Product Owner - Open to Remote

  • PetSmart,
  • Remote or Remote
  • 3 hours ago
IT, Security, Systems, UX, Analyst, Computer
Full Time
Work from home available

Job Description

About the Team

It's an exciting time in technology, and that buzz is felt throughout PetSmart! We are continuing to grow at a faster pace and we want to continue to provide best-in-class experiences for pets and pet parents. Our IT team has 4 different departments: Information Security, IT Service Delivery, Business Enabling Systems, and IT Commerce & Customer Engagement.

Whether it's online or in our stores, the work that the IT team does is instrumental in PetSmart's success. We have a strategic and actionable plan underway and are looking for associates who are just as excited about it as we are.

About the Job

Product Owner

PetSmart is passionately focusing on its digital capabilities, and we are looking for great experienced leaders who can blend business acumen, technical problem solving and agile execution in our Customer Data environment to drive us forward.

The Product Owner roleis an exciting position that sits in IT and is responsible for bringing new digital capabilities to life in partnership with Product Managers in the business. We are seeking several Product Owners to work across various areas of our omnichannel Digital business as well as our Services business (Pet Salons - Grooming, PetsHotel, and Pet Training). Successful candidates must be able to communicate clearly and effectively to technical, business, creative and executive stakeholders.

This is a newly created role due to our growth.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Works closely with Product Managers and collaborates on the roadmap for the future quarter
  • Manages and prioritizes team's product backlog
  • Defines iterations and stories, establishes story acceptance criteria, accepts stories and increments
  • Support team in achieving sprint goals and Product Increment Objectives and mitigates impediments for the team
  • Oversees all stages of product creation including design and development
  • Monitors and evaluates product progress at each stage of the process
  • Coordinates with the product team and end-users to deliver updates
  • Participates in Scrum meetings and product sprints
  • Understands enabler work and collaborates with Solution Architects
  • Prepares team and facilitates demos in coordination with Scrum Master
  • Coordinates with other Product Owners, Scrum Masters, Architects and UX
  • Translates business requirements to teams and provides direction when questions arise

Required Skills/Experience:
  • 3-5 years' experience working as a product owner or 5+ years as an IT Analyst working in a product-oriented organization
  • Expertise in specific technical and/or industry knowledge related to retail omnichannel Digital or consumer services at scale.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively between business and technical teams
  • Ability to influence, motivate and ensure execution
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to maintain a keen attention to detail, multitask and work well under pressure
  • Proven partnering/relationship building abilities and effective communication with small and large groups
  • Ability to understand technical concepts and evaluate tradeoffs
  • Ability to thrive in an ambiguous, fast-paced environment operating at both a strategic and tactical level
  • Ability to maintain a keen attention to detail, multitask and work well under pressure
  • Team player who collaborates well with others
  • Natural tendency to be curious, positive and creative
  • Experience with JIRA and related product development software (TargetProcess experience a plus)
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business/Computer Science/MIS or a blend of education and relevant experience expected
  • Professional Scrum Product Owner (PSPO) or Certified SAFe Product Owner certifications a plus
  • Experience working in agile required; SAFe experience preferred

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About the Culture

Our home office offers outstanding amenities in a fun and rewarding workplace including:
  • Pet friendly environment, bring your pets to work!
  • A work-life balance and family events such as movie nights, art events and holiday festivals
  • "Top Dog" gym with equipment, fitness classes, massage therapists and personal trainers
  • "Sit & Stay" Caf serving fresh breakfast and lunch options
  • Starbucks cart-productivity at its finest!
  • "Lil' Paws" learning center and onsite daycare facility
  • Volunteer events with PetSmart Charities
  • Learn more about #LifeAtPetSmart here:
  • Check out Associate stories and share in some celebrations at PetSmart:
  • Explore PetSmart Benefits here:
  • Learn more about #LifeAtPetSmart in the IT space from our team members:
Dice Id : 80112043
Position Id : 3241
Originally Posted : 5 months ago
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