Product Owner

Job title: Product Owner
Contract type: Full-time
Location: California
Discipline: Marketing
Remote: Yes
Reference: 421562
Contact name: Alanha Medina
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Our Client, a world leading global information services company is looking for Product Owner - Platforms to join their team. 

You will be the Product Owner for our Marketing Services Data, Analytics and Marketing Platform chartered with defining core specification and product capabilities that deliver value in a timely manner through close collaboration with development teams for internal and external users. As a PO leading the platform capabilities, you will work alongside several Product Managers (who are outwardly facing and generating roadmaps) to collect requirements and work across Engineering DevSecOps, and Infrastructure Delivery teams, driving the design and development of the platform that supports the future of our data and analytics services. You will be responsible for quality and speed of execution of the product team roadmaps, working with internal stakeholders to support new capability launches and expansion plans, engaging with our product team and clients, to understand their needs and to present our approach.

What you’ll do:
· Translates business requirements into technical requirements that are shared and understood with Development teams
· Responsible for building, validating, and maintaining a backlog of requirements alongside the PM and packaging the features into product releases
· Work with the Product Manager and other stakeholders to prioritize the backlog, balancing the demands of the business, user experience and technology
· Triage and manage all bugs and issues in the delivery process as well as all required support activity for the product
· Owns progress report and status updates, including issue escalation that impact milestones and release cadence
· Champion continued incremental improvement to our product · Collaborate with our Product Team to create and deliver the feature roadmap and timing
· Work with product and engineering teams to deliver the product vision for our Platform
· Lead the Engineering team in the refinement of new work; creating solutions to support multiple user’ personas
· Liase between internal teams and third-party data providers to access specifications and get clarification on any issues that may arise in the interpretation of specifications
· Understand the overarching objective and help design the features and functions of our end-to-end platform
· Manage and report on the impact of product releases
· Own the delivery of product features and own Sprint / Release demos to demonstrate progress to stakeholders
· Co-ordinate on the delivery of market and client facing documents supporting product releases and sales activity
· Collaborate across internal teams in different locations to identify dependencies, requirements, and approvals

· A good understanding of the adverting and marketing technology space as well as how data and analytics can optimize client outcomes · Understanding of the programmatic advertising space including consumer platforms, advanced tv is a plus
· Experience in Product Owner, Business Analyst, or equivalent business roles, with specific experience in creating and managing a backlog and creating user stories
· Experience of delivering within an Agile framework including managing and prioritizing the product backlog (containing demands from different stakeholder groups), ensuring user stories are ‘ready’ for development to start, developing appropriate acceptance criteria, and attesting to the correct delivery
· Ability to build a good working dynamic with the engineering teams, providing challenge and support as required
· Ability to have robust conversations to justify your prioritization of the backlog across the stakeholder group
· Proven track record of effective delivery in a fast-paced organization, recognizing the need for business planning and agile delivery
· Strong communication skills, including being able to present sprint demos and good written communication.
· A creative mindset
· Experience of delivering Data and API products is an advantage

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