Chief Product Owner

Maxar Technologies Holdings, Inc.

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$51.20-85.34 /h
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Westminster, CO

Job Description

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Job Overview:

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Maxar is looking for a Chief Product Owner to join our team in Westminster, CO. We have amazing talent across the team and are looking to bring in a leader to focus our team’s development priorities and meaningful value to the products and services we own.

Life with Us:

Your Focus: The RaPID Agile Release Train is focused on setting the bar of excellence within Maxar by serving as the backbone for all our Earth Intelligence products. We serve mission critical needs to enable industry leading timeliness and quality for a global customer base. Our scrum teams are experienced with delivering in the SAFe framework, enabling a value-minded CPO to really focus on identifying and prioritizing the right value to deliver.

Your Career: We’re very serious about professional development and continuing education at Maxar. We offer our team members with the opportunity to define their career trajectory. Our group has amazing resources to support your learning and development. You will work with your supervisor, and a mentor, to set goals and design a development plan to advance your career.

What We Offer: Time for dedicated professional development, conference attendance, corporate partner and industry training, peer group collaboration, hackathons, paid certifications and education reimbursement.

What you’ll do day-to-day (with your team members):

  • Create and prioritize the backlog for the RaPID Agile Release Train

  • Work with your leadership to develop a six-quarter roadmap, and accompanying workforce plan that delivers value to a varied stakeholder group

  • Focus teams on delivering to identified objectives at the team and enterprise level

  • Manage a team of highly motivated product owners and systems engineers, with focus on career development

Minimum Requirements for this Position:

  • Must be a US citizen

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, systems engineering, business or a related field. Four additional years of experience may be substituted for a degree.

  • Requires at least 8 years of experience in iterative development methodology such as Agile, Scrum, XP, Lean or similar. A Master's degree may count for 2 years of experience

  • Demonstrated leadership competencies in a management or product role

  • Recent experience with Scaled Agile Framework for Enterprise

These Skills Would be Amazing:

  • Prior development experience

  • Prior management experience leading teams of 10 or more

  • Exposure to geospatial and GIS technologies, e.g. Esri, ERDAS, geoJSON

  • Experience leading teams to adopt CI/CD and SOA best practices

  • Experience leading distributed teams

  • Knowledge and experience of design thinking and systems engineering principles

  • SAFe Agilist, SPC, CSPO, or similar certification

  • Willingness and ability to obtain USG Security Clearance

The compensation range for this position is $106,500.00 - $177,500.00 USD annually, dependent on skills and experience. This position is also eligible for a bonus plan.

COVID-19 Update:

All Maxar U.S. employees and international employees who work in the U.S. and visit Maxar sites must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 no later than January 18, 2022, except in cases where legally entitled to an exception.

Maxar Technologies values diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.