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IT - Product Owner
Ref No.: 18-62206
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Position Type:Full Time/Contract
Experience Level: 8 Years
Start Date: 08/27/2018
 Position: IT - Product Owner
Location: Detroit, MI
Direct Hire (Full-time)
The candidate must have the following skillset/attributes:
• 10+ years of experience in product development or program management of Software intensive technical projects with a successful project delivery record in a multi-stakeholder and cross-functional environment
• 5+ years in a leadership role in Agile based software development organization
• Strong experience interacting and managing business customers and expectations
• Strong organization and planning skills for project planning and activity management (PMP certification a plus)
• BS in Engineering, Computer Science or Equivalent Technical Degree or Software Developer Experience
• Problem solving skills to facilitate a shared understanding of problems, possible solutions, and determine the scope of any required changes (DMAIC, System V, Six Sigma)
• Critical thinking skills for evaluating multiple options and helping a team settle on problem solutions. Ability to listen to stakeholder needs but also critically consider those needs and ask probing questions until the real need or problem is surfaced and understood.
• Demonstrable knowledge of software development lifecycles and activities
• The candidate must have excellent verbal and written communication skills to interact with a diverse group of technical architects, developers, and subject matter experts
• Ability to work in across diverse teams and produce excellent results in a fast paced environment
• Ability to articulate ideas and roadmaps to both technical and non-technical addressees
Required Skill:
• 5+ years of experience in automotive product delivery, infotainment, mobile app development, and/or connected devices
• Familiarity with Android or HTML 5 app development
• Certification as Scrum Master and/or Product Owner
• Masters in technical field or MBA
• 2-3 years as a Web Architect or as a Web Software Developer