Company: BP
Skills: IT - Analysis & Management, IT - Software Development
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: United States


Grade H Responsible for supporting software / platform engineering activities (depending on specialism), working with users to capture requirements, using sound technical capabilities to lead the design, development and maintenance of the relevant systems and ensuring compliance with the relevant standards. Specialisms: Software Engineering; Platform Engineering.The Product Owner will be intricately involved in ownership and coordination of enhancements, change and evolution of assigned product(s).
The role will participate in the Data Program's engagement with business stakeholders and partners to enhance the existing solutions and developing new solutions as Products to deliver to the business. This role will collaborate and coordinate with the vertical teams to ensure seamless transition to Support or to the Run organization. The role requires a thought leader that will be accountable for Agile approach applied to Product via SCRUM teams comprising internal BPX team members, partner vendors and associated expertise. You will need to oversee the Administration, configuration and customization of data platforms and applications for all new and existing implementations.
Key accountabilities
  • Domain expertise for data and business domain
  • Take lead of scrum teams as the Product Owner
  • Providing vision and direction to the Agile development team / stakeholders to ensure product design is maintained and sustained.
  • Ensure that the team always has an adequate amount of prior prepared tasks to work on
  • In collaboration with Enterprise Architects, defines the product vision, roadmap and growth opportunities
  • Work closely with Product Management to create and maintain a product backlog according to business value or ROI
  • Lead the product release plans and set expectation for delivery of new functionalities created in the Change Organization.
  • Provide an active role in mitigating impediments impacting successful team completion of Release/Sprint Goals
  • Keep abreast with Agile/Scrum best practices and new trends
  • Leads by example demonstrating self-confidence, energy and enthusiasm
  • Work as part of geographically dispersed team, effectively communicating prioritized business unit needs and prioritized project statuses
  • Coordinate modifications, support, and additions to products and applications with Developers and Support Staff, as well as working with external teams in debugging and resolving issues related to application/platform across the network, internet, and database technologies
  • Introduce new technologies and roll-out new products and systems in coordination with other Technical Support staff
  • Maintain channels of communication with Internal Team(s) and other Managers to ensure prompt technical support of any and all related problems.
  • Follow defined standards to resolve specific sets of incidents/problems
  • Ensure issues are within the defined standards and SLA's are met
  • Outline overall capacity and cluster management for BPX environment
  • Define support model and maintain scalable in data platforms
  • Oversee development of runbooks for support teams
  • Willingness to participate in a 24x7 On-Call rotation for critical issues
  • Vendor management of managed service providers and public cloud vendor with respect to data platforms and technologies in use
  • Managing vendor capabilities, including turnaround times, pricing, and overall ability to adapt to changing BPX requirements
Essential Education
  • A bachelor's degree in Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering, or any other related quantitative field.
Preferred Education
  • A master's degree in Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering, or any other related quantitative field.
Essential experience and job requirements
  • 3+ years of hands on experience in Agile approaches to Product Management
  • In-depth knowledge of Agile process and principles
  • Outstanding communication, presentation and leadership skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Sharp analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Creative thinker with a vision
  • Attention to details