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Technology Product Owner

Date: Dec 3, 2021

Location: Edison, NJ, US

Company: PSEG

Requisition ID:  68534 

 

Job Function/Category:  Information Technology 

 

Employment Type:  Exempt Full Time 

 

This is an exciting time to be joining PSEG. Our commitments, which include safety, integrity, customer focus, and diversity & inclusion, are the fabric of our culture and help drive the success of our business. We are fortunate to have an outstanding workforce of diverse and highly skilled talent who move us forward in our operational excellence journey.  PSEG has more than 12,000 employees who are dedicated to the communities we serve and embody our vision: People providing Safe, Reliable, Economic and Greener Energy.

 

Consistent with our core commitment of safety, PSEG has made the decision to require all new hires to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated as a condition of hire.  "Full vaccination" is defined as two weeks after both doses of a two-dose vaccine or two weeks since a single-dose vaccine has been administered.   Anyone unable to be vaccinated, either because of a sincerely held religious belief or a disability can request a reasonable accommodation.

 

Job Summary

Product Owners work with business, IT stakeholders and product teams to develop and convey their product vision; define backlog; deliver and sustain the end-to-end customer experience. Product Owners conceive, define, test, deliver, monitor, refine and retire digital products to maximize business results. They must also be able to work effectively with a wide range of stakeholders, from business leaders to delivery teams, driving product success while promoting the self-organizing culture that makes agile delivery organizations successful.

Job Responsibilities

•    Partners with information technology and business leadership and other key stakeholders to define opportunities and to identify and prioritize products based on predefined criteria (return on investment, productivity, compliance).
•    Leads product management efforts related to the business’s strategic capabilities. Oversees their Product Teams. Works with Business Analysts to uncover business needs and value drivers. Accountable for receiving approval from stakeholders on portfolio strategy and plan.
•    Works with Technology Group Product Manager to plan for product execution, including organizing activities required to achieve Product goals, creating and maintaining a product plan/ roadmap, and garnering engagement from necessary parties. Works with Business Analysts to identify and capture business problems and non-functional requirements, and document a desired future state that meets business and enterprise objectives.
•    Conceptualizes and initiates Product strategy. Establishes and prioritizes the product backlog (Features and Technical Debt) with the business and Product Teams. Collaborates with Finance to define cost allocation, cost recovery and pricing plan within the overall context of show back, chargeback or pricing model for a product.
•    Oversees product roadmap and ensures it is the codification of the product vision and in the language of the business. Develops and manages the cost model for individual products and identify appropriate cost levers for improvement. Orchestrates Product hand-off to information technology for development and operations/support.
•    Develops the product backlog and actionable user stories for an individual product. Develops reporting/dashboards to provide portfolio visibility to business management. Evaluates and assesses risk as part of the lifecycle analysis of product.
 

Job Specific Qualifications

Required Education and Experience:
•    Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or Business or a related field 
•    9+ year’s relevant experience within the information technology, business or an industry with reliance on technical expertise

Key Skills and Knowledge
•    Sound expertise in product management.
•    Ability to proactively communicate technical topics in a clear, succinct, and relevant way.
•    Proficient in working with business area’s to understand needs/requirements with ability provide innovative solutions.
•    Technically knowledgeable with the ability to assess solutions for current and future needs across organizations.   
•    Proven experience with leading teams on the implementation and enhancements. Track record as an innovator and agent leading organizations and people through change.
•    Proven experience in long term planning including building roadmaps and program planning.
•    Business acumen.
•    Strong leadership and influence skills.
•    Ability to present to all levels of management & executive leadership. 
•    Excellent teamwork, facilitation, relationship building, and negotiation skills.

Desired Qualifications:  
•    Advanced degree, e.g. Masters of Business Administration
•    Experience with work management business processes and designing applications in the areas of work planning, workload optimization, forecasting, monitoring & reporting
•    Ability to analyze work management data, utilize historical information for developing planning & forecasting, monitor progress of work execution, and provide insights to business management on resource optimization and workload balancing
•    Over 2 years of experience managing team of 2+ staff or external contractors
•    Experience in technology resource management, job positions, career paths, recruiting, and compensation.

Minimum Years of Experience

9 years of experience

Education

Bachelor in Computer Science or Business
Bachelors in Engineering

Certifications

None Noted

Disclaimer

Certain positions at the Company may require you to have access to Part 810-Controlled Information.  Under the law, the Company is limited in who it can share this information with and in certain circumstances it is necessary to obtain specific authorization before the Company can share this information.  Accordingly, if the position does require access to this information, you must complete a 10 CFR Part 810 Export Control Compliance Nationality Request Form, a copy of which will be provided to you by Talent Acquisition if an offer is made.  If there is a need for specific authorization, due to the time it takes to obtain authorization from the government, we will likely not be able to further proceed with an offer.

As an employee of PSE&G or PSEG Long Island, you should be aware that during storm restoration efforts, you may be required to perform functions outside of your routine duties and on a schedule that may be different from normal operations.

 

This site (http://www.pseg.com) is strictly for candidates who are not currently PSEG employees. PSEG employees must apply for jobs internally through empower which can be accessed through the mypseg homepage by clicking on the employee center tab, then under the empower header, choose careers.

 

Business needs may cause PSEG to cancel or delay filling position at any time during the selection process.

 

Certain positions at the Company may require you to have access to Part 810-Controlled Information.  Under the law, the Company is limited in who it can share this information with and in certain circumstances it is necessary to obtain specific authorization before the Company can share this information.  Accordingly, if the position does require access to this information, you must complete a 10 CFR Part 810 Export Control Compliance Nationality Request Form, a copy of which will be provided to you by Talent Acquisition if an offer is made.  If there is a need for specific authorization, due to the time it takes to obtain authorization from the government, we will likely not be able to further proceed with an offer.

 

Consistent with our core commitment of safety, PSEG has made the decision to require all new hires to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated as a condition of hire.  "Full vaccination" is defined as two weeks after both doses of a two-dose vaccine or two weeks since a single-dose vaccine has been administered.   Anyone unable to be vaccinated, either because of a sincerely held religious belief or a disability can request a reasonable accommodation.

 

Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG) is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment, including the hiring process, based on any legal protected characteristic. Legally protected characteristics included, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law in locations where PSEG employs individuals.

 

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