Technical Product Owner â?? Data (2007)
PNet (Pty) Ltd
Western Cape
6d ago

DescriptionRole Description :

Technical Product Owner â?? Data

Cape Town

An investment / Asset management company is looking for a dynamic Technical Product Owner who will be responsible for managing the development backlog, analyzing systems for possible improvements, and for facilitating close collaboration between the technical and business stakeholders throughout the systems development lifecycle.Â

The individual will report directly to the Product Owner team lead within the Information Systems team. The individual will work closely with the data warehouse team.

  • Facilitate formal workshops ongoing active communication between the development team and other stakeholders
  • Closely collaborate with all stakeholders ensuring data warehouse and business intelligence solution design and implementation is continually aligned with ongoing changes in business requirements, product strategy, the long-
  • term IT architecture overarching IT strategy

  • Facilitate agile refinement sprint planning sessions between business stakeholders, project managers, business analysts and the development team
  • Report on development testing progress to stakeholders
  • Report on impediments to progress and actively work to remove or mitigate the effect
  • Negotiate the priority and delivery of business value with all stakeholders in accordance with resource availability, logical task sequencing and other technical constraints
  • Work closely with all departments, translating business requirements into operational system solutions
  • Review, interpret and analyze business rules and requirements related to the data warehouses, business intelligence and reporting systems
  • Supplement rules and requirements with functional, non-functional technical specifications, document these as solution acceptance criteria
  • Document other business and technical specifications as required through user stories, data dictionaries and associated diagrams (activity, sequencing, entity relationship, deployment, etc.)
  • Develop and manage the team backlog (of outstanding deliverables)
  • Ensure extensive system testing occurs prior to production
  • Review completed development to ensure alignment with requirements
  • Assist in setting up operational procedures and training manuals
  • Skills and Experience : REQUIREMENTS

    Experience required :

  • 5+ years as a product owner, business or systems analyst
  • Solid understanding in the areas of data warehousing, ETL design, business intelligence and reporting
  • A proven track record of implementing word-class Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence solutions
  • Strong knowledge of the investment management industry
  • Experience managing the delivery of Agile development teams
  • Systems Knowledge required :

    Advanced knowledge competency in :

  • Core Microsoft Office Suite â?? specifically Excel, but also Outlook, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Microsoft SQL Suite â?? SSMS, SSAS, SSIS, SSRS.
  • Knowledge of the following would be a distinct advantage :

  • Atlassian JIRA
  • Best of breed Business Intelligence suites.
  • Non-Microsoft reporting suites (e.g. Crystal Reports, Vermilion)
  • Basic knowledge competency in :

  • The data modelling process for operational data warehouses
  • Design with service-oriented architecture (SOA) and APIs
  • Â Qualifications :

  • Graduate student in Accounting, Investment Management or Computer Science fields (with strong Mathematical / Accounting background or subject knowledge an advantage)
  • Agile (Scrum / Kanban) certifications
  • Contact : Email Disabled

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