Product Owner in Miami, FL at Lennar Homes

Date Posted: 7/7/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Miami, FL
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 10 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    7/7/2021
  • Job ID:
    2021-18850

Job Description

Overview

The Lennar Product Owner is driving the product strategy and delivery. Product Owners will be responsible for understanding and executing the strategic direction of the portfolio that is being supported. The Product Owner will be responsible for translating that direction into product roadmaps, user stories, product specification to name a few. This role is responsible for collaborating with various business, technology and operations team members and leaders to help collect and analyze business requirements and outcomes to focus product strategy and direction. within Lennar.



Responsibilities

  • Product Owner will advocate for the Customer
  • Providing vision and direction to the Agile development team and stakeholders throughout the project
  • Plan and prioritize product feature backlog and development for the product
  • Defines, develops and manages product vision, strategies and roadmaps
  • Assess value, develop cases, and prioritize stories, epics and themes to ensure work focuses on those with maximum value that are aligned with product strategy
  • Provide backlog management, iteration planning, and elaboration of the user stories
  • Assist in defining, measuring and monitoring product (KPI) performance and use as input into product roadmap definition
  • Evaluates need for new or changed business / product capabilities to respond to changing and competitive environment
  • Drives scoping, requirements definition, business case development and priority setting for initiatives in assigned area
  • Leverages an uncompromised approach to change management as it effects people, process and adoption of technology
  • Oversees product success, end to end (market assessment through product implementation and support); defines quality and control objectives, critical success factors and measures compliance and KPIs
  • Leads complex product / service delivery efforts
  • Sets analysis, requirements definition and change management direction / standards within assigned area; guides others
  • Deliver business value by working closely with Product Management to create and maintain a product backlog according to business value or ROI
  • Lead the planning product release plans and set the expectation for delivery of new functionalities
  • Provide an active role in mitigating impediments impacting successful team completion of Release/Sprint Goals
  • Research and analyze market, the users, and the roadmap for the product
  • Conducts market, competitor, and industry research and assesses the business value and performance of solutions against capability needs
  • Keep abreast with Agile/Scrum best practices and new trends
  • Recognized role model; mentors others across teams
  • Influences improvements of complex business and IT processes to enhance company performance
  • Leads product planning processes, initiatives and teams
  • Understands interdependencies and constraints across teams; guides cross team collaboration / prioritization
  • Effectively communicates plans and priorities at all levels and aligns across teams
  • Translates business strategies/goals into IT action plans to drive improvement of company performance; mentors others
  • Understands industry trends and application to Enterprise
  • Advises on options, risks, and impact of changes in the business to ensure long term sustainability


Qualifications



Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Master’s degree (preferably in Computer Science, Engineering or other relevant area) preferred or multiple certifications
  • Related experience as a Product Owner for 10+ years

Additional Skills

  • In depth knowledge of Agile processes and principles
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills and demonstrable project management accomplishments.
  • Proven attention to detail while meeting multiple deadlines and working in a dynamic and rapidly changing environment
  • Software Development Life Cycle methodologies, including defining requirements, system design and quality assurance desired
  • Influences / drives accountability across teams
  • Consultative; leverages effective working relationships to drive strategy
  • Advocates and leads change cross-functionally
  • Advises others; works with integrity and ethically; upholds organizational values
  • Sensitive and responsive to internal and external needs; maintains a positive attitude, optimizes solutions across teams
  • Discovers new opportunities and solutions to problems by looking beyond current practices and using innovative thinking 
  • Actively engages diverse groups and promotes teamwork cross-functionally
  • Sees big picture; promotes critical and systemic thinking while proactively managing risks and mitigation strategies
  • Understands the value of diverse groups working together
  • Expertise in business process design and documentation methodologies and design and production of quality deliverables, process and use-case modeling, and business case development
  • Advanced expertise across multiple business areas / solutions
  • Outstanding communication, presentation and leadership skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Creative thinker with a vision
  • Proven history of delivery


Physical Requirements:

This is primarily a sedentary office position which requires he position  to have the ability to operate computer equipment. Finger dexterity is necessary.

 

Other Requirements:

  • Travel 50% of the time to Divisions within the Lennar family
  • Comply with and implement company policies and procedures

This description outlines the basic responsibilities and requirements for the position noted. This is not a comprehensive listing of all job duties of the Associates. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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