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Scrum Product Owner (BSA II)

Location
San Diego, California
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
2 Sep 2022

Company Description

Job Description

A Scrum Product Owner for automotive will analyze complex business problems and serve as a liaison between business personnel and technical personnel to translate input from clients, account teams, and program/product managers into user stories for implementation by one or more Scrum teams.  The Scrum Product Owner will support all levels of stakeholders as needed to ensure correct interpretation and utilization of requirements for software solutions.  Candidates for this position will have prior experience serving as  Product Owner on a Scrum team.

  • Work with the client, account team, program/product manager, project manager, and project sponsor (any or all that are applicable) to document the requirements for new or changed functionality in automotive programs
  • Elicit requirements using interviews, existing documentation, requirements workshops, storyboards, surveys, site visits, business process descriptions, use cases, scenarios, event lists, business analysis, competitive product analysis, task and workflow analysis, and/or viewpoints
  • Decompose high level business and user requirements into user stories specified at an appropriate level of detail for use by those who must base their development and testing on the requirements
  • Define quality attributes, external interfaces, constraints, and other nonfunctional requirements if applicable
  • Contribute to the establishment and implementation of effective requirements practices, including use and continuous improvement of a requirements process, and assist with the development of the organization's requirements engineering policies, procedures, and tools
  • Answer functional questions posed by any project stakeholder
  • Demonstrate the ability to lead effective meetings, negotiate deliverables, and drive successful outcomes
  • Serve as Product Owner for one or more Scrum teams

The above outlines the principal work and responsibilities in the job and does not specify each and every task that might be performed.

Skills

  • Interviewing skills, to talk with individuals and groups about their needs and ask the right questions to identify essential requirements information
  • Listening skills, to understand what people say and to detect what they might be hesitant to say
  • Analytical skills, to critically evaluate the information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details, abstract up from low-level information to a more general understanding, distinguish presented user requests from the underlying true needs, and distinguish solution ideas from requirements
  • Facilitation skills, to lead requirements elicitation work sessions
  • Observational skills, to validate data obtained via other techniques and expose new areas for elicitation
  • Writing skills, to communicate information effectively to all levels of project stakeholders
  • Organizational skills, to work with the vast array of information gathered during elicitation and analysis and to cope with rapidly changing information
  • Interpersonal skills, to help negotiate priorities and to resolve conflicts among project stakeholders
  • Modeling skills, to represent requirements information in graphical forms that augment textual representations in natural language
  • Outstanding communication skills (verbal and written) and an ability to communicate with internal and external customers and all levels of management, including communicating technical information to nontechnical audiences
  • Attention to detail and the ability to organize the work for a Scrum team based on business priorities
  • Good negotiation and persuasion skills; ability to negotiate consensus among a diverse group of stakeholders
  • Proven experience as a Product Owner on a Scrum team in an Agile software development environment

Experience

  • 3+ years experience as a business/requirements/systems analyst
  • Minimum 1 year of experience as a Product Owner on a Scrum team
  • Team Foundation Server (TFS) experience helpful
  • Software development experience preferred

Education Requirements

  • Candidates must possess a Bachelor's degree, preferably in Information Technology (IT), Computer Science (CS), or a related discipline, and at least 3 years of relevant work experience

Qualifications

Additional Information

When you're one of us, you get to run with the best. For decades, we've been helping marketers from the world's top brands personalize experiences for millions of people with our cutting-edge technology, solutions and services. Epsilon's best-in-class identity gives brands a clear, privacy-safe view of their customers, which they can use across our suite of digital media, messaging and loyalty solutions. We process 400+ billion consumer actions each day and hold many patents of proprietary technology, including real-time modeling languages and consumer privacy advancements. Thanks to the work of every employee, Epsilon has been consistently recognized as industry-leading by Forrester, Adweek and the MRC. Positioned at the core of Publicis Groupe, Epsilon is a global company with more than 8,000 employees around the world. Check out a few of these resources to learn more about what makes Epsilon so EPIC:

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Great People Deserve Great Benefits

We know that we have some of the brightest and most talented associates in the world, and we believe in rewarding them accordingly. If you work here, expect competitive pay, comprehensive health coverage, and endless opportunities to advance your career.

Epsilon is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Epsilon's policy is not to discriminate against any applicant or employee based on actual or perceived race, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy), marital status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, mental or physical disability, religion, creed, color, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Epsilon also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories.

Epsilon will provide accommodations to applicants needing accommodations to complete the application process.

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Details

  • Job Reference: 702653999-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Epsilon
  • Location: San Diego, California
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Science & Technology
  • Job Type: Permanent