Job ID: 38431
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Data Platform Product Owner

Our client is seeking a Data Platform Product Owner to join their dynamic team in Hillsboro, OR.  As a, Data Platform Product Owner, you will be part of fast pace engineering teams, representing the view of the customer. 

Data Platform Product Owner Responsibilities:
Understands Customer need by maintaining a close relationship with customers and stakeholders to comprehend and communicate their needs and participate in validation of the solutions.
Works closely with Platform Product Directors to understand and communicate product vision, strategy, and roadmaps that are aligned with company’s strategies and initiatives.
Represents the customer in sprints to the delivery teams and provides sprint prioritization to ensure technology alignment with business priorities & strategies.
Is accountable for backlog grooming.
Provides customer service to our technology and business partners for onboarding, adoption, and documentation.
Partners closely with Reference Architecture and Platform Engineering to align Platform Product Roadmaps with execution Plans and to ensure requirements are understood and end-products meet acceptance criteria.
Measure and report on the value provided by Platform Product offerings and provide regular updates to stakeholders on product priority, delivery, and adoption.
Manages all product prioritization to available budgets and is able to work with finance to communicate financial costs and chargebacks.
Stays current with industry trends and recommends relevant technologies & products in the areas of Cloud, Digitization, Data and Analytical tools, Visualizations, AI, and other emerging technologies.
Contributes back to the overall roadmap and prioritized backlog.

Data Platform Product Owner Qualifications:
A Bachelor's degree in Information Technology or related field.
3-5 years’ experience as a Product Owner for technology related products.
7+ years’ experience in technology & architecture roles.
Must have knowledge and/or Experience with data storage solutions with emphasis on Snowflake, Redshift, S3, Glacier, HDFS, and others. Should be able to articulate with customers each technology and the benefits/tradeoffs of each solution. 
Must be able to articulate and/or have experience with data lakes, data streaming, and distributed computing patterns for access, movement, management, security, and collaboration. 
Must have working knowledge of data streaming and data movement technologies and patterns such as Spark Streaming, Kinesis, Kafka, NiFi, etc.
Must have working knowledge of data engineering, compute, and enrichment technologies and patterns such as Airflow, Tensorflow, Spark, EMR, Qubole, DataBricks, etc.
Knowledge of Data Science, Advanced Analytics/ Machine Learning, and Artificial Intelligence tools, technologies, and/or techniques. Should show understanding of the lifecycle of model development from notebooks into production and working with tools such as Data Robot, Algorithmia, Kubeflow, Sagemaker, etc.
Must have an understanding of enterprise security requirements associated with the above.
Proven experience collaborating on latest technologies with Engineers and Architects.
Extensive background in working with business partners.
Proven track record of being results oriented with demonstrated ability to achieve aggressive goals.
Proven presentation and facilitation skills.
Experience with Agile software development methodology.
Must excel working in team-oriented roles that rely on ability to collaborate with others.
Self-directed and comfortable working in ambiguous environments.
Experience working in a highly matrixed organization.
Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to influence others internally and externally.
Experience working with internal and external customers, especially in an enterprise setting.

Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, and matching 401k.

About VanderHouwen 
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide.  Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.



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