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Product Owner- Remote - Johnson Controls - Milwaukee, WI

Product Management
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September 14, 2020

Product Owner- Remote - Johnson Controls - Milwaukee, WI

Product Owner- Remote - Johnson Controls - Milwaukee, WI
Full Remote
50000 US Dollar - 100000 US Dollar
Bachelor or Master

Job Details

What you will do

He/she will join and help lead one or more SCRUM teams contributing to our market leading Navigator Platform. You will be the primary interface between Product Management, User Experience and Development Teams, to ensure developed solutions meet business and customer needs/requirements. You will also maintain and prioritize the SCRUM team’s Product Backlog and Sprint-by-Sprint forecast, while coordinating and contributing to the overall Program release plan.

How you will do it

  • Guide work iteration tempo as it relates to the forecast versus team velocity and release schedule by building a plan towards market release timing that includes product quality goals and testing, documentation, support training, sales training, marketing preparation, operations, and deployment needs.

  • Create and negotiate the steps leading to a successful release point.

  • Prioritize the work in the SCRUM team’s backlog, including issue prioritization, change management and schedule changes.

  • Responsible for maintaining the Product/Feature Backlog and Sprint-by-Sprint forecast.

  • Identify and manage priority versus speed to market decisions.

  • Resolve priority conflicts.

  • Identify and mitigate risks, and identify and resolve issues.

  • Closely negotiate the priority of Non-Functional Requirements (NFR) and Technical Debt with Product Management.

  • In partnering with SCRUM Master, manage requirement dependencies between products/features.

  • Serve as a focal point within the team and motivate team members by providing compelling goals and objectives.

  • Able to make hard choices on priority and business value.

  • Guide, motivate and listen to the SCRUM teams in finding creative ways to deliver more value with less scope and effort.

  • In partnering with SCRUM Master, defend the SCRUM teams and help remove relevant impediments.

  • Engage with the SCRUM teams at the appropriate level in all SCRUM ceremonies.

  • Understand what the SCRUM team’s strengths are and leverage them to advantage in project workflow.

  • Balance multiple projects and timelines.

  • Mentor and coach other Product Owners and Business Analysts.

  • Maintain long-term relationships with customers, partners and stakeholders.

What we look for


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, IT, Business or related technical field.

  • Minimum 5 years in a technology-related field with exposure to Product Development and/or Product Management.

  • BAS, HVAC, Energy Management or related experience.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and can interact with varied audiences at all levels of an organization tactfully and successfully to obtain any necessary information and drive towards results.

  • Able to quickly acquire a thorough understanding of the products, business, customers and users.

  • Able to take on problems that have unclear direction and very little definition.

  • Proven experience developing needed collateral and artifacts for Product Development teams and partners.

  • Demonstrated success at leading cross-functional global Product Development teams to meet business needs.


  • Experience as a Business Analyst, Development/Test Lead, Project Manager or Product Manager.

  • Product Owner role experience or equivalent working in an agile/iterative environment.

  • Experience with SCRUM and all its ceremonies.

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