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Principal Product Owner - IoT Platform

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Principal Product Owner – IoT Platform

About us:

Target is an iconic brand, a Fortune 50 company and one of America’s leading retailers.

Target Infrastructure is the digital root system of Target Technology Services. Our power lies in both anchoring Target business operations and fueling its competitive edge for continued growth. Here, you’ll be essential to our mission to deliver world-class products and services. You will help us differentiate through customer-centricity, reliability and unmatched seamlessness of interaction. On our team, you’ll foster our culture of collaboration and celebrating achievements. Your work will result in the successful integration of guests, team members and Target HQ to leverage the collective strength of the Target team and the technology and supplier ecosystem. You’ll be able to directly connect your work to the value our guests expect and deserve, and the infrastructure your teammates and partners rely on. You’ll answer the call for flexibility, availability and responsiveness by empowering our developers with the right tools to make life easier for team members at headquarters, stores and distribution centers

About the Job:

As a Principle Product Owner for IoT Platform at Target, you will be responsible for the voice of customer that will help define the strategy, roadmap and setting priorities. You will be responsible to drive key results and outcomes working with business partners for the platform.

The IoT Platform is an internally built solution and that covers everything from hardware to protocols, to enabling our business partners to utilize the data to build better, more intelligent experiences across Stores and Supply Chain.

Product Teams at Target Corporation 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 and design work.

As a Principal Product Owner, you will work in the product model and will lead the development of a comprehensive product strategy and set key business objectives (OKRs) for your respective product domain. You will need to leverage extensive knowledge of your product, as well as, customer feedback, market intelligence, key data and analytics, and other relevant data points to assess value, develop business cases, and prioritize the direction and desired outcomes for your product.

You will be the “voice of the product” to all outside stakeholders advocating for your product and ensuring their needs are met and that the product team is getting the leadership and support that it needs to be successful. You will need to cultivate strong relationships across the enterprise in order to drive collaboration and alignment with key partners and stakeholders across pyramids.

You will develop and actively maintain a product roadmap outlining prioritization for the customer themes, technical needs, and design challenges to be delivered and you will be accountable to make final decisions on scope and prioritization relative to the product backlog. You will be accountable to create and manage product objectives and key results, key metrics for your product, as well as related P&L impacts.

You will oversee progress against product backlogs to ensure work and priorities are in line with the product strategy while prioritizing themes, epics, and stories, to ensure work focuses on those with maximum value that are aligned with the product strategy. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.

About you:

  • 4-year college degree (or equivalent experience)
  • 10+ years of retail experience or equivalent domain experience
  • Experience with technology and ability to facilitate communication between business and technology teams
  • Strong communication skills with proven ability to influence peers, key stakeholders and leaders
  • Expert at working in an agile environment (e.g. user stories, iterative development, scrum teams, sprints, personas)
  • Strategic mindset and bias for action with strong ability for strategic planning, defining ORKs and driving business outcomes
  • Expert in product area
  • Prior experience in IoT technology
  • Experience in software development and architecture reviews

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Target will provide reasonable accommodations (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) with the application process upon your request as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and require assistance in this application process, please visit your nearest Target store or Distribution Center or reach out to Guest Services at 1-800-440-0680 for additional information.

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