Agile Product Owner
Detroit, MI 
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Job Description

Req ID:114319

NTT DATA Services strives to hire exceptional, innovative and passionate individuals who want to grow with us. If you want to be part of an inclusive, adaptable, and forward-thinking organization, apply now.

We are currently seeking a Agile Product Owner to join our team in Detroit, Michigan (US-MI), United States (US).

Job Responsibilities Include:

  • Manages the product feature backlog in AWS Data Operations DevOps and prepares requirements for capacity-based planning, prioritization, grooming and implementation
  • Collaborates with enterprise stakeholders to facilitate solutions in all phases of the product development lifecycle, including feature ideation and definition, build and launch
  • Partner with cross-functional teammates to fully understand business processes, rules and logic and translate into detailed system design requirements
  • Ability to communicate and document system flow, business rules and overall solution design to stakeholders and partners to gain alignment, accuracy, and completeness
  • Drive current state platform discovery, system documentation and training guides to enable solutions and ensure common understanding
  • Defines software requirements and acceptance criteria at the feature level; supports actionable story-level scope elaboration with the consultation of engineers to prepare for development and testing
  • Lead organizational routines and ceremonies to drive alignment and reduce communication gaps; provide ongoing consultation and clarification of defined features to support business objectives
  • Epic, feature and story administrative maintenance (updates to sizing, sequencing, etc.)
  • Backlog development and administration (drive the organization of related work items, support program increment and iteration planning, operational reporting, etc.)
  • Manages multiple priorities concurrently, including self-executed deliverables and requirements executed by other teams
  • Performs functional testing of completed development against defined acceptance criteria, and support pre-release validation and regression activities
  • Contributes to team and operating model success in a dynamic, continuous learning lean-agile delivery framework.
  • Brings leadership and team-centered solutions to delivery process and routines by proposing strategic solutions and building consensus with strong interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Owns solutions by presenting recommendations with supporting rationale and being accountable to timelines, organizational capacity, and project needs

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5 plus years of experience as a Product Owner in an Agile environment

Preferred Skills:

  • Demonstrated success in a mature agile operating model, with cross-functional teams designing and building APIs and user-facing software
  • Big Data, Warehousing in the cloud, NIFI, Snowflake, Observability, and Data Analytics experience
  • High-performing self-starter, with strong attention to detail and excellent organizational skills
  • Demonstrates analytical skills and technical acumen; baseline knowledge of how software systems & application components work together; able to navigate technology, architectural and software development considerations confidently
  • Ability to leverage agile and application lifecycle management tools such as Jira or AWS DevOps, Automation, AWS Cloud
  • Highly collaborative, with ability to lead and influence others with confidence and emotional intelligence
  • Strong communication and partnership skills; able to collaborate through complex problems with a diverse team across departments, organizational levels, and with external partners
  • Strong agile and project management skills; ability to understand organizational capacity and manage resource allocations to achieve business outcomes
  • Ability to challenge assumptions and give and receive feedback respectfully
  • Ability to estimate work, commit and deliver on deadlines and be vocal when risks arise


About NTT DATA Services

NTT DATA Services is a global business and IT services provider specializing in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services. We are part of the NTT family of companies, a partner to 85 % of the Fortune 100.

NTT DATA Services is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, disability, age, veteran-status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other class protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

Job Segment: Consulting, Cloud, Testing, Project Manager, Data Warehouse, Technology

NTT DATA, Inc. (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs. The Company will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law. To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
5+ years
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