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Senior Product Owner

Lowell, AR - JB Hunt Corporate

Job Title:
Senior Product Owner

Engineering & Science

United States of America



Full/Part Time:
Full time

Job Summary:
Under general direction, this position is the enterprise subject matter expert and manages product backlogs and review iteration outcomes to ensure the business success of software development projects. Primary owner of the the relationships across the enterprise for internal, external, and third party vendors and provides support to the Client, verifying the business value delivered by the Product and how it aligns with the Client's strategy. They manage the projects, relationships, and contractual agreements with our third party vendors vendors. They actively support the Client from the business point of view and provides guidance in assessing Product opportunities and risks. They take advantage of the Product KPIs (and other business metrics) to optimize the Product. This position evaluates impact across platforms and communicates to appropriate executive stakeholder.

Job Description:

Key Responsibilities:

• Provides enterprise level knowledge of impact across products and platforms presenting data to client and executive level leadership.

• Works closely with the Client, defining the next iterations of the Product and plan their releases; presents the Team’s perspective and point of view to the Client, and build trust between the two sides.

• Evaluates the KPI metrics and suggests new solutions to increase the Product’s business value. Verifies the business value delivered by the Product and how it aligns with the Client’s strategy.

• Provides strategic focus for the development team, to ensure the right things to be focused on and completed during the development process; organizes workshops with the Product’s users (based on the Discover/Define approach) to discover and validate hypotheses, as well as work with architecture the best solutions for the Product.

• Uses dedicated techniques for road mapping (e.g. MOSCOW, Kano, or Pareto) and selected tools to describe the Product vision (e.g. business model canvas, lean canvas, or vision box).

• Provides inputs for applications technical designs and data models to deliver user-friendly product solutions.

• Contributes to the design of UX workflows for the product.

• Guides and mentors Product community in business domain knowledge and product owner practice

• Manages the 3rd party vendor relationship participating in negotiation and contractual agreements.

• Work with Product Management to solicit architectural guidance to ensure BU compliance with future 360 Platform product direction


Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelors degree in Business, Computer and Information Science, Software Engineering, or related field, or foreign equivalent, or suitable combination of education, experience and training; plus 5 or more years of experience acting as a Product Owner and/or certification in Agile fundamentals. OR Master's degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Engineering or related field, or foreign equivalent; plus 3 years of experience in Engineering & Technology.

Skills & Abilities:
Knowledge of Agile process and principles
o   Knows and embodies Scrum values
o   Understands Product Owner involvement in Scrum events
o   Experience drafting and elaborating backlog items
o   Understanding or experience with contractual agreements & vendor management
o   Knowledge of high level architecture and impacts

Bachelors: Computer Engineering (Required), Bachelors: Computer and Information Science (Required), Bachelors: Management Information Systems (Required)

Work Experience:
Business Analysis

Job Opening ID:
00415912 Senior Product Owner (Open)

“This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.”

Posted 112 Days Ago

Full time


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Headquartered in Northwest Arkansas, J.B. Hunt is a dominate force in transportation and logistics industry, offering exciting career opportunities both at corporate and at field locations across the country. There are a variety of job types that support our business, so no matter your passion, J.B. Hunt is the place to jumpstart your career.

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J.B. Hunt is a leading transportation and logistics company for one simple reason – our people. The career possibilities and benefits of working at J.B. Hunt are endless. From competitive salary and benefits packages, to defined career paths and growth opportunities, we take care of our people and take great pride in our efforts to build and sustain an inclusive workplace for all employees.

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J.B. Hunt welcomes high-energy, forward-thinking people of all backgrounds and experience levels to join our team. We offer full-time, entry level, professional and management opportunities across all departments. Whether you are fresh out of school or bring years of industry experience, a role at J.B. Hunt could take your career to the next level.