Lead Product Owner - Artificial Intelligence

Employer
Target
Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Posted
Sep 17, 2020
Closes
Oct 28, 2020
Employment Status
Full Time
Description:
JOIN US AS A LEAD PRODUCT OWNER - ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

The AI team at Target is working to transform the retail experience and improve business efficiencies by productizing and deploying Artificial Intelligence based applications and tools at scale. This is an exciting opportunity for Product Owners to get in the game and help Target in the journey.

The Lead Product Owner AI represents the "voice of the customer" by maintaining and prioritizing the backlog to ensure that the team is working on stories that maximize business value and deliver necessary updates and functionality to all users as we scale leading edge AI products in retail!

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Drafts key business objectives and strategies for the AI products.
  • Possess a deep understanding of end-to-end user experience integration/dependencies.
  • Accountable for creating product - working in the Product model and communicating with business partners.
  • Lead, manage and collaborate with cross-functional teams, business partners and stakeholder management for the product(s).
  • Assess value, develop cases, and prioritize stories, epics and themes to ensure work focuses on those with maximum value aligned with product strategy.
  • Ensure stories and/or Epics clearly communicate the customer and stakeholder needs to the development partners.
  • Share common vision with Scrum teams, including data and AI engineers - ensuring the teams are aligned around similar goals and objectives.
  • Encourages the open exchange of information, questions and viewpoints.
  • Inspires others to achieve challenging goals and high standards of performance while committing to the organization's direction.
  • Foster a sense of urgency to achieve goals and leverage resources to overcome obstacles.
  • Solicits and leverages feedback from key stakeholders and users of product(s).

    REQUIREMENTS:
  • BA/BS in Computer Science, Data Sciences/Analytics or relevant experience researching, building and scaling AI/data products
  • 5 plus years of experience as a Product Owner or in implementing Data Science/AI based solutions
  • Familiar with retail Merchandising and Supply Chain processes
  • Exceptional AI/ML and data analytics understanding
  • Extensive technology acumen and a desire to learn
  • Proven track record in performing well in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent organizational skills to manage multiple Products with tight deadlines
  • Ability to work and collaborate with international, co-located clients and engineering teams
  • Extensive experience working in an Agile development environment
  • Working knowledge of DevOps tools
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

    DESIRED REQUIREMENTS:
  • 3 plus years of hands on coding/scripting experience end to end with data products
  • A passion for data analytic and ML with enthusiasm to work with large amounts of data
  • Embraces new technologies and leading edge AI skillsets
  • Product Owner certification


Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Target will provide reasonable accommodations (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) with the application process upon your request as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and require assistance in this application process, please visit your nearest Target store or Distribution Center or reach out to Guest Services at 1-800-440-0680 for additional information.

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