Lead Product Owner - Engineering EnablementApply Now Job ID: R0000064488 schedule: Full time Location: 7000 Target Parkway North, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, United States, 55445;
Lead Product Owner– Engineering Enablement
Target is an iconic brand, a Fortune 50 company and one of America’s leading retailers.Right along with Target’s distinctive retail brand, our technology organization is rapidly evolving for the better. To continue being the “go-to” resource for Target’s guests, we need a technology structure that is sound, seamless and efficient. Working within the Architecture teams, you will help build exactly that. You will promote the value of our engineering focus. You will make a positive impact on how we use our resources. You will be a critical point of connection, making sure thatall ofthe different parts come together for the greater good. Whether you’re working on bettering our Agile Practice, Engineering Practice or Enterprise Architecture areas, your challenge (should you choose to accept it) will be to lend your deep technical aptitude and intelligent point of view to inform, focus and prioritize our initiatives. Your expertise will directly influence a strong, agile, sustainable and outcome-based technical direction for the enterprise.
About the Job:
As Lead Product Owner on the Engineering Enablement teamin Target Technology Services, you willrepresent engineering across all of Target ensuringengineershave the tools, services, products, and informationneeded to create the best softwarein the industry. You will provide critical analytical insights to technology leaders across the organizationabout how engineering teams are performing.
The Engineering Enablement team provides the DevOps pipeline tools that support how thousands of engineers at Target store, build, and deploy software. This work includes the deployment and configuration of industry leading continuous integration, code repository, binary repository, and system configuration tools as well as custom coding APIs and applications. The current toolset includes Artifactory, Drone, GitHub Enterprise, Jenkins, and Chef. The team blends ops and application development work, with a wide variety of work and technologies leveraged.
Product Teams at Target are accountable for the delivery of business outcomes enabled through technology and analytic products that are easy to use, easily maintained and highly reliable. Product teams have one shared backlog that is inclusive of all product, technology,discovery and design work.
As a Lead Product Owner, you will work in the product model and will partner to develop a comprehensive product strategy, related roadmap, and set key business objectives (OKRs) for your respective product. You will need to leverage the knowledge of your product, as well as, customer feedback and establish other relevant data points to assess value, develop business cases, and prioritize the direction and desired outcomes for your product.You will lead a product and work in unison with engineers, UX designers, data scientists and business partners to deliver a product.
You will be the “voice of the product” to key stakeholders to ensure that their needs aremetand that the product team is getting the direction and support that it needs to be successful. You will develop and actively understand the market, maintain a product roadmap and backlog outlining the customer themes, epics, and stories while prioritizing the backlog to focus on the highest impact work for your team and stakeholders.
You will encourage the open exchange of information and viewpoints, as well as, inspire others to achieve challenging goals and high standards of performance while committing to the organization'sdirection. You will foster sense of urgency to achieve goals and leverage resources to overcome unexpected obstacles, and partner with product teams across the organization to help them achieve their goals while pursuing and completing yours. Job duties may change at any time due to businessneeds.
4-year college degree (or equivalent experience)
6+ years of product experience
Strong communication skills
Experience with technology and ability to facilitate communication between business and technology teams
Experience working in an agile environment (e.g. user stories, iterative development,scrum teams, sprints, personas)
Proven ability to lead a body of work with cross functional partners
Deep knowledge of how various software development teams operate
Knowledge of DevOps best practices
Experience doing software development is preferred, but not required
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