Lead Product Owner

Portland, OR

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Our automotive research, design, and engineering client is searching for a Lead Product Designer to work with internal engineering groups and external vendors to build new technologies for our client’s future vehicle product lines. They thrive on the challenges of working with vehicles in an interconnected world, building rich experiences for their customers. They understand the art of human factors, seeking to make interaction with technology intuitive and enjoyable, and to extend that experience through users' connected devices. You can help create a world in which responsible, sustainable vehicles revolutionize mobility for generations. Our client is passionate about people - they are at the heart of their business. They are committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive culture that is representative of the society in which we live; a culture in which every one of our employees can bring their authentic self to work and reach their full potential.


As Lead Product Owner, you will:

  • Translate company strategy, business objectives, system-architecture and voice of the customer into clear, concrete product increments, epics, user stories, functional specifications, and other assets to ensure project alignment and transparency for collaborators, sponsors, and project contributors
  • Gather, generate, and align objectives from business partners, designers, developers, project managers, and other functions within our business, guiding them into functional requirements
  • Act as a representative for products throughout the development lifecycle to ensure outputs meet stakeholder needs, participating in and leading key agile meetings, and resolving scope and technical conflicts
  • Communicate product status to all partners, including executive leadership
  • Have ownership of product requirements and roadmaps while contributing to business reviews, strategies, and collaboration between teams
  • Design or adapt processes as the basis for feature intake and gathering business requirements
  • Work closely with strategy, product management, product owners and other business functions to evaluate the business, technical, and strategic projects which may contribute to Jaguar Land Rover’s development •
  • Lead multiple projects and teams and contribute to efforts involving multiple teams
  • Provide training and support to members of the team
  • Embed with and lead autonomous teams to deliver throughout product stages



Who we’re searching for / About you:

  • 5+ years professional experience as a product owner, product manager, or equivalent
  • Professional experience in software development, engineering, or similar field required
  • Professional experience delivering customer facing products to production
  • Ability to present complex topics and report on project status to senior level management
  • Ability to act as a representative of Jaguar Land Rover to external partners
  • Professional Agile/Scrum experience
  • Excellent collaboration, observational, interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills alongside the desire and ability to see things from multiple perspectives
  • You must be resourceful, conscientious, and self -motivated
  • You must be capable of building and maintaining positive relationships while advocating for meaningful improvements to our customer experiences
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required


We know that experience is gathered in many ways. If you have a demonstrated ability to fulfill the job duties but got there in a different way, please apply.


Salary / Pay range:

  • $110,000-$160,0000/ Year


This is a hybrid role with 2 days work from home/3 days in the office in NW Portland.


Our client invests in their employees inside and outside of work. The benefits package for full-time teammates includes:

• Employee Car Program

• Healthcare Coverage

• Retirement Plan

• Flexible Time Off

• Wellness Perks

• Bonus Scheme

• Many others!


Why 52 Limited:

52 Limited is a digital staffing agency with an industry-leading focus on the creative + technology space. We exclusively place tech and creative talent in direct-hire, contract-to-hire, and contract roles


52 Limited’s reputation in the recruiting industry is unparalleled in the Pacific Northwest. While we're headquartered right here in Portland, our tenured team routinely places world-class talent from all over the West Coast and Texas. We work with some of the most forward- thinking and recognizable clients in Portland, Seattle, Los Angeles, Austin, and beyond. To learn more about our team, visit http://52ltd.com/our/story


We are committed to fostering a people-first candidate experience that benefits our talent, clients, and community. 52 Limited encourages a diversity of applicants of all backgrounds and identities to apply. Let us know if you need a reasonable accommodation during the application or interview process.