Senior Product Owner-Common Retail Services

Location: Burlington, Vermont

Type: Full Time

Education: Bachelor's Degree

Experience: 5 - 10 Years

As a Senior Product Owner of Common Retail Services at, you will be responsible for developing and executing a comprehensive approach to deliver one or more products, capabilities, services, or enhancements in accordance with the product roadmap. Works with Product Managers, Business Leaders, and a cross-functional Scrum team to deliver the product to the Client.  Manages the overall effort to deliver products, capabilities, services, and enhancements using the strategic vision as well as established key performance indicators. Understands the functionality and determines the release sequence.  Prioritizes and maintains the product backlog and performs just-in-time story elaboration with the development team.

As a Sr. Product Owner, you will:
  • Lead the successful delivery of the product roadmaps for multiple teams and/or areas within the Retail API space
  • Partner with Product, Technology, and Executive Leadership to shape the strategy and roadmap for products directly managed
  • Manage the product roadmap and backlog for one or more product lines
  • Prioritize and sequence the backlog by business value or ROI
  • Lead the quarterly planning efforts for the assigned areas
  • Work within their Application(s) teams to decompose epics, themes, and features into system-level stories and/or designs
  • Accurately report on current project status on a weekly basis to Product and Technology leadership
  • Convey the vision and goals at the beginning of every initiative, iteration, and throughout the product life cycle
  • Identify, understand and communicate the customer needs to application development teams in order to shape the successful implementation of new products and features
  • Develop and maintain subject matter expertise in application features, behavior, and high-level architecture
  • Develop and maintain solid understanding of the competitive landscape in the automotive software space including competitive products
  • Foster a collaborative team environment within and across teams at Cox Automotive



  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, information systems, or related field is required.
  • 5+ years of experience working in software product development in a product or technology role
  • Strong communication, planning, critical thinking, and organizing skills are required.  Must be able to analyze data, solve problems, make decisions, and continuously improve.
  • Extensive experience in translating customer requirements into Agile user stories
  • Strong understanding of Agile methodologies (e.g., Scrum, Kanban) required.
  • Experience with Product planning, Agile productivity, and management tools (e.g., Aha, Product Board, Rally, VersionOne, Jira, Trello, etc.).

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