Retail

Product Owner – Digital Services

  • Job Type:  Contract
  • Length:  12+ months
  • Pay Rate:  $65-$75/hr
  • Start Date:  ASAP
  • Industry:  Retail

The Product Owner Digital Services functions as a PO in the Digital space utilizing agile methodologies to set, prioritize, and evaluate the work generated by the development team. Seeking a strong, highly motivated individual with a background in technology and a passion to deliver innovative software solutions that will help grow the business.

You embrace continuous integration and deployment, and are excited by the challenges of delivering sophisticated services that help to power our digital applications. Looking for someone knowledgeable in web services (REST, SOAP, WCF, e.g.) and data storage technologies (Oracle, Cosmos DB, PostGres, e.g)


Requirements:

  • Bachelors or advanced degree in Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Engineering, or related field or equivalent working experience
  • 5+ years of experience as a product owner leading scrum teams in a technical capacity
  • 1+ years of experience with payment systems (gateways, processors, networks, etc..)
  • Knowledge of cloud based technologies and services is a plus
  • Retail experience is preferred
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to drive cross-functional project execution
  • Experience successfully driving end-to-end delivery of solutions, including a wide variety of mechanisms, e.g. dashboards, APIs, real time alerts, integrations, etc.
  • Provides quality leadership to support the development team
  • Able to identify problems, collect data, analyze data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions

Skills and Experience needed:

  • Responsible for innovation and end-to-end launch of services that support our digital properties.
  • Collaborates with partners and customers to co-develop a roadmap and drive products and features from concept to launch in a fast-paced environment.
  • Works with cross-functional teams and various stakeholders, including analytics, design/user experience, engineering, and user enablement.
  • Turns data insights into products with actionable outcomes to the ultimate customer.
  • Works in an agile environment and continuously reviews the business needs, refines priorities, outlines milestones and deliverables, and identifies opportunities and risks.
  • Partners with stakeholders and customers across the organization to inform the product vision, strategy, features, and prioritization.
  • Develops, owns, and executes product roadmap.
  • Translates product roadmap features into well-defined product requirements including features, user stories, and acceptance test criteria.
  • Prioritizes and maintains the sprint backlog for assigned products, balancing the requirements of stakeholders.
  • Leads the product functional design process based on an intimate knowledge of the users and technology.
  • Defines and executes go-to-market plan, working to ensure that product management, marketing, and sales have what they need to be successful.
  • Develops and maintains appropriate tracking and reporting of product performance post-launch to evaluate future investment.
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