Wabtec Corporation is a leading global provider of equipment, systems, digital solutions and value-added services for freight and transit rail. Drawing on nearly four centuries of collective experience across Wabtec, GE Transportation and Faiveley Transport, the company has unmatched digital expertise, technological innovation, and world-class manufacturing and services, enabling the digital-rail-and-transit ecosystems. Wabtec is focused on performance that drives progress, creating transportation solutions that move and improve the world. Wabtec has approximately 27,000 employees in facilities throughout the world. Visit the company’s new website at: http://www.WabtecCorp.com.
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You will be the Product Owner for the Track Manager Software Tool and the Special Test Equipment (STE) software tool. These tools are essential to the success of the PDS. The Track Manager Product Owner will perform traditional Agile product owner duties for one development team. You will represent The Track Manager product to external customers and engage with them on regular basis to continuously collect their needs and maintain customer satisfaction.
You will work very closely with the Wabtec Customer Project Managers, the PDS Product Manager, the Dispatch Software Engineering leaders, and the Track Manager and STE dev teams.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Interactions with Customers, Product Manager, and Lead Product Owner to elaborate requirements into actionable Features and user Stories
Elaborate requirements into Features and User Stories, including strong acceptance criteria and requirement traceability.
Translate unstructured or ambiguous work requests into actionable user stories
Reviews Features and user Stories with the customer, Product Manager, and Lead Product Owner to ensure they meet customer and product needs
Engage frequently with the development team; facilitate discussions, provide clarification, story acceptance and refinement, testing, and validation; contributes to design activities and decisions
Understand security and compliance requirements; establish seamless integration with Cyber Security and Compliance teams
Ensures Development team Features and User Stories meet DoR & DoD
Accept/Reject Development Team Features/User Stories and defects.
Use software industry standard tools to plan and track features and user stories such as Rally or similar.
Own and manage the team backlog; continuously order and prioritize to ensure that 1-2 sprints/iterations of backlog are always ready
Organize and Facilitate Development Team Sprint DEMOs
Provides Status on Development team progress against sprint plan
Lead efforts to drive resolution of production issues across support and engineering teams
Lead & Represent Development team at project Sprint DEMOs
Leads Sprint Planning meetings
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Technology, or Engineering
7+ years of Software Industry experience
4+ years as Product Owner for SW dev team in Agile Process
Highly proficient in spoken and written English
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Railroad or Dispatch Experience
Self-starter and able to set the direction for self and others when uncertainty exists
Minimal supervision to perform Product Owner duties
Proactive work ethic to energetically identify risks and mitigate them
Attention to detail to create Feature Stories, user Stories, DoD
Ability to flex leadership style to persuade and motivate teams
Adapts to new environments and changing requirements. Pivots quickly as needed
Employee is regularly required to talk and hear.
Employee able to travel if needed less than 10%
Employee able to use a computer for programming and interacting with his team.
Employee will typically work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment
Wabtec works in a hybrid model giving employees the flexibility to work remotely on Monday/Friday and in-office Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday
Relocation Assistance not provided
Wabtec Corporation is committed to taking on the world’s toughest challenges. In order to fulfill that commitment we rely on a culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness. We aim to employ the world’s brightest minds to help us create a limitless source of ideas and opportunities. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles…people like you! Wabtec Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, or protected Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.
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