Enterprise Connectivity - Product Owner

Dearborn, Michigan, us
Company: Ford Motor Company
Category: Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations
Published on 2021-07-30 10:04:08

Job Description

& Qualifications Product Owner – Enterprise Connectivity

At Ford Motor Company, we believe freedom of movement drives human progress. We also believe in providing you with the freedom to define and realize your dreams. With our incredible plans for the future of mobility, we have a wide variety of opportunities for you to accelerate your career potential as you help us define tomorrow’s transportation.

Better vehicle solutions demand greater insight, imagination and creativity. That’s where Ford Smart Mobility comes in. We are investing in emerging technologies and agile businesses to advance innovations in micro-transit, commercial solutions for fleet customers, enhanced vehicle ownership experience and more. We’re also developing the Transportation Mobility Cloud to host mobility-related solutions. If you have a passion for taking transportation where it’s never been before, consider joining our visionary team.

What you’ll be able to do:
As a key member of the Ford Smart Mobility team, you will help us design, develop, test and release exciting new products and services that dramatically improve the ownership and driving experience while opening up new revenue opportunities for Ford. If you are a highly motivated product owner who likes to work with customer focus groups and vehicle data, this is the position for you. You will partner with a diverse set of stakeholders to create products that leverage connected vehicle data. This position may require some travel time and will ideally be located in Dearborn, MI or Palo Alto, CA. You will:
  • Collect and incorporate customer feedback into platform capabilities and roadmap priorities
  • Integrate input from Strategy, Marketing, Technical, Privacy, Legal, Finance and Accounting to ensure proper capabilities and priorities are reflected on the roadmap
  • Collaborate with Product Development to develop and prioritize business requirements
  • Work with product designers to create and validate user interface designs and wireframes
  • Partner with product managers to translate customer needs into a backlog of user stories
  • Incorporate output from user research, proof-of-concepts and pilots with customers to maintain product/market fit
  • Serve as voice-of-the-customer with all product analysts, product managers, senior leadership and development teams
  • Develop key platform capabilities (e.g., user identity, profile management, etc.) needed to build successful applications.
  • The minimum requirements we seek:  
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or related field
  • 3+ years of experience in design, product development or product management
  • 1+ years of experience taking a concept from idea to launch
  • 1+ years of experience as a product manager or similar position
  • 1+ years of experience working in the IVI or mobility field
  • Our preferred requirements:
  • Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or related field
  • 5+ years of experience in design, product development or product management
  • Strong technical background with ability to quickly understand a specific domain and identify trends and opportunities
  • Detail-oriented with excellent analytical, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Ability to thrive in an environment where you can bring order to ambiguity
  • Skill in building strong working relationships, influencing teams to take action and earning the trust of senior stakeholders
  • Passion for personal vehicle disruptors (e.g., ride hailing, autonomous vehicles, etc.)
  • Ability to use data to determine which products/features to create and how to increase their market success
  • Expertise at weighing tradeoffs to make thoughtful decisions that set development priorities
  • Experience using design thinking to create compelling customer solutions
  • Ability to lead product teams in both start-ups and large companies
  • Experience making build, buy and partner evaluations
  • Proficiency working with JIRA
  • What you will receive in return
    As part of the Ford family, you’ll enjoy excellent compensation and a comprehensive benefits package that includes generous PTO, retirement, savings and stock investment plans, incentive compensation and much more. You’ll also experience exciting opportunities for professional and personal growth and recognition.

    If you have what it takes to help us redefine the future of mobility, we’d love to have you join us.

    Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. 
     
    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status.

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