Product Owner in Raleigh, NC at Advance Auto Parts

Date Posted: 7/4/2019

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    Raleigh, NC
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Career Description

Job Description

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. 

  • The primary mission for this role will be to know our customers.  Know, and care about, their likes and dislikes, what will improve their experiences, and earn and sustain their loyalty.  
  • Ensure that daily, weekly and monthly agile rituals take place, with efficiency and discipline.
  • Be diligent about identifying blockages and developer divergence from allocated tasks; work with product owners and other team members toward resolution.  Build your own relationships within the organization, because this is all about knowing who and how to communicate with.
  • Partner vigorously with product owners and the dev team in their quest to do everything possible to delight customers.
  • Support your product owners, so they know what they need to know about what's happening inside the group. 
  • This role works to intercept and redirect incoming interference but also address valid concerns from stakeholders. 
  • Be a clear, consistent source of trustworthy information; facilitate discussion, transparency, good decision-making and conflict resolution.  
  • Guide the team, and the organization at large, on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values. 
  • Work hard to build trust within the team; guide on self-organization, foster a fear-free environment where problems will surface easy and early. 
  • Apply Scrum at levels that fit the circumstances. 
  • Be in the vanguard of a truly agile, true DevOps culture here at AAP.