Company: BP
Skills: IT - Networking & Telecom
Experience: 3 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Denver, Colorado, United States

Grade HResponsible for supporting service delivery through service management / process management activities (depending on specialism), supporting related operating practices and effective implementation of relevant standards, and providing sound knowledge and advice to support performance optimization. Specialisms: Service Management; Process Management.Role synopsis
The Product Owner will be intricately involved in ownership and coordination of enhancements, change and evolution of assigned product(s).
This role will participate in the Network Program's engagement with business stakeholders and partners to enhance the existing solutions and developing new solutions as Products to deliver to the business.
The ideal candidate is a thought leader that will be accountable for Agile approach applied to Product via SCRUM teams comprising internal team members, partner vendors and associated expertise. You will need to oversee the administration, configuration & customization of network applications for all new & existing implementations.
Key Accountabilities
  • Domain expertise for Network and business domain
  • Take lead of scrum teams as the Product Owner
  • Providing vision & direction to the Agile development team and stakeholders throughout the project & create requirements
  • Plan and prioritize product feature backlog and development for the product
  • Assess value, develop cases, and prioritize stories, epics and themes to ensure work focuses on those with maximum value that are aligned with product strategy
  • Provide backlog management, iteration planning, and elaboration of the user stories
  • Work closely with Product Management to create and maintain a product backlog according to business value or ROI
  • Lead the planning product release plans and set expectation for delivery of new functionalities
  • Provide an active role in mitigating impediments impacting successful team completion of Release/Sprint Goals
  • Research and analyze market, the users, and the roadmap for the product
  • Keep abreast with Agile/Scrum best practices & new trends
  • Understand network technologies such as Ethernet, ATM, VPLS, MPLS, ISDN, IPSec, VLANs, HSRP, TCP/IP, PPP, EIGRP, BGP, QoS, Multicast, ACLs, VPNs, IP Tel, VoIP, VxLAN, and Structured Cabling
  • Monitor network management tools for performance, tuning, troubleshooting and capacity planning
  • Ensure vendor is implementing and installing WAP and WLCs for wireless network
  • Provide governance feedback to network standards, polices or guidelines
  • Evaluate vendors performance of the 24X7 monitoring, management and support of Network infrastructure
  • Managing supplier capabilities, performance, including turnaround times, pricing, and overall ability to adapt to changing BPX requirements
  • Oversee the deployment of formal and informal training for end-users and/or team members
  • Assist with vendor selection and management including drafting RFPs, negotiating terms and contracts for goods and services
  • Collaborate with Architects on design and ensure implementation and support vendors adhere to design private networks and protect intellectual property
Essential Education
  • A bachelor's degree in Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field

Preferred Education
  • A master's degree in Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field

Job Requirements
  • 3+ years of hands on experience in Agile approaches to Product Management
  • Outstanding communication, presentation and leadership skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • At least 7 years of Network Operations and/or engineering/design background
  • In-depth experience in IP, BGP, MPLS, MP-BGP, IS-IS, RSVP and LDP
  • Experience in a NOC, Tech Operations, or Tier 2/Tier 3 Technical Support role
Desirable criteria & qualifications
  • Ability to succeed in a fast-paced environment, deliver high quality performance on multiple, simultaneous strategic, value-added tasks and priorities
  • Solid understanding of WAN in a context of service provider, and/or very large-scale enterprise environments
  • Experience supporting large-scale peering/transit networks, with a sound knowledge of complex traffic engineering and Internet routing policies
  • Hands-on experience with carrier-grade routers and operating systems required