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Company: Lumen
Location: Broomfield, CO
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Telecommunications, Broadcasting

Description

About Lumen
Lumen is guided by our belief that humanity is at its best when technology advances the way we live and work. With 450,000 route fiber miles serving customers in more than 60 countries, we deliver the fastest, most secure global platform for applications and data to help businesses, government and communities deliver amazing experiences. Learn more about Lumens network, edge cloud, security and communication and collaboration solutions and our purpose to further human progress through technology at news.lumen.com, LinkedIn: /lumentechnologies, Twitter: @lumentechco, Facebook: /lumentechnologies, Instagram: @lumentechnologies and YouTube: /lumentechnologies.

The Role

The Lead Product Owner is the member of the team responsible for identifying and defining Features that need to be supported by one or more Agile Scrum teams. Further, the Lead Product Owner collaborates with the Product Manager and other Product Owners to help prioritize and plan to deliver maximum business value. The Lead Product Owner is expected to be a beacon of functional domain knowledge for the team and support conceptual solutioning of the Capabilities and Features that becomes an input to the Planning and Execution activities.

The Main Responsibilities

The Lead Product Owner has the following responsibilities in addition to the responsibilities stated for a Product Owner.

  • Understands complex distributed systems and how they support business processes.
  • Ability to solve complex analytical challenges, independently analyze information and make recommendations based on analysis.
  • Works collaboratively with other members of the organization to facilitate, explore, and decide upon solution alternatives to business problems and examines the cost/benefit analyses of design alternatives while considering the long-term roadmap
  • Works closely with business partners and technical staff to create technical solutions that meet business and technical requirements.
  • Able to influence the work of others in order to drive medium & large projects to successful completion through effective collaboration, customer interaction, and IT coordination
  • Works in relevant structures (e.g. PI planning, Sprint planning, Scrum of Scrums) to manage dependencies and set priorities across multiple teams and Backlog items and to maintain alignment to the Product Vision and Release roadmap
  • Ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent negotiating and persuasive skills.
  • Coaching and leading other team members in similar or related roles
  • Ability to motivate others, use good teamwork skills, including development of interdepartmental relationships and the ability to make complex decisions.
What We Look For in a Candidate

 

  • 8+ years professional experience with a Bachelor's Degree or equivalent education and experience
  • 6+ years professional experience with a Master's Degree or equivalent education and experience
  • Understands the needs of internal IT development and operations communities (as one type of customer) and demonstrates aptitude in offering and facilitating solutions that will improve and accelerate their software development lifecycle maturity and quality.
  • Able to work with software tool vendors and help facilitate the integration of new tools and capabilities into existing platforms and the software delivery pipeline.
  • Knowledgeable in the concept of 'APIs as Products', and comfortable in acting as a change champion to further its adoption among both business units and the IT organization.
  • Experienced in user experience (UX) research, analysis and customer insights.
  • Knowledgeable in API and microservices tools and technologies, including both on-prem and cloud native toolsets.
  • Understands the needs of the API consumer community (both internal and external) and offer solutions that increases discovery, adoption and usage of Lumen API products and services.
  • Experience in working with distributed teams and can accommodate scheduling flexibility to support the needs of team members located in all 4 continental U.S. time zones as well as Europe and India.
  • Comfortable with the ambiguities and uncertainties that arise in the early storming and forming phases of new, large initiative programs – and be exceptional in helping teams move from strategic plans to tactical implementation.
  • Excellent communication, presentation and team facilitation skills.
  • Team leader that can cast vision, illustrate tactics/strategy, and hold team members accountable.
What to Expect Next

Requisition #: 268003

EEO Statement
We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, citizenship, national origin, religion, veteran status, disability, genetic characteristic or information, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, family status, pregnancy, or other legally protected status (collectively, protected statuses). We do not tolerate unlawful discrimination in any employment decisions, including recruiting, hiring, compensation, promotion, benefits, discipline, termination, job assignments or training.

Disclaimer
The above job definition information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Job duties and responsibilities are subject to change based on changing business needs and conditions.

Salary Range Salary Min :

85230

Salary Max :

189360

This information reflects the anticipated base salary range for this position based on current national data. Minimums and maximums may vary based on location. Individual pay is based on skills, experience and other relevant factors.

This position is eligible for either short-term incentives or sales compensation. Director and VP positions also are eligible for long-term incentive. To learn more about our bonus structure, you can view additional information here. We're able to answer any additional questions you may have as you move through the selection process.

As part of our comprehensive benefits package, Lumen offers a broad range of Health, Life, Voluntary Lifestyle and other benefits and perks that enhance your physical, mental, emotional and financial wellbeing. You can learn more by clicking here.

Note: For union-represented postings, wage rates and ranges are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreement provisions.

Salary Range Salary Min :

85230

Salary Max :

189360

This information reflects the base salary pay range for this job based on current national market data. Ranges may vary based on the job's location. We offer competitive pay that varies based on individual experience, qualifications and other relevant factors. We encourage you to apply to positions that you are interested in and for which you believe you are qualified. To learn more, you are welcome to discuss with us as you move through the selection process.


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