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Product Owner - MerQBiz

Date: Nov 21, 2018

Location: Manhattan Beach, California, USA

Company: Voith Group


For the MerQBiz division, Product Ownership department, we are looking for:

Product Owner - MerQBiz 
Manhattan Beach, CA 

The Product Owner is responsible for using business understanding and customer empathy to drive design and engineering efforts to a holistic, delightful, and high value customer experience.


Responsibilities –

  • Translate initiatives, feature requests and ideas into user stories, product requirements and prototypes
  • Collaborate with UX designers and engineers to instrument these features and ensure proper execution
  • Be the Product representative of the market, customer, and business to an Agile engineering team
  • Ruthlessly ship and continuously use analytics to get feedback
  • Own the team backlog, negotiate trade-offs, and actively manage change
  • Manage coordination and sequencing of team work, with respect to cross-functional, and architectural dependencies
  • Be the ultimate acceptor of developed work


Please Note:  No Relocation Assistance is provided with this position.

  • BS in related field or equivalent practical experience

  • Experience as a Product Owner on an Agile team, preferably CSPO with familiarity with SAFe

  • Deep understanding of the customer, with zealous advocacy for NPS and engagement metrics and use of analytics to drive decisions

  • Proven success with cross-functional teams for complex work efforts: translating product vision into epics and user stories, coordinating design artifacts, assisting the estimation of size of effort, identifying dependencies, negotiating and rationalizing trade-offs, and ensuring a high-quality, secure, and performant solution

  • Proven success with consistent delivery of software features

  • Preferred experience working with integrations like Sales Forces & APis, but not required

  • Demonstrated ability to understand strategic business goals, design and articulate future state, and communicate technical complexities to a wide variety of audiences


Qualified, motivated and loyal employees are the engine for our innovative capability and competitiveness. The willingness to think ahead and an enthusiasm for technology is what all Voithians have in common. For our Group Division MerQBiz, we search for employees that are respectful team players and as diverse as our markets. Use your chance – at MerQBiz.


MerQBiz s an EEO/AA/VEVRAA compliant Federal Contractor and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.


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