Own vision and prioritization of new features and/or enhancements to a Data & Analytics product/platform (or scope of the product addressed by the squad) and help translate business needs into prioritized user stories; accountable for value delivery and value realization at the *squad level. (*Squad=Scrum Team)
Duties & Responsibilities
Ø Shape the squad vision/roadmap and steer the squad in delivering Data & Analytics products/platforms features /work oriented around the business impact
Ø Shape and prioritize the backlog, utilizing business expertise and understanding of customer needs, translating requirements into user stories & acceptance criteria
Ø Balance business value with technical feasibility while prioritizing stories and features, optimizing cost, and improving delivery efficiency
Ø Act as the “voice of the customer” within the squad to ensure the squad “builds the right thing”
Ø Plan resources for the squad (i.e. new role, change in role), create resource requests, interview, select, and onboard members to join the squad
Ø Accountable for shaping and hitting squad OKRs
Ø Work closely with Product/Platform Manager to establish the products’ business value and support messaging, comms, and customer outreach as necessary
Ø Ensure the products/features/work meets relevant security, privacy & compliance standards
Ø Drive continuous improvement across the product lifecycle
Ø Drive engagement with third parties to support the delivery of squad objectives
Ø Drive selection of solution options, and work with the Lead Engineer to assess tech elements of the solution prior to user testing
Ø Facilitate release planning, sprint planning, and demos with stakeholders
Ø Interact with other Squads within the Product / Platform as part of synchronization ceremonies to implement cross-squad tasks
Ø Drive reporting and analytics to provide visibility on squad performance and monitor sprint metrics and user results
Ø Work with Lead Engineer to balance tech debt with feature delivery
Ø Own and manage documentation and information
Ø Collaborate to ensure all partners are clear on product roadmap activities, design, interdependencies, and timelines
ØActively participates in all squad ceremonies; leads and optimizes the flow of value using various tools and reporting cadence
Ø Proven knowledge and understanding of standard practices, technology and supporting industry principles
Ø Experience gathering requirements and translating into a product vision by leveraging their expertise in product development, engineering and UX
Ø Deep understanding of business/processes and high-level understanding of high-quality digital product delivery
Ø Experienced in managing a product backlog/release plan , tracking team-level metrics, attending product team ceremonies, removing blockers (burndown chart, release burn up)
Ø Experience in developing systems and tools to enable customer interactions and collaboration.
Product / Digital Experience
Ø Understanding of customer journeys and customer experience
Ø Foundational skills (at minimum) in Data Engineering, Cybersecurity, Intelligent Automation, and Emerging Technology
Leadership skills and behaviors
Ø Creates a culture that relentlessly focuses on helping the people and organizations we touch
Ø Commitment to Our Credo, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (who we are and what we believe) by ensuring we are affecting, developing, and retaining talent that reflects the communities our teams serve
Ø Equipped with foundational knowledge and methods to identify, engage, and build empathy with their customers , and apply these methods to their daily work
Ø Focus on Business agility, Agile delivery with a fail-fast mindset and measurable outcomes*
Ø Demonstrated success in leading cross-function self-organized teams
Ø Contributes with ideas that challenge thinking
Ø Strong problem-solving skills with the ability of accurately analyze situations and reach productive decisions based on informed judgment.
Ø Skill in project management, e.g. time, stakeholder management.
Ø Experience in IT space for more than 3 years preferred.
Ø Excellent communication skills, proficiency in Japanese and English language.
Ø Business English skills in writing, verbal communication, and presentation.
University graduate (or higher).