Product Owner

Position Description

The Product Owner works side-by-side with key business stakeholders, developers, analysts, architects, testing resources, and Product Leadership to ensure the finished product meets acceptance criteria for each feature. The Product Owner provides direction to a team using experience and insight, and shapes the delivery of IT capabilities in an agile environment.

Position Requirements

Prioritize the backlog of one or more Agile delivery teams:

  • Break down Features into User Stories, partnering with the Product Leadership to ensure the acceptance criteria aligns with Feature objectives
  • Write User Story acceptance criteria and communicate them to the delivery team
  • Provide direction and guidance to delivery team throughout the development lifecycle
  • Lead User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
  • Contribute a deep knowledge of Agile, data, business, and industry
  • Keep stakeholders informed of product activities and progress to goals
  • Review and access stakeholder feedback avenues for product opportunities
  • Maintain team engagement and morale through regular touch points and interactions

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Experience leading technology-centered solutions delivery
  • Familiarity with Agile, Scrum and related principles and best practices
  • Demonstrated progression and growth through past career experiences on Business and IT-related projects
  • Experience in Data Management and/or Data Quality initiatives
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills leveraged to interface with business stakeholders and technical delivery resources
  • Experience facilitating working sessions between different groups of stakeholders
  • Relevant Industry and data domain knowledge

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor's degree (preferably in STEM field)
  • Experience in product management
  • Technical background (software development experience)
  • Knowledge of CarMax business and systems a plus

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