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TECHNICAL PRODUCT OWNER, PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

Fenton, MO, USA ● Virtual Req #385
Monday, September 19, 2022
Reporting to the Manager, Product Solutions, the Technical Product Owner (TPO) serves as a collaborative liaison between IT engineering, data, architecture, product development and various business units. Leading with trust and influence, you will be responsible for defining, aligning, and facilitating proposed technical solutions of enterprise API initiatives from inception to delivery. As the subject matter expert, this role will manage the planning and effective execution of technical solutions to ship new features that deliver product outcomes to support cross-functional groups and resources, delivering transformational value to our developer user experience and ultimately UniGroup at large.

The work location for this role is flexible if approved by UniGroup except this position may not be performed remotely from Colorado or California.

Duties and Responsibilities:
•Acts as subject matter expert and emerging leader in given product space with exposure to Agile methodologies.
•Serves as conduit between business needs and technical capabilities, developing these into roadmaps and requirements.
•Collaborates with architecture to establish vision, ensure technical alignment, and manage dependencies across teams. 
•Creates, maintains, and oversees communications from discovery, planning and execution to deliver product outcomes.
•Develops the vision, strategy, and roadmap for future investments.
•Formulates delivery strategies with business teams, architects, and engineers.
•Tracks, manages, and escalates program dependencies, impediments, and risks.
•Works with cross-functional teams including UX, product and engineering team from hypothesis to delivery with  ability to socialize features and drive awareness amongst diverse user groups.
•Manages expectations of diverse internal stakeholders, effectively facilitate communications, and define success metrics.
•Determines right balance of business impact vs engineering cost.
•Ensures escalated, technical, or sensitive product issues, bugs, modifications, etc., are appropriately addressed through hands-on resolution and/or by enlisting appropriate resources.
•Performs a variety of other duties and special projects as assigned.

Qualifications:
Education, License or Certification:
•Bachelor’s degree in engineering, information systems, computer science, business, or equivalent experience

Experience:
•3+ years of experience in an Agile software development environment
•5+ years of experience in project management, process development, product development 
•Experience running technical programs from initiation though testing and implementation.  
•Proficiency leading teams to execute across a range of technology platforms and capabilities.
•Working knowledge of modern technologies and complex integrations into legacy platforms

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Other details

  • Job Function Exempt
  • Pay Type Salary
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  • Fenton, MO, USA
  • Virtual