and operational acceptance testing.
  • Contribute to project management activities such as scoping and estimating project efforts, identifying risks and recommending mitigation measures, communicating activity status, as well as escalating and communicating possible issues.
  • Participate in quality management reviews, including designs, prototypes and other requirements work products.
  • Provide operational and process-related analysis and support.
  • Work with vendors to support business case development (consistent with technology requirements and guidelines) including benefits identification, RFI/RFP and service level agreements


  • 2-4 years of experience as a Product Owner or Product Manager, preferably in a retail or wholesale environment.
  • Previous experience in software design, systems architecture or software development is preferred.
  • Outstanding communication skills and attention to detail, with the ability to clearly articulate product vision.
  • The ability to turn a business discussion into product objectives and product design artifacts.
  • Experience working with project managers, solution architects and designers, quality assurance management and application developers to create the best user experience that addresses need, solves problems, and highlights opportunities.
  • Experience in delivering digital solutions using Agile methodology
  • Experience in using Azure DevOps and/or Jira
  • A degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or Supply Chain or equivalent experience is preferred.