Lead Product Owner - Nike Tech

Portland Oregon
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 2 days ago
Job Description
Become a Part of the NIKE, Inc. Team
NIKE, Inc. does more than outfit the world's best athletes. It is a place to explore potential, obliterate boundaries and push out the edges of what can be. The company looks for people who can grow, think, dream and create. Its culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding imagination. The brand seeks achievers, leaders and visionaries. At Nike, it’s about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.
Nike, Inc. Technology is responsible for making the world’s largest sport brand run faster, smarter and more securely. From infrastructure to security and supply chain operations, Technology specialists drive growth through top-flight hardware, software and enterprise applications. Global Technology aggressively innovates solutions to drive growth while creating and implementing tools that help make everything else in the company possible.
DescriptionNike Technology designs, creates and implements the methods and tools needed to make the world’s largest sports brand run faster, smarter and more securely. Global Technology teams aggressively innovate the solutions needed to help employees navigate Nike's rapidly evolving landscape. From infrastructure to security and supply chain operations, Technology specialists drive growth through top-flight hardware, software and enterprise applications. Simply put, without Nike Technology, there are no Nike products.
The Nike.net eCommerce team needs a strong Product Owner with experience working in an agile environment, who will represent the voice of both the customer and Product Management vision to the teams.  As a Product Owner you will be working closely with Product Management, stakeholders, and architects in collaboration to define and prioritize features and stories to ensure alignment with customer and program needs.
ResponsibilitiesAnticipate the needs of, collaborate with and act as the voice of the customer for one or two interrelated teams
Work with Product Management to define the product, ensure it is integrated into the Program and communicate the vision to the Agile Team(s)
Frequently provide input on the Product Roadmap; actively identify and solution for risks and constraints; continually identify dependencies and coordinate with dependent teams
Own, maintain and prioritize their team's product backlog(s); facilitate feature mapping, break features into stories, define acceptance criteria, ensure capacity for enablers and defects
Ensure teams have the full context and understanding of customers and business environment to create valuable solutions
Ensure the readiness of the work, accept or reject work results, and that the work is aligned to the Product Roadmap
Prioritize and make trade-offs based on understanding of strategies, budget, epics, enabler requirements, defects, dependent teams, goals and the value features and stories bring to customers and the business
Assist in removing roadblocks for the Agile Teams
Be the final decision maker for prioritization of the team's work
Work with the team(s) to ensure all stories are supported, clear, and delivered in high quality
Understand how features are performing, the level of customer satisfaction, and provide suggestions for improvements
QualificationsSkillsAdvanced understanding of the Agile principles and methodologies and how they’re applied in workplace culture
Able to solve complex problems and take a new perspective on existing solutions
Must excel working in team-oriented roles that rely on ability to collaborate with others
In-depth understanding of technology systems and the ecosystem the team works in to help team in overcoming roadblocks
Effective collaboration and relationship management
Excellent team dynamics, conflict resolution, mentoring, and servant leadership skills
Effective facilitation skills within teams
Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to influence others internally and externally
Experience resolving issues with higher levels of management
Experience leading cross-functional work
Proven ability to respond to and prioritize changing demands effectively
Strong understanding of Product subject matter
Experience leading others in resolving complex issues
Ability to anticipate customer needs
Experience in developing innovative solutions
QualificationsMinimum 6 years relevant work experience with Bachelor's degree
Experience working with Agile teams
Experience working with Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) tools, VersionOne preferred
Experience with Agile methodologies such as Scrum, LEAN, Kanban, XP Programming etc.
Previous experience as a team lead preferred
NIKE, Inc. is a growth company that looks for team members to grow with it. Nike offers a generous total rewards package, casual work environment, a diverse and inclusive culture, and an electric atmosphere for professional development. No matter the location, or the role, every Nike employee shares one galvanizing mission: To bring inspiration and innovation to every athlete* in the world.
NIKE, Inc. is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.
Job ID 00412095