Digital Product Owner

Location: Dearborn, Michigan US


This position is no longer open.

Job Number: 8301

External Description:

Digital Product Owner, Experience Design

At Ford Motor Company, we believe freedom of movement drives human progress. We also believe in providing you with the freedom to define and realize your dreams. With our incredible plans for the future of mobility, we have a wide variety of opportunities for you to accelerate your career potential as you help us define tomorrow's transportation.

As a key contributor to our autonomous vehicle and electrification efforts, you can dramatically change the way the world moves. Ford is seeking visionary, highly skilled and ambitious professionals to help us create an innovative and scalable autonomous vehicle business. Join us and improve the movement of people and goods while delivering an intuitive, enjoyable and trusted experience.

What you'll be able to do:

We are looking for creative individuals to be a part of our journey who can help further the vision and mission of the XD team! We are committed to envisioning and crafting simple, thoughtful, enjoyable, and compelling product and service experiences that continually encourage our teams and customers!
  • Provide leadership as the digital product owner on large, cross-functional programs
  • Build the vision and strategy of digital experiences across different types of mobility products and services
  • Define and own the product roadmap, in collaboration with business partners, subject matter experts, service designers, digital product designers, and software developers
  • Collect and distill customer needs into product features, requirements, and roadmap priority.
  • Develop and prioritize business requirements across AV software platforms and applications needed to define a compelling offering to business and consumer customers of Ford mobility products
  • Collect and incorporate input from operational, privacy, legal, finance, and other teams to have the accurate capabilities and priority on a product roadmap
  • Work closely with product designers to concept and explore potential product features through rapid prototyping and user testing online and in vehicles.
  • Guide research, proof of concepts and pilots to validate product/market fit. Interpret findings and add to the appropriate roadmap and/or backlog

The minimum requirements we seek:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 5+ years' experience as a product manager or product owner
  • 5+ years' experience with direct responsibility for roadmap delivery for at least one digital product

Our preferred requirements:

  • Understanding of the end-to-end product development lifecycle, with the ability to provide leadership across all phases
  • Hands-on experience with design thinking as a methodology
  • Excellent skills of requirements gathering and user story writing
  • Ability to summarize complex technical solutions into easy-to-understand messaging for non-technical audiences
  • Ability to create digital product roadmaps, visualize roadmaps, and put them in context of larger program roadmaps
  • Ability to innovate, visualize and prototype new concepts to demonstrate ideas and potential features
  • Experience working directly and collaboratively with digital product designers and developers
  • Experience with Scaled Agile Framework for Enterprise (SAFE)
  • Expert-level experience with Jira, Confluence, and Smartsheet

What you'll receive in return:

As part of the Ford family, you'll enjoy excellent compensation and a comprehensive benefits package that includes generous PTO, retirement, savings and stock investment plans, incentive compensation and much more. You'll also experience exciting opportunities for professional and personal growth and recognition.

If you have what it takes to help us redefine the future of mobility, we'd love to have you join us.
Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status.

For information on Ford's salary and benefits, please visit: rporate/us/en-us/documents/careers/2021- benefits-and-comp-GSR-sal-plan-4.pdf

Job Number: 54547BR

Community / Marketing Title: Digital Product Owner

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