New Century Software Inc

  • Product Owner

    Job Locations US-CO-Fort Collins
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(1/4/2019 11:16 AM)
    # of Openings
    Software Product Development
  • Overview

    New Century Software is a leader in developing data management and integrity management solutions for the oil and gas pipeline industry. These pipelines transport natural gas and hazardous liquid petroleum products throughout the US and the world. The company develops desktop, web and mobile applications that help pipeline operators manage information about pipeline assets and ensure safe operation. The company supports these implementations and applications with professional services that include pipeline risk analysis, data conversion, data migration and consulting.


    New Century Software is looking to add a dynamic leader to our Software Engineering team.  The Product Owner is responsible for driving the vision of software applications for our Integrity Management suite of tools.  The successful candidate will engage with clients, industry experts, and New Century employees to define software applications, and drive the Product Roadmap to meet the needs of the users.  The Product Owner will additionally operate as a project manager, in Training capacities, and in a support role as needed.

    • Primary Location: Fort Collins, CO
    • Position: Full-Time
    • Travel Required: <15%


    The position of Product Owner reports to the Director of the Software Division and works closely with the Software Leadership Team and internal Integrity Plus clients.  Responsibilities are presented in order of priority a­­­nd include, but are not limited to, the following:

    • Product Management
      • Responsible for overall product lifecycle of assigned products/applications
      • Understand the architecture and base technology of software products/applications
      • Understand industry regulations, and how software tools can be leveraged to solve industry issues
      • Understand the customer needs, typical user workflows of the application and integration of the application and data with adjacent applications and workflows
      • Consistently looking to improve the software development process
    • Product Planning and Product Strategy
      • Collaborate with internal and external clients to identify and prioritize product enhancements
      • Collaborate with the Support Desk, sales and marketing
      • Develop and maintain a 3-5 year product roadmap and strategic plan for each product
    • Development Lifecycle
      • Work with development and QA teams to develop scope, schedule and estimates
      • Help support and implement the Agile SDLC within New Century
      • Managing the software Release Process
      • Working to ensure accurate and timely updates are made to the documentation
      • Work with Implementation team and Support teams for new releases and patches
    • Client Engagement
      • Product focus groups and workshops
      • Product / Solution implementation
      • Consulting Services
    • Presentation Opportunities
      • Present at various industry conferences and events
      • Provide client collaboration and consultation


    • BS degree in related field
    • 7-8 years of related experience
    • Experience with web applications and cloud architecture/design
    • Experience in Oil and Gas Pipelines, Utilities, and asset-based GIS
    • Familiarity with ESRI platform and GIS software
    • Experience with Oracle and SQL Server DBMS
    • Strongly prefer experience with NoSQL databases and Big Data
    • Additional experience with software engineering, software quality assurance, and familiarity with Agile development methodologies 


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