Amway is a large multinational family-owned consumer goods company and the leading direct selling company worldwide. Amway offers more than 450 high-quality products and innovative solutions in the categories of nutrition, beauty, and home care exclusively through independent distributors and the own webshop. The company was founded in 1959 in Ada, United States, and operates in more than 100 countries generating revenue of 8.1 billion USD in 2022. Amway’s top-selling brands are Nutrilite™ vitamin, mineral, and dietary supplements, ARTISTRY™ skincare and color cosmetics, and eSpring™ water treatment systems.
What you’ll do:
The primary role of the Product Owner of Agile Tools is to drive the vision for Amway’s core set of agile tools (Jira/Confluence, GitHub Enterprise, Slack, Mural, etc). This includes maintaining impact maps, journey maps and roadmaps for all products.
The Product Owner works with application specialists and developers to translate business needs into a rolling, groomed backlog that ensures the delivery of capabilities that support and progress Amway’s agile practices.
Serve as the voice of the consumer (i.e., agile teams) to development teams enhancing and supporting these platforms.
Serve as internal subject matter expert on the intersection between Amway’s agile framework and related configuration in agile tools.
Facilitate testing, demos, releases, and iterative value delivery with the user base.
Leads Agile Tools team and provides support as needed.
What you’ll need:
5+ years experience as a Product Manager and/or solution engineer for enterprise-scale applications (preferably, dev tools)
Strong experience in agile operations (both scrum and Kanban)
Prior DevOps experience preferred
Demonstrable subject matter expertise and systems background in one or more business domains, primarily in agile/information technology
Some experience with software development
Ability to deal with ambiguity and thrive in a rapidly changing business environment.
Ability to learn a new business domain and build subject matter expertise in a short period.
Exceptional critical thinking skills with a demonstrated track record of devising novel solutions to complex problems
Experience and/or ability to learn agile tools (Jira/Confluence, GitHub Enterprise, Slack or Mural)
Well-developed problem-solving, analytical, oral, written communication and interpersonal skills
Equally adept at speaking in technical or business contexts
High empathy and demonstrated ability to establish high trust with colleagues
Strong facilitation skills for working with stakeholders, with emphasis on identifying value opportunities in complex operational/technical landscapes, driving towards consensus and a demonstrated ability to ‘sell the vision’
Prior experience serving in team leadership capacity (formal or informal)