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Technical Product Owner
Ref No.: 21-00682
Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Looking for candidates who are local to Georgia.

The Product Owner role will play a key role on the Enterprise Services team, responsible for transforming data from disparate systems to provide insights and analytics for business stakeholders. You'll leverage cloud-based infrastructure to implement technology solutions that are scalable, resilient, and efficient. You will collaborate with Data Engineers, Data Analysts, DBAs, cross-functional teams, and business leaders. You will architect, design, implement and operate data engineering solutions, using Agile methodology, that empower users to make informed business decisions. The ideal Tech Product Owner, will have worked in an Agile / Scrum / Kanban environment, partnered with business stakeholders (Product Owners, Product Managers) in defining agile requirements (Epics, Features & Stories) and enabling agile teams to deliver.

The Product Owner is responsible for managing end to end technical design, development, production, enhancements, and support of Products within Enterprise Data Management APCs (Agile Product categories). The candidate will have expertise in implementing and developing data analytic environment solutions and will be a true tech savvy, technologist at heart.

Your responsibilities in this role:

  • Working closely with the Business Area Managers, Senior Product Managers and development teams to ensure that the team clearly understands the required functionality to meet business needs.
  • Collaborating with product, project and development stakeholders and teams, gathering requirements, coordinating dependencies, and identifying risks and opportunities.
  • Conducts research, performs studies to obtain data; and analyzes problems to advise on or recommend solutions, utilizing knowledge of theory, principles, or technology of specialization.
  • Provide business knowledge, including market sizing and segmentation, target customer/user definition, competitive positioning, industry trends, etc.
  • Working closely with the Product Owner on one or more Agile development teams by translating product inputs into well-defined functional requirements and user stories.
  • Lead story grooming sessions or requirements clarifications sessions.
  • Translating product strategy into requirement documents, using cases and process flows.
  • Works with application support and development team to fix software bugs and escalated issues.
  • Ability to write necessary stories to deliver functionality, such as user interaction stories, system integration stories or API level stories.
  • Interact with UX team to understand the customer experience to define the features and stories and translating them to scenarios for development automation testcases.
  • Prioritize the backlog, groom and maintain healthy backlog.
  • Update and track defects.
  • Documents, analyzes and proposes process changes or re-engineering approaches based on an understanding of technical problems and solutions as they relate to current and future state business and technical environments
  • This role represents the needs of the business (interface) – Includes site performance and reliability (operational excellence) and measuring the success of functionality (e.g., analytics)
  • Participate in sprint ceremonies and accept the stories to sign off for launch.

WHAT YOU NEED TO SUCCEED (MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS)

  • Embraces diverse people, thinking and styles.
  • Consistently makes safety and security, of self and others, the priority.
  • Experience in Cloud services especially AWS.
  • Experience developing, testing and deploying analytics solutions.
  • Experience building applications based on Microservices Architecture.
  • Experience with VersionOne/Agility and GIT.
  • Strong experience in discovery, identification, and documentation.
  • Experience in Airline Domain.
  • Ability to work with multiple IT and business teams to gather and document requirements.
  • Experience developing requirements and test scenarios for automated test suites.
  • Demonstrated experience with Agile or other rapid application development methods.
  • 3 - 5 years of project coordination and previous airline business experience is preferred.
  • Must possess the technical expertise to apply relevant technical processes to appropriate business needs.
  • Must be able to effectively and professionally communicate with management, staff and customers as well as demonstrate sound judgment and reasoning skills.
  • Ability to work independently to achieve exceptional results.
  • Candidate must have the ability to deliver quality work on time and translate planning into action by following applicable established procedures or methodologies.
  • Must also have the ability to proactively monitor and control task status by collecting and analyzing task data to anticipate and address barriers.
  • Must have strong communication, interpersonal skills, customer service skills, customer focus.
  • Coaches and mentors team members on business processes and in testing.
  • Works well within tight deadlines (able to prioritize).
  • Ensure that the Delta methodology, standards and procedures are adopted and implemented.
  • Ensure that the technical solutions meet the customers' business goals and that customer satisfaction with the project and conclusion is high.
  • Act as a Point of Contact for technical issues, creating documentation, monitoring service levels.
  • Coordinate activities with internal/external technology owners/service providers.
  • Embraces Diverse People, Thinking and Styles.
  • Knowledge of building, deploying and scaling applications in cloud platform (AWS - preferred, GCP, Azure).
  • Strong problem-solving skills and capability to understand and set direction for complex technology integration.
  • Additionally, candidate must be a self-learner with the ability to pick up new technologies and provide tangible results.

What else?

  • Must be able to prioritize work on multiple project teams, with the overall goal of satisfying all deployment needs and effectively supporting diverse clients.
  • Develops both strategic and tactical plans that create a safety-conscious environment resulting in employee safety and well-being.
  • Be flexible with the product team rotation and learning difference areas and products with a continuous learning mindset.
  • Where permitted by applicable law, must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire to be considered for U.S.-based job, if not currently employed by client

WHAT WILL GIVE YOU A COMPETITIVE EDGE (PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS)

·         The Technical Product Owner position prefers a BS/MS degree, notably in a technical or scientific field or equivalent experience.

·         Software development experience using Java or Python. Knowledge in AWS.

·         Functional knowledge of the airline business or airline IT processes.

·         An eye for detail and drive for excellence.

·         Drive to innovate and deliver industry leading solutions.

·         Strong bias for action.

If interested, reach out to Steve - 7603074259 or email - steve@dantatechnologies.net