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Product Owner - Mobile App

Fast Switch - Great Lakes
Auburn Hills, Michigan, United States
Product Owner - Mobile App #419044
Job description:

The Connected Vehicle Team is revolutionizing the vehicle ownership experience through the invention of software products delivered to customers through a variety of digital touchpoints including mobile apps, websites, and in-vehicle infotainment systems. In this role, your product is the mobile app platform.

The Product Owner- Mobile App responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Following an iterative design and development process, drive the execution, delivery, and outcome of the product throughout the entire product lifecycle.
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to recognize an opportunity and develop the vision, strategy, and requirements for a solution that meets the need.
  • Generate and manage the list of work to be completed by the development team. This involves writing product backlog items along with acceptance criteria and ordering them to achieve the product vision.
  • Participate in events including planning, refinement, review, retrospective, and daily standups.
  • During planning activities, work with stakeholders to determine the content and steps required to deliver the next iteration at a sprint, release or product level.
  • Within refinement sessions, work with the development team to define, elaborate, and estimate product backlog items.
  • Facilitate reviews to ensure the product increment is examined in the optimum way to elicit feedback and determine the route forward for development.
  • During retrospectives, collaborate as part of the team in determining and selecting improvement actions.
  • During the sprint, work in the team, including answering questions and accepting product backlog items as they are completed.
  • Attend daily gatherings to coordinate and collaborate with the development team on development work being performed within the iteration.
  • Monitor and communicate market impact and determine next steps.
  • Create and maintain communications regarding vision and progress like a product roadmap and release plan.
  • Create contractual project related documentation like a requirements specification or statement of work.
  • Take lead on issue resolution for systems in operation. design, develop, and manage a platform that scales and accommodates new features and feature evolution overtime.
  • Work with internal stakeholders building a mobile app experience that meets the needs of their customers as they and others to bring it to life across many customers
  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical, Computer, Information Technology or equivalent.
  • 3+ years' experience with mobile app product management and/or requirements development.
  • Proven experience as Product Manager or Product Owner in a cross-functional team, dedicated to the complete product development lifecycle of successfully launched mobile app used globally (multilingual and localized).
  • Experience providing oversight of a large product, program, or simultaneously coordinating multiple smaller initiatives and teams.
  • Experience capturing and managing software requirements as User Stories.
  • Experience facilitating backlog refinement sessions
  • Experience testing or verifying software meets acceptance criteria.
  • The desire to be part of, and contribute to, a team.
  • Ability to set and manage priorities judiciously.
  • Proven ability to work in a cross-functional team with designers, coders, integrators and business teams.
  • Strong relationship building skills including the ability to relate constructively to all levels of an organization.
  • Strong listening, written, and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to articulate ideas to both technical and non-technical addressees.
  • Ambition and the ability to be self-directed.
Preferred Requirements:
  • Experience using Atlassian Jira Agile ().
  • Experience using Aha! ().
  • Experience developing a product roadmap.
  • Experience creating user experience (UX/UI) artifacts such as journey maps and wireframes.
  • Experience modeling business or software processes using BPMN constructs.
  • Experience creating release notes, user documentation, and/or training materials.
  • Experience writing a requirements specification or statement of work.
  • Awareness of mobile device capabilities and constructs (GPS, haptics, gestures, etc.) and the ability to recognize how they might help meet a need.
  • Awareness of technology mediums (Javascript, HTML5/CSS3, iOS and Android SDKs).
  • Awareness of user interface design guidelines (Apple HIG and Google Material Design).
Additional Info:

At Fast Switch - Great Lakes (FSGL), Our Purpose is Our People and Our Planet. We come to work each day and are reminded we are helping people find their success stories. Isn't that cool? Also, Doing the right thing is our mantra. We act responsibly, give back to the communities we serve, and have a little fun along the way.
We at FSGL, have been doing this for 22 years with pride, dedication and plain old-fashioned hard work.
We're a financially strong, privately held company that is 100% consultant and client focused.
We've differentiated ourselves by being fast, flexible, creative and honest. Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company. We do unique things, and we do them for Fortune 10 companies, Inc. 500 companies, and technology start-ups.
Our benefits are second to none and thanks to our flexible benefit options you can choose just the benefits that you need or want, options include:

  • Medical and Dental (Fast Switch pays majority of the medical program)
  • Vision
  • Personal Time Off (PTO) Program
  • Long Term Disability (100% paid)
  • Life Insurance (100% paid)
  • 401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match

Plus, we have a lucrative employee referral program and an employee recognition culture.
One of our pride points as that in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019, Fast Switch was named one of the Top Work Places in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press.
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