Iron Mountain IT Product Owner in Boston, Massachusetts
At Iron Mountain we protect what our customers value most, from the everyday to the extraordinary, while helping them bridge the physical and digital world. Our people have the opportunity to bring their creativity to a workplace that thrives on change. Here, you will be part of a team that doesn’t just embrace what’s exceptional. It creates exceptional.
Reporting to the Director - Technology Product Manager, the EDP Product owner will be a key member of the Enterprise Data Platform focused on transforming Iron Mountain to be a data driven company. This product owner will be a key bridge between the business and technology as well as with the scrum of scrums of the EDP platform. He or she will be responsible for definition, stakeholder management and creating focus for the delivery teams enabling success by creating clarity in requirements, removing blockers and prioritizing work.
The Enterprise Data Platform is a key strategic investment for Iron Mountain.
advanced analytics as well as ability to integrate across multiple data streams.
This person will work with the product manager on the overall strategy and roadmap of the EDP platform focusing on capabilities around ingesting and cataloging data into our lake, enabling self service analytics for the business, utilizing the data platform as a highway and key integration system for data across our enterprise systems. The candidate will be expected to continuously learn about the capabilities in this space and be a thought leader influencing the features delivered on the platform. Working with stakeholders across the company, this leader will understand the needs at global and local levels to evolve the data strategy at IRM. The platform team executes utilizing agile methodology. The product owner is expected to be accountable for definition of work for the scrum team(s) working across our EDP platform, prioritizing work, and providing clarity and focus.
Candidate will possess the necessary balance of strategic vision coupled with hands-on leadership when needed to ensure delivery. Candidate should be an outstanding communicator capable of describing the business impact and value of features as well as the transformational potential of emerging technologies in this space. Must possess strong communication skills, be team oriented and focused as well as senior-level influencing skills.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
Responsible for the definition of data platform capabilities (integration, analytics, governance, refined data) on the EDP platform.
Manages effective stakeholder engagement across all levels. This includes the ultimate users of the platform, benefactors, executives and champions.
Works with the product manager to groom features, breaks down stories and facilitates story grooming with the scrum teams
A talent multiplier who enables the team to continuously deliver, improve and increase velocity
Understands and communicates the value being delivered by features in the platform.
Encourages creativity and challenge traditional thinking to solve business problems
Focuses on ensuring the platform is able to scale and deliver global standard capabilities
Keeps abreast of industry trends through benchmarking, participation in professional associations, etc. in order to lead strategic business direction
Years of Experience:
7+ years as a technology professional
Expert level understanding of working n big data environments, analytics.
Ability to understand business problems and bridge with technology capabilities
Experience with Agile teams and delivery. Experience as a product owner across multiple scrum teams or product owner at a scrum of scrums level.
Strong, proven problem-solving skills with the ability to quickly analyze the most expedient method to recover business operations
Must be committed to a culture of continuous improvement
Exceptional customer service skills, in addition to extensive experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
Must be able to communicate effectively with users, executives and senior leaders at all levels
Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks
Strong communication, influencing, and presentation skills
Exceptional organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple projects and teams with competing priorities.
Ability to work in a fast paced, high tech environment juggling multiple priorities while meeting deadlines
Ability to maintain a positive attitude in high pressure situations and manage distributed teams with competing priorities with tight deadlines
Agile Product Owner Certification
BS/BA degree in Computer Science/ Information Technology/ Management Information Systems or related field or equivalent experience
Category: Information Technology Group
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