Job Purpose :
This role aims to provide thought leadership and strategic direction to the delivery teams across several products / platforms.
You will be embedded in a complex and cutting-edge product area within the StreamOne Vertex Platform Teams. The StreamOne Vertex platform offers complex cloud solutions and vendor integration services for our Business teams and Customers.
As part of an Agile Scrum product team, the Product Owner works closely with Product Managers, other Product Owners, and Architects to help ensure the requested Features meet the Strategic blueprint of the products and evangelize the capabilities that these products offer across the whole Digital landscape.
Utilizing your strategic and detailed understanding of the StreamOne Vertex platform, you will define the necessary backlog of user stories and manage the process for ensuring alignment between Product Management and Delivery teams on a unified roadmap.
You will work closely with Architecture teams in evaluating new technologies to be considered within the strategic product developments and also drive the evaluation process for the selection of such technologies.
This role will serve as a subject matter expert of all aspects of the technical solution and is expected to be technical facing, demonstrate a global mindset, and support significant business interaction.
Ownership of the Strategic Product Blueprint for several global product (s) they oversee or for their complex product area
Close Partner with some Business and Product Managers to understand the global product vision and provide thought leadership from a product solution perspective across several products as input to strategy
Collaborates with architects to align on functional design and technology to be utilized across a number of products within the global solution
Using requested features and architectural direction as input simplifies the complexity of the desired solution to create the user stories that give clear functional and non-functional direction to the development team.
Directs the Scrum team in how the product needs to be developed to ensure the technical integrity of the solution is maintained and that the maximum re-use of components and micro-services are delivered.
Directly responsible within his / her complex product and / or mentors other product owners in this task
Owns and maintains the prioritized three-month product backlog of user stories that are visible, transparent, and aligned with Business priorities and / or supports other product owners to ensure strategic alignment
Responsible for selection process re new technology choices within product areas. Facilitates the process, working with Architects, Product Managers, Product Owners, and development teams to choose appropriate technology in alignment with strategic needs
Accountable for the overall strategic alignment of the products within their area of responsibility and effective overall design across the products for the Business
Supports Scrum master in all Scrum ceremonies to aid effective and timely delivery
Supports the story refinement process so that the Scrum team can immediately start on the next Sprint of approved stories and thus enable continuous delivery within the Sprint cadence
Takes the lead from a product team perspective in product innovation and creativity, focusing on outcomes and strategic alignment across all products in conjunction with the Architecture team
Respected as Product Authority across several product areas by all in Scrum team and outside it re Platform capabilities
Knowledge, Skills, and Experience :
5 to 8 Years of relevant work experience is required.
Required Education : Bachelor's Degree
Other Education / Certifications : Certified Product Owner
Able to execute instructions and to request clarification when needed.
Able to use common office equipment.
Possesses strong data entry skills.
Able to perform basic mathematical calculations.
Able to recognize and attend to important details with accuracy and efficiency.
Able to communicate clearly and convey necessary information.
Able to converse and write effectively in English and other local / regional language.
Able to create and conduct formal presentations.
Able to interact effectively with higher levels of management (managers & above)
Able to negotiate skillfully and promote / sell ideas persuasively.
Understand, communicate, and collaborate effectively with people across various identities.
Possesses strong leadership skills with a willingness to lead, create new ideas, and be assertive.
Possesses strong organizational and time management skills, driving tasks to completion.
Able to adjust readily to change and adapt as needed.
Able to constructively work under stress and pressure when faced with high workloads and deadlines.
Able to maintain and promote social, ethical, and organizational standards in conducting internal and external business activities.
Able to work independently with minimum supervision.
Able to maintain the confidentiality of sensitive information.
Able to collaborate and build solid, effective working relationships with others.
Able to exhibit the ability to be sensitive to the needs, concerns, and feelings of others.
Able to quickly learn / adapt to new systems and technology.
Able to use relevant computer systems and applications at an advanced level.
Working Conditions :
Consistent non-standard work or overtime as business requires.
On-call availability is required as necessary.
Professional, office environment.
Cultural Competency Requirements :