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Sr Product Owner

Cox Automotive, Austin, TX 78759

Work at Cox Automotive

Duration: Full-Time


Primary Location: 10415 Morado Cir, Austin, TX, USA

Division: Cox Automotive

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Requisition Number: 225313

At Cox, we’re forward-thinking innovators who put people first. Our award-winning workplace culture is centered on inclusion and kindness, and we’re looking for people to join our mission to be a force for good in the world. Come build a better future with us across automotive, communications, the environment and more.

We want to do everything we can to keep our employees safe and healthy. Therefore, where permitted by applicable law, you will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to be considered for this U.S.-based job. Reasonable accommodations for medical and religious objections will of course be considered.

Keep reading to learn more about this opportunity to join the Cox family of businesses.

At Cox Automotive, our Product, UX, and Engineering teams are changing how people buy, sell, and use cars. With operations across five continents and brands like Autotrader, Kelly Blue Book, and vAuto in our family, we have the reach to make this transformation happen in new and exciting ways. From browsing to test driving, purchasing to servicing, were taking charge to create the future of automotive. Weve got some of the most robust data in the industry, so our big data insights can lead to some great software solutions like vAutos product lines: ProfitTime GPS, Provision, and Conquest.

And now, were building a future that is autonomous, connected, electric, and shared. And you, my friend, could make this a reality. All while working in an environment that puts collaboration and culture at the forefront of everything we do.

So, if youre looking for the right place to deploy your considerable skills, then read on... weve got a lot more to share!

Your Role

The Sr Product Owner will be responsible for developing and executing a comprehensive approach to deliver one or more large and/or complex products, capabilities, services, or enhancements in accordance with the product roadmap. An integral member of the team that contributes to the organizational strategy. Works with Product Managers, Business Leaders, and a cross-functional Scrum team to deliver the product in a Cox Automotive customized SAFe Agile environment (dubbed CAFE). Manage the overall effort to deliver products, capabilities, services, and enhancements using the strategic vision and established key performance indicators. Understand the functionality, determine the release sequence, and budget to maximize customer satisfaction and ROI. Prioritize and maintain the product backlog and perform just-in-time story elaboration with the development team. Recognized as an expert within the company and requires in-depth and/or breadth of expertise in Product Management along with other job disciplines within the organization to successfully manage the product.

Qualifications:

Youre someone who can harness a wide variety of inputs and is phenomenal at planning, visualizing, and collaborating. A lifetime learner, you channel your wisdom into others, taking opportunities to mentor whenever you can.

  • Where permitted by applicable law, must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to be considered for this U.S. based job.
    • Reasonable accommodations for medical and religious objections will be considered.
  • Bachelors Degree in Business, Marketing, Engineering, Communications, or related field, preferred
  • 5+ years of professional experience focused on Software, SaaS, Web Applications, Mobile Applications, or comparable products.
  • 3+ years of professional experience working in partnership with UX teams.
  • Working knowledge for SAFe Agile Methodology. SAFe PO/PM cert preferred.

What We Look for

  • Using expertise, resolves a wide range of issues using strategic and innovative thinking. Is fully familiar with recognized industry bodies of knowledge, both generic and specific.
  • Actively seeks out new knowledge for own personal development and the mentoring or coaching of others.
  • Develops a wide breadth of knowledge across the industry or business.
  • Applies knowledge to help to define the standards that others will apply.
  • Working experience in design, development, and implementation of product plans.
  • Working experience in full product lifecycle methodologies.
  • Working experience in creating, prioritizing, and recommending epics and features.
  • Working experience in conducting competitive research and analysis.
  • Working experience in identifying KPIs and other analytics to measure product value.

Who We Are

About Cox Automotive

Theres nothing ordinary about Cox Automotive. We are people of every background driven by our passion for mobility, innovation, client success and community outreach. We make buying, selling and owning (or simply using) cars easier for everyone. Touching more than 40,000 clients across five continents, we bring together the best brands and the best teams to propel the automotive industry forward. Some of those team members work for our iconic consumer brands like Autotrader and Kelley Blue Book, while others are creating the future of automotive at industry-facing brands like Dealer.com, Manheim and vAuto.

About Cox

We are the Cox family of businesses. Weve been making our mark since 1898 by building and evolving world-class businesses, staying true to our values, and encouraging top talent to always look for growth and impact while building a career with us. Our primary divisions - Cox Communications and Cox Automotive - are driving a new wave of innovation, powering smart cities with powerhouse broadband communications and pioneering greener, more progressive transportation alternatives for individuals and fleet operators. Were also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next generation. Were looking for the talent today who will be our leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are today, where we hope youll be going with us, and the common purpose that unites us at coxenterprises.com.

Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, visit our benefits page.

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individuals age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law. Cox provides reasonable accommodations when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with disability, unless such accommodations would cause an undue hardship.

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About Cox Automotive

About Cox Automotive

There’s nothing ordinary about Cox Automotive. We are people of every background driven by our passion for mobility, innovation, client success and community outreach. We make buying, selling, owning and using cars easier for everyone. Touching more than 40,000 clients across five continents, we bring together the best brands and the best teams to propel the automotive industry forward. Some of those team members work for our iconic and groundbreaking consumer brands like Autotrader ® and Kelley Blue Book®, while others are creating the future of automotive at industry-facing brands like Dealer.com ®, Manheim ®, NextGear Capital ®, vAuto ® and Xtime®.

Cox Automotive is part of Cox Enterprises, a privately-owned, Atlanta-based company with revenues exceeding $20 billion. 

Come join a global, family business that treats team members and clients like they’re just that – family. For more information about Cox Automotive, visit www.coxautoinc.com.

Cox Automotive is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Vision:

We are software engineers, marketers, sales leaders and trailblazers transforming the way the world buys, sells, owns and uses cars.

Cox Automotive