Caterpillar
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Senior Digital Product Owner at Caterpillar

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Career Area:

Digital

 

Job Description:

Job Purpose:  
The Product Owner works as a member of a Scrum Team to help maximize the value of the product and the work of the Scrum Development Team.  The Product Owner works intimately with the ScrumMaster and the Development Team.  The Product Owner’s primary task is to create and manage the Product Backlog and to ensure everyone knows the priorities of the Product Backlog.  The Product Owner is empowered to make all decisions regarding the Product Backlog.  The Product Owner is typically the individual closest to the business side of the project.  

Job Related Statistics
•Responsible for acting as Product Owner for larger, more complex projects with high value to the organization

Job Duties/Responsibilities may include but not limited to:
•Responsible for maximizing the value of the product and the work of the Development Team
•Responsible for acting as Product Owner for larger, more complex projects with high value to the organization
•Responsible for creating, maintaining and prioritizing the Product Backlog according to business value for the life of the project
•Communicate Product Backlog priorities to the team
•Act as the key decision-maker regarding what features the product will have
•Responsible for the vision of what is to be built, and conveying that vision to the team
•Assists with the elaboration of epics, themes and features into user stories that are small enough, or granular enough, to be achieved in a single sprint
•Responsible for conveying the vision and goals at the beginning of every sprint
•Work closely with key stakeholders throughout the organization
•Responsible for making decisions on release dates and content
•Represent the customer, interfacing and engaging with the customer
•Participate in Daily Scrum as needed
•Participate in Sprint Planning meetings, Reveals and Retrospectives
•Inspect the product progress at the end of every Sprint and accept or reject the work that has been done by the Development Team
•Act as the voice of the team, communicating status externally
•Be a good role model of Scrum values; understand the framework and the roles of each team member
•Be a champion for the agile community and help to further the community within the organization

Employee is also responsible for performing other job duties as assigned by Caterpillar management from time to time.

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE:
Required Qualifications
•Four year Bachelor’s degree preferably in computer science, information systems, marketing, communications, engineering or related field
•5+ years’ experience as a product manager 
•5+ years of experience leading a technical team while simultaneously managing multiple projects
•3+ years of experience with the Agile methodology
•Demonstrated ability to communicate appropriately to ensure a team’s success
•Strong accountability planning/organization, and teamwork 
•Highly developed interpersonal skills to deal with sensitive, emotional or potentially controversial situations.
•Excellent oral and written communication skills
•Proven experience in designing and developing Software applications at scale. 
•Competent in designing scalable Cloud native Software components. 


Top candidates will also possess these Qualifications
•Experience managing projects using Agile software tools such as Mingle, VSTS, JIRA, Team Services, Rally
•Experience working with onshore/offshore team model
•Demonstrated ability to empower teams
•Strong accountability, teamwork, and interpersonal skills, and communication skills
•Knowledge of SDLC and demonstrated experience employing SDLC in aspects of the project management process

 

 

 

 

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Where we are

In the heart of Chicago's lively West Loop area, we have easy access to public transport, great bars and restaurants, and an awesome office roof deck.

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What are Caterpillar Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Caterpillar Inc. participates in local volunteer activities such as the Chase Corporate Challenge
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Game Room
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks

An Insider's view of Caterpillar

What are some social events your company does?

Whether we’re working virtually or in-person, we are always looking for ways to have fun and grow as a team. Team dinners, coffee chats, ax throwing, chess club, and virtual happy hours are just a few of the activities we do to make work more fun and connect with colleagues around the world.

Madison

Recruiter

What kinds of technical challenges do you and your team face?

It’s amazing to be able to work in an architectural framework where we can negotiate between speed to market and a solid application – software that is well-built, well-designed, well-tested. I find this negotiation both challenging and exhilarating.

MacGregor

Lead Software Engineer

How does the company support your career growth?

I’ve been with Caterpillar for 20 years now, and I’ve been lucky to work on teams that have different focuses. I’ve worked on everything from engineering applications to the latest and greatest digital technology applications.

Rakshan

Digital Product Manager

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

The team should be comfortable approaching me with any kind of issue — like improving a process, getting rid of unnecessary ceremonies or something else — and know that I will address it. I believe a manager should be the first line of defense against bugs and conflicting priorities, and my team needs to know that I have their back.

Stan

Software Engineering Manager

What projects are you most excited about?

Deep learning algorithms, popularized in the past five years, allow us to scan huge volumes of data from Caterpillar's fleet of connected engines and machines for unusual patterns. We're now able to make sophisticated predictions that wouldn’t have been possible 20 years ago.

Dan

Analytics Director

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