Technical Product Owner - Digital (4315 )

IT Minnetonka, Minnesota


Description

Position at Taylor Technology Services, Inc (TTS)

Taylor Corporation is looking for a driven, results-oriented individual, who excels in a team-oriented environment.  You will play an integral role in the delivery of high-value extensions and enhancements to our product portfolio enabling the company in a digital journey. Leveraging your ability to organize and motivate teams within an incremental delivery environment, you will create, maintain and prioritize the backlog to ensure that the team is working on stories that maximize business value and deliver necessary fixes and functionality to all customers. We are looking for a systems thinker, an early adopter of technology and ideas, a technologist, and someone with a passion for products. You will truly be a Product Owner, set the direction for the future of the product.

Join our team if you crave an environment that:

  • Cultivates Innovation
  • Demands Collaboration
  • Values Differences
  • Is Founded on Trust
  • Is Customer Focused

Use your skills, experience, and talents to be a part of groundbreaking thinking and visionary goals.  Take the lead as you…

  • Own the product vision, inline with the overall strategic vision
  • Understand key business objectives and help define strategy of the product
  • Prioritize all stories to ensure work focuses on those with maximum business value that align with product strategy
  • Leverage data, customer insights, and analytics to drive decisions in support of the product roadmap
  • Align with stakeholders for the launch of various cross-functional products/features
  • Develop detailed requirements, stories and acceptance criteria for the development teams
  • Play an active role in sprint planning to ensure the requirements are tracked and delivered on time and within scope
  • Participate in the development of related strategies and plans as defined by the business
  • Participate in systems requirements definition, testing, training, implementation, and product rollout
  • Work closely with other teams (UI/UX, marketing, sales, program management, engineering, etc.) and external partners in support of business initiatives
  • Utilize data sources and feedback loops (such as A/B testing, user testing, and analytics) to ensure the right enhancements are worked on by the team
  • Creates a collaborative customer environment to support Product Definition, Adoption, and Feedback (e.g. Focus Groups)
  • Identifies and executes user testing to continually improve customer experience
  • Defines a Minimum Viable Product.
  • Drives and leverages prototyping to demonstrate/validate value

Competencies:

  • Product management experience building products in a digital environment
  • Experience with unique and shifting consumer demands in an eCommerce environment
  • A high level of empathy and compassion for the user with a focus on understanding of the needs and desires
  • Knowledge and experience in conversion optimization, digital marketing, UX design and/or consumer psychology and research
  • Strong technical background to enable you to contribute meaningfully to projects intended to improve performance, stability, and maintainability; previous engineering experience is a plus
  • Relentless desire to understand customers
  • Natural talent for mediating competing interests and finding creative solutions
  • Great track record of working with engineering and design teams: people want to work with you again
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high growth environment.  Ability to multi-task.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science or the equivalent required
  • 8+ years of professional experience with 2+ years of product management experience 

About Our Company

Our Total Rewards package of benefits and compensation reflects our bold commitment to creating opportunity and security for employees.

We offer a competitive base salary, and an attractive benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance, 401K, incentive compensation plan, PTO (paid time off) and Holiday pay.

We offer an attractive compensation package, including a competitive base salary, bonus and a competitive benefits package including health, dental & vision insurance, 401K plan, PTO (paid time off) and Holiday Pay.

Taylor Corporation, one of the largest privately held companies in the U.S., is one of the top-10 providers of personalized communications in North America. Taylor’s more than 80 affiliated companies (with over 9,000 employees) are located across North America, China, and Europe, and serve over half of the Fortune 500 companies in addition to millions of small businesses and consumers.