Product Owner in Brookfield, Wisconsin

Date Posted: 4/6/2021

Job Snapshot

Employee Type: Full-time
Job Type: IT
Date Posted: 4/6/2021

Job Description

Milwaukee Tools is looking for a Product Owner who can act as a servant leader within a Product Team that designs, develops, and launches new products and features that improve the overall One-Key experience.

 

One-Key eliminates downtime on job sites by delivering tool and equipment asset management for professional contractors through Bluetooth-enabled tools, devices, hardware, and software solutions.

 

Ideal candidates are outstanding communicators that thrive in a fast-paced work environment. Strong problem-solving skills and independent self-direction, coupled with an aptitude for team collaboration and open communication, are requirements. Individuals should have a passion for empathizing with our users and our business's needs and behaviors and solve them with excellent solutions.

 

Product Owner duties and responsibilities

  • Take the role of servant leader lead of a Product Teams as the Product Owner
  • Provide organization, direction, and clarity to one of our Agile Product Teams and Product Managers and create requirements?
  • Lead the Product Teams functional design process based on an intimate knowledge of our technology and the needs of our users
  • Ensure that the team always has an adequate amount of prior prepared tasks to work on
  • Plan and prioritize product feature backlog and development for the product
  • Assess value, develop cases, and prioritize stories, epics, and themes to ensure work focuses on those with maximum value that align with Product Management strategy
  • Provide backlog management, iteration planning, and elaboration of the user stories
  • Work closely with Product Management to create and maintain a product backlog according to user need
  • Lead the planning for a Product Team around feature release plans and set the expectation for delivery of new functionalities
  • Provide an active role in mitigating impediments impacting successful team completion of Release/Sprint Goals
  • Keep abreast with Agile/Scrum best practices (or the applicable software development methodology chosen by your Product Team) and the latest trends

 

Product Owner requirements and qualifications

  • Previous working experience as a Product Owner or Business Analyst for 1-3 years
  • Bachelor's degree, or higher education level in Software Engineering or related discipline?
  • In-depth knowledge of Agile process and principles?
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Strong technical skills and can speak with and motivate the Product Team?
  • Customer-focused and have a passion for creating digital product solutions that solve problems for users
  • Demonstrated experience with the modern web, mobile, and native iOS/Android application development and testing?
  • Sharp analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Attention to details

 

Things that we value

  • Curious minds that are always willing to learn
  • Introspective and self-aware
  • Efficient and focused mono-tasking
  • A well-informed point of view with a healthy dose of humility
  • A collaborative mindset?
  • A personality that thrives in an agile/ nimble environment
  • Willingness to take risks
  • Possess equal enthusiasm to grow as a team and as an individual contributor

 

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