Lead Product Owner - Business Systems Data Warehouse
Information Technology
Cincinnati OH Contract To Hire Sep 22, 2022

Lead Product Owner - Business Systems Data Warehouse

12 Months, Contract to Hire
Location: Remote
Pay: $70+/hour 

A monetary force, this company, with over one hundred and fifty billion dollars in annual revenue is the pulse of the retail industry. By having over 2,750 different locations in thirty-five states, there is no doubt that this company directly impacts the lives of many people in the American populous, and, by extension, in the world populous. Being a part of such a massive retail organization can be intimidating, but this company, through their subsidiaries, is able to maintain personal relationships with their employees. Through intentionality, integrity, and innovation, this company is able to be an ideal workplace that excites and has a profound impact on several communities. This company fully understands that by working together there is no limit to what can be created.


The Lead Product Owner is the solution champion that is accountable for maximizing the value delivered through a partnered development team. This Candidate owns the details of the business value delivered at the team level. The Candidate translates business requirements into product requirements to ensure that the product delivers on user needs. This Candidate will be a member of the Business Systems program within the Product / Program Management Function. This team brings to life various back-office solutions that drive our understanding of businesses units and employees. Key focus areas include accounting / finance, sales, operations, employee systems, and a business data warehouse. This Candidate will lead the direction of our team focused on solutions in the business data warehouse space. The Lead Product Owner will directly interface with leaders in that business area to fulfill responsibilities called out below. They will be paired with Engineering and Agile Delivery leads that will help build and bring capabilities to life through a combination of employees, contractors, and preferred vendors. They will also partner with members of other solution areas to maximize the value delivered by the entire Business Systems team. This Candidate will be empowered to lead in the area and partner with other associates to maximize value and success.


  • Stakeholder management – building and managing stakeholder relationships to influence and drive change
  • Influence product decisions / roadmap – both quantitative and qualitative
  • Understand and communicate organization objectives, strategies, and solution needs to the team to facilitate results (where collaborative / as colleague)
  • Manage and communicate dependencies and risks
  • Partner with functional counterparts in Engineering, Agile Delivery, and Product Management
  • Help conceptualize, test, and launch new capabilities in the business data warehouse
  • Build out new and improving existing processes to ensure data integrity and efficient analyses
  • Drive business value for the team by prioritizing and ordering product backlog items based on the product roadmap


  • Stakeholder management skills – experienced in building and managing stakeholder relationships to influence and drive change
  • Skilled in managing business priorities against design / user needs while delivering against product roadmaps
  • Strong business acumen, a passion for data and technology, a willingness to dive into details to assist with design and problem-solve
  • Experienced level knowledge in the development and use of product data to influence product decisions / roadmap – both quantitative and qualitative
  • Data / data warehouse experience required
  • A passion for ensuring that data is available and timely for stakeholder decision making
  • Skilled in managing cross-functional software development teams in an Agile environment
  • Skilled in managing end-to-end software product development
  • Deep understanding of the business domain, stakeholders, business processes and constraints in which your product(s) play
  • Deep understanding of customers / users’ problems, how they think and operate and the platforms / technology
  • Problem solving, critical thinking and analytical skills
  • Planning, organizational and time management skills
  • Comfort with ambiguity – remains confident, positive, and resourceful in the face of ambiguity and unexpected results; recovers quickly from setbacks
  • Exhibits qualities of and have proven to be a great teammate
  • Verbal and written communication skills, ability to translate between business and technical
  • Technical acumen – grasps the technical details to lead a team
  • 4-6 years relevant experience
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
Category Code: JN008