Wells Fargo Bank
About this role:
Wells Fargo is seeking a Senior Product Owner, Cloud Data Platforms. The high-level goal for this Cloud Data Product Management role is to participate and help lead business product architecture initiatives by contributing as an Agile Product Owner. Acting as the voice of the business team and working closely with Technology and Enterprise Architecture partners, this role will support the development of a hybrid cloud strategy and features/capabilities roadmap that meet business needs. Will work cross-functionally with Tech Architects, Product Managers, Design Engineers, and Product Owners in a rapidly evolving environment. Accountable for establishing a secure and scalable cloud data environment, directing agile stories, and ensuring that business needs are documented and that commitments are fully addressed within product releases.
Our Cloud Data Service Team works with multiple business lines, and IT groups. You will have the opportunity to showcase your critical thinking and data skills across many disciplines. This role will be instrumental in shaping the direction of Enterprise Data.
We are seeking qualified candidates with strong technical knowledge and expertise with the ability to effectively influence and communicate with IT and business stakeholders in order to develop new data management solutions. This role requires a strong analytical and strategic mindset, a problem solver with excellent people skills and the ability to motivate colleagues to implement strategic solutions that put the customer first.
In this role, you will:
Articulate the business product vision within the enterprise analytics data platform and build product roadmaps and migration plans in alignment with other data ecosystem sub products and business roadmaps. This includes ensuring incorporating Information Security, Privacy, Data migration plans, BCP considerations, unified release/incident management aspects are included amongst others
Partner with business lines, risk management to gather requirements are understood and met
Document and get buy-in on strategic plans and bee responsible for stakeholder management, communication, and satisfaction
Manage Agile product backlog to ensure transparency and accuracy of upcoming work. Engage with SCRUM Masters and team members on a regular basis to ensure assigned features are fully executed within the prescribed Program Increment
Decomposes Program Epic work requirements and priorities into features
Full accountability for execution of assigned Epics and associated products/deliverables
Facilitate and guide the development of metrics, structure of studies, benchmark initiatives, and data collection methodologies in support of business requirements
Actively participate in program increment planning, roadmap activities, and program prioritization and sequencing activities
Coordinate with Data Stewards and Data Quality Analysts on adherence with data standards and quality metrics
Demonstrate leadership, collaboration, exceptional communication, negotiation, and influencing skills to gain consensus and produce the best solutions
Required Qualifications, US:
7+ years of Data Management experience, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education
3+ years of experience in data architecture and strategy
3+ years of experience in one or more of the following: Product management, product development, strategic planning, process management, change delivery or agile product owner
Experience with business usage, product strategy, product road-map for data warehousing and/or Enterprise Data Lake (MapR or HortonWorks, Cloudera)
Experience with Cloud Data transformation journey, establishing the key business considerations
Experience in developing product road-map and translating to a strategic plan
Experience building data technology products
Working knowledge of data persistence, ingestion, and access requirements
Ability to partner and communicate effectively with technology teams, delivering cloud/hybrid/on premise data lake/data-warehouse solutions meeting the needs of use case
Excellent ability to develop and build teams by assessing quality talent and motivating and inspiring others
Sound understanding of Agile Methodology and other project management methodologies
Demonstrated core project management skills including project planning, scope management, issue and risk management, resource planning, financial management, etc.
We Value Diversity
At Wells Fargo, we believe in diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace; accordingly, we welcome applications for employment from all qualified candidates, regardless of race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, individuals with disabilities, pregnancy, marital status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.
Employees support our focus on building strong customer relationships balanced with a strong risk mitigating and compliance-driven culture which firmly establishes those disciplines as critical to the success of our customers and company. They are accountable for execution of all applicable risk programs (Credit, Market, Financial Crimes, Operational, Regulatory Compliance), which includes effectively following and adhering to applicable Wells Fargo policies and procedures, appropriately fulfilling risk and compliance obligations, timely and effective escalation and remediation of issues, and making sound risk decisions. There is emphasis on proactive monitoring, governance, risk identification and escalation, as well as making sound risk decisions commensurate with the business unit’s risk appetite and all risk and compliance program requirements.
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