Dollar General Corporation has been delivering value to shoppers for more than 80 years. Dollar General helps shoppers Save time. Save money. Every day.® by offering products that are frequently used and replenished, such as food, snacks, health and beauty aids, cleaning supplies, basic apparel, housewares and seasonal items at everyday low prices in convenient neighborhood locations. Dollar General operates more than 18,000 stores in 47 states, and we’re still growing. Learn more about Dollar General at www.dollargeneral.com.Job Details:
This position is the “voice of the business” and advocates for the business. It is responsible for leading the execution and delivery of hardware and software releases by using a well-defined software development life cycle process. This position serves as the quality gatekeeper; understanding and coordinating feature backlog for all releases as well as their dependencies with other department’s systems. It leads the translation of software features into technical requirements and introduces Agile Scrum-based software development to the teams. The Product Owner will ensure solution designs are meeting market needs by defining release plans and scope with technology and business leaders. This role serves as the central voice on software releases ensuring organization priorities are met.
§ Collaborate with business stakeholders during the visioning and concept development of a product, including Feature Level Grooming
§ Develop specifications for product features so that they are clearly understood by the development teams and ensure business priorities are met.
§ Lead, manage and collaborate with cross-functional teams, business partners and stakeholders to identify product scope, dependencies and delivery timelines.
§ Assess value, develop epics, and prioritize stories to ensure work focuses on tasks that provide maximum value and are aligned with business strategy.
§ Document and educate on Agile methodologies and promote adoption across department(s).
§ Stay current and familiar with marketplace, make build vs buy decisions for the domain
§ Provide the link between all internal and external customers, including any third party regarding business requirements and software functionality, throughout the release lifecycle, from inception to general release to ongoing support.
§ Owner of the Product Vision, Product Backlog and Product Roadmap with highest business outcomes
§ Responsible for Release Planning and overall delivery and speed to market
§ Analyze and document system functional processes as part of any projects or change requests.
§ Facilitate workshops, interviews and product walkthroughs with customers and stakeholders.
§ Determines customers' needs and desires by specifying the research needed to obtain market information. Assesses market competition by comparing the company's product to competitors' products.
§ Recommends the nature and scope of present and future product lines by reviewing product specifications and requirements; appraising new product ideas and/or product changes.
§ Develops Financial Model to prove the feasibility of idea.
§ Possess a strong understanding of end-to-end business and customer experience.
§ Responsible for multiple products and projects simultaneously that may cross multiple business units, companies and areas of expertise
Work Experience &/or Education: What are the minimum education and/or experience requirements necessary to perform this job?
5+ years work experience in retail technology
Bachelor's Degree in Business, Computer Science, Engineering or other technical discipline or equivalent experience; Master’s Degree in Business desirable