Visteon Corporation Software Development Engineer 3 (Product Owner) in Van Buren Township, Michigan
DUTIES: Represents the customer, interfaces and engages the customer (PDTL/Program Manager/PSL/OEM). Creates and manages software Feature Implementation Plan with product level plan. Creates and maintains the Software Product Backlog. Manages external (customer DCRs) and internal change requests through software backlog items. Prioritizes and sequences the software backlog items according to product level timing plan. Works with systems team, design champion/software architect to create Epics and converts them into stories that are granular enough to be achieved in a single sprint along with acceptance criteria. Ensures stories are made clear to the scrum team and requirements related impediments are resolved on time in coordination with systems requirements team. Negotiates budget requirements / expectations with the program management in consultation with the Technical Delivery Manager(s). Supports Technical Delivery Manager(s) to define lower level sprint plans in alignment with project level plans. Participates in scrum ceremonies. In Sprint Planning meetings, conveys vision, prioritization and expectations towards defining sprint goals Definition of Done (DOD). In Daily Stand-ups, observes sprint progress and provides inputs that may be vital to the sprint execution. In Sprint Reviews, inspects the sprint outcome and has complete authority to accept or reject work done. In Retrospective meetings, provides feedback on improvements for the upcoming sprints. Adjusts the course of the software project at the end of every Sprint when product level priorities change. Provides software readiness and project's progress updates to Program Team through Software Feature Implementation Plan (FIP). Terminates a Sprint if it is determined that a drastic change in direction is required. Leads 3rd party software suppliers selection process by involving appropriate stakeholders. Leads and delivers software quote responses (software quote package) to the PD Quote Lead by involving the affected parties such as PO, SW Architect/DC, TDM and SMEs. Coordinate, collate and deliver technical / capability presentations to customers when needed. Supports the Global Software Product Owner in communicating the status external to the project. Supports product technical sales team in benchmarking study from software perspective. Supports the Global Software Product Owner in creating product road maps. Approves deviations in the SW Development process (if any).