15 days old
2018-05-112018-06-25

Product Owner

Nielsen
Oldsmar, Florida 34677
  • Job Code
    9990-en_US
  • Job Type
    Employee
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift

Product Owner - 9990

Technology and Engineering - USA Oldsmar, Florida 

 

Nielsen is looking for a Product Owner in its Tech Strategy organization to drive product development & technical initiatives under the Reaction Portfolio. The portfolio includes products for Nielsen Buyer Insights  and Nielsen Catalina Solutions.  This portfolio provides buyer insights across the advertising spectrum and a direct connection between what people watch, see or hear and what they buy. These insights enable marketers and media companies to more effectively plan, measure and activate media based on actual sales. 

 

Nielsen is looking for a candidate who can drive the product enhancements for Reaction by creating and executing against the product roadmap. A Product Owner is expected to partner with cross-functional teams to drive initiatives related to new product development. As a Product Owner, you will work closely with our Product Leadership & Client Service teams to understand the needs of our clients and use this perspective to drive priorities across Engineering, Technology, Data Science, and Operations.

 

Specific Responsibilities Include

  • Organize and facilitate planning and strategy sessions across Product Leadership, Engineering, Technology, Data Science, and Operations
  • Create and manage product roadmaps, release plans, and project plans for projects and/or product development initiatives
  • Rally associates from Development, Engineering, Data Science, and Operations groups to deliver various projects related to product development, research, and client engagement
  • Work directly with application development teams to drive requirements and build user stories in agile development
  • Facilitate agile ceremonies (Standups, Sprint Planning, Retrospective, Demos, Backlog Grooming)
  • Ensure alignment on scope across all stakeholders throughout the lifecycle of product development
  • Accountability for communicating overall status of initiatives and escalation of issues to senior leadership

     

Requirements

Qualifications

 

  • Bachelor's degree in business, systems analysis, or computer science preferred
  • 5+ years in a dynamic business environment with most experience in technology-focused roles
  • Knowledge of Agile development practices is preferred
  • A bias for change and the ability to influence a team toward a culture of quality
  • Strong communication, persuasion, interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple competing initiatives
  • Able to listen and quickly distill a situation to recommend a course of action in driving project deliverables or client escalations
  • Client-facing experience with the ability to translate between internal operations, technology and client business needs
  • Digital Media, in particular advertising industry or research experience is a plus

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About Nielsen:

Nielsen N.V. (NYSE: NLSN) is a global performance management company that provides a comprehensive understanding of what consumers Watch and Buy. Nielsen’s Watch segment provides media and advertising clients with Total Audience measurement services across all devices where content — video, audio, and text — is consumed. The Buy segment offers consumer packaged goods manufacturers and retailers the industry’s only global view of retail performance measurement.

 

By integrating information from its Watch and Buy segments and other data sources, Nielsen provides its clients with both world-class measurement as well as analytics that help improve performance. Nielsen, an S&P 500 company, has operations in over 100 countries that cover more than 90 percent of the world’s population. For more information, visit www.nielsen.com

 

Nielsen is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, protected veteran status or any other protected class.

 

Job Type: Regular 

Primary Location:  OldsmarFlorida 

Secondary Locations: , , , 

Travel:  No 

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